While the gross corporate tax showed an increase of 1.6% with Rs. 1.78 lakh crore as against Rs. 1.75 lakh crore, the personal income tax collection stands at Rs. 93,451 crore as against Rs. 81,353 crore, registering 14.87% growth.
Wealth tax has shown 53.9% growth, while the securities transaction tax (STT) has witnessed a negative growth of (-) 17.03%.
The direct tax collection for the first half of the current fiscal (April to September) has witnessed a growth of 5.87% over the corresponding period last year from Rs. 2.57 lakh crore to Rs. 2.72 lakh crore.
The net direct tax collection was up by 16.32% and stood at Rs. 2.27 lakh crore, as compared to Rs. 1.95 lakh crore in the same period in the last fiscal.