The Addis Abeba Revenue Authority collected 21.58 billion Br in tax revenue during the first half of this fiscal year. The revenue was collected in direct and non-direct taxes and from municipal taxes. The value is 94.5pc of the Authority's target of 23.8 billion Br. Comparing it with the same period last fiscal year, the revenue shows an increment of 2.6 billion Br or 13.6pc. For the current fiscal year, the Authority aims to collect 37.6 billion Br in taxes. In the past fiscal year, the city's tax authority was able to collect 32.3 billion Br.