GST Council: Kerala to oppose move to increase tax on coconut oil
Kerala will oppose the move to increase the tax on coconut oil as it will affect the interests of the people of the state, official sources said here on Thursday.
State Finance Minister K N Balagopal, who has already reached Lucknow to attend the GST council meeting commencing on Friday, will raise the matter in the meeting to be chaired by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, they said.
The sources said that there was a move in the GST council to increase the tax of coconut oil from the present 5 percent to 18 percent.
Sources said Kerala will strongly oppose the GST council its move to increase the tax of coconut oil as it is against the interest of the people of the state.
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