Know your GST

GST as everyone would know by now is one of the most revolutionary tax reforms introduced by the BJP govt in 2017. As a end customer it is important to understand how GST will impact you

GSTIN format:

11 AAAAA0000A 1 Z 5

The first 2 digits is the state codeNext ten digits is the PANThe thirteenth digit will be assigned based on the number of registration within a stateThe fourteenth digit will be Z by defaultThe last digit will be for check code. It may be an alphabet or a number
Important links:

GST website:

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Twitter: @gstindiacom

List of items with GST rate:;jsessionid=F6DD1C67C209D490B79C53067CE90807

No tax(0%) :
No tax will be imposed on items like Jute, fresh meat, fish chicken, eggs, milk, butter milk, curd, natural honey, fresh fruits and vegetables, flour, besan, …