New Delhi: A large variety of day-to-day usage items and services will burn a hole in the common man's pocket with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee proposing to raise excise duty to 12 percent from 10 percent and a similar hike in service tax rate.
Following is a list of what will be costlier and which ones will be cheaper following the Budget 2012-13.

> Two-wheelers, cars, commercial vehicles.
> Refrigerators, air-conditioners, washing machines, watches
> Soaps, cosmetics, homecare items,
> Cigarettes and bidis,
> Packaged food items
> Pan masala and chewing tobacco,
> Unbranded precious metal jewellery,
> Imported luxury vehicles,
> Imported bicycles and bicycle parts,
> Imported digital still cameras,
> Imported gold bars and coins of certain categories, platinum
> Imported cut and polished coloured gem stones,
> Air travel, eating out at restaurants and hotel stays

Not all is gloomy as the Budget has also made some items and activities cheaper.


> Mobile phone parts,
> Branded silver jewellery,
> Branded garments,
> Imported LCD and LED TV panels of over 20 inch,
> Matches,
> Footwear below Rs 500,
> Adult diapers,
> Soya protein food products,
> Probiotics,
> Writing instruments,
> Imported medical equipment.