GST on Used Cars
Table of Content
GST on Used Cars
Originally used cars featured the same rate of GST as well as compensation cess as applicable to new vehicles. However the rates were subsequently brought down in order to boost the used car market. The currently applicable rates include 12% for smaller pre-owned vehicles i.e. petrol cars of engine capacity up to 1200cc and diesel cars of engine capacity up to 1500cc. The applicable rate of GST on used cars with engine capacity exceeding 1200cc for petrol and 1500cc for diesel cars is now 18%.
While lower GST rates compared to the earlier 28% have definitely helped, the most significant change has been the revision of rates applicable to compensation cess. As of 25th January 2018, compensation cess for all used cars irrespective of size was revised to nil in case no input tax benefit has been claimed under CENVAT credit or in lieu of any other taxes paid. The following is a representative list of taxes applicable to used car sales in India after implementation of GST on car (pre-owned) sales.
|Type of Used Car||GST on Used Vehicle||Compensation Cess||Total Applicable Tax|
|Petrol Car with engine capacity up to 1200cc||12%||Nil||12%|
|Petrol Car with engine capacity over 1200cc||18%||Nil||18%|
|Diesel Car with engine capacity up to 1500cc||12%||Nil||12%|
|Diesel Car with engine capacity over 1500cc||18%||Nil||18%|
The above list is indicative and subject to periodic change.
EbizFiling.com is a motivated and progressive firm managed by like-minded people. It helps a variety of small, medium and large businesses to cater to all compliance requirements of Indian Laws.
Get in touch for a free consultation on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9643203209.