Service sector lifts India's sagging tax revenues
Despite a drop in customs and excise collections, India's mop up of indirect taxes touched nearly 25 percent of the annual budgeted target in the first four months of this fiscal.
This was thanks to a 16.5 percent jump in service tax collections over the corresponding period of the previous year, even as excise and customs revenues fell 0.4 percent and 2.2 percent respectively.
In actual numbers, indirect tax revenues increased to Rs.154,350 crore during April-July this fiscal from Rs.148,588 crore in the like period of last fiscal -- a growth of 3.9 percent.
The collections in the four months, thus, amounted to 24.8 percent of the budget estimates of Rs.623,244 crore, data released by the finance ministry showed Tuesday.
Service tax collections moved up from Rs.43,693 crore to Rs.50,850 crore during the period under review, registering an increase of 16.4 percent.
(Posted on 19-08-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:
TRAVEL MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS: