GST rate for Fruits sales and nut sales in India

 

Any GST to be paid by Fruit Sellers, nut sellers etc.?


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GST slab rate for coconuts, brazil nuts & cashew nuts, fresh or dry. Slab GST for nuts not elsewhere mentioned, fresh or dried. Rate of GST slab for Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried. Tax of GST for dates, figs, pineapples, avocados etc., fried or dried

GST rate for Fruits sales and nut sales in India

Edible Fruits and nuts falls under HSN code chapter 08 of GST commodity tariff schedule.  The details about GST rate changes for sale of Fruits and nuts are being updated here.  The notification changes on exemptions for GST for sale of Fruits and other circulars related to GST for Fruits sales and nut sales are updated in this website.

 

Update on 18th May, 2017: GST rates for goods

 

NIL GST RATE;

Fresh fruits other than in frozen state or preserved

1. GST HSN chapter code 0801 Coconuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled.

2. GST HSN chapter code 0802 Other nuts, fresh such as Almonds, Hazelnuts or filberts (Coryius spp.), walnuts, Chestnuts (Castanea spp.), Pistachios, Macadamia nuts, Kola nuts (Cola spp.), Areca nuts.

3. GST HSN chapter code 0803 Bananas, including plantains, fresh or dried

4. GST HSN chapter code 0804 Dates, figs, pineapples, avocados, guavas, mangoes and mangosteens, fresh.

5. GST HSN chapter code 0805 Citrus fruit, such as Oranges, Mandarins (including tangerines and satsumas); clementines, wilkings and similar citrus hybrids, Grapefruit, including pomelos, Lemons (Citrus limon, Citrus limonum) and limes (Citrus aurantifolia, Citrus latifolia), fresh.

6. GST HSN chapter code 0806 Grapes, fresh

7. GST HSN chapter code 0807 Melons (including watermelons) and papaws (papayas), fresh.

8. GST HSN chapter code 0808 Apples, pears and quinces, fresh.

9. GST HSN chapter code 0809Apricots, cherries, peaches (including nectarines), plums and sloes, fresh.

10. GST HSN chapter code 0810 Other fruit such as strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, mulberries and loganberries, black, white or red currants and gooseberries, cranberries, bilberries and other fruits of the genus vaccinium, Kiwi fruit, Durians, Persimmons, Pomegranates, Tamarind, Sapota (chico), Custard-apple (ata), Bore, Lichi, fresh.

11. GST HSN chapter code 0814 Peel of citrus fruit or melons (including watermelons), fresh.

 

5% GST RATE;

GST HSN chapter code 0802 Dried areca nuts, whether or not shelled or peeled,. All goods, other than dry fruits, in frozen state or preserved.

1. GST HSN chapter code 0811 Fruit and nuts, uncooked or cooked by steaming or boiling in water, frozen, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

2. GST HSN chapter code 0812 Fruit and nuts, provisionally preserved (for example, by sulphur dioxide gas, in brine, in sulphur water or in other preservative solutions), but unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption.

3. GST HSN chapter code 0814 Peel of citrus fruit or melons (including watermelons), frozen, dried or provisionally preserved in brine, in sulphur water or in other preservative solutions.

 

Reduced GST rates on 11 June 2017, click here for details

 

12% GST RATE

1.Dry fruits

2. GST HSN chapter code 0801 Brazil nuts and cashew nuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled.

 

Reduced GST Rates on 11th June 2017

                                                                    earlier rate           new rate

0801          Cashew nut                             12%                       5%

0801          Cashew nut in shell              12%                       5%

                                                                                       [under reverse charge]

 


Revised GST Rates on 10th November, 2017

 

                                                                                 Present rate           new rate

 

0801       Desiccated Coconut                                        12%                       5%


 

3. GST HSN chapter code 0802 Other nuts, dried, whether or not shelled or peeled, such as Almonds, Hazelnuts or filberts (Coryius spp.), walnuts, Chestnuts (Castanea spp.), Pistachios, Macadamia nuts, Kola nuts (Cola spp.), other than areca nuts.

 

Reduced GST Rates on 9th September 2017

                                                                                                   Present GST rate        Reduced GST rate

 

                0802                       Walnuts, whether or not shelled              12%                      5%

 

4. GST HSN chapter code 0804 Dates, figs, pineapples, avocados, guavas, mangoes and mangosteens, dried.

 

Reduced GST Rates on 06th October, 2017

                                                             earlier rate           new rate

0804          Mangoes sliced dried             12%                    5%

 

5. GST HSN chapter code 0806 Grapes, dried, and raisins

 

Reduced GST Rates on 11th June 2017

                                   earlier rate              new rate

0806        Raisin           12%                            5%

 

6. GST HSN chapter code 0813 Fruit, dried, other than that of headings GST HSN chapter code 0801 to GST HSN chapter code 0806; mixtures of nuts or dried fruits of Chapter 8.

