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Revenue Secretary Adhia Uses Social Media to Dispel Tax Rumours

Hashmukh Adhia, the bureaucrat most responsible for shepherding the GST, has used social media quite actively to clarify matters regarding GST. He has also held 'masterclass' on the new tax to dispel confusion among stakeholders.

Tushar Dhara | News18.com

Updated:July 30, 2017, 2:35 PM IST
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Revenue Secretary Adhia Uses Social Media to Dispel Tax Rumours
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New Delhi: Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia issued a caution on the tax rate on branded foodgrain on Twitter.




The tax rate on branded food grains is 5% while on unbranded grain is nil. There has been confusion about the tax rates on various items ever since GST was implemented on July 1.

Hashmukh Adhia, the bureaucrat most responsible for shepherding the GST, has used social media quite actively to clarify matters regarding GST. He has also held 'masterclass' on the new tax to dispel confusion among stakeholders.

The goods and serves tax rolls 17 indirect levies into a single, multi-tiered rate. Most goods and services are now taxed at 4rates between 5% and 28%.

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