The provisional figures of Direct Tax collections up to 10th March 2023 continue to register steady growth. Direct Tax collections up to 10th March 2023 show that gross collections are at Rs. 16.68 lakh crore which is 22.58% higher than the gross collections for the corresponding period of last year.
Direct Tax collection, net of refunds, stands at Rs. 13.73 lakh crore which is 16.78% higher than the net collections for the corresponding period of last year. This collection is 96.67% of the total Budget Estimates and 83.19% of the Total Revised Estimates of Direct Taxes for F.Y. 2022-23.
So far as the growth rate for Corporate Income Tax (CIT) and Personal Income Tax (PIT) in terms of gross revenue collections is concerned, the growth rate for CIT is 18.08% while that for PIT (including STT) is 27.57%. After the adjustment of refunds, the net growth in CIT collections is 13.62% and that in PIT collections is 20.73% (PIT only)/ 20.06% (PIT including STT).
Refunds amounting to Rs.2.95 lakh crore have been issued from 1st April, 2022 to 10th March 2023, which are 59.44% higher than refunds issued during the same period in the preceding year.