Check how Budget 2013 impacts you

Chidambaram has more or less spared items used by the common man from a price hike but the affluent will have to pay more.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published:February 28, 2013 2:50 pm

In the Budget 2013-14,Finance Minister P Chidambaram has more or less spared items used by the common man from a price hike but the affluent will have to pay more following the tax proposals.

Following is a list of what will be costlier and cheaper:

Post-Budget: What’s costlier

* Mobile phone handsets priced above Rs 2,000

* Sports Utility Vehicles

* Imported cars and high-end vehicles priced over $40,000

* Imported bikes with engine capacity of 800cc and above

* Imported yacht and motorboats

* Cigarettes

* Dining at air-conditioned restaurants

* Sales of immovable property worth over Rs 50 lakh

* Home/flats with a carpet area of 2,000 sq ft or more or of a value of Rs 1 crore or more

* Marbles for flooring

* Silk clothes produced using imported raw materials,

* Set top boxes

* Parking fees

Post-Budget: What’s cheaper

* Branded apparels

* Precious stones

* Imported cheaper hazel nuts and dehulled oat grain

* Sabudana (tapioca sago)

* Truck chassis

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