The provisional figures of Direct Tax collections up to January, 2018 show that net collections are at Rs.6.95 lakh crore which is 19.3% higher than the net collections for the corresponding period of last year.
The net Direct Tax collections represent 69.2% of the Revised Estimates of Direct Taxes for F.Y. 2017-18 (Rs.10.05 lakh crore).Gross collections (before adjusting for refunds) have increased by 13.3% to Rs.8.21 lakh crore during April 2017 to January 2018.
Refunds amounting to Rs.1.26 lakh crore have been issued during April 2017 to January 2018.
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