GST doesn’t even spare 171 temples in AP

Heavy-rains-dents-TTD-Hundi-TirumalaThe new tax era that began yesterday, Goods and Services Tax which was launched by President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, doesn’t even spare Temples in Andhra Pradesh.

More than 171 temples in Andhra Pradesh above Rs 20 lakh income has come under GST. There are 23,834 temples in the state of which 45 temples income is under 1 cr, 63 temples under 25 cr and 7 Temples over 25 crores in including Tirumala.

With GST, Rooms above 1k traffic comes under 18% bracket, Arjita Sevas are also expected to cost more. Laddu items like ghee, basin , cashew nuts come under 5% to 12%.