Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 17th meeting 18-6-2017

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Decisions taken by the GST Council in respect of GST rates on Certain Services and GST rates on supply of lottery
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Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 17th meeting – 18 June 2017

I. Decisions with respect to GST rates for Services

1. It has been decided in respect of the service of transport of goods by a vessel that GST rate of 5% will be available with ITC in respect of input services and GST paid on ships, vessels including bulk carriers and tankers.

2. It has been decided that accommodation in hotels, inns, guest houses, clubs, campsites or other commercial places meant for residential or lodging purposes where room tariff is ₹ 2500/- and above but less than ₹ 7500/- per room per day shall attract GST rate of 18% with full ITC.

3. Accommodation in hotels including 5 star and above rated hotels, inns, guest houses, clubs, campsites or other commercial places meant for residential or lodging purposes, where room rent is ₹ 7500/- and above per day per room shall attract GST rate of 28% with full ITC.

4. Supply of Food/drinks in air-conditioned restaurant in 5-star or above rated Hotel shall attract GST rate of 18% with full ITC.

Accordingly, the following entries of the schedule of GST Rates for Services as approved by the GST Council shall be modified as under:

Sl.No.Description of ServicesGST Rate
5Transport of goods in a vessel including services provided or agreed to be provided by a person located in non-taxable territory to a person located in non-taxable territory by way of transportation of goods by a vessel from a place outside India up to the customs station of clearance in India 

5% with ITC of input services and ITC of GST paid on ships, vessels including bulk carriers and tankers

24Renting of hotels, inns, guest houses, clubs, campsites or other commercial places meant for residential or lodging purposes where room tariff is ₹ 2500/ and above but less than ₹ 7500/- per room per day18% With Full ITC
31Supply of Food/drinks in air-conditioned restaurant in 5-star or above rated Hotel18% With Full ITC
32Accommodation in hotels including 5 star and above rated hotels, inns, guest houses, clubs, campsites or other commercial places meant for residential or lodging purposes, where room rent is ₹ 7500/- and above per room per day28% With Full ITC

II. It has been decided that supply of lottery shall attract GST rates as under –

1. Lottery run by State Governments – 12% of face value of lottery ticket

2. Lottery authorized by State Governments – 28% of face value of lottery ticket

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