Delhi Govt collects Rs 8394cr revenue in 8 months of `09

Last Updated: Thursday, December 24, 2009 - 21:18

New Delhi: Delhi Government collected a
total tax revenue of Rs 8394.2 crore in first eight months of
financial year 2009-10, which is an increase of 3.4 per cent
comparing to the corresponding period of the last fiscal.

The collection of excise tax increased by 13.2 per cent
while collection of betting tax grew by 14.1 per cent
comparing to last year, officials said.

Last year, the Government collected a total of Rs 12,180
crore while the target for 2009-10 was fixed at Rs 13,174

The total VAT collection in the last eight months was
Rs 6,331 crore while the total revenue collected from stamp
duty was Rs 635 crore.

The Government had collected Rs 6,032 crore from VAT and
Rs 659 crore from stamp duty last year.

The total collection from excise duty in the last eight
months has been Rs 992 crore while it was Rs 877 crore last

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today reviewed the progress
of tax collection for the current fiscal at a high-level
meeting also attended by the Finance Minister A K Walia,
besides top officials of the Finance, Revenue and Excise


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First Published: Thursday, December 24, 2009 - 21:18

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