91 lakh new taxpayers added, undisclosed income of Rs 16,398 crore identified post demonetisation

Personal income tax return filing has gone up post-demonetisationdue to ownership of unanimous money being identified, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: May 16, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
91 lakh new taxpayers added, undisclosed income of Rs 16,398 crore identified post demonetisation

New Delhi: Personal income tax return filing has gone up post-demonetisationdue to ownership of unanimous money being identified, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.

It is no longer safe to deal with excessive cash, tax evaded money, Finance Minister said.

Undisclosed income of Rs 16,398 crore identified post demonetisation, CBDT Chairman said.

He further said that 91 lakh new taxpayers added post-demonetisation and 30 crore plus PAN allocated.