GOVERNMENT OF PUDUCHERRY
FINANCE DEPARTMENT

(G.O. Ms. No. 86/F2/2009, dated 27th February 2009)


NOTIFICATION

        In exercise of the powers conferred by section 31 of the Puducherry Value Added Tax Act, 2007 (Act No.9 of 2007) , the Lieutenant-Governor,Puducherry, being satisfied that it is necessary so to do in the public interest, is pleased to reduce the rate of tax payable in respect of:—

(a) Building materials namely timber,plywood,hardware items,electrical goods,paints,sanitary wares and fittings,glasses,tiles,marble and granite from 12.5% to 6%;

(b) Auto parts, accessories and attachments excludung tyres and tubes from 12.5 % to 6%;

(c) Amplifiers and Speakers from 12.5% to 4%;

(d) All types of furniture including mattresses from 12.5% to 6%;

(e) Coffee powder from 4% to 1%;

(f) Electrical and electronic home appliances from 12.5% to 8%;

(g) Ice cream from 12.5% to 8%;

(h) Stainless steel vessels from 4% to 1%;

(i) Generators from 12.5% to 4%; and

(j) Soaps and detergents in all forms from 12.5% to 4%.

        2. This notification shall come into force with immediate effect.

(By order of the Lieutenant-Governor)


T.M. BALAKRISHNAN, I.A.S.,
Secretary to Government (Finance).