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Chandigarh Hikes VAT on petrol and diesel

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VAT on fuel Hike in chandigarh

new Delhi. The Chandigarh administration has increased VAT on petrol and diesel by 5 per cent. After the increase, the new price of petrol in Chandigarh has increased to Rs 68.62 per liter and the price of diesel to Rs 62.02 per liter. Despite the increase, according to the administration, fuel prices are still lower than the neighboring states.

Petrol was getting Rs 65.82 per liter and diesel Rs 59.3 per liter before the increase in VAT. That is, with the increase in tax, petrol has increased by Rs 2.8 per liter and diesel by Rs 2.72 per liter. After a meeting on Tuesday itself, senior officials indicated signs of increase in VAT. According to the official, due to the epidemic, there has been a big impact on income, the government is considering all possible steps to increase income.

This post was published on May 6, 2020 8:30 pm

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