Haryana cuts VAT on meat, poultry, fish
Chandigarh, Nov 22 (UNI) The Haryana government has decided to to reduce the rate of value added tax on processed meat, poultry and fish from 12.5 per cent to four per cent.
A decision to this effect was taken in a meeting of the state cabinet held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today.
The cabinet decided to insert a new Rule 52A in the Haryana Value Added Tax Rules, 2003.
It also gave its approval for rules to define eligible dhabas for exemption from VAT which would include eating places with construction cost upto Rs 5 lakh, eating places with no other business activities.
Others in dhaba category would be eating places seating capacity for less than 25 people inside the covered area and without air-conditioners.
These rules will be applicable retrospectively with effect from July 1, 2005.
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