LS speaker urges citizens to pay taxes on time

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THANE: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Saturday advised citizens to pay their legitimate taxes as doing so will help the government in funding nation-building projects and providing various facilities to them. The government gets its income from taxes paid by citizens. Hence, it was the responsibility of citizens to not to evade taxes and pay them promptly, she said.
“It is from the taxes collected (from people) that the government meets its expenses and provides facilities to citizens,” the veteran parliamentarian maintained. Mahajan was speaking after inaugurating a two-day annual conference of a local branch of the Rotary Club, “Tarangan Discon 2018”, here.