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Single GST rate of 28% on lottery from March 2020

  • Mar 19, 2020 | Viren Shah

The GST Council, in its 38th meeting, had recommended levying of GST at 28% on both state-run and state-authorized lottery. In this regard, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has now given effect to the above recommendation and notified a single GST rate of 28% on lottery from March 1, 2020 (vide Notification No. 1/2020-Central Tax (Rate) dated February 21, 2020).

Here is a summary of GST rates applicable to the lottery:


Existing GST rates

New GST rates from March 1, 2020

Lottery run by State Government



Lottery authorized by State Government



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Viren Shah
Avalara Author Viren Shah
Viren Shah, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Bachelor of Commerce from Mumbai University, has experience of more than a decade in Corporate and International Taxation. He specializes in Domestic and International Taxation, with specific emphasis on cross border transactions and exchange control laws with respect to inbound and outbound investments. He has vast experience in advising companies across various industries.

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