Tamil Nadu Government reduces entertainment tax for Cinemas to 8%

Tamil Nadu Government reduces entertainment tax for Cinemas to 8%

Following this move, salaries for state government employees and government teachers in Tamil Nadu will reportedly increase by 20 per cent.

This has once again raised protest from the industry and on October 4, the multiplexes made a decision to shut shops, which was expected to impact around Rs 100 crore loss for them. "Mersal's advance booking will start from Monday", informed Abirami Ramanathan, president of theatre association of Tamil Nadu during the media interaction after the meeting. At least six to seven new releases were postponed due to the protest in the recent weeks.

Speaking to reporters here the official, Vishal, said the decision on tax reduction follows a meeting of Chief Minister K. Palaniswami with Tamil movie industry representatives.

"It is good that the government has chose to reduce the tax". The total ticket price will be approximately around Rs 230. I don't think people would mind paying Rs 8 in addition to a Rs 100 ticket.

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The TFPC has cleared the roadblock for Mersal's release and the film will hit the screens on Diwali as scheduled. The new price slabs will come into effect from Diwali. Overall, an expected 34 lakh civilian government employees and around 14 lakh defence personnel will be benefited after their salaries will be revised.

During last week of September, a local body entertainment tax of 10 per cent was announced by the municipal authorities which was stoutly opposed by film industry bodies.

Over and above the prices, entertainment tax and GST will be levied on cinema tickets, he added.

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