Govt removes windfall tax on crude oil production, slashes it on diesel
Govt removes windfall tax on crude oil production, slashes it on diesel

Government has reduce providence tax on crude oil manufacturing to nil from 3,500 rupees ($42.56) in line with tonne powerful from Tuesday, in step with a central authority notification.

The providence tax on diesel has been slashed to Rs 0.five in line with litre from Re 1 in line with litre earlier. There isn't anyt any providence tax on petroleum and ATF.

Windfall tax is levied via way of means of governments while an enterprise abruptly earns big income. The tax changed into levied in July ultimate yr as excessive power fees caused hovering income for oil producers.

Since then, providence taxes for crude oil have declined from Rs 23,250 in line with tonne in July 2022 to Rs 3,500 in line with tonne as of 21 March 2023, mimicking Brent Crude Oil fees.

The selection comes at a time while the OPEC+ determined to reduce manufacturing.  The circulate caused Brent growing via way of means of nearly 6 in line with cent to USD 84.fifty eight in line with barrel on Monday.

This spurt will opposite the softening in costs witnessed withinside the basket of crude oil that India imports. The Indian basket changed into soaring withinside the variety of USD 73-seventy four in line with barrel for maximum of the second one 1/2 of of ultimate month and had brightened possibilities of a reduce in petrol and diesel fees.


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