What are the Rates of tax Section 4 of DVAT Act 2004
(1) The rates of tax payable on the taxable
turnover of a dealer shall be-
(a) in respect of goods specified in the Second Schedule, at the rate of one paisa in the rupee;
(b) in respect of goods specified in the Third Schedule, at the rate of five paise in the rupee:
(c) in respect of goods specified in the Fourth Schedule, at the rate of twenty paise in the rupee;
(d) in respect of the goods involved in the execution of the works contract, at the rate of twelve and a half paise in the rupee; and
PROVIDED that tax shall be paid at the rate of five paise in the rupee of the turnover of the dealer pertaining to declared goods, as defined from time to time in the Central Sales Tax Act, 1956 (74 of 1956), involved in the execution of works contract if such goods are transferred from the contractor to the contractee in the same form in which they were purchased by the contractor:
PROVIDED FURTHER that in respect of the works contracts which
in the nature of printing works, the rate of tax shall be five paise in the rupee.
(e) in the case of any other goods, at the rate of twelve and a half paise in the rupee:
PROVIDED that the rate of tax on packing materials or
containers shall be
the same as the rate at which the goods sold are chargeable to tax.
(2) The Government may, if it deems necessary, reduce the rates of tax as specified in sub-section (1), by a notification to that effect in the official Gazette.
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