Central government will not give relief on expensive petrol and diesel, Petroleum Minister clearly said – now state governments should reduce VAT
State governments should now cut VAT- Puri.
There was no change in the rates of petrol and diesel for the 11th consecutive day today. Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has made it clear that the Center has already cut excise duty. Now states should cut VAT.
price of petrol and diesel ,Petrol diesel price) is touching the sky. Its price has not changed for the last 11 days, but it has already crossed the average level of Rs 105. Inflation is also increasing due to expensive petrol and diesel. In such a situation, there is a demand for relief in tax deduction from the government. Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri (Hardeep Singh Puri) has made it clear that the central government is not going to do anything on the tax front. Talking to news agency ANI, he said that the central government had recently cut excise duty on petrol by Rs 5 and diesel by Rs 10. Now it is the turn of the state governments. They should cut VAT.
Giving an example, Puri said that in Chhattisgarh, VAT on petrol and diesel is 24 percent. If this is brought down to 10 per cent, then there will be a sudden drop in the price. He said that there will be no loss of revenue to the state governments by reducing VAT. Economic activities have increased due to which demand has increased. In such a situation, if VAT is reduced, there will be no loss of immediate revenue to the government. VAT rates are low in BJP ruled states, but VAT is very high in other states.
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