Idli, Dosa batter to attract 18% GST

"Sandesh, whether or not containing chocolate, (will) attract 5 per cent GST," the FAQ said.
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The classic Bengali sweet sandesh will attract 5 per cent GST. In a set of FAQs on the Goods and Services Tax, the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) today clarified that Kulfi, idli dosa batter would attract 18 per cent, while wet dates would attract 12 per cent levy.

Clarifying on tax rates on various items, the CBEC said khoya or mawa would attract 5 per cent GST, while dog or cat foods will attract 18 per cent levy.

"Sandesh, whether or not containing chocolate, (will) attract 5 per cent GST," the FAQ said.

Fresh tamarind will attract nil GST, while dry ones will attract 12 per cent rate.

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