GST rate for Coffee and Tea in India


GST payable on Tea, Coffee, mate and spices

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Indian GST charges for vanilla beans in India. GST duty for cinnamon and cinnamon-tree flowers. GST tax for cloves (whole fruit, cloves and stems). Goods and Service Tax rate for nutmeg, mace and cardamoms.


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



1. All goods of seed quality

2. GST HSN chapter code GST HSN chapter code 0901 Coffee beans, not roasted.

 3. Unprocessed green leaves of tea [GST HSN chapter code 0902],

 4. Fresh ginger [GST HSN chapter code 09101110] and fresh turmeric  [GST HSN chapter code 09103010] other than in processed form



All goods not specified elsewhere

1.GST HSN chapter code  0901 Coffee, whether or not roasted or decaffeinated; coffee husks and skins; coffee substitutes containing coffee in any proportion, other than coffee beans not roasted.

 2. GST HSN chapter code 0902 Tea, whether or not flavoured, other than unprocessed green leaves of tea.

 3. GST HSN chapter code 0903 Maté.

 4. GST HSN chapter code 0904 Pepper of the genus Piper; dried or crushed or ground fruits of the genus Capsicum or

of the genus Pimenta.

 5. GST HSN chapter code 0905 Vanilla.

 6. GST HSN chapter code 0906 Cinnamon and cinnamon-tree flowers.

7. GST HSN chapter code 0907 Cloves (whole fruit, cloves and stems).

 8. GST HSN chapter code 0908 Nutmeg, mace and cardamoms.

9. GST HSN chapter code 0909 Seeds of anise, badian, fennel, coriander, cumin or caraway; juniper berries, other than of seed quality.

10. GST HSN chapter code 0910 Ginger other than fresh ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma) other than fresh turmeric, thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices.


GST rate for Coffee and Tea in India

Coffee and Tea falls under HSN code chapter 09 of GST commodity tariff schedule.  The details about GST rate changes for sale of Coffee and Tea are being updated here.  The notification changes on exemptions for GST for sale of Coffee and Tea and other circulars related to GST for Coffee and Tea are updated in this website.


Coffee and Tea are agriculture product.  These plantations are widely cropped in the states of Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.  The crop is moved to major 7 auction centers situated at different states of India, and then to distribution channel before consumption.    GST rates for Coffee, Tea, mate and Spices are expected to be imposed little higher side than the present VAT system 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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No GST on sale and purchase of spices

Zero rate of GST on sale or purchase of Coffee

Zero rate of GST on sale of Coffee

Nil rate of GST on purchase of Coffee beans, not roasted

 No need to pay GST on sale and purchase of tea

No GST on purchase and sale of Unprocessed green leaves of tea


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

Amount of GST tax on coffee, coffee husks etc., substitutes with coffee

What is the GST rate ontea?

How much GST onmate?

GST tariff on pepper, genus piper, genus capsicum or pimento

Indian GST charges on vanilla beans in India

GST duty on cinnamon and cinnamon-tree flowers

GST tax on cloves (whole fruit, cloves and stems)

Goods and Service Tax rate on nutmeg, mace and cardamoms

Goods and Service Tax slab on seeds, anise, radian

GST slab on ginger, saffron, turmeric, thyme, bay leaves

GST slab rate on fennel, coriander, cumin


GST on All goods of seed quality is nil rate

No GST payable on sale of Coffee beans, not roasted

Unprocessed green leaves of tea, falls under GST exemption list

No GST on Fresh ginger and fresh turmeric other than in processed form?


V.T Abrar : Dear sir.i am into manufacturing of coffee pulpers and pepper deconing machines so how much gst tax to be collected from my customers

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