GST rate for Vegetable Plaiting Materials


GST payable on sale of plaiting materials of Vegetable

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Vegetable Plaiting Materials falls under HSN code chapter 14 of GST commodity tariff schedule.  The details about GST rate changes for sale of Vegetable Plaiting Materials are being updated here.  The notification changes on exemptions for GST for sale of Vegetable Plaiting Materials and other circulars related to GST on Vegetable Plaiting Materials are updated in this website.


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



1. Betel leaves [GST HSN chapter code 14049040]



All goods not specified elsewhere

1. GST HSN chapter code 1401 Vegetable materials of a kind used primarily for plaiting (for example, bamboos, rattans, reeds, rushes, osier, raffia, cleaned, bleached or dyed cereal straw, and lime bark).

Revised GST Rates on 21st July, 2018

                                                                                            Present rate      new rate

1401   Sal leaves, siali leaves, sisal leaves, sabai grass      5%                    Nil

2. GST HSN chapter code 1404 Vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included such as cotton linters, Cotton linters, Soap nuts, Hard seeds, pips, hulls and nuts, of a kind used primarily for carving, coconut shell, unworked, Rudraksha seeds; other than Betel leaves and Indian katha.]


Revised GST Rates on 10th November, 2017

                                                                                            Present rate           new rate

1404                  Coconut shell, un-worked.                          5%               Nil

[other than 1404 90 10, 1404 90 40, 1404 90 50]

Revised GST Rates on 21st July, 2018

                                                                                                    Present rate      new rate 

1404 90 90    Vegetable materials, for manufacture of jhadoo or         5%            Nil

                        broom sticks



1. Indian katha [GST HSN chapter code 14049050]

2. GST HSN chapter code 1404 Bidi wrapper leaves [under reverse charge].

Revised GST Rates on 18th January, 2018

                                                                  Present rate           new rate

1404           Mehendi paste in cones              18%                     5%



GST rate for Vegetable Plaiting Materials

Before discussing about the rate of GST tariff for plaiting materials, let us discuss the commodities fall under Vegetable plaiting materials. What are the products covering under chapter 14 of Harmonized system heading Vegetable plaiting materials?


The commodities fall under chapter 14 of HSN codes are Bamboos, Rattans, Other Vegetable Plaiting Materials like Reed, Rushes, Osier, Raffia, Straw Etc., kapok etc.  for stuffing or padding, vegetable Hair, Other Vegetable Materials of a Kind Used as Stuffing or as Padding, vegetable materials (broom corn etc.) for brooms and brushes, Broomcorn and Other Vegetable Materials of a Kind Used in Brooms or in Brushes.

In some of the countries, there is no GST for most of the above mentioned plaiting materials.

In India, GST on sale of vegetable plaiting is expected to be charged with minimum rate of GST.  Special consideration on exemption of tax is provided by government for agriculture and farming which results high value addition.     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. 

Four main GST rate slabs have been 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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No GST on purchase of Betel leaves


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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 vegetable plaiting materials (bamboos, reeds etc.)

What is the GST rate on veg materials (kapok etc.) for stuffing or padding?

How much GST on veg materials (broom corn etc.) for brooms & brushes?

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No GST payable on   Betel leaves

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