Note—Financial year 2012-2013 is not ended will end on 31st march 2013.!!
Income Tax in Financial year
Another financial year ended on March 31, 2012. Unlike others, our celebs have also paid their taxes but the million dollar curiosity question arises that who is the highest tax payer among them. A recent Hindustan Times report showed that Akshay Kumar has retained his position of paying the highest amount of tax in Bollywood. Find out what other Bollywood celebs have paid in taxes –
1. Akshay Kumar
Tax Paid – 20 Crore
‘Khiladi’ Akshay Kumar leads the star brigade by paying 20 crore in taxes in 2011-12 and 2010-11 as well. He did three major movies this year namely ‘Patiala House,’ ‘Desi Boyz’ and ‘Thank You.’ He also co-produced these movies. Akshay says, “It feels good and privileged to be the highest tax payer. It is also a greater sense of responsibility.”
2. Sharukh Khan
Tax Paid – 10 Crore
No list is ever complete without the presence of ‘King Khan.’ Sharukh Khan has paid 10 crore in taxes this financial year. He has always been a diligent tax payer. This tax amount is nearly 55 percent less than his last year’s tax as he paid an amount of 18 crore in the financial year 2010-11.
3. Salman Khan
Tax Paid – 10 Crore
Bollywood superstar and arch rival of SRK, Salman Khan, has paid a tax of 10 crore in 2011-12. He retained his tax amount as he paid the same on 2010-11. He had two big hits last year – ‘Ready’ and ‘Bodyguard.’
Income Tax in Financial year 2009-2010
NEW DELHI: Singh is definitely king. At least for the taxman. Filmstar Akshay Kumar has emerged as the top taxpayer in Bollywood for 2008-09, narrowly pipping Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) to the numero uno position.
Kumar paid a total advance tax of Rs 31 crore in the financial year against Rs 12.5 crore in 2007-08, a whopping 148% more than what he paid in the previous financial year, thanks to his recent box office hits. That means Kumar’s total earnings for the period were a tad above Rs 100 crore!