GST on Crematorium Services: After the recently revised rates of GST, several media reports mentioned that the government has imposed GST on funeral, burial, cremation or mortuary services and that too at a higher rate of 18 per cent. However, an explanation has been given by the government.
What is in the message going viral
In a message going viral on social media, it is being claimed that ’18 percent GST on cremation services’ has been imposed by the central government. Under this, 18 percent GST will be charged on funeral, burial, cremation or mortuary services. Know what PIB Fact Check has to say about this.
What is in PIB Fact Check
PIB Fact Check has termed the news of the Central Government imposing 18 per cent GST on cremation services as fake. PIB Fact Check has clarified by tweeting that this claim is misleading. There is no GST on funeral, burial, cremation or mortuary services. About 18 per cent GST is applicable only for works contracts, no GST is levied on services.
You can also do fact check
If any such message comes to you too, then you can get a fact check done through PIB to find out about its truth. For this you have to visit the official link https://factcheck.pib.gov.in/. Apart from this, you can also send the video to WhatsApp number +918799711259 or email: [email protected]