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GST Council hikes tax on mobile phones from 12% to 18%

Mobile phones are all set to get expensive after the centre’s decision to hike the Good and Services Tax (GST) on cellular handsets to 18% from the current 12%. The decision was taken during the 39th GST Council meeting held on Saturday in New Delhi. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the meeting also attended by finance ministers of States & UTs and senior officers from both center and states.