GST Council to meet on July 27; may cut rate on EV chargers
  • WebDesk BTVI
  • Jul 26 2019

The GST Council meeting has been rescheduled and will now take place on July 27. Sources say additional items are to be taken up in the meeting. They say the council is likely to take up rate cut on electric vehicle chargers from 18% to 12% in addition to possible rate cut on electric vehicles from 12% to 5%. GST exemption on commercial hiring of e-vehicles is also said to be on the agenda. Fitment Panel has, however, recommends that tax on EVs may be increased when sales pick up.