Salman Khan becomes Bollywood’s highest advance tax payer

Mumbai: Salman Khan has paid the highest advance tax for the financial year 2016-17, according to reports. Salman beat out the likes of Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar and Hrithik Roshan with his tax returns.
The actor continues to rule the roost with income from his blockbuster ‘Sultan’ and hosting another season of his hit reality show. According to reports, Salman paid an estimated advance tax of Rs 44.5 crore for the financial year compared to Rs 32.2 crore paid in the last fiscal 2015-16.
Akshay Kumar reportedly paid an estimated advance tax of Rs 29.5 crore this fiscal compared to Rs 30 crore in the last fiscal. Hrithik Roshan was the third highest advance tax payer in Bollywood with an annual advance tax figure of approximately Rs 25.5 crore. The actor has reportedly seen a jump of 74 per cent in one year, as he had paid a total advance tax of Rs 14 crore in the last financial year.
The list also includes Ranbir Kapoor and Aamir Khan. Karan Johar is reportedly the only director in the top ten highest income tax payers in Bollywood. However, the advance tax figures of Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan have reportedly not been provided as they are said to be linked to the Panama Papers leak case.

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