New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) Federation of Hotels and Restaurants Association of India (FHRAI), the apex body of the hotels and restaurants sector, has sought a uniform GST at 12 per cent for the hospitality industry. Also Read - Nirmala Sitharaman Hosts Halwa Ceremony Ahead of Budget 2021 | Here's All You Need to Know

In a representation to the finance ministry, FHRAI said that the proposal of 28 per cent GST slab will adversely impact the hospitality and tourism industry. It requested the government to re-look at the present rates fixed. Also Read - AAP MLA Somnath Bharti Sentenced to Two Years in Jail For Assaulting Security Staff at AIIMS

The representation, made by a delegation of the body, asked for a uniform Hospitality GST at 12 per cent across the country, it added. Also Read - Swanky Makeover: Railway Ministry Shares Glimpses of Futuristic New Delhi Railway Station | See Photos

“The delegation requested the government to re-look at the luxury tax limit of Rs 5,000 and enhance it suitably as is followed in most of the countries in the world, since Rs 5,000 cannot be considered luxury today”, FHRAI said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.