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Mumbai. If you have solid information about tax evaders in the country, then you can earn good money. The Directorate General of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Intelligence (DGGI) has now announced to give 20 percent of the evaded tax to the persons caught in the evasion of indirect taxes. The agency says that the name of the person who evaded tax will also be kept secret. According to the agency, informers and government servants will be entitled to reward up to 20% of the net sale proceeds of confiscated goods or 20 percent of the amount of penalty imposed and levied along with evasion of duty/service tax. are entitled.
Citizens appealed to join hands
DGGI wrote in its message that we urge all citizens to join hands with us to stop the evasion of indirect taxes like Central Excise, Service Tax and GST. You may inform the agency of tax evasion through letter, phone, e-mail, and website or in person. "We promise that we will take action," it further added. Directorate General of GST Intelligence is the apex agency to investigate cases related to violation of Goods and Services Tax, Central Excise and Service Tax. DGGI said in a message posted on its website that paying tax is a social responsibility towards the nation. Taxes are the main source of income of the government. Tax evasion hinders nation building work.
Informers to get fair share in the tax recovery
In a message issued in the name of Director General of the investigation agency Surjit Bhujbal, it has been said that the information related to persons giving information about tax evasion will be kept confidential and they will be given a fair share in the tax recovery from the information. Bhujbal took over as the Director General of GST Intelligence earlier this month. As per the guidelines issued under laws such as the Central GST Act, Customs Act, Central Excise Act and Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, the rewards are given for providing information to informers and government employees. If a person gives information about such persons and their properties from whom arrears of duty, taxes, fines and fines are to be recovered and the information results in recovery of dues, then the informer is rewarded.