Who are Bollywood's Highest Tax Paying Actors of 2017

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Who are Bollywood's Highest Tax Paying Actors of 2017

Who are the highest taxpayers in Bollywood this year? The Bollywood industry has been minting a lot of money this year, and it has some of the highest taxpayers too. This list of Bollywood’s highest taxpayers keeps on changing every year with the fluctuations at the box office. But that doesn’t stop these Bollywood celebrities from paying their taxes.

Here are the top 10 highest taxpayers in Bollywood:

#1. Salman Khan

The financial year 2016-17 has been Salman Khan’s year. With big box successes like Sultan and Tubelight, Salman paid an advance tax of Rs. 44.5 crores.

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#2. Akshay Kumar

With the success of Airlift, Jolly LLB 2, and Rustom, Akshay comes in at the second position in the highest tax paying celebrities in Bollywood. He paid an advance tax of Rs. 29.5 crores.

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#3. Hrithik Roshan

Even though Hrithik Roshan had only one release in 2016-17 and it did exceptionally poor at the box office, his many endorsements and appearances in music videos have landed him at the third spot in the list of highest taxpayers in Bollywood. Hrithik paid an advance tax of Rs. 25.5 crores.

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#4. Kapil Sharma

With the formidable success of The Kapil Sharma Show, Kapil has become the fourth highest tax paying celebrity. He paid an advance tax of Rs. 23.9 crores.

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#5. Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor comes at the fifth position. The success of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil made him pay an advance tax of Rs. 10.25 crores.

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#6. Aamir Khan

Even though Aamir Khan’s Dangal broke the entire box office records, he paid only Rs. 14.8 crores in advance tax.

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#7. Karan Johar

Karan Johar comes in at the seventh position. He has been a part of many reality shows and his own talk show Koffee With Karan. Along with these, his production house Dharma Productions, produced some of the major box office hits during the financial year 2016-17. Karan paid an advance tax of Rs. 11.70 crores.

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#8. Deepika Padukone

The ladies of Bollywood are not behind. Deepika Padukone made huge bucks during 2016-17. The credit goes to her Hollywood debut “XXX- Return of Xander Cage” and multiple endorsements. Deepika paid an advance tax of Rs. 10.25 crores.

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#9. Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt has shown quite a drastic improvement in her taxpaying. There is a jump of 46%. Last year she paid Rs. 2.9 crores but this year she paid an advance tax of Rs. 4.33 crores.

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#10. Kareena Kapoor Khan

Due to Kareena Kapoor Khan’s pregnancy, her earnings went down by 44%. Last year she paid Rs. 7 crores as advance tax. However this year, Kareena paid an advance tax of Rs. 3.9 crores.

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According to the highest paying taxpayers of Bollywood, Salman Khan is the ruler of the box office. Akshay Kumar’s three 100 crores movies couldn’t dampen Salman’s success at the box office which makes him the highest tax payer in Bollywood.

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