Bihar State Government Tables Bill in Assembly to Replace Ordinance on 28% GST on e-Gaming

November 10, 2023 | Tax

INDIA (November 8, 2023) — The Government of Bihar, on Monday tabled an amendment bill in the assembly to replace an ordinance to facilitate the imposition of 28 per cent GST on online gaming in the state.

The additional tax on online gaming, racecourses and casinos has been in force in the state since October 1, following the Centre’s notification in this regard in September.

News services reported State Finance Minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary tabled the Bihar Goods and Services Tax (Second Amendment) Bill-2023 on Monday, the first day of the winter session of the state legislature.

The Union Ministry of Finance issued notifications for implementing 28 per cent uniform GST on online money games, casinos, horse racing, betting, gambling and lottery in September. The new tax regime has been in force in the state since October 1. Now the promulgated ordinance will be replaced by the amendment bill,” Choudhary told PTI.

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