GST became favorable to the real estate market as the tax rates fell from 12% to 5% and are considered a phenomenal impact on the industry.
Buying a residential property may be a lengthy procedure if you wish to make the best of the process. A buyer should not only consider the charges he is liable to make the seller at the beginning of the transaction but also the amount he is liable to pay as tax.
GST does impact the home loans as at present service charges, and VAT is not charged and GST is charged in their place. The fact that the earlier rate that was applicable was 15% and after the introduction of GST it has been increased by 3% brings in marginal changes on your home loan.
GST is a single tax which is applicable on a taxpayer to prevent the multiplicity of taxes, and the burden associated by complying with the different types of taxes. It was introduced to replace the old central and state taxes and the different types of taxes which had to be paid.