New Delhi : Just 14 lakh people out of the 2.89 crore assessees in the nation pronounced a yearly salary of over Rs 10 lakh, drawing in the most astounding duty section of 30 for every penny, in appraisal year 2012-13.
According to the Income Tax Return Statistics for Assessment Year 2012-13, 14 lakh individuals or only 4.6 for every penny of the aggregate assessees paid duties in the most elevated 30 for each penny charge section.
There are 2.89 crore assessees in the nation.
These 14 lakh individuals represented 75 for every penny of the aggregate individual wage charge gathering.
"The information uncovers obviously that there is a requirement for augmenting and developing of the assessment net now," Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia told PTI.
The examination further uncovered that of 2.89 crore citizens who recorded returns, 1.63 crore (56.4 for every penny) did not pay charges and 0.84 crore assessees (29.3 for each penny) were in the 10 for every penny charge section.
Taken together, these two sections constitute more than 85.5 for each penny of the individual assessment base.
The information appeared there were 2,669 citizens with a salary surpassing Rs 5 crore, representing 9.6 for each penny of charges gathered.
The information additionally appeared there were 1.51 crore people whose duty was deducted at source, yet did not document returns.
Had they documented the profits, the quantity of wage citizens recording returns could have gone up to 4.4 crore in 2012-13, from 2.89 crore.
The income office, sources said, will soon turn out with crisp information for evaluation year 2013-14, and it will be utilized as a part of planning system for augmenting the duty base.
According to the I-T Act, individuals procuring underneath Rs 2.5 lakh for every annum are excluded from paying charges. Those with pay between Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh pay a 10 for every penny charge while Rs 5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh give 20 for every penny charge. Individuals with pay above Rs 10 lakh pay 30 for every penny charge.