New Delhi, July 7: Ministry of Finance launched an app – GST Rates Finder – on Friday to allow consumers verify the accurate tax rate on commodity and services under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. The application has been launched on Android platform, and is expected to be unveiled for iOS users shortly.Also Read - Swiggy, Zomato Will Now Pay GST on Restaurant Services Supplied Through Them, Says Sitharaman

GST Rates Finder app would also work in offline mode, once downloaded on the smartphones by the users. Apart from the mobile application, the ‘GST Rates Finder’ section has been uploaded on the online portal  to help taxpayers know applicable GST rate on their supplies. Also Read - Central Govt Panel Plans to Bring Petrol, Diesel Under GST: Report

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“A taxpayer can search for applicable CGST, SGST, UTGST rate and Compensation Cess on a supply. The search can be made based on description of goods or services or HSN Chapter or section or heading number. These initiatives are aimed to serve as a ready reckoner on GST rates,” the Ministry of Finance said in a series of tweets through the official handle.

How to use the GST Rates Finder App?

Mobile app “GST Rates Finder” is available on android platform and will soon be available on iOS platform. This mobile app can be downloaded on any smartphone and can work in offline mode, once downloaded. Through this app, user can determine GST rate for a good or a service by entering the name or chapter heading of the commodity or service. he search result will list all the Goods and Services containing the name which was typed in the search box.