India Makes First Tax Evasion Arrests Under GST Regime

India’s tax authority has arrested two men on charges of tax evasion under the Goods and Services Tax system, the first arrests under the fledgling regime. The Income Tax Department made two March 1 arrests in Mumbai on the grounds the companies evaded a total of $1.1 million in taxes by claiming input credits against fake purchase of goods, according to an announcement. The government hasn’t named the individuals. The…

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Indian tax landscape changing for better

India is moving at a rapid pace on the path of economic growth and Indian tax landscape has witnessed multifarious changes in the recent past. Indian Government has been steadily working toward widening the tax base, addressing the menace of the parallel economy, improving the ease of doing business and strengthening the anti-abuse provisions. Past year was marked by some major reforms for multinationals viz. “One nation One Tax” –…

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