DebreBirhan March 04/2013 Over 160 million Birr revenue was collected in North Shoa Zone, Amhara State during the first six months of the current Ethiopian fiscal year, the zonal revenue office said.
The office said the revenue was collected from direct and indirect taxes.
The amount surpassed by over 40.9 million Birr that of same period in the previous year.
The growth in the amount is attributed to the increase in the number of tax payers and integrated activities of executives and employees at all levels.
Activities are underway to collect over 256 million Birr revenue in the fiscal year, it said.