TAXMEN CLAIM DELHI MIN EVADED ₹120 CR IN TAX

Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur) - - Htnation -

NEW DELHI:

The In­come Tax depart­ment, which car­ried out search op­er­a­tions at premises be­long­ing to Kailash Gahlot, on Satur­day said it has found doc­u­ments that show the Delhi Cabi­net Min­is­ter had evaded tax worth ₹ 120 crore. “We have found ev­i­dence of tax eva­sion to the tune of ₹120 crore,” a se­nior In­come Tax depart­ment of­fi­cial, re­quest­ing anonymity, told IANS. The amount of tax eva­sion by Gahlot is a “con­ser­va­tive” fig­ure as of now, the of­fi­cial added. Doc­u­ments re­cov­ered from the min­is­ter’s premises show of­fice boys, pe­ons and other em­ploy­ees to have been ex­tended loans and to be hold­ing eq­uity worth ₹70 crore in sev­eral “shell” com­pa­nies, the of­fi­cial added.

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