Economy

UP hikes VAT on petrol and diesel

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on August 20, 2019 Published on August 20, 2019

The Uttar Pradesh state government has increased Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel. After the hike petrol will cost ₹2.50 per litre and diesel will cost ₹1 a litre more than the current prices in the state. The new prices will be effective midnight.

A statement from the UP government said that the VAT levied on petrol will be 26.80 per cent or ₹16.74 a litre (whichever is higher) and the VAT on diesel will be 17.48 per cent or ₹ 9.41 litre (whichever is higher).

Published on August 20, 2019
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