CBDT asks field officers to step up collections to meet Rs 10.05 lakh crore target
In the April-January period, the government has collected Rs 6.95 lakh crore from direct taxes, which was 69.2 per cent of the revised estimate of Rs 10.05 lakh crore for full 2017-18 fiscal. In the last fiscal (2016-17), the government had collected Rs 8.49 lakh crore as direct taxes.
CBDT has asked its field officers to step up efforts and put more focus on better performing zones. Image source: Reuters