 

Reduced GST Rates on 9th September 2017

                                                                                                        Present GST rate        Reduced GST rate

 

                0813                       Tamarind dried                                               12%                        5%


Revised GST Rates on 10th November, 2017

                                                                                                  Present rate           new rate

08                       Dried makhana, whether or not shelled               5%                     Nil

                                or peeled other than those put up in unit                             

                                container and, -                                                                               

                                (a) bearing a registered brand name; or                 

                                (b) bearing a brand name on which an                   

                                actionable claim or enforceable right in                 

                                a court of law is available [other than                     

                                those where any actionable claim or                       

                                enforceable  right  in  respect  of  such                   

                                brand   name   has   been   foregone                       

                                voluntarily], subject to the conditions                    

                                as in the given below

(i)            The phrase “unit container” means a package, whether large or small (for example, tin, can, box, jar, bottle, bag, or carton, drum, barrel, or canister) designed to hold a pre-determined quantity or number, which is indicated on such package.

 

(ii)           (a) The phrase “brand name” means brand name or trade name, that is to say, a name or a mark, such as symbol, monogram, label, signature or invented word or writing which is used in relation to such specified goods for the purpose of indicating, or so as to indicate a connection in the course of trade between such specified goods and some person using such name or mark with or without any indication of the identity of that person.

 

(b)          The phrase “registered brand name” means, -

 

(A)          a brand registered as on the 15th May 2017 or thereafter under the Trade Marks Act, 1999 irrespective of whether or not the brand is subsequently deregistered;

 

(B)          a brand registered as on the 15th May2017 or thereafter under the Copyright Act, 1957(14 of 1957);

 

(C)          a brand registered as on the 15th May2017 or thereafter under any law for the time being in force in any other country.

 

(iii)          For foregoing an actionable claim or enforceable right on a brand name, -

 

(a)          the person undertaking packing of such goods in unit containers which bears a brand name shall file an affidavit to that effect with the jurisdictional commissioner of Central tax that he is voluntarily foregoing his actionable claim or enforceable right on such brand name as defined in Explanation (ii)(a); and

 

(b)          the person undertaking packing of such goods in unit containers which bear a brand name shall, on each such unit containers, clearly print in indelible ink, both in English and the local language, that in respect of the brand name as defined in Explanation (ii)(a) printed on the unit containers he has foregone his actionable claim or enforceable right voluntarily.

 

Provided that, if the person having an actionable claim or enforceable right on a brand name and the person undertaking packing of such goods in unit containers are two different persons, then the person having an actionable claim or enforceable right on a brand name shall file an affidavit to that effect with the jurisdictional Commissioner of Central tax of the person undertaking packing of such goods that he is voluntarily foregoing his actionable claim or enforceable right on such brand name as defined in Explanation (ii)(a); and he has authorised the person [undertaking packing of such goods in unit containers bearing said brand name] to print on such unit containers in indelible ink, both in English and the local language, that in respect of such brand name he [the person owning the brand name] is voluntarily foregoing the actionable claim or enforceable right voluntarily on such brand name.


 

Reduced GST rates on 11 June 2017, click here for details

 

In many countries, there is no GST for fresh fruit sales.   Fresh fruits are perishable.   It is essential for human daily food.   Edible fruits are most essential as human food; hence edible fruits fall under exempted list of GST payable in many countries.   In India, GST for sale of edible fruits are expected to be charged at nil rate, as fruits are most essential commodity.  Special consideration on exemption of tax is provided by government for agriculture and farming which results high value addition.  The fresh fruits are expected to fall under exempted list of GST in India.

Agriculture is the root of Economy hence government focuses with top priority to encourage agriculture sectors.   So agriculture commodities and agricultural services is expected to be exempted from paying GST.  Processed food products are also expected be included in exemption list of GST where no tax is payable for sale of such products.  The GST exemption list is being published soon by GST authorities in India.

 

GST rates in India is being finalized within a couple of months, as Goods and Service Tax is being implemented from July 01,2017 in India.   The discussion on rate of GST to various products is also finalized soon.  The GST rates are imposed in India under 4 slabs.  Each category of slabs is being declared soon by the GST authorities.

