Budget Estimates News
The country's fiscal deficit widened to 4.6 percent of the Gross Domestic Product in 2019-20 mainly on account of poor revenue realisation, according to official data
Fiscal deficit touches 135.2% of budget estimate for 2019-20 at Rs 10.36 lakh cr till February-end: CGA
The government's fiscal deficit touched 135.2 percent of the full-year target at February-end mainly due to slower pace of revenue collections, according to an official data released on Tuesday
Budget 2020: Railway to get Rs 70,000-cr support, Rs 1.61 lakh cr capex; paltry 3% increase in allocation, 150 trains to be operated under PPP mode
The total receipts of the railway are targeted to increase by 9.5% in the Budget Estimates of 2020-21 over the Revised Estimates of 2019-20.
The government's fiscal deficit touched 132.4 percent of the full-year target at December-end mainly due to slower pace of revenue collections, official data showed on Friday
The country's fiscal deficit hit 114.8 percent of 2019-20 Budget Estimate at Rs 8.07 lakh crore at the end of November, official data showed on Tuesday
The country's fiscal deficit hit 102.4 percent of 2019-20 Budget Estimate at Rs 7.2 lakh crore at the end of October, government data showed on Friday
The country's fiscal deficit touched Rs 5.54 lakh crore at the end of August, which was 78.7 percent of the Budget Estimate for 2019-20, official data showed on Monday
The government's fiscal deficit touched Rs 5.47 lakh crore in the June quarter, which is 77.8 percent of the budget estimate for 2019-20
The government's fiscal deficit touched Rs 4.32 lakh crore for the June quarter, which is 61.4 percent of the budget estimate for 2019-20 fiscal
The government is estimated to have witnessed a shortfall of Rs 50,000 crore in direct tax collection target of Rs 12 lakh crore for 2018-19, a senior finance ministry official said on Tuesday
Direct tax mop up rises 14.1% to Rs 8.74 lakh cr during Apr-Dec 2018; net collections increase by 13.6% to Rs 7.43 lakh cr
The gross collections for corporate tax is 14.8 per cent while that for personal income tax is 17.2 percent.
The country's fiscal deficit touched 114.8 percent of the full-year target of Rs 6.24 lakh crore at the end of November on account of lower revenue collections, showed government data on Thursday.
Fiscal deficit widens to 95.3% of the Budget estimate in Apr-Sep on slower growth in revenue collections
In actual terms, the fiscal deficit or gap between the total expenditure and receipts was Rs 5.94 lakh crore during April-September this fiscal.
Govt committed to meet fiscal deficit target of 3.3% this year, says interim finance minister Piyush Goyal
Fiscal deficit stood at 3.53 percent of the GDP, broadly in line with the government's revised estimates for 2017-18.
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During the same period of last financial year, 2016-17, fiscal deficit was 76.4 percent of the target
Net direct tax collections during the April-August period has grown 15.03 per cent to Rs 1.89 lakh crore, led by robust collections in personal income tax
The deficit was 51.6 percent in the same quarter of last fiscal. The government estimates fiscal deficit in 2016-17 to be Rs 5.33 lakh crore or 3.5 percent of GDP
Reflecting improvement in government finances, fiscal deficit in the nine months of 2015-16 worked out to 88 per cent of the annual target as against 100.2 per cent in the same period last fiscal.