Commercial refrigeration major Blue Star today demanded the five star energy efficient and inverter air conditioners be put in the 18 per cent tax bracket under the upcoming GST regime.
Besides, the company, which is a leading manufacturer of ACs in India, also suggested that units sold to government hospitals and educational institutions must be taxed at 18 per cent irrespective of their rating.
Citing the example of China and Japan, he said the energy saving ACs must be encouraged through such tax incentives. Read more
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