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Black money: Government collects Rs 3770 cr from 638 declarations

Government today said it received an amount of Rs 3,770 crore from 638 number of declarations received under the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 (the Act). These figures are subject to final reconciliation. The officer designated to receive the declarations worked till midnight on 30th September 2015. The e-filing portal was also open till midnight to receive the declarations. The compliance window closed thereafter. Tax at the rate of 30 percent and penalty at the rate of 30 percent is to be paid by 31st December 2015.
The compliance window opened on 1st July, 2015 and closed on 30th September, 2015. The Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 (the Act) has been enacted to deal with the menace of black money stashed abroad. The Act also provided for a compliance window for a limited period to persons who have undisclosed foreign assets which they had not disclosed for the purposes of Income-tax so far.