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Yogi Adityanath scraps 40-year-old rule, UP ministers to pay their own income tax


The direction follows criticism in the media of a law enacted in 1981 which ensures that the state's chief minister and ministers don't pay any income tax themselves.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly building . (File Photo/PTI)

UP ministers’ income tax: The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday decided that ministers will start paying their own income tax, ending a four-decade-old practice of the state exchequer shelling out the amount annually for them.

The direction follows criticism in the media of a law enacted in 1981 which ensures that the state’s chief minister and ministers don’t pay any income ...


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