HSN Code and GST Rate for Musical Instruments

GST Rate & HSN Code for Musical Instruments

GST Rate & HSN Code for Musical Instruments

In this article we look at the HSN code and GST rate for musical instruments, parts and related accessories which fall under Chapter 92 of HSN Code.

This Chapter does not cover:

  • Parts of general use as defined in Note 2 to Section XV, of base metal (Section XV), or similar goods of plastics (Chapter 39);
  • Microphones, amplifiers, loud-speakers, head-phones, switches, stroboscopes or other accessory instruments, apparatus or equipment of Chapter 85 or 90, for use with but not incorporated in or housed in the same cabinet as instruments of this Chapter.
  • Toy instruments or apparatus (headings 9503);
  • brushes for cleaning musical instruments (heading 9603), or monopods, bipods, tripods and similar articles (heading 9620); or
  • Collectors’ pieces or antiques (heading 9705 or 9706)

Bows and sticks and similar devices used in playing musical instruments of heading 9202 or 9206 presented with such instruments in numbers normal thereto and clearly intended for use therewith, are to be classified in the same heading as the relative instruments.  Cards, discs and rolls of heading 9209 presented with an instrument are to be treated as separate articles and not as forming a part of such instruments.

Read the detailed analysis on GST rate for musical instruments.

HSN CodeHSN Item DescriptionPolicyPolicy ConditionsGST Rate in Percentage
9201PIANOS, INCLUDING AUTOMATIC PIANOS; HARPSI-CHORDS AND OTHER KEYBOARD STRINGED INSTRUMENTS
9201 10 00Upright pianosFree28
9201 20 00Grand pianosFree28
9201 90 00OtherFree28
9202OTHER STRING MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS (FOR EXAMPLE, GUITARS, VIOLINS, HARPS)
9202 10 00Played with a bowFree28
9202 90 00OtherFree28
9205WIND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS (FOR EXAMPLE, KEYBOARD PIPE ORGANS, ACCORDIONS, CLARINETS, TRUMPETS, BAGPIPES) OTHER THAN FAIRGROUND ORGANS AND MECHANICAL STREET ORGANS
9205 10 00Brass-wind instrumentsFree28
9205 90Other:
9205 90 10FlutesFree28
9205 90 20ClarinetsFree28
9205 90 90OtherFree28
9206 00 00Percussion musical instruments (for example, drums, xylophones, cymbols, castanets, maracas)Free28
9207MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, THE SOUND OF WHICH IS PRODUCED, OR MUST BE AMPLIFIED, ELECTRICALLY (FOR EXAMPLE, ORGANS, GUITARS, ACCORDIONS)
9207 10 00Keyboard instruments, other than accordionsFree28
9207 90 00OtherFree28
9208MUSICAL BOXES, FAIRGROUND ORGANS, MECHANICAL STREET ORGANS, MECHANICAL SINGING BIRDS, MUSICAL SAWS AND OTHER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS NOT FALLING WITHIN ANY OTHER HEADING OF THIS CHAPTER; DECOY CALLS OF ALL KINDS; WHISTLES, CALL HORNS AND OTHER MOUTH-BLOWN SOUND SIGNALLING INSTRUMENTS
9208 10 00Musical boxesFree28
9208 90 00OtherFree28
9209PARTS (FOR EXAMPLE, MECHANISMS FOR MUSICAL BOXES) AND ACCESSORIES (FOR EXAMPLE, CARDS, DISCS AND ROLLS FOR MECHANICAL INSTRUMENTS) OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; METRONOMES, TUNING FORKS AND PITCH PIPES OF ALL KINDS
9209 30 00Musical instrument stringsFree28
 Other:
9209 91 00Parts and accessories for pianosFree28
9209 92 00Parts and accessories for the musical instruments of heading 9202Free28
9209 94 00Parts and accessories for the musical instruments of heading 9207Free28
9209 99
9209 99 00OtherFree28

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