There has been consistent and significant improvement in the position of Direct Tax collections during the current fiscal across all parameters. The growth rate of Total Gross DT Collections has improved from 10.0% in Q1, to 10.3% in Q2, to 12.6% in Q3 and to 13.5% as on 15th January, 2018. Similarly, the growth rate of Total Net DT Collections has climbed up from 14.8% in Q1, to 15.8% in Q2, to 18.2% in Q3 and to 18.7% as on 15th January, 2018.
The growth has been particularly good in the collections under Corporate Income Tax (CIT). Gross CIT Collections, which were growing at the rate of 4.8% in Q1, attained a growth rate of 5.1% in Q2, 10.1% in Q3 and 11.4% as on 15th January, 2018. Similarly, the growth rate of Net CIT Collections increased from 10.8% in Q2, to 17.4% in Q3 and to 18.2% as on 15th January, 2018.