GST threshold set at Rs 10 lakh
Traders with a turnover below R10 lakh a year won’t have to register for or pay the goods and services tax (GST), and those with annual sales of R10 lakh to R50 lakh will need to pay the tax at a rate lower rate than the standard GST rate, official sources told FE.The concessional tax rate would, however, not be available for traders making interstate transactions irrespective of their turnover, they said. The quantum of concession will be decided by the proposed GST Council which will also determine the standard GST rate. The threshold levels were finalised by the empowered committee of state finance ministers that met here for the second consecutive day on Friday.
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