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Tax collection in Haryana goes up: Minister


Press Trust of India Chandigarh
Tax collection in Haryana has increased by an average of 12 per cent during the last four years, a minister said today.
The collection which was Rs 25,567 crore in 2013-14, has increased to about Rs 41,000 crore in 2017-18, Haryana Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu said here today.
"Haryana is leading in every field, and this achievement is the result of the transparent policies pursued by the state government," he said.
The growth of tax collection, which was 8.52 per cent in 2013-14, has now increased to 20.76 per cent, which is a great achievement. The collection includes stamp and registration fee, excise duty, vehicle tax and sales tax/GST, he said in a statement.
Capt Abhimanyu said the financial condition of Haryana was improving.
"While on one hand, government funds are being utilized appropriately, on the other hand, the tax collection has gone up," he said.
Further giving details about the tax collection, the minister said, "the tax collection was Rs 25,567 crore in 2013-14, Rs 27,635 crore in 2014-15, Rs 30,930 crore in 2015-16, Rs 34,026 crore in 2016-17 and Rs 41,000 in 2017-18. In terms of annual increase, which was 8.52 in 2013-14, has reached 20.76 per cent in 2017-18".

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First Published: Jul 31 2018 | 10:35 PM IST

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