Sufferers the common man and State Revenue: Madras High Court orders clamp down on corruption, dereliction of duty in Commercial Tax Department

"Adequate care is to be taken, so as to ensure that the taxes, as applicable, are collected promptly and the officials, who all are not prudent in execution of law, are dealt with mercilessly", the Court said.
Justice SM Subramaniam, Madras High Court
Justice SM Subramaniam, Madras High Court

The Madras High Court recently called for strict action to be taken against officials in the Commercial Tax Department who have indulged in corrupt activities, received freebies or failed in their duty to recover tax in a timely manner (GE Govindaraj v. The Assistant Commissioner (CT) and ors).

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