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After approx a month post GST implementation, 20th GST council Meeting headed by union Finance Minister Arun jaitley, came up with following changes.

Let’s have a quick look towards highlights of 20th GST council meet:

Lowering the rate

  Earlier Now
Job work of all kinds of textiles 18% 5%
Tractor parts 28% 18%
Work contract* 18% 12% with ITC

*Government given Work contracts like roads, bridges, canals

E-way bill

  • It would be rolled out from October1, 2017.
  • Not to be issued for exempted goods.
  • Given in principal approval
  • Not to be issued of goods are travelling within 10 km radius
  • Limit of Rs. 50,000 remain unchanged

Anti- profiteering

Anti- profiteering mechanism will be started by appointing State wise committees.

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Author: C S Ekta Maheshwari is the Author of this article and is Company Secretary by profession. The Author can be reached at


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GST rate Schedule for Goods in 2017

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