The Finance Minister said she would be increasing surcharge on petrol and diesel by Rs 1 per litre.
Gold will be taxed more from 10 to 12.5 per cent, Sitharaman said.
More tax if you earn more than Rs 2 crore per annum
Those with highest income bracket need to contribute more to the nation, the Finance Minister said.
Those earning more than Rs 2 crore or Rs 5 crore will have to pay more tax. If you earn more than Rs 2 crore then your tax burden is going up by 3 per cent.
If you earn more than Rs 5 crore be prepared for the tax burden to rise by 7 percent.
Tax if you withdraw more than Rs one crore in a year from a bank account
To discourage business payments in tax, the Finance Minister said a tax rate of 2 percent will be imposed on cash withdrawals exceeding Rs 1 crore from a bank account.
There will be no tax on Merchant Discount Rate either for cashless transactions.