VAT revoked on foodgrains, other essentials
14.3.2011 (UNI) The Jharkhand government today revoked VAT on foodgrains and other essential commodities.
Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren announced this in the state Assembly that food grains, blankets, handkerchief, pillow covers and bedsheets would be tax-free.
However, the increase of 14 per cent from 12 per cent VAT on motor parts would stay. The government imposed VAT on these commodities a couple of months back. UNI