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What are the GST rates for packers and movers in Pune?

Lots of people are confused and want to know what the GST rate is charged by packers and movers companies? Is it 5%, 12% or 18%? If you are also confused, then read our blog from beginning to the end, it will clear all your doubts by the end.

Before reading this, let’s focus on what is GST?

GST is an Indirect tax that aims for replacing the other indirect taxes in India which are VAT, Service tax, excise duty, etc. The GST Act was implemented by the Government of India on July 1st, 2017.

There is a misinterpretation in people’s minds about the movers and packers rate under GST. In Social media, you will regularly see clients protesting about being fleeced with higher GST rates. They always question the GST rate for movers and packers is a simple 5%, yet commonly, they are charged 18%. Cargo Balaji packers and movers will explain everything to you in detail in this blog.

What is the real truth about it? 

Here are the list of standard GST rates involves in logistics service:

5% GST is on Transportation service

18% GST is on Transit Insurance

18% GST is on Packing and moving service

Reality is the GST tax rate of packers and movers comes under the 18% GST slab.

Packers and movers companies also deal with transportation, they not only provide moving services but also they shift goods from one place to another place.

Let’s understand it with the help of an example, if you are shifting your household things in Pune and you are taking loading-unloading service, transport service, packing and rearranging service by logistics company, you see that you are using full services of packers and movers, thus in this case you have to pay 18% GST rate.

The 5% GST rate is applicable when clients only use transport of the packers and movers companies. If you are only availing transport service, then you should pay 5% GST, not 10%.

Cargo Balaji has been in the packers and movers business for the last 10 years and it always works to solve the problems of clients. We also provide all kinds of packing and moving services. Call us on +91 9672551039 to hire the best services in Pune city.

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Changes By Cargo Balaji Packers and Movers After Covid-19

Relocation is a very stressful job, it is even tougher in this global Covid-19 pandemic. You can not take a risk in this situation, You will want to protect yourself in this tough time and you will try not to come in contact with the coronavirus. Cargo Balaji packers and movers are one step ahead in this work and we made so many arrangements and changes for this so that we can provide you safe and secure service. 

Our new shifting guidelines during Covid-19

  • Online Booking – To avoid close contact in this pandemic, You can make a booking right from your home through call or our website, for this, you need to fill a form given on our website. You do not need to visit our main office for this.
  • Documents through email – You can get quotations for free from our website. We will send you the bills and other necessary documents over email, If you need any hard copy, we will send it to your address by post.
  • Social distancing and Sanitisation – All our workers sanitize their hands from time to time, They also maintain proper distance and use masks properly and every day we check the temperature of our workers. We follow all guidelines given by the Indian government & WHO.
  • Charges as before – Many packers and movers have increased their packing and moving charges to meet all these guidelines but we have not increased the charges, our charges are the same as before.
  • Warehouse facility –  In this Covid situation, your goods get stuck anywhere and you need one place so that you can keep your goods safe at that place. For this, we provide warehouse services at a very low cost.

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Cargo Balaji is a trusted name that provides all kinds of packing and moving services. We also have a trained and professional team for this. We are the most trusted movers and packers in the city.


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How to shift heavy items while relocating?

When you are shifting home or office, at that time you have to shift both small as well as heavy items. It can be a daunting task if you have no prior shifting experience it can create huge trouble for you. If you want a smooth and seamless shifting process you have to hire Unless professional and experienced Packers and Movers. plenty of chances are there where you had trouble handling heavy items.

However, But for this, you do not need to be worried, if you pay a little more attention, then you can easily shift your goods to your destination without any trouble. We have also given some easy steps below following which you can easily shift heavy items to your desired location. If you want, you can also call professional packers and movers.

Tips to handle heavy items are mentioned below :

  1. Handle furniture carefully – If you shifting any heavy object or large furniture, try to get help from your other family members. Do not try to move heavy furniture alone or it can cause strain on your body also maintain a strong grip or hold tightly the object while moving furniture. Professional packers and movers also follow the same approach.
  2. Clear the path – firstly clear everything that comes in your way while moving any object. When you are shifting, you have objects in your hand, at that time it can be very difficult to kick anything from the way. You must clear the route till doorway in advance. So that you can carry the goods easily outside – inside the house.
  3. Use of moving equipment – Moving tools are meant to make things easier, you can use dollies and carts to handle heavy furniture. Using Moving tools properly will get your work done quickly and easily.

Take professional help, if you want – If you are having trouble while handling heavy objects, you can call movers and packers for your help. The packers and movers have lot of experience and advanced tools, with the help of which they will shift your items easily in a shorter time.

You can call Cargo Balaji packers and movers for all moving and shifting related problems, If you need, they will help you in every way possible way.

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Tips for safe vehicle transportation by Cargo Balaji Packers and Movers

Moving a vehicle is a hectic task equivalent to home or office shifting. Vehicle transportation from one place to another is also a tough task. Some people choose to move their vehicle on their own by driving hours and hours which is a risky and tiresome process while others hire a professional vehicle shifting company like cargo Balaji, packers and movers for the transportation of their vehicle. Professional transportation or shifting companies have years of experience, they move your vehicles safely from one place to another.

For an individual or a family who are wanting to move their vehicle starting from one place to another one, their vehicle safety matters a lot for them.  You have to consider certain things given below which guarantee safe vehicle transportation anyplace in India.

Hire best vehicle shifting company – Check before hiring any vehicle transportation company, they are reliable and experienced or not, they are using spacious and big vehicles to move your car or bike to the desired destination. Check the background, user reviews and ratings online about the company.

Get a free quotation from the company – It is the best method for comparing the price of different companies, It also helps in deciding which company is suitable or fits in your budget. Go ahead with those packers and movers who are offering the best service at an affordable price.

Empty Vehicle’s fuel tank – Fuel is only required in the moving process for loading- unloading. So always empty your fuel tank or almost ¼, otherwise, it will increase your vehicle weight and because of this, you do not have to pay extra money to the company.

Vehicle Insurance – Always insure your vehicle before handing it to the company, if in any case your vehicle is damaged or lost, you can claim for money. It will help you to meet expenses if your vehicle gets damaged. Insurance is not an extra burden, it helps you in difficult times. This is why one should never ignore insurance for your vehicle.

Off-season – Always use the off-season to move your vehicle, Avoid Summers, It is the busiest time for packers and movers companies. Choose the beginning or end of the year, At this time charges are very low and you will get the best deal.Cargo Balaji packers and movers, also offer transportation service. We have years of experience and a skilled team for it. We are a renowned company in Chennai in this field. Hire us and experience the best transportation service in the city.