Online gaming may soon attract 28% GST; move to discourage gambling & betting


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To discourage gambling and betting related games, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council is likely to hike the tax rates for online gaming from 18% to 28%. A Group of Ministers (GoM), set up by the Ministry of Finance to look into matters related to the GST regime covering online gaming, casinos and race courses, may suggest a flat GST rate of 28% on online gaming soon.