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Direct tax mop up rises 15 Percent to Rs 4.39 lakh cr in Apr to Oct

Direct tax mop up rises 15 Percent to Rs 4.39 lakh cr in Apr to Oct
The government has collected Rs 4.39 lakh crore in direct taxes, up 15.2 percent year-on-year, during the first seven months of the current fiscal year. The collection, which includes personal income tax and corporate tax, represents 44.8 per cent of the total Budget Estimates of Rs 9.8 lakh crore in direct taxes for 201718
“The provisional figures of direct tax collections up to October, 2017, show that net collections are at Rs 4.39 lakh crore, which is 15.2 per cent higher than the net collections for the corresponding period of last year,”a finance ministry statement said.
Gross collections (before adjusting for refunds) have increased 10.7 per cent to Rs 5.28 lakh crore during AprilOctober, 2017.Refunds amounting to Rs 89,507 crore were issued during the seve-nmonth period
The Business Standard, New Delhi, 08th November 2017

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