Thiruvananthapuram | Food items such as coconut oil, wheat, berger and pizza will cost more as the Kerala Government has imposed tax on these items in the Budget for Financial year 2016-17.
Presenting the Budget in the Assembly Friday, Kerala Finance Minister Do. Thomas Isaac has announced 5% tax on coconut oil, 14% tax on berger and pizza, and 5% tax on packed wheat products.
Textiles tax rate was increased by 2%.
The minister said the government intends to impose 20 % tax on plastic plate and glass.
Transport vehicles tax has been hiked by 10%.
Fat tax will be levied on cooked food in branded restaurants.
Tax on hotel room rent was reduced.