HSN Code and GST Rate for Tea, Coffee & Spices

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Team Masters India at March 15, 2022
HSN Code and GST Rate for Tea, Coffee & Spices

GST rates and HSN codes for Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices (pepper, chilli powder, black pepper, garam masala), cardamom (elaichi)

HSN code">HSN code (Harmonized System of Nomenclature) is used to classify various categories of goods and services under the Goods and Services Act. Initially, HSN codes of 6-digits were used to classify commodities for customs and central excise in India. Later on, two more digits were added to classify HSN codes more accurately. Now it is an 8-digit unique code. GST Act contains Provisions, HSN codes and GST on Tea, Coffee GST Rate, Mate and Spices.
  • Coffee HSN Code is 0901, and Coffee GST rate is 5%.
  • Tea HSN Code/  HSN Code for Tea Powder is 0902, and Tea GST rate is 5%.
  • HSN code for Mate is 0903, and the GST rate is 5%.
  • Spices HSN Code and HSN Code for other products garam masala hsn code and gst rate ranges between 0904 to 0910, and the chargeable GST rate is 5%.
  • HSN Code of black pepper is 0904
  • HSN Code of chilli powder is 0904
  • Elaichi HSN Code is 0908
Clarification on GST rate in case of IGST, CGST & SGST.
  •  IGST applies to Inter-State supply, and it is always equal to the GST rate.
Ex.: if GST rate is 5%, then IGST will be 5%.
  •  CGST applies to Intra-State supply, and it is equal to half of the GST rate.
Ex.: if GST rate is 5%, then CGST will be 2.5%.
  • SGST also applies to Intra-State supply, and it is equal to half of the GST rate.
Ex.: if GST rate is 5%, then SGST will be 2.5%. The following is the table for HSN codes and GST rates of Tea, coffee, spices, Mate:
HSN Code Description GST Rate IGST CGST SGST CESS
901 Coffee, roasted whether or not or decaffeinated; coffee husks and skins; coffee substitutes containing coffee in any proportion other than coffee beans not roasted. 5 5 2.5 2.5 0
902 Tea, whether or not flavoured other than unprocessed green leaves of tea. 5 5 2.5 2.5 0
903 Maté 5 5 2.5 2.5 0
904 Pepper of the genus Piper; dried or crushed or ground fruits of the genus Capsicum or of the genus Pimenta 5 5 2.5 2.5 0
905 Vanilla 5 5 2.5 2.5 0
906 Cinnamon and cinnamon-tree flowers 5 5 2.5 2.5 0
907 Cloves (whole fruit, cloves and stems) 5 5 2.5 2.5 0
908 Nutmeg, mace and cardamoms 5 5 2.5 2.5 0
909 Seeds of anise, badian, fennel, coriander, cumin or caraway; juniper berries other than of seed quality. 5 5 2.5 2.5 0
0910 [other than 0910 11 10, 0910 30 10] Ginger other than fresh ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma) other than fresh turmeric, thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices 5 5 2.5 2.5 0
07, 09 or 10 All goods of seed quality 0 0 0 0 0
901 Coffee beans, not roasted 0 0 0 0 0
902 Unprocessed green leaves of tea 0 0 0 0 0
909 Seeds of anise, badian, fennel, coriander, cumin or caraway; juniper berries [of seed quality] 0 0 0 0 0
0910 11 10 Fresh ginger, other than in processed form 0 0 0 0 0
0910 30 10 Fresh turmeric, other than in processed form 0 0 0 0 0
12 All goods of seed quality 0 0 0 0 0

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