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After the budget, now the gutkha eaters are in trouble! Government can take a big decision on this day

In the budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had given a big blow to the cigarette smokers, now this month those who eat gutkha may also be hit by inflation. In fact, the meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council is going to be held on the 18th of this month. The report related to the imposition of Gutkha and Panmasala tax can be discussed in this meeting. Let us inform that in the last meeting, the process of imposing tax on Gutkha companies was sent to the Group of Ministers for consideration.

The GST Council, headed by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, also includes state finance ministers. The GST Council tweeted on Friday, the 49th meeting of the GST Council will be held in New Delhi on February 18, 2023. The Council may discuss the tax on Pan Masala and Gutkha companies of the Group of Ministers and the report of the formation of Appellate Tribunal of another Group of Ministers.

Apart from this, the report of another Group of Ministers headed by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma to impose GST on online gaming, casino and horse racing is also likely to be discussed in the meeting. These three reports were included in the agenda of the last GST Council meeting held on December 17, 2022.