 

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Nil tariff GST on sale of Coconuts

Reduced on sale or purchase of Cashew nut

Lowered down GST amount of rate on Cashew nut in shell

Nil rate of GST on sale of walnuts

Nil rate of GST on purchase of Pistachios

No need to pay GST on sale of Macadamia nuts

No need to pay GST on sale of Hazelnuts or filberts

No need to pay GST on sale of Areca nuts

Zero rate of GST on sale of Almonds

Nil tariff GST on sale of Kola nuts

No GST on purchase of Chestnuts

No need to pay GST on sale of plantains

Nil rate of GST on sale of Bananas

No need to pay GST on pineapples

Zero rate of GST on sale of mangosteens

Zero rate of GST on sale of guavas

No need to pay GST on purchase of figs

No need to pay of GST on sale of Dates

Nil rate tariff of GST on avocados

No need to pay GST on sale of mangoes

Zero percentage of GST on sale of limes

Zero rate of GST on sale of Lemons

No need to pay GST on sale of Grapefruit, including pomelos

Zero percentage of GST on sale of clementines

Nil rate of GST on sale of Citrus fruit, such as Oranges, Mandarins

Zero rate of GST on sale of wilkings and similar citrus hybrids

Narrowed payable GST on Raisin

Nil rate of GST on sale of Grapes

Zero rate of GST on purchase of Melons

Zero percent GST on purchase of papaws

Nil tariff of GST on sale of pears and quinces

Nil tariff of GST on sale of Apples

No need to pay GST on sale of plums and sloes

Nil rate of GST on sale of peaches

Nil rate of GST on sale of cherries

Nil tariff GST on sale of Apricots

Nil rate of GST on sale of Custard-apple or ata

Tamarind is sales on No need to pay GST

No GST payable on sale of fresh strawberries

No need to pay GST on Sapota (chico)

No GST on sale of raspberries

Zero rate of GST on sale of Pomegranates

Zero rate of GST on sale of cranberries

Nil rate tariff of GST on Persimmons

No need pay GST on sale of mulberries

Zero rate of GST on purchase of loganberries

Zero percentage of GST on sale of Bore

Zero rate of GST on sale of Lichi

Zero percentage GST on purchase of Kiwi fruit

Zero rate of GST on purchase of blackberries

No need to pay GST on sale of black, white or red currants and gooseberries

Zero rate GST on sale of bilberries

Zero percent GST on purchase of fresh fruits of the genus vaccinium

Nil rate on sale of Durians

Zero rate of GST on sale of Peel of citrus fruit or melons

 

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 The above information about GST rate on commodities under HSN code mentioned above commonly clarifies on questions explained under:

GST slab rate on coconuts, brazil nuts & cashew nuts, fresh or dry

Slab GST on nuts not elsewhere mentioned, fresh or dried

Rate of GST slab on Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried

Tax of GST on dates, figs, pineapples, avocados etc., fried or dried

GST expenses on citrus fruit, fresh or dried

Total GST charges on citrus fruit, fresh or dried in India

Total GST rate on grapes, fresh or dried in India

Total tax on GST on melons and papayas, fresh

Amount of GST to be paid on apples, pears and quinces, fresh

Amount of GST rate on apricots, cherries, peaches, plums & sloes, fresh


No GST payable on sale of Fresh fruits other than in frozen state or preserved   Coconuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled falls under GST exemption list

Exempted to pay GST on 0802 Other nuts, fresh such as Almonds, Hazelnuts or filberts (Coryius spp.), walnuts, Chestnuts (Castanea spp.), Pistachios, Macadamia nuts, Kola nuts (Cola spp.), Areca nuts?

Bananas, including plantains, fresh or dried fall under GST exempted items.

No GST payable for sale of Dates, figs, pineapples, avocados, guavas, mangoes and mangosteens, fresh.

Citrus fruit, such as Oranges, Mandarins (including tangerines and satsumas); clementines, wilkings and similar citrus hybrids, Grapefruit, including pomelos, Lemons (Citrus limon, Citrus limonum) and limes (Citrus aurantifolia, Citrus latifolia), fresh fall under GST exemption list.

No need to pay GST on my product Grapes, fresh

Goods Melons (including watermelons) and papaws (papayas), fresh exempted from paying GST

No GST applicable for Apples, pears and quinces, fresh

Apricots, cherries, peaches (including nectarines), plums and sloes, fresh is exempted to pay GST

No GST  on sale of Other fruit such as strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, mulberries and loganberries, black, white or red currants and gooseberries, cranberries, bilberries and other fruits of the genus vaccinium, Kiwi fruit, Durians, Persimmons, Pomegranates, Tamarind, Sapota (chico), Custard-apple (ata), Bore, Lichi, fresh?

No GST payable on Peel of citrus fruit or melons (including watermelons), fresh


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