New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Friday said that tax under the GST (Goods and Services Tax) regime on commodities used by common people has been kept as low as possible. Also Read - New Delhi, Goa and Mumbai Top Booked Destinations by Indians During Valentine’s Week

According to the Minister of State for Civil Aviation, luxury goods will be taxed at a higher rate under GST. Sinha was speaking at the Aaj Tak GST Conclave. Also Read - Mughal Gardens to Open For Public From THIS Date, Entry Through Online Booking Only | Check Timing, Other Details

Sinha said that the central government wants “revenue neutrality” and is working to simplify the GST in the coming days. Also Read - Costliest 'Ghagra'? Drugs Worth Rs 1.7 Crore Hidden in Lehengas That Were Being Sent to Australia

The minister termed GST as “Gangtantra ka Suvedha Tantra”, as digital invoicing, e-tax filing are expected to “make life a lot easier” for every genuine tax payer.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.