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

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 year.

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 departments.


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

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