How much rate of GST for printed books, newspapers, pictures etc.?

 

GST slab rate on sale of printed books, pictures, newspaper etc.

 

Printed books, newspapers and pictures falls under HSN code chapter 49 of GST commodity tariff schedule.  The details about GST rate changes on sale of printed books, newspapers and pictures are being updated here.  The notification changes on exemptions on GST on sale of printed books, newspapers and pictures and other circulars related to GST on printed books, newspapers, pictures are updated in this website.

 

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

NIL GST RATE;

1. Printed books, including Braille books [GST HSN chapter code 4901] and newspaper, periodicals & journals [GST HSN chapter code 4902], maps, atlas, chart & globe [GST HSN chapter code 4905] [GST HSN chapter code 4902 Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material. GST HSN chapter code 4905 Maps and hydrographic or similar charts of all kinds, including atlases, wall maps, topographical plans and globes, printed.]

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

5% GST RATE;

GST HSN chapter code 4901 Brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets

Reduced GST Rates on 06th October, 2017

                                                                    earlier rate      new rate

4907                       Duty credit scrips              5%                 Nil


12% GST RATE;

All goods not specified elsewhere

1. GST HSN chapter code 4903 Children's picture, drawing or colouring books.

 

Reduced GST Rates on 11th June 2017

                                                                                                     Earlier rate               new rate

4903     Children’s'  picture,  drawing  or  colouring  books             12%                      Nil

 

2. GST HSN chapter code 4904 Music, printed or in manuscript, whether or not bound or illustrated.

3.GST HSN chapter code 4906 Plans and drawings on architectural, engineering, industrial, commercial, topographical or similar purposes, being originals drawn by hand; hand-written texts; photographic reproductions on sensitised paper and carbon copies of the foregoing.

4. GST HSN chapter code 4907 Unused postage, revenue or similar stamps of current or new issue in the country in which they have, or will have, a recognised face value; stamp impressed paper; banknotes; cheque forms; stock, share or bond certificates and similar documents of title.

 

Reduced GST Rates on 9th September 2017

                                                                              Present GST rate        Reduced GST rate

                4907                       Duty Credit Scrips            12%                       5%

 

5. Transfers (decalcomanias) [GST HSN chapter code 4908]

6. GST HSN chapter code 4909 Printed or illustrated postcards; printed cards bearing personal greetings, messages or announcements, whether or not illustrated, with or without envelopes or trimmings.

7. GST HSN chapter code 4910 Calendars of any kind, printed, including calendar blocks.

8. GST HSN chapter code 4911 Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs; such as Trade advertising material, Commercial catalogues and the like, printed Posters, Commercial catalogues, Printed inlay cards, Pictures, designs and photographs, Plan and drawings on architectural engineering, industrial, commercial, topographical or similar purposes reproduced with the aid of computer or any other devices.

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How much rate of GST for printed books, newspapers, pictures etc

In India, GST is payable on printed books, newspapers, pictures.  However, some of the categories business under HSN code 49 are expected to be exempted from paying GST.  The list of exempted commodities and services under GST is expected to be released soon.

 

Goods and Service Tax (GST) rate tariff in India is designed in 6 categories of goods and services.  Four main GST rate slabs framed with Essential goods and services, Standard goods and services and luxury goods and services with 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% respectively.  Commonly used Goods and Services at 5%, Standard Goods and Services fall under 1st slab at 12%, Standard Goods and Services fall under 2nd Slab at 18% and Special category of Goods and Services including luxury - 28%.   The most essential goods and services attract nil rate of GST under Exempted Categories.     Luxury goods and services and certain specific goods and services   attract additional cess than 28% GST.

 

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How much rate of GST for printed books, newspapers, pictures etc.?

Nil tariff GST on purchase of Braille books

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How much rate of GST for printed books, newspapers, pictures etc.?

