Pune: Trader Arrested For Taking Input Tax Credit Using Fake Purchase Bills Worth Rs 42 Crore

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Sumit Singh

Pune, 15th September 2022: The Maharashtra Goods and Services Tax (GST) Department has arrested a trader who was defrauding the revenue in the form of GST tax by taking an input tax credit of Rs 42.

A special anti-tax evasion investigation was initiated by the Goods and Services Tax Department of the Government of Maharashtra against the owner of M/s Om Sai Trading Company. Sushil Jaggumal Jain was arrested on September 14 as part of the ongoing crackdown on fake payments by the Goods and Services Tax Department. The Chief Judicial Magistrate, Pune, has remanded the person in judicial custody for 14 days.


Using all-inclusive network analysis tools and coordinating with other departments, Maharashtra Goods and Services Tax Department is thoroughly tracking tax-evading traders. So far 42 actions have been carried out by the department in this financial year.

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Under the guidance of Additional State Tax Commissioner Dhananjay Akhade and under the leadership of State Tax Joint Commissioner Deepak Bhandare, State Tax Deputy Commissioner Manisha Gopale-Bhoir, State Tax Assistant Commissioner Satish Lanka, Dattatray Telang Sachin Sangle have taken action.