There are only 6% taxpayers in our country, in which there is zero tax on 5.5%. According to the data made public last in 2020-21, there were 8.22 crore taxpayers in the country's total population of 132 crore. Of these, 7.5 crore were in the net of zero tax. At the same time, a large population is not paying any tax despite earning a lot. Not only the government but also many economists have expressed concern over this.
In such a situation, the central government has to collect income tax only on the basis of about 1.5 crore taxpayers. 60% of the population in America pays income tax. 5 states including UP-Bihar and MP have 48% stake in the country's income tax collection.
1 lakh Rs. Number of tax payers more than: 30,08,033
Taxpayers paying tax between Rs 1-10 lakh: 27,93,463
10-50 lakhs Rs. Number of tax payers till : 1,96,535
Number of tax payers from Rs 50 lakh to Rs 1 crore: 12,963
Number of people paying tax above Rs 1 crore: 5,072
The states' share in the total tax collection by the Center is Rs 10.21 lakh crore. Come, in which UP 1.8 lakh crore rupees. That is, it is on the first with a share of 18%.
Bihar has 10%, Madhya Pradesh 8% and Maharashtra-Rajasthan 6-6%.