Highest Tax Payers in India

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India has developed immensely over the years and among the most booming industries in India is the film industry which houses some of the highest tax payers in India. People from the Information technology and Information Technology Enabled Service industry also rank high in the list of the highest tax payers in India.

The Indian film industry has been contributing substantially to the total amount of income tax collected in the past few years, by the Indian government. The amount of tax paid by different film actors, in the last 3 consecutive years, beginning with the financial year 2011-12 and ending in 2013-14 is enough to prove this point. In the financial year 2013-14, actor Akshay Kumar paid approximately Rs. 18 crore towards taxes and snatched the enviable first position among the film stars in the arena of largest tax payment. He was followed by actors Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan shelling out Rs. 11 crore and 10.5 crore respectively for that financial year. Akshay grabbed the enviable position in 2011-12 as well paying Rs 20 crores as tax. He did three major movies that year namely 'Patiala House,' 'Desi Boyz' and 'Thank You.'

The list of the highest tax payers in India in the financial year 2013-14 included prominent persons like:
  • Amitabh Bachhan
  • MS Choni
  • Shahrukh Khan
  • Salman Khan
  • Akshay Kumar
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Kareena Kapoor
  • Amir Khan
  • Hrithik Roshan
  • Kkatrina Kaif

List of Highest Tax Payers 2013-14- Celebrities

    Celebrity NameTax Paid
    Amitabh Bachhan37 crores
    MS Dhoni20 crores
    Akshay Kumar18 crores
    Salman Khan11 crores
    Shah Rukh Khan10.5 crores
    Aamir Khan8 crores
    Hrithik Roshan7 crores
    Katrina Kaif4.5 crores
    Kareena Kapoor Khan4 crores

    Last Updated on June 20, 2015

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