Nil tariff GST on purchase of Braille books

No need to pay GST on sale of Carrots

No need to pay GST on sale of Printed books

GST amount of rate on purchase or sale of Brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter

Nil rate tariff GST on purchase of periodicals

No need to pay GST on sale of Newspaper

Nil rate tariff GST on sale of journals

Slimmed down GST slab rate on sale or purchase of Children’s picture drawing books

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Nil tariff GST on sale of Children’s picture drawing books

No need to pay GST on sale of Children’s picture colouring books

Minimized GST slab rate on sale or purchase of Children’s picture colouring books

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GST percentage on purchase or sale of Plans and drawings on architectural

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

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GST slab rate on plants, drawings for architectural, etc


No GST on Printed books, including Braille books and newspaper, periodicals & journals, maps, atlas, chart & globe Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material. Maps and hydrographic or similar charts of all kinds, including atlases, wall maps, topographical plans and globes, printed. falls under GST exemption list




Comments


RAVIKUMAR CH : what is the rate of tax on ALBUMMAKINGS

Tejpal shah: Tax rate for only printing of title for writing notebook[first page&last page~~cover page 111

komal kapoor: mere husband ka bank directory publisgh krne ka business h unki books sabhi banks m supply hoti h aur payment direct current a/c m trnfr ati h to kya hame gst no lena jaruri h aur agar gst k baad hm book sale krtey h to usmey kitna % gst rate lagega

raghavendra: to get letterhead printing from printing press can you inform how much GST is

Rajesh Agarwal: Bill book,visting card,letter pad ,who much gay?

Taranjeet: Sir, Mera printing kA kam hay may paper sahit printing kA Kam karta hu.bill book ,log book,Register,report book etc bind kar banata as per customer order.mujhey kitna % GST lagega.

Taranjeet: Sir, Mera printing kA kam hay may paper sahit printing kA Kam karta hu.bill book ,log book,Register,report book etc bind kar banata as per customer order.mujhey kitna % GST lagega.

mohit: what is the rate of tax on Scientific Books

ANURAG SETH : I am a printer. What would be the GST rate on printing of Bidi wrapper. And on Job work printing if party give us Bidi paper for printing.

Santosh Kumar Sharma: Sir, How many rate of GST on Job Work of Printing & Advertisement. Kindly suggest.

Aryendra Kumar Arya: Mera Printing Press hai.With paper main Printing karke material as bill book,log book,registers,Letterheads,visiting cards,calenders, wedding cards supply karta hun. Pl.GST Rates batayega. Kyoki list me concussion hai. Kuchh items par 5% aur kuchh par 12% dikhaya gaya hai,pl.clarify the rates. Kaya humko composition scheme mil sakti hai.

Hitesh Shaarma: What is the rate on primary school books, if they were private publisher?

sukumaran: What are the HSN Code for Bill Books, Letter heads, Business Cards, Stickers, Ledgers, Brochures, Leaflets,

Shikher Kapoor : I am selling Educational Books online i.e Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal etc as well as from my warehouse also.. Tell me whether GSTIN/ GST is required in Educational Books as Earlier Educational Books are Exempted from VAT/CST/TIN..

Nripen Kundu: I own an offset press. I do text, photo, and cover printing, paper, lamination with binding. (complete) What is the GST rate for me? Or how can I find it?

Santosh Dinda: Is it gst applicable for advertisement printed through our Panjika books? We know that printing/publishers are gst free.So what can we do?

R R Vijay: Paper made carry bag ki GST Rate : ? Magazine ki Printing with material paper etc. ki GST rate kya hogi Magazine with advertisement and RNI no. hai

Jetendra Patidar: What is the Printing hsn code with product name

chandan singh : Please help me you are the last option for me please help me. I was imported some books from USA to INDIA via DHL the cost of books is as per DHL is 20000/- and DHL charge me 8900/- custom duty, Please let me know we import duty and GST rate on a Educational books. and now what i do to related this issue DHL charged me 10000 of custom including 28% GST.

ibrahim: what is the tax rate of printing charges goods will supply client

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