More power for taxmen to search persons, premises with changes to GST
Fri, Jun 29, 2018 - 5:50 AM
Sellers have been detected committing tax fraud by absconding with collected GST, or fabricating GST, refund claims.
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TAX enforcement officers may soon be able to forcibly enter premises, arrest without warrant or conduct body searches of suspects in order to investigate serious tax crimes, according to changes proposed to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Act.