Travel agencies searched on suspicion of GST evasion
AHMEDABAD: A team of the Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) carried out searches at four travel firms in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. The searches had taken place on the basis of information that the firms may be ferrying parcels without paying the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
The teams continued the searches till late evening. Simultaneously, the teams carried out similar operations in Surat, Vadodara, Mumbai and Vapi, the sources said.
They added that the inventory was checked against the senders and receivers and receipts were checked to ascertain whether the GST numbers were obtained by the firms in question.