The atmosphere of tax terror gradually faded after Narendra Modi became Prime Minister: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday that the number of taxpayers in the country had increased significantly over the past eight years and that the atmosphere of “tax terror” had gradually faded after Narendra Modi was became prime minister.

Speaking after the release of Aarohan, a coffee table book and e-book on the income tax department’s progressive contribution over the decades, here he said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi , the economic behavior of the country’s population has changed.

The program was organized to mark the 75th anniversary of India’s independence and “Amrit Mahotsav”, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Personnel.

Singh, the Minister of State for Personnel, said that today the number of people willing to pay income tax is increasing and the credit goes to Prime Minister Modi who took several groundbreaking decisions, courageous and confident such as the introduction of TPS in recent years.

The Minister said that for the country’s comprehensive and inclusive growth, its economy must grow rather than be regulated.

He said that before 2014, the country had long witnessed a nightmare of struggle to make decisions for the people of the country, but all that has changed today.

Singh said the number of taxpayers in the country had increased significantly over the past eight years and the previous atmosphere of “tax terror” had gradually faded after Prime Minister Modi took office, the statement said. .

The minister said there was a time when only four crore people paid income tax in the country of over 130 crore people, but expressed hope that by the 100th anniversary of independence of India in 2047, only four crores of people will be left outside of income tax. report.


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