NEW DELHI, Jan 9:April-December 2016 direct tax collection up 12.01 pc said FM.
Indirect tax collection in April-December 2015 up 25 pc says FM.
Excise collection up 43 pc, service tax 23.9 pc, customs
duty increases 4.1 pc said FM.
In December, customs collections dipped 6.1 pc as gold
imports came down; Excise, which is linked to manufacturing, increased 31.6 pc, service tax up 12.4 pc says FM.
Indirect tax collection in December 2016 up 14.2 pc says FM.
Compared to Nov 2016, indirect tax collection growth in
December 2016 is 12.8 pc says FM.
State VAT collection up; all well administered states
have seen rise in VAT collection even in Nov says FM.