GST Rate Finder App Launched

To end the confusion around the multiple tax slabs, the government launched an app called the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Rates Finder. The app, available on the Android platform, is expected to assist users in finding accurate rates under the new tax regime. According to CBEC, the GST Rate Finder app will soon be available on the iOS platform as well.

How does the GST Rate Finder app work? 

To find out the required tax rate: 

1. Enter the name or chapter heading of the commodity or service in the search box provided

2. Search result will list all the goods and services containing the name which was typed in the search box

3. Scroll down the list of description

4. Click on any specific item on the list. A display window will pop-up, containing details such as the GST rate, description of goods or services and the chapter heading of the Harmonised System of Nomenclature (HSN).

For example, any person who has been billed by a hotel or a restaurant or for footwear can cross verify the correctness of the rate of GST charged.

Users can download the app on any smartphone. GST Rate Finder app can be used in offline mode, once downloaded.
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