Difference between CST and VAT

 

How to distinguish between VAT and CST


What is VAT and CST? How does CST differ from VAT?


Both VAT and CST are imposed when sale of goods happens.


CST means Central Sales Tax which is levied when sale of goods from one state to another state. VAT means Value Added Tax. VAT is meant for State government


More Information about CST and VAT is mentioned in separate articles below to make understand easily with simple language:


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