Difference between CGST and Central Excise Tax


How to differentiate Central Excise Tax with CGST

What is CGST and Central Excise Tax? How does Central Excise Tax differ from CGST?

The full form of CGST is Central Goods and Service Tax, one of the three types of Goods and Service Tax, GST. (CGST, SGST and IGST).

Central Excise Tax is levied up on manufacture of excisable goods in India and is levied immediately up on removal of manufactured products whereas CGST, a part of GST is imposed at the final stage of movement of goods at end user level. Central Excise tax is being merged with GST, Goods and Service Tax by 2017.

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