Corruption in Sales Tax / VAT dept
In democracy, there is election. And when there is election, there will be corruption.
In rajtantra, as is King , so is the people.
In Prajatantra, Democracy, "As is people, so is the King. "
Money is very important in the present system. So, right implementation of social security schemes is very very important irrespective of Neta's will.
Once people are strong, they will guide the Neta. Otherwise, Neta will guide the people. more
on 6th July 2015 a group of 5 to 6 officials from Commercial Tax Department raided with the help of local police one renowned Bar cum Restaurant naming 'Suswagatam' at Gariahat (starting point of Flyover from North) owned by one Executive Committee member of Mohunbagan Club. They assessed the quantum of evasion of yearly tax amounts to Rs. 110 lakh. Then the lady officials negotiate with the owner as follows : the owner has to pay Rs. 75 lakh in cash instantly out of which Rs. 45 lakh would be deposited in the Govt. A/C and the rest of Rs.30 lakh will be shared by the officials. In addition, they will be rewarded by the Department for collection of 3 times additional revenue amounting to Rs.45lakh (As actual tax paid by the owner was about 15 lakh). The deal was final as the owner not only saved Rs. 35 lakh instantly but he would be allowed to evade tax to the tune of Rs. 65 lakh in the next year as he would pay Rs. 60 lakh instead of Rs.125lakh. more