New Delhi: A total of 35, 074 taxpayers have opted for the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Act since its enactment.

The taxpayers have submitted through Form-1 (Declaration under the scheme) by 8th September to take benefit of the scheme, the union minister of state for finance Anurag Singh Thakur, in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha Sunday.

Giving more details, the minister further said that the revenue generated till date through the Act is Rs. 9,538 crore. This figure does not include the payments made by the taxpayers who are yet to file their declarations under the Scheme. The time-limit for filing of declaration under the scheme has been extended till 31st December, 2020.