GST tax rate on - 49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans.

HS Description Percentage
4901

Brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets

CGST - 2.5%
SGST - 2.5%
IGST - 5%
CESS - Nil
49060000

Plans and drawings for architectural, engineering, industrial, commercial, topographical or similar purposes, being originals drawn by hand; hand-written texts; photographic reproductions on sensitised paper and carbon copies of the foregoing

CGST - 6%
SGST - 6%
IGST - 12%
CESS - Nil
4907

Unused postage, revenue or similar stamps of current or new issue in the country in which they have, or will have, a recognised face value; stamp-impressed paper; banknotes; cheque forms; stock, share or bond certificates and similar documents of title [other than Duty Credit Scrips]

CGST - 6%
SGST - 6%
IGST - 12%
CESS - Nil
4908

Transfers (decalcomanias)

CGST - 6%
SGST - 6%
IGST - 12%
CESS - Nil
4909

Printed or illustrated postcards; printed cards bearing personal greetings, messages or announcements, whether or not illustrated, with or without envelopes or trimmings

CGST - 6%
SGST - 6%
IGST - 12%
CESS - Nil
4910

Calendars of any kind, printed, including calendar blocks

CGST - 6%
SGST - 6%
IGST - 12%
CESS - Nil
4911

Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs; such as Trade advertising material, Commercial catalogues and the like, printed Posters, Commercial catalogues, Printed inlay cards, Pictures, designs and photographs, Plan and drawings for architectural engineering, industrial, commercial, topographical or similar purposes reproduced with the aid of computer or any other devices

CGST - 6%
SGST - 6%
IGST - 12%
CESS - Nil
4907

Judicial, Non-judicial stamp papers, Court fee stamps when sold by the Government Treasuries or Vendors authorized by the Government

CGST - 0%
SGST - 0%
IGST - 0%
CESS - Nil
4907

Postal items, like envelope, Post card etc., sold by Government

CGST - 0%
SGST - 0%
IGST - 0%
CESS - Nil
4907

Rupee notes or coins when sold to Reserve Bank of India or the Government of India

CGST - 0%
SGST - 0%
IGST - 0%
CESS - Nil
4907

Cheques, lose or in book form

CGST - 0%
SGST - 0%
IGST - 0%
CESS - Nil
4901

Printed books, including Braille books

CGST - 0%
SGST - 0%
IGST - 0%
CESS - Nil
4902

Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material

CGST - 0%
SGST - 0%
IGST - 0%
CESS - Nil
4903

Children's picture, drawing or colouring books

CGST - 0%
SGST - 0%
IGST - 0%
CESS - Nil
49040000

Music, printed or in manuscript, whether or not bound or illustrated

CGST - 0%
SGST - 0%
IGST - 0%
CESS - Nil
4905

Maps and hydrographic or similar charts of all kinds, including atlases, wall maps, topographical plans and globes, printed

CGST - 0%
SGST - 0%
IGST - 0%
CESS - Nil
4907

Duty Credit Scrips

CGST - 0%
SGST - 0%
IGST - 0%
CESS - Nil

6 Digit HS Code for chapter 49 - Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans.

4 Digit HS Code for chapter 49 - Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans.

8 Digit HS Code for chapter 49 - Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans.