Economy Flights, Taxis To Fee Much Less, Libraries Exempt

Five per cent rate will also apply on rides taken from cab aggregators like Ola and Uber, which currently pay 6 per cent tax.
The exempt services will also include animal slaughtering, banks giving loans or deposits and those provided by the veterinary clinics.
These include education, healthcare, services provided by way of religious pilgrimages, charitable activities, those provided by the RBI and diplomatic missions situated in India.
Services provided by toll operators and transmission and distribution of electricity and residential house renting would be exempt from the GST.
With this, rates of all items except a handful including gold, have been decided ahead of the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1.

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