The GST Council has pruned the 28 per cent slab by cutting tax rates on 191 goods over the last one year, leaving just 35 items, including ACs digital cameras, video recorders, dishwashing machine and automobiles, in the highest tax bracket.
There were around 226 goods in the 28 per cent category when Goods and Services Tax(GST) was implemented on July 1, 2017.
Over the last one year, the Council, chaired by Union Finance Minister and comprising state ministers, has slashed rates in 191 items.
The 35 goods, which will be left in highest slab once the new GST rates are implemented from July 27, also include cement, automobile parts, tyres, automobile equipment, motor vehicles. yachts, aircrafts, aerated drinks, betting and demerit items like tobacco, cigarette and pan masala.