This Article is From Jul 05, 2019

Budget 2019: What Is Cheaper And What Is Costlier

Budget 2019: What Is Cheaper And What Is Costlier

Union Budget 2019: Several tax benefits were announced for purchasing electric vehicles.

New Delhi:

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first budget proposed a number of changes to levies several items. Here is your list of things that will cost more and less:


  • Electric vehicles
  • Affordable houses
  • Set top boxes
  • Imported defence equipment
  • Imported parts of electric vehicles
  • Camera module and charger of mobile phones
  • Imported raw material for manufacture of artificial kidneys
  • Imported wool fiber, wool tops


  • Petrol
  • Diesel
  • Cash withdrawal over Rs 1 crore/year
  • Fully-imported cars
  • Split air-conditioners
  • Cigarettes, hookah and chewing tobacco
  • Imported auto parts
  • Imported stainless steel products
  • Imported gold and precious metals
  • Imported paper and paper products including printed books
  • Imported loud-speakers, indoor and outdoor unit of split AC
  • Imported plugs, sockets, switches
  • CCTV cameras, IP cameras, digital video recorders
  • Loudspeakers
  • Optical fibre
  • PVC
  • Vinyl flooring
  • Metal fittings
  • Marble slabs
  • Ceramic tiles and wall tiles
  • Mountings for furniture
  • Imported cashew kernels
  • Raw materials for manufacture of soap