GST on Furniture

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As we know, the GST rates in India are determined by the GST Council from time to time. GST rates will be levied in 5 rates, particularly, NIL, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%. With GST to be implemented in India from 1st July 2017, the GST rate for all goods and services have been notified. In this article, we will discuss GST on Furniture

Before grasping the procedure, now you need to ensure some details about the GST (Goods and Services tax).

Comprehend About GST

GST is acknowledged as the Goods and Services Tax. It is an indirect tax which has reinstated many indirect taxes in India such as the excise duty, VAT, services tax, etc. Also, Goods and Service Tax (GST) is im[posed on the supply of goods and services. GST is vital only on value addition at each stage. Although, GST registration is compulsory for registering any businesses 

Rate of GST on Furniture

GST Rate levied on furniture in various aspects –

Wood Goods Considering 18% GST for:- 

  • Wood in the rough
  • Sawn timber or chipped
  • Pitch bonded bamboo mat board, without veneer in between
  • Bamboo floors tiles
  • Tableware and Kitchenware of wood

Wooden boxes, drums, crates Considering 12% GST for:- 

  • Umbrella
  • Walking sticks 
  • Tool handles 
  • Wooden boxes 
  • Drums and crates
  • Wood pulp and bamboo pulp

Manufacture of wood pulp Considering 18% GST for:- 

  • Lignin sulphonates
  • Wood pulp
  • De-sugared

Wood tar, vegetable pitch Considering 18% GST for:- 

  • Wood naphtha 
  • Brewers’ pitch 
  • Wood tar oils 
  • Similar preparations based on resin
  • Resin acids or a vegetable pitch  
  • Wood creosote

Wooden furniture and wooden decorates Considering 12% GST for:- 

  • Tableware
  • kitchenware
  • wooden decorates
  • wooden furniture

Fibrewood, plywood, laminated wood Considering 28% GST for:-

  • Plywood Materials
  • Laminated wood
  • Fibrewood materials

Wood in chips, sawdust, waste of wood  Considering 5% and 28% GST for:-

  • Wood in chips
  • Sawdust
  • Waste of wood
  • Cane furniture 

Wood and Wooden Furniture Considering 12% GST for:- 

  • Cement Bonded Particle Board
  • Jute Particle Board
  • Rice Husk Board
  • Glass-fibre Reinforced Gypsum Board (GRG)
  • Sisal-fibre Boards
  • Bagasse Board
  • Cotton Stalk Particle Board

Other Wooden Products Considering 28% GST for:- 

  • Plywood, veneered panels 
  • Densified timber, in blocks, plates, strips, or form patterns.
  • Wooden frameworks for paintings, photographs, mirrors or related objects.
  • Builders’ joinery and carpentry of wood.

SAC Code applicable for Furniture

The following SAC (Service Accounting Code) has established for the wooden furniture in India.

  • 9988 Manufacturing services on physical inputs
  • 99889 Other manufacturing services
  • 998891 Furniture manufacturing services

GST on Wood and Wooden Furniture

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