The New Indian Express | GST a penalty on arts, Jagriti floats petition

BENGALURU: Protesting against the government’s move to levy 18 per cent GST or Goods and Services Tax  on  theatre, and other Indian performance arts, Jagriti Theatre has floated a petition online against it.
The petition requests Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and GST council for exemption of GST on performing arts.

Jagdish Raja, director of development at Jagriti says, “We are going to be charged 18 per cent by the government for our attempt to  keep dance and cultural programmes alive.”

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