18 percent GST in Garba too – may be on Gujarat Assembly elections
Garba of Gujarat is very popular all over the country. Garba events take place on a large scale in all the states including Gujarat during Dussehra. Garba of Gujarat has now been included under the purview of the Goods and Services Tax Act. In this, 18% GST will have to be paid by the organizers.
18% GST will be applicable on tickets above 500. The organizers of Garba will now have to get themselves registered under GST. Registration has started from 1st August. Organizers will now have to pay 18% GST on tickets costing more than 500.
Organizers can include this money separately in the Garba ticket. There is a strong reaction to this in the state of Gujarat. In the event of Garba, the general public especially youth and young girls participate in large numbers. There are also elections to the Gujarat assembly next year. It can also have an impact in elections. PLC/GT