IT Dept raids main industrial group in Chennai; identifies over Rs 400 cr tax evasion


The Revenue Tax (IT) Division carried out raids on a number one company group in Chennai and recognized tax evasion value over Rs 400 core by debiting non-genuine buy payments within the account books throughout group corporations, the IT Division knowledgeable in a press release. The revelations have been made after the IT Division seized documentary and digital proof.

Search and seizure operations have been carried out by the IT dept on June 15 at over 40 premises related with the company group in Chennai, Villupuram, Puducherry, Coimbatore and Hyderabad. The group is concerned within the enterprise of manufacturing Indian-made overseas liquor (IMFL), logistics, hospitality, leisure and many others.

Within the raids and the next evaluation of the documentary and digital proof, an irregularity value over Rs 400 crore was recognized, which was executed by debiting non-genuine buy payments within the account books of a number of corporations, obtained from materials suppliers or from lodging entry suppliers. To get the cash again into the corporate’s system, the cash was paid to the suppliers through Cheque and retrieved again in money for making unaccounted investments and for different functions, it was discovered after sifting by the proof.

The back-office operations of the worldwide chain of accommodations run by the group was additionally dealt with from India. The IT Division in the course of the seizure additionally recovered unaccounted money of Rs 3 crore and unaccounted gold jewelry of Rs 2.5 crore. The investigation is ongoing. 

IT dept raids Embassy group workplaces 

The raids come days after the IT Division officers carried out raids on the residences and workplaces of officers working with the Embassy group in a suspected case of tax evasion. The raids have been additionally carried out at the Embassy Arcade Condo in  Sadashivnagar in Karnataka’s Bengaluru. The condo was owned by Narpat Singh, the Director of the Embassy Group.

Within the backdrop of the massive merger deal that the Embassy group engaged in had put the corporate on the IT’s radar. Embassy group is among the largest actual property corporations in Karnataka. The group entities NAM Property and Embassy One Business Property Developments just lately entered right into a merger take care of Indiabulls Actual Property. 

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