Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched a mobile app ‘GST Rates Finder’ to help any person before buying the rate of GST applicable for particular item or service he is going to Purchase. Buyer can even verify the correctness of the rate of GST charged.
“A taxpayer can search for applicable CGST (Central GST), SGST (State GST), UTGST (Union Territory GST) rate and Compensation Cess on a supply under the new indirect tax regime” the Finance Ministry Arun Jaitley said.
This application has been developed by Central Board of Excise and Customs.
Financial Minister informed “Through this app, user can determine GST rate for a good or a service by entering the name or chapter heading of the commodity or service.”
The Ministry further explained that using the app a taxpayer can search for applicable Central GST, State GST, Union TGST rate and Compensation Cess on a supply .
The search result shows a list of all the goods and services containing the name which was typed in the search box. The user can scroll down the list of description and when any specific item on the list is clicked.
‘GST Rates Finder’ mobile app, users can also log on to Central Board of Excise and Customs website to know different rates of GST as CBEC “has also provided a GST rate finder on its portal http://cbec-gst.gov.in to help taxpayers know applicable GST rate on their supplies”, the ministry added
“These are aimed to serve as a ready reckoner on GST rates. This will empower not only the taxpayers, but every citizen of the nation, to ascertain the correct GST rate on goods and services,” it spokes person said.
“The app has been launched and is now available on android platform. It will be available also on iOS platform in sort time.
Application is simple to find and install this application on android mobiles. To download GST Rate Finder Androi App click here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.gov.cbec.gsttaxratemanual
Steps to download GST Rates Finder App:
1. Open Google Play store on your smart phone.
2. Go to the search tab and type GST Rates Finder. Press the search button.
3. This will show you the app.
4. Press install and the app will be downloaded on your phone.
How to use GST Rates Finder App:
1. Open the app on your phone.
2. To find out the details about a product, write its name in the search box and enter
3. This will provide you with the all the details related to the product.