E-filing Grows 3X; Government Identifies 1.36 crore tax evaders

In response to a query, Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar said that 4.2% of the Indian population has paid income tax in 2015-16, which is a sharp three times increase as compared to 2012.

He also added that government has identified 1.36 crore Indians, who have tax liabilities but have evaded filing.