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I-T prosecution complaints surged in ’17: Fin Min

DNDEL14196 | 1/13/2018 | Author : DNA Money Correspondent | WC :317 | Business & Economy

New Delhi: The Income-Tax department has filed prosecution complaints in 2,225 cases during April- November 2017 for offences under the Income Tax Act.
“During FY 2017-18 (up to the end of November 2017), the Department filed prosecution complaints for various offences in 2,225 cases as compared to 784 for the corresponding period in the immediately preceding year, marking an increase of 184 per cent,” the finance ministry said in a statement on Friday.
Besides, 48 persons were convicted for various offences during the same period as compared to 13 convictions for the corresponding eight months of 2016, marking an increase of 269 per cent, the statement said.
Due to the decisive and focused action taken by the departme
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