Request to consider uniform levy of GST on rail container traffic at par with road container traffic

Request to consider uniform levy of GST on rail container traffic at par with road container traffic

Request to consider uniform levy of GST on rail container traffic at par with road container traffic

There has been no decline in the cargo container business after implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1, 2017.

The Ministry of Finance as well as NITI Aayog have been requested to consider uniform levy of GST on rail container traffic at par with road container traffic. Service of Goods Transport Agency (GTA) for transport of goods by road is taxed uniformly @ 5 per cent GST with no Input Tax Credit (ITC).

This information was given by the Minister of State of Railways, Mr Rajen Gohain, in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, said a release.

Manjula

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