The Delhi Government has collected a record tax revenue of Rs 16,478 crore in the year 2010-11, registering a growth of 23 per cent over 2009-10.
“The collection has gone up from Rs 13,448 crore in 2009-10 to Rs 16,478 crore in 2010-11,” Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who also holds the charge of Finance department, said.
She said Value Added Tax (VAT) has fetched a maximum of Rs 12,068 crore in the year 2010-11 against a collection of Rs 10,126 crore in the preceding fiscal, posting a growth of 19.18 per cent.
The collection through tax on vehicles has surged by 52.93 per cent compared to collection in 2009-10. The government collected Rs 707 crore in 2010-11 against Rs 462 crore in 2009-10.
“Percentage-wise, we achieved maximum rise in revenue collection through tax on vehicles.