Raid at the base of two liquor manufacturers in Maharashtra, GST theft of 108 crores caught

Raid at the base of two liquor manufacturers in Maharashtra, GST theft of 108 crores caught

Nagpur. The Directorate General of Goods and Services Tax (GST) vigilance (DGGI) has caught the alleged GST theft of more than Rs 108 crore at two liquor manufacturers in Aurangabad and Nanded districts of Maharashtra . The Nagpur Regional Unit of DGGI said in a statement issued on Friday that the tax evasion was detected after searches at two liquor manufacturing units on 28 and 29 July.

The search, he said, revealed that taxpayers were paying GST on only a portion of the disposal of liquor unsuitable for human consumption, but they neither disclosed in the GSTR 3B return nor did they disclose the disposal of such a large portion. GST paid in lieu of them. ”They are also liable to a total of five crore rupees under the Central Value Added Tax (Cenvat) Credit Rules 2004.