Economy GoM favours uniform tax on lottery, GST Council to decide rate on February 20 Updated : February 18, 2019 10:16 PM IST Currently, a state-organised lottery attracts 12 percent GST while a state-authorised lottery attracts 28 percent tax. The eight-member Group of Ministers under Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar favoured hiking GST rate on the state-organised lottery to either 18 percent or 28 percent. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.