If anyone wants to report any sales tax evasion to authorities, the website of Maharashtra Sales tax department provides facility. It is duty of citizen to report tax evasion.It was reported in Media that alertness of sales tax officials of Nashik office has led to the detection of a major tax evasion racket in the state and Gujarat.
A team of sales tax officials was raiding a ceramic tile factory in Nashik a fortnight ago when a courier boy delivered an envelope to them. The officers opened the packet and found bogus C forms, normally used when goods are transported from one state to another (C forms are statutory declaration under the Central Sales Tax Act to claim 2% concessional rate of tax by a dealer who purchases goods from other states).
A senior vigilance officer of the sales tax said they went to the addressee from Pune and found that his office was in a slum. As per senior Sales Tax official , “C forms are used when goods come in from another state. These are normally printed at the India Security Printing Press in Nashik and are given by the sales tax department only after filling the due details. We never issue blank forms and prima facie, suspected that the confiscated C forms were bogus. We decided to investigate the case,” said vigilance official of sales tax.
On investigation, bogus C forms were found to be used by the tile manufacturers from Morbi in Gujarat. The dealer in Gujarat was getting huge benefits due to bogus C forms.Investigations revealed that the traders in Morbi were involved.
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