Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes[
Direct tax collections recorded a growth of 42% for the five-month period ending August 2007. Net tax collections stood at Rs.61,030 crore, up from Rs.42,980 crore during the same period last fiscal.
Corporate tax recorded a growth of 49.49% at Rs.33,766 crore, up from Rs.22,587 crore during the previous fiscal. Personal income tax (including FBT, STT and BCTT) grew by 33.76% at Rs.27,206 crore, up from Rs.20,340 crore. The growth in Securities Transaction Tax (STT) was 35.16% and Banking Cash Transaction Tax (BCTT) was 79.73%.
During the fiscal 2007-08, direct tax collections have consistently maintained a growth of over 40%, reflecting continued buoyancy in the economy, better tax compliance and improved tax administration.