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Cleaning up for the date Cleaning up for your date is likely to pinch your pocket a bit with most grooming products set to attract higher tax at 28 per cent under GST from the current range of 22 per cent to 26 per cent.
In case you and your partner are a no-frills kind of couple, non-AC restaurants will attract a 12 per cent GST, which is likely to translate into higher bills.Cab expenses Getting around the city with your special someone in a cab is likely to get cheaper with GST kicking in.Cab aggregators like Ola and Uber will be taxed at 5 per cent down from the current 6 per cent that's levied on transport services.However, if you travel business class, fares are likely to go up as the tax would increase to 12 per cent from the 9 per cent currently.As far as hotels are concerned, for those who prefer staying at mid-market to luxury hotels there is good news. This means that an 18 per cent GST will be levied on rooms with tariff between Rs. According to the hotel industry, currently for this tariff range, a tax of 21.3 per cent is levied.Bedroom date If you're planning to stay in and get naughty in the bedroom, there's excitement in the form of the fact that condoms and contraceptives will continue to attract zero-tax under the GST regime.
However, Chennai-based TTK Protective Devices, which manufactures the 'Skore' brand of condoms, said input cost for condom makers are set to go up under the GST regime.
GST impact: As India prepares for its midnight tryst with GST on Friday, your dating game may see a change come July, with pretty much everything you indulge in during your romantic rendezvous coming under the new tax regime.
on Friday, your dating game may see a change come July, with pretty much everything you indulge in during your romantic rendezvous coming under the new tax regime.
For room rates in the range of Rs 1,000 - Rs 2,500, the tax incidence would be 12 per cent.
Currently, tax rates range from 19 per cent to over 25 per cent across states.
"Input taxes would be going up because the GST rates have gone up in most of the cases compared to existing rates.