Govt takes action against 17,527 taxpayers for tax evasion under GST

Uttar Pradesh tops list of states with highest alleged tax evaders

by Natasha Nadkar

The central government has taken action against 17,527 alleged tax evaders in six months since GST implementation, as per a report in Indian Express. Uttar Pradesh tops the list of the states with highest alleged tax evaders. The state has acted against 8,413 tax evaders in the GST regime. Andhra Pradesh is at the second spot with 5,974 actions against tax evaders, followed by Kerala with 1,538 actions. Punjab is the only state where the Centre has acted upon a tax evader while rest of the 17,526 actions against tax evaders have been taken by state authorities. No action has been taken in states such as Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Goa, Jammu & Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim.

References
1. http://indianexpress.com/article/business/economy/gst-action-against-17527-tax-evaders-uttar-pradesh-tops-list-5018177/
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