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Union Budget 2014-15: Tax Proposals

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Net direct tax collections increased by 12.5 percent for the current financial year

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Union Government achieved FY13 Revised Tax Collection Target

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Union Budget 2012-13: Tax Proposals

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वित्त वर्ष 2010-11 में प्रत्यक्ष कर और अप्रत्यक्ष कर की वसूली 792000 हजार करोड़ रुपए पहुंची

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India’s Central Tax Collection reached Rs 7.92 lakh crore in 2010-11 exceeding Revised Estimates

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Finance Ministry Raised Direct Tax Collection Target

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Taxation in India: An Overview

India has a well-developed tax structure with clearly demarcated authority between Central and State Governments and local bodies. Central Government levies some direct and indirect taxes on individual and commodities respectively. Direct taxes are, Personal Income Tax, Wealth Tax, and Corporation Tax while indirect tax includes; Sales Tax, Excise Duty, Custom Duty and Service Tax. Currently corporation tax (20% of total tax collection) is the biggest source of income of central government.

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The Department of Revenue exercises control in respect of revenue matters relating to direct and indirect Union taxes through two statutory boards, namely, Central Board of Direct Taxes and the Central Board of Excise and Customs. This Department is also entrusted with the administration and enforcement of controls and regulatory measures provided in the enactments concerning Central sales tax, stamp duties, gold control, foreign exchange and other relevant fiscal statutes.

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