No COVID-cess but agri infra cess will hike prices of fuel, imported alcohol

Feb 1, 2021

By: Prabhjote Gill

Not just imported alcohol but daily use veggies and other food items

They will be taxed from 2 February 2021

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FM Nirmala Sitharaman levied agricultural infra development cess

On a slew of food and non-food items

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Here’s a full list of imported items that are going to get more expensive in 2021

From the biggest tax hit to the smallest

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Diesel

Agricultural infrastructure cess - Rs-4/litre

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Petrol

Agricultural infrastructure cess - Rs-2.5/litre

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Alcoholic beverages

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 100 percent

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Gold, silver and dore bars

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 2.5 percent

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Kabuli Channa

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 30 percent

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Peas

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 40 percent

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Crude palm oil

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 17.5 percent

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Lentils

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 20 percent

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Bengal gram or chickpeas

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 50 percent

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Cotton, not carded or combed

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 5 percent

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Specified fertiliser (Urea and others)

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 5 percent

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Crude soybean and sunflower oil

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 20 percent

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Apples

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 35 percent

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Coal, lignite & peat

Agricultural infrastructure cess - 1.5 percent

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