The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has given a go-ahead to new tax provisions for housing units, Revenue Secretary A B Pandey said.
Reasonable time for transition will be given to developers in consultation with states, Pandey told reporters after the Council meet in New Delhi.
The meeting deliberated on the transition provision and related issues for the implementation of lower GST rates for the real estate sector.
Pandey said GST rates for new projects will be mandatory from April 1.
Details to follow soon.
(With inputs from agency)