Levy of 1% tax on
rice, rice products and wheat and 5% tax on maida, atta, suji and rava
(Rs. 110 crore). Goods sold to PDS will continue to be tax free.
tax of Re. 1 a litre on petrol and diesel (Rs. 375 crore)
per cent tax on sugar in view of reduction in Central tax (Rs. 100
per cent tax on coconut oil (Rs. 50 crore)
of 5% on transfer of copy right of cinema filmswhich was exempted in
2010 will be reintroduced (Rs.20 crore).
on beedi raised to 14.5%.
benefit of the tax exemption granted to nylon ropes,polyester ropes and
polyester twine would be limited to the sales made by Mathsyafed,
Theeramythri and Fishermen Cooperative Society. Others would be taxable
brushes and mops made of plastic used for cleaning of floors and
toilets to attract 5% tax.
per cent tax on poultry feed.
and renewal fee under KVAT Act and Luxury Tax Act hiked.
and renewal fee for hospitals, home stays and serviced
apartments/villas increased from present Rs. 1000/- to Rs. 1500/-.
house boats, the registration fee will be increased from to Rs. 1000/-
to Rs.1500/- and renewal fee will be increased from Rs. 500/- to Rs.
of tax of disposable plastic cups and plates, disposable Styrofoam cups
and plates, thermocol/ Styrofoam sheets and printed flex enhanced to
20%. All types of plastic toys to attract tax at 14.5%.
villas will be treated at par with serviced apartments and made taxable
at 12.5% under Kerala Tax on Luxuries Act.
Plantation tax withdrawn for plantations of individuals
time tax rate of motor cycles having purchase value up to 1 lakh rupees
willbe raised from 6% to 8%, that of motor cycles having purchase value
above 1 lakh rupees and upto 2 lakh rupees from 8% to 10% and one time
tax rate of motor cycles having purchase value more than 2 lakh rupees
on those vehicles registered in other States and operating within the
State of Kerala for more than a month
on luxury vehicles imported for short term use at the rate of
Rs.10,000/- for first month and Rs.5,000/- for every subsequent month
of stay or part thereof.
duty and registration fee increased for registration of MOU and other
Rubber wood exempted from tax.
LNG exempted from tax for one year
Used plastic and electronic waste, and
recycling plant for plastics shall be exempted from tax.
oil obtained from recycling of plastics at the point of sale by such
manufacturing units shall be exempted from tax.The
tax exemption granted to khadi products sold by manufacturing units
approved by Kerala Khadi and Village Industries would be extended to
units approved by Khadi and Village Industries Commission.
wall panels made by FACT from their by-product Glass fibre reinforced
gypsum is exempted from tax.
tax exemption granted in 2012 to honey, honey bee box and accessories
would be given retrospective effect with effect from 01-04-2005 onwards.
rent limit under luxury tax with respect to rooms in charitable
hospitals enjoying exemption under VAT, will be raised to Rs.2000.
Online shopping sites will be required to file returns
Fee for regularisation of paddy fields converted in the past
Growth rate of Kerala GDP exceeded that of the nation during past three
Rs. 300 crore each for rubber procurement and paddy procurement
20000 metric tonnes of Rubber be procured for Rs. 150 a kg.
Rr. 20 crore for subsidy for spices cultivation
Master plan for infrastructure development. Rs. 200 crore allocation
Rs. 600 cr for Vizhinjam port project; Rs. 960 for Kochi Metro
Programme for total health cover--
smart health cards to be introduced for treatment in private hospitals;
Arogya Kerala trust to be formed
Digital Kerala online services.
All services under Right to Services Act to be offered online.
Rs. 162 for building flats for poor; 75000 houses for BPL families.
Direct payment of welfare pensions to post office savings accounts
Unification of of income level for various benefits Rs. 1 lakh or less.
Assistance for marriage of daughters of widows hiked to Rs. 50000 from
New polytechnics in agriculture and animal husbandry.
One panchayat in each district to be made senior citizen friendly.
Mega food park at Palakkad Spices Park at Thoudupzha
Rs. 15 crore Shengulam Augmentation project.
Memorial for Speaker G. Karthikeyan
One lakh social security volunteers to be trained
Government to bear interest on farm loans if repaid in time.
Infrastructure Master Plan
Rs. 1000 crore for start ups
Dialysis centres in district hospitals.
Kerala Institute of Local Administration to be converted into a