Indirect Tax Collections upto August, 2016 show increase of 27.5%

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The figures for indirect tax collections (Central Excise, Service Tax and Customs) upto August 2016 show that net revenue collections are at Rs 3.36 lakh crore which is 27.5% more than the net collections for the corresponding period last year. Till August 2016, 43.2% of the Budget Estimates of indirect taxes for Financial Year 2016-17 has been achieved.

As regards Central Excise, net tax collections stood at Rs.1.53 lakh crore during April-August, 2016 as compared to Rs.1.03 lakh crore during the corresponding period in the previous Financial Year, thereby registering a growth of 48.8%.

Net Tax collections on account of Service Tax during April-August, 2016 stood at Rs.92,696 crore as compared to Rs. 75,219 crore during the corresponding period in the previous Financial Year, thereby registering a growth of 23.2%.

Net Tax collections on account of Customs during April-August 2016 stood at Rs. 90,448 crore as compared to Rs. 85,557 crore during the same period in the previous Financial Year, thereby registering a growth of 5.7%.

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