India advance tax receipts up 10.4 pct y/y for Dec 1-20 - govt

Last Updated: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 08:20 hrs

NEW DELHI, Dec 24 (Reuters) - India's advance tax receipts grew an annual 10.4 percent to 782.3 billion rupees ($14.2 billion) in the first 20 days of December, the finance ministry said in a statement on Monday.

The tax figures are for the period Dec. 1 to Dec. 20.

Advance tax collections grew 7.5 percent on year between April 1 and Dec. 20, the statement added. ($1 = 55.1050 Indian rupees) (Reporting by Rajesh Kumar Singh; Editing by Sunil Nair)

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