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Sachin, Akki top I-T payers list

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has become the highest taxpayer among sportspersons in the country for the last quarter of 2009, while film stars Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan edged past others in Bollywood on individual tax payers category.

entertainment Updated: Jan 10, 2010 17:42 IST

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has become the highest taxpayer among sportspersons in the country for the last quarter of 2009, while film stars Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan edged past others in Bollywood on individual tax payers category.

Sachin paid Rs 1.5 crore for the quarter till December and stood at 115th position ahead of Indian cricket skipper MS Dhoni among the 500 top tax payers of the country.

Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan have occupied 25th and 26th positions respectively edging past all others in Bollywood, including actors Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan by dishing out Rs 4.5 crore each for the December period in the current financial year.

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan is missing from the top 500 list though his son and daughter-in-law figure in it.