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10 essentials categories to cost more from July 1st due to GST

Goods and Services Tax (GST) is all ready to begin the show from tomorrow. As we all know the prices of large number of goods are about to change from tonight. People are definitely going to have an impact. It has been reported that 1,211 goods have been fixed with GST rates and most of the goods falls under 18% slab. We have been seeing the new rates for the past few days.

Let us have a quick glance at the 49 items which will be costlier from July 1st

Category Item
Alcohol & Drinks Aerated drinks
  Alcoholic drinks
  Cigarettes
  Tobacco
Consumer Durable   Air-conditioner
  Desktops
  Fridge
  Laptops
  Smartphones
  Television
  Washing machine
Entertainment   Concerts
  Fine-dining restaurants
  Hotels with room tariffs above Rs 7,500
  IPL matches
  Movie tickets above Rs 100
  Restaurants inside five-star hotels
Fitness   Fitness equipment
  Yoga mats
Food   Biscuits
  Chewing gum
  Chocolates
  Coffee
  Cornflakes
  Curd
  Ghee
  Ice-cream
  Masala powder
  Paneer
  Spices
  Tea
Household   Clothes above Rs 1,000
  Perfumes
  Shampoos
Others   Ayurvedic and other alternative medicines
  Fishing nets
  Gold
  Luxury goods
Travel   AC and first-class rail tickets
  Business-class air tickets
Utility Services   Banking charges
  Broadband services
  Courier services
  Credit card bill
  Insurance premiums
  Mobile phone charges
Vehicles   Small and mid-size cars
  SUVs
  Two-wheelers with engine capacity of more than 350 cc

To have a quick glance at the 104 items falling under 6 essential categories which will be cheaper from July 1st, click here!!!

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