18% GST on food takeaway from non-AC area at AC restaurant

NEW DELHI: A uniform GST rate of 18 per cent will be charged on takeaways as well as food served from a non-AC area of a hotel or restaurant if any of its part has a facility of air conditioning, the government has said.

The new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, which was rolled out from July 1, provides for levy of 12 per cent on food bill in non-AC restaurants. The tax rate for AC restaurants and those with liquor licence will be 18 per cent while 5-star hotels will charge 2 ..

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