GST waiver for properties is the new complimentary gift this Navratras


This festival season, the builders all over the country have come up with new the new present of GST waiver.

Many builders in Delhi NCR are putting forth this 12 percent rebate by consenting to ingest the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to bait purchasers to get into property this Navratri.

“Announcing that flats are free of GST is only a mechanism to offer discount. Builders are using this marketing strategy to attract buyers as GST is a hot topic these days; in effect, it is akin to giving a discount of 12 percent,” explains Harpreet Singh, Partner, KPMG.

GST waiver must be offered for under-development units. Purchaser should look out for any builder guaranteeing to offer GST for ready to move in properties as GST is not applicable for them.

The Government of India has forced a 12 percent GST on special of under-development units from July 1 onwards. If there should be an occurrence of land, GST will not withstand the stamp obligation rate charged by the states. It will be subsumed by Value Added Tax (VAT) and Service Tax. Under the new GST administration, while there is an expansion of 6.5 percent as far as the duty payable by level buyers, there is likewise a choice of the developer passing the advantage of information impose credit to the purchasers.

Other bubbly offers doing the rounds this season incorporate free white merchandise, 5 percent to 10 percent markdown on the cost of the housing, zero stamp tax charges and first free exchange of proprietorship.

“Our company is offering around 10 percent discount on the list price of 4BHK and 3BHK apartments of our Tulip Violet group housing project during the festive season,” said Parveen Jain, CMD, Tulip Infratech.

According to Anuj Puri, Chairman, Anarock Property Consultants, the festive season this year has started on a positive note. “While structural reforms by way of RERA and GST have helped firm up buyer sentiment, developers too have progressively adjusted their business approach in the new era of transparency brought on by GST and RERA, and are geared up to cater to the pent up demand for homes this year,” he says.

Ready to-move housing properties with occupation certificates (OCs) are not in the orbit of the RERA and GST. Purchasers have a more extensive decision of ready to-move-in alternatives this season. There are as of now around 70,000 ready to-move-in unsold lofts in the level 1 of urban areas, he says.

Home credit financing costs are at their most reduced over the most recent 10 years, and will stay in that region due to the liberal liquidity dominant in the market post demonetization. Additionally, as they go after greater offers of the home credit pie, many banks have been offering off glossy offers like deferred handling charges. This has put home purchasers in a sweet spot with an adequate scope of tasks to browse and exceptionally alluring financing alternatives available to them, he includes.


Neha Pandey