ARORA: VB to conduct surprise checking at tax collection barriers

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Chandigarh, December 12, 2012: The Vigilance Bureau Punjab has conducted a surprise checking at tax collection barrier Boha in district Mansa and detained a vehicle entering in Punjab without paying tax for further verification thereby causing evasion of tax.
Disclosing this here today, Sursh Arora, Chief Director-cum-DGP Vigilance Bureau Punjab said that the Bureau would continue joint checkings by Excise and Taxation Department at other entry points of Punjab border to crack down of alleged corruption in connivance with the department officials causing evasion of tax by goods vehicles. He added that during the past intervening night of Tuesday December 11, a surprise checking was conducted at barrier Boha in district Mansa by a joint team of Excise and Taxation Department, Punjab consisting of ETO Mobile Wing Punjab, Sandeep Goyal, SP/EOW, Vigilance Bureau, Jalandhar, Davinder Singh, DSP/Vigilance Bureau Barnala and Namrata Noorpuri, AETC, Vigilance Bureau, Punjab and detained a goods truck entering in the state without paying tax.
Arora further added that there were complaints that goods vehicles were entering Punjab area without paying requisite taxes in connivance with the officials of Excise and Taxation Department. He said that several goods vehicles were checked during the night and one vehicle was detained for further verification.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012