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GST rate guide: Goods that will get cheaper from today

Goods and Services Tax (GST) is out. Every Indian is going to get impacted as prices of a large number of goods and services are going to change. The GST Council has fixed the tax rates for 1,211 items, keeping a majority of these in the 18% slab. Indian GST tax slabs are 0%, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%.

Below is a comprehensive list of the goods and services which will become cheaper starting July 1: 

Eatables 
1. Milk powder 
2. Curd 
3. Buttermilk 
4. Unbranded natural honey 
5. Dairy spreads 
6. Cheese 
7. Spices
8. Tea 
9. Wheat 
10. Rice 
11. Flour 
12. Spices 
13. Groundnut oil 
14. Palm oil 
15. Sunflower oil 
16. Coconut oil 
17. Mustard oil 
18. Sugar 
19. Jaggery 
20. Sugar confectionery 
21. Pasta 
22. Spaghetti 
23. Macaroni 
24. Noodles 
25. Fruit and vegetables 
26. Pickle 
27. Murabba 
28. Chutney 
29. Sweetmeats 
30. Ketchup 
31. Sauces 
32. Toppings and spreads 
33. Instant food mixes 
34. Mineral water 
35. ice 
36. Sugar 
37. Khandsari 
38. Biscuits 
39. Raisins and gum 
40. Baking powder 
41. Margarine 
42. Cashew nuts 
 

Items of daily use 
1. Bathing soap 
2. Hair oil 
3. Detergent powder 
4. Soap 
5. Tissue papers 
6. Napkins 
7. Matchsticks 
8. Candles 
9. Coal 
10. Kerosene 
11. LPG domestic 
12. Spoons 
13. Forks 
14. Ladles 
15. Skimmers 
16. Cake servers 
17. Fish knives 
18. Tongs 
19. Agarbatti 20. Toothpaste 
21. Tooth powder 
22. Hair oil 
23. Kajal 
24. LPG stove 
25. Plastic tarpaulin 

Stationery 
1. Notebooks 
2. Pens 
3. All types of paper 
4. Graph paper 
5. School bag 
6. Exercise books 
7. Picture, drawing and colouring books 
8. Parchment paper 
9. Carbon paper 
10. Printers 

Healthcare 
1. Insulin 
2. X-ray films for medical use 
3. Diagnostic kits 
4. Glasses for corrective spectacles 
5. Medicines for diabetes, cancer 

Apparels 
1. Silk 
2. Woollen fabrics 
3. Khadi yarn 
4. Gandhi topi 
5. Footwear below Rs 500 
6. Apparel up to Rs 1,000 

Others 
1. Diesel engines of power not exceeding 15HP 
2. Tractor rear tyres and tubes 
3. Weighing machinery 
4. Static converters (UPS) 
5. Electric transformers 
6. Winding wires 
7. Helmet 
8. Crackers and explosives 
9. Lubricants 
10. Bikes 
11. Movie tickets less than Rs 100 
12. Kites 
13. Luxury cars 
14. Motorcycles 
15. Scooters 
16. Economy-class air tickets 
17. Hotels with tariff below Rs 7,500 
18. Cement 
19. Fly ash bricks and block 
 

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