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GST launched, here's what will be cheaper or dearer

India launched Goods and Services Tax, the biggest tax reform since its Independence, at the stroke of midnight June 30. Here's a detailed list of goods and services which have become cheaper and costlier starting today, as shared by the Times of India.

Items that will become cheaper:

Eatables

1. Milk powder

2. Curd

3. Butter milk

4. Unbranded natural honey

5. Dairy spreads

6. Cheese

7. Spices

8. Tea

9. Wheat

10. Rice

11. Flour

12. Cashew nuts

13. Groundnut oil

14. Palm oil

15. Sunflower oil

16. Coconut oil

17. Mustard oil

18. Sugar

19. Jaggery

20. Sugar confectionery

21. Pasta

22. Spaghetti

23. Macaroni

24. Noodles

25. Fruit and vegetables

26. Pickle

27. Murabba

28. Chutney

29. Sweetmeats

30. Ketchup

31. Sauces

32. Toppings and spreads

33. Instant food mixes

34. Mineral water

35. ice

36. Sugar

37. Khandsari

38. Biscuits

39. Raisins and gum

40. Baking powder

41. Margarine

Items of daily use

1. Bathing soap

2. Hair oil

3. Detergent powder

4. Soap

5. Tissue papers

6. Napkins

7. Matchsticks

8. Candles

9. Coal

10. Kerosene

11. LPG domestic

12. Spoons

13. Forks

14. Ladles

15. Skimmers

16. Cake servers

17. Fish knives

18. Tongs

19. Agarbatti

20. Toothpaste

21. Tooth powder

22. Hair oil

23. Kajal

24. LPG stove

25. Plastic tarpaulin

Stationery

1. Notebooks

2. Pens

3. All types of paper

4. Graph paper

5. School bag

6. Exercise books

7. Picture, drawing and colouring books

8. Parchment paper

9. Carbon paper

10. Printers

Healthcare

1. Insulin

2. X-ray films for medical use

3. Diagnostic kits

4. Glasses for corrective spectacles

5. Medicines for diabetes, cancer

Apparels

1. Silk

2. Woollen fabrics

3. Khadi yarn

4. Gandhi topi

5. Footwear below Rs 500

6. Apparel up to Rs 1,000

Others

1. Diesel engines of power not exceeding 15HP

2. Tractor rear tyres and tubes

3. Weighing machinery

4. Static converters (UPS)

5. Electric transformers

6. Winding wires

7. Helmet

8. Crackers and explosives

9. Lubricants

10. Bikes

11. Movie tickets less than Rs 100

12. Kites

13. Luxury cars

14. Motorcycles

15. Scooters

16. Economy-class air tickets

17. Hotels with tariff below Rs 7,500

18. Cement

19. Fly ash bricks and blocks

Items that will now cost more:

1. Paneer

2. Cornflakes

3. Coffee

4. Masala powder

5. Curd

6. Ghee

7. Biscuits

8. Chewing gum

9. Ice-cream

10. Tea

11. Chocolates

12. Spices

13. Ayurvedic and other alternative medicines

14. Gold

15. Hotels with room tariffs above Rs 7,500

16. Fine-dining restaurants

17. Restaurants inside five-star hotels

18. Movie tickets above Rs 100

19. Concerts

20. IPL matches

21. Clothes above Rs 1,000

22. Shampoos

23. Perfumes

24. AC and first-class rail tickets

25. Business-class

26. Air-conditioner

27. Fridge

28. Washing machine

29. Television

30. Courier services

31. Mobile phone charges

32. Insurance premiums

33. Banking charges

34. Broadband services

35. Credit card bill

36. Two-wheelers with engine capacity of more than 350 cc

37. Small and mid-size cars

38. SUVs

39. Fishing nets

40. Smartphones

41. Laptops

42. Desktops

43. Yoga mats

44. Fitness equipment

45. Aerated drinks

46. Cigarettes