BUDGET 2014: What is cheaper and what gets costlier?

Updated: Jul 22, 2014, 09:49
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley  proposed hiking steeply the excise duty on cigarettes while reducing the rates of televisions and other commodities. Following is a list of what will be cheaper and what becomes dearer
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  • Cheaper TVs
    Television sets and computer monitors to get cheaper
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  • Edible oil prices reduce
    Edible oil products to become cheaper
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  • No smoking please!
    Cigarettes and tobacco products will be more expensive as Finance Minister proposed increase in excise duty on cigarettes in the range of 11 to 72 percent
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  • Packaged food to get cheaper
    Government announces reduction in excise duty for specified food package industry from 10% to 6%
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  • Pay more for radio taxis
    Govt proposes a service tax on radio-taxi services, which is likely to push operators like Meru, Tab Cab to increase cab fares
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  • Cheaper footwear
    Excise duty on footwear will be reduced from 12% to 6%
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  • Affordable branded clothes
    Branded clothes will cost lesser this year as the government plans to reduce indirect tax on apparels
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  • No more fizzy drinks
    Additional 5% excise tax to be levied on aerated drinks with added sugar. Cold drinks to become costlier
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  • Cheaper mobile phones!
    Mobile phones will be cheaper in this fiscal, announced the Finance Minister
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  • Imported clothes become costlier
    To encourage domestic products, import duty on imported clothes has been increased
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposed steep hike in the excise duty of cigarettes while reducing the rates of TVs and other commodities. Following is a list of what will be cheaper and what becomes costlier