Online food delivery can be expensive in the coming days. The fitment panel of the committee has recommended for bringing food delivery apps under the purview of at least 5 per cent GSAT.
New Delhi: If you also order food online, then first read this news carefully. Online food delivery can be expensive in the coming days. Actually, it will be considered in the upcoming meeting of the GST Council. The fitment panel of the committee has recommended for bringing food delivery apps under the purview of at least 5% GSAT. In such a situation, ordering food online from Swiggy, Zomato can cost you dearly.
GST council committee meeting in Lucknow
Let us tell you that the meeting of the GST Council Committee is going to be held on Friday. This topic will also be discussed in the agenda of the meeting. On Friday, a meeting of the GST Council is to be held in Lucknow under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Several main topics will be discussed in this meeting.
In the current situation, the government has been told about a loss of Rs 2 thousand crore in tax. The fitment panel of the GST Council has recommended that food aggregators be treated as e-commerce operators.
GST Council meeting to be held on September 17
The meeting of the GST Council is to be held in Lucknow on September 17. It includes Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as well as Finance Ministers of other states. The last meeting of the GST Council was held on June 12 through video conferencing. Let us tell you that in this there will be talk on all the big topics including petrol and diesel.
Petrol and diesel may also come under GST
Experts in this matter say that the meeting may consider bringing petrol and diesel under the purview of GST. That is, the ever-increasing price of petrol and diesel can be curbed. In this meeting, the concessional rates on essential goods related to Kovid-19 can also be reviewed. That is, this meeting is also important for the general public in many matters.
Finance Ministry gave information
The Finance Ministry had told in recent days that the Goods and Services Tax (GST Collection) collection in August was more than Rs 1.12 lakh crore. It registered an increase of more than 30 percent as compared to the month of August a year ago. That is, the head of GST has started appearing in the government’s treasury.