Total Income Tax Payers / Assesses in India

April 14, 2010 · Author: · Category: business 

We have just received Information from the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue Assistant Director on the total number of Income Tax Assesses in India. Can you take a guess ? India’s population is around 1.1 bn while the Income tax assesses / payers are less than 4%. yes you have read that right. Here is how the Income Tax Payers Base in India looks like,

  • FY 2006-07 – 3,19,25,978 [31.9 mn]
  • FY 2007-08 – 3,26,87,220 [32.6 mn]
  • FY 2008-09 – 3,33,98,571 [33.3 mn]

This also includes SMEs and others. We are waiting for further details and break up on Individuals and other categories of income tax payers in India. Stay tuned on, we will update it within couple of weeks.


5 Responses to “Total Income Tax Payers / Assesses in India”

  1. Income Tax Asseses / Payesr in India based on Job, Business etc | FreePress India on May 8th, 2010 21:35

    […] We obtained Authenticated numbers from the Ministry of Finance / Dept of Revenue on the total number of Income tax Payers in India. We wanted to know the break up under each class and here is the breakup as given by IT Department […]

  2. Amrit on March 2nd, 2011 16:20

    There are 33 million tax payer in india which means less than 4% of the total population. In many European countries it is more than 20-40%

    But i want to ask one thing that is among 33 million tax payers, how many actually pay tax. There are lot of people who makes there tax file in such way that they have to pay no tax at all.

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    […] Individuals / Firms / Entities who may have evaded Income Tax. This is a Great Achievement as the Total Number of Tax Payers in India is mere 3.3 Crore. You can have a look at the breakup of the IT payers according to their profession or business […]

  4. Mohan Mokhariwale on May 1st, 2014 19:41

    I would like to know how many people have salry above 10.00 Lacs & 20.00 Lacs gross annually.

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