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Following actor Rahul Bose's tweet, excise team probes JW Marriott over exorbitant GST rates

Chandigarh’s Excise and Taxation Department’s three-member team seized all records in connection with the exorbitant GST rates charged by the JW Marriott hotel in the city. This came after actor Rahul Bose expressed his displeasure over being overcharged for two bananas in a tweet. Excise officials said it was a case of “illegal and exorbitant charge of GST”. Fresh fruits are tax-free items, while 'fruit platter' is a taxable item. The actor was served fresh fruits and tax has been charged on it.

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