Economy Petroleum products to be brought under GST in stages, says Finance Secretary Updated : July 06, 2018 03:12 PM IST The civil aviation ministry has time and again voiced its concern on the high rate of taxes on aviation turbine fuel. The GST Council, in November, had reduced the tax rate on 178 items from 28 percent to 18 percent. The finance ministry has expressed its intention to include natural gas and ATF within the purview of the goods and services tax soon. 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.