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GST slabs trigger classification woes

GST slabs trigger classification woes

Multiple GST slabs and interpretations — both by businesses and government authorities — are ensuring that there is never any shortage of classification problems. At least three cases have been dealt with by various authorities, with companies seeking production interpretations, which in many cases were clear.
Take the case of Dabur odomos, which has been used as a mosquito repellent for years. But the company decided to question its classification as a mosquito repellent, which attract 18% GST, and suggested that it should be classified as a medicament and face a 12% levy

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