The sales tax you pay while purchasing a toothpaste is a

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2014 Prelims]

(a) tax imposed by the Central Government

(b) tax imposed by the Central Government but collected by the State Government

(c) tax imposed by the State Government but collected by the Central Government

(d) tax imposed and collected by the State Government


Answer: (d)        

Explanation:

  • Taxes on toothpaste come under CST Act, which is administered by the State Government.
  • Sales Tax is paid to the Sales Tax Authority in the state from where the goods are moved.
  • Now the taxes on toothpaste comes under GST.

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