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Gurgaon accounts for lion's share in Haryana's tax kitty: Assocham

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on November 01, 2011 Published on November 01, 2011

Gurgaon accounted for about 23 per cent or Rs 1,826 crore of the total tax of Rs 8,044 crore realised from 1.7 lakh assesses under the Haryana Value Added Tax Act 2003 during 2009-10.

Highlighting the district's contribution in the state's economic development, an analysis by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham) said Gurgaon also accounted for about 7 per cent of total tax realised under the Central Sales Tax Act 1956 with a share of Rs 285 crore of the total Rs 4,063 crore. Of the total 1.67 lakh assesses, about 24,000 were from Gurgaon, it said.

Under the Passenger and Goods Tax Act 1952, too, the district accounted for about 15 per cent of total tax collected, with a share of about Rs 51.88 crore, it said.

Out of total value of property transferred worth Rs 32,000 crore in Haryana, Gurgaon accounted for about Rs 4,200 crore with about 47,200 registered properties against about 5.4 lakh in the entire state.

Interestingly, in the field of entertainment, too, Gurgaon accounted for about Rs 14 crore and 60 per cent of total entertainment tax receipts worth Rs 25 crore in Haryana.

“Gurgaon accounts for a sizeable proportion of total number of large, medium and small units operating throughout Haryana, making it one of India's fastest growing commercial hubs,” said Mr D.S Rawat, Secretary General, Assocham, while releasing ‘A Statistical Note on Gurgaon.'

The district alone accounted for nearly 71 per cent and Rs 30,608 crore out of total exports from Haryana worth Rs 43,031 crore in 2009-10, he said.

Nearly 435 units are based in Gurgaon with an investment of Rs 6,450 crore employing about 60,000 people producing goods and services worth Rs 21,400 crore, the note said. Out of nearly 10,300 registered factories employing 7.41 lakh workers in Haryana in 2009, Gurgaon accounted for over 1,700 factories and 2.28 lakh workers.

Of the 2.53 crore population of Haryana as per 2011 census Gurgaon district's population accounts for 15.14 lakh and has surged by about 73 per cent during the last decade.

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Published on November 01, 2011
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