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Reports Of UP Trader's 52-Crore Tax Settlement "Speculative": Officials

Reports Of UP Trader's 52-Crore Tax Settlement 'Speculative': Officials

Piyush Jain is the promoter of Odochem Industries, which provides fragrance compounds (File)

New Delhi:

The Directorate Normal of GST Intelligence on Thursday refuted rumours about its proposed dealing with of the Rs 197.49 crore money and 23 kg of gold (price an estimated Rs 11 crore) recovered final week throughout tax raids on Uttar Pradesh businessman Piyush Jain.

The DGGI stated reviews it plans to deal with the seized money and belongings because the turnovers of Mr Jain’s perfumery compounds manufacturing unit had been “purely speculative, with none foundation and search to undermine the integrity of the continued investigations…”

The DGGI additionally dismissed discuss Mr Jain – who has been arrested for tax evasion and whose seized belongings signify the Central Board of Oblique Taxes and Customs’ “largest each restoration” – would merely pay Rs 52 crore as “tax dues” and doubtlessly stroll away.

“… reviews have appeared in sure sections of the media that DGGI has determined to deal with the money recovered because the turnover of the manufacturing unit and proposes to proceed accordingly. Some even said that after admitting his legal responsibility, Piyush Jain has, with the approval of DGGI, deposited a complete quantity of Rs 52 crore as tax dues…” the DGGI assertion stated.


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“These reviews are purely speculative, with none foundation and search to undermine the integrity of the continued investigations that are being carried out in a {most professional} method…”

The DGGI stated the recovered money and belongings had been at the moment within the “protected custody of the State Financial institution of India pending additional investigation”, which would come with a full calculation of Mr Jain’s tax liabilities.

Mr Jain’s lawyer, Sudhir Malviya, advised information company ANI his consumer’s estimated legal responsibility is Rs 32.5 crore, though he additionally stated “they are saying that quantity may improve sooner or later.

The clarification comes amid livid hypothesis and political drama over the raids on Mr Jain’s fragrance compounds manufacturing facility in UP’s Kannauj and his dwelling in Kanpur.


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Yesterday sources within the GST unit advised BoardingFlight the investigation into Mr Jain was not a case of mistaken id; it was the results of ” a centered investigation based mostly on particular inputs”.

That was after political events in UP – which can maintain a vital Meeting election in two months – took pot pictures at one another over Mr Jain and the Rs 200 crore.

The ruling BJP has claimed the arrested Piyush Jain is similar one who launched a fragrance named after rivals Samajwadi Occasion, for whom Akhilesh Yadav hit again, declaring that the opposite particular person’s identify is Pushpraj Jain.

With an eye fixed on snatching votes away from the 2 squabbling events, the Congress additionally jumped in, with former union minister P Chidambaram tweeting: “I suppose the comedy is not going to finish right here.”

Pushpraj Jain advised BoardingFlight he has no hyperlinks with Piyush Jain and that he was “saddened by the low degree of politics”.

With enter from ANI


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