Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
New Delhi, 26th October, 2016.
Sub: Release of Income Tax Return Statistics for AY 2013-14 & 2014-15.
Central Board of Direct Taxes had proactively released in April, 2016 time-series data relating to direct tax collections, number of taxpayers, cost of collection, etc., data of number of PAN allotted and data relating to distribution of income and tax payable in the returns for AY 2012-13.
In continuation of the efforts to place more and more information in public domain, CBDT has further released data relating to distribution of income and tax payable in respect of returns filed for Assessment Years 2013-14 and 2014-15. With this release, detailed income-tax data for three recent assessment years have become available in public domain enabling researchers, scholars, policy makers, students and all other stakeholders to make a better analysis of the trends in incomes and tax payments.
The reports containing the data are available at www. incometaxindia.gov.in.
(Meenakshi J Goswami)
Commissioner of Income Tax
(Media and Technical Policy)
Official Spokesperson, CBDT.