Prior to the film's release, team Thappad received good news. Madhya Pradesh government has announced a three-month exemption from the State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) on the upcoming Taapsee Pannu starrer. The reports states that the top official of the Commercial Tax department did tax exemption keeping the film's important subject in mind. Usually, film tickets carry a 9% CGST and 9% SGST. The officials have told single-screen cinemas and multiplexes to not collect SGST on the tickets for Thappad. Thappad, directed by Anubhav Sinha, Thappad gives a message against domestic violence. The film is to release on this Friday.