Financial Year 2016-17 till 15 March 2017, Bollywood’s Sultan Salman Khan has paid 44.5 Crore, becomes Highest Tax Payers in Bollywood 2017 and beats his counterparts superstar Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan and Hrithik Roshan.
As you know Advance tax simply means as pay as you earn tax. Box Office King roars loudest and proved that currently, he is on the top. The actor paid Rs 32.2 crore last year which means his annual income growth of 39 percent in the financial year 2016-17 and becomes the top highest tax payer celebrity in India.
Akshay Kumar, Who delivered Three 100 Crores films in 2016 and consecutively the fourth one including 2017’s Comedy Court Drama Jolly LLB 2. He succeeds to make 2nd place in the list of Highest Tax Payers in Bollywood of 2017.
Khiladi Kumar paid Rs 29.5 crore, the amount is less than his last year’s tax Rs 30 crore. Hrithik Roshan secures not only third place but also jumped very high and paid Rs 25.5 crore, 74 percent growth as compare to last year’s tax Rs 14 Crore.
These are Top 3 Highest Tax Payers in Bollywood while Income Tax Department didn’t show the numbers of Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, and Aishwarya Ray Bachchan because of their Panama case issues.
The most surprising name comes in this list is stand up comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, who has paid Rs 7.5 crore advance tax in the fourth quarter and total Rs 23.9 crore, a huge growth of 206 percent as compare to last year’s Rs 7 crore. He just beat Bollywood’s other lead actors like Ranbir and Aamir.
Then Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016) actor Ranbir Kapoor comes in the list of Highest Tax Payer in Bollywood 2017, which is the fifth position. He paid Rs 16.5 crore, loss as comparing his last year’s tax Rs 22.3 crore.
Bollywood’s biggest blockbuster Dangal (2016) actor Aamir Khan paid Rs 14.8 crore which is also a huge growth of 54 percent as compared his last year’s tax Rs 9.6 crore.
Karna Johar, who last directed romantic drama film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016) is only Bollywood director who succeeds to make a place in Highest Tax Payer in Bollywood 2017 List and paid Rs 11 crore.
XXX: Return of Xander Cage (2017) actress Deepika Padukone, Udta Punjab (2016), Dear Zindagi (2016) actress Alia Bhatt and Ki and Ka (2016) actress Kareena Kapoor Khan are top Bollywood Actresses in Highest Tax Payer in Bollywood 2017 List.
Deepika Padukone paid Rs 10.25 crore which is 13 percent growth as compared to her last year’s tax Rs 9 crore. Young talented actress Alia Bhatt paid Rs 4.33 crore, 46 percent growth as compared her last year’s tax Rs 2.9 crore.
Kareena Kapoor Khan faced the loss of 44 percent in her income, who paid Rs 3.9 crore is less than her last year’s tax Rs 7 crore.
Top 10 Highest Tax Payers in Bollywood 2017
|Actor Name||Tax (Cr.)|
|1- Salman Khan||44.5|
|2- Akshay Kumar||29.5|
|3- Hrithik Roshan||25.5|
|4- Kapil Sharma||23.9|
|5- Ranbir Kapoor||10.25|
|6- Aamir Khan||14.8|
|7- Karan Johar||11.70|
|8- Deepika Padukone||10.25|
|9- Alia Bhatt||4.33|
|10- Kareena Kapoor Khan||3.90|
Superstar Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Hrithik Roshan are top 3 lead actors in Highest Tax Payers in Bollywood 2017. If you have queries regarding the article, comments below.