Total direct tax collections up to 16th January 2017 amount to Rs. 5,76,408 crore. For the financial year 2017-18, the Budget Estimates fixed for direct taxes are Rs. 9,80,000 crore.
As per Receipt Budget 2017-18, the Budget Estimates for direct taxes have been fixed at Rs. 9,80,000 crore, including Rs. 5,38,745 crore for Corporation Tax and Rs. 4,41,255 crore for Taxes on Income.
This was stated by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.