Direct tax collections surge 15.7 pc to Rs 6.75 lakh cr in Apr-Nov

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New Delhi, Dec 10: Gross direct tax collections surged 15.7 per cent to Rs 6.75 lakh crore for April-November, the finance ministry said Monday.
Refunds worth Rs 1.23 lakh crore have been issued in the eight months of the current fiscal, which is 20.8 per cent higher than refunds issued in the same period last year.
“The provisional figures of direct tax collections up to November, 2018, show that gross collections are at Rs 6.75 lakh crore which is 15.7 per cent higher than the gross collections for the corresponding period of last year,” the finance ministry said in a statement.