New Delhi: The ministerial panel has granted permission to Kerala for levying calamity cess. The panel will suggest GST council to levy cess up to 1%. The state can levy up to two years.The state Government can decide on which products and services can be levied.
Minister Thomas Isaac cleared that matters like how much cess to be levied will be presented in the budget. He also added that the final decision will be taken in the GST council meet taking place on 10th January.