Port Blair, March 26: The UTGST Department of Andaman & Nicobar Islands conducted search and seizure operation in Shadipur & Aberdeen Bazaar on a Tour Operator/Service provider.

During the search operation, it was ascertained that the company has evaded tax amounting to Rs. 1.5 Cr. by way of non-payment of tax, irregular availment of ITC, non-filing of returns, wrong filing of returns, non-declaration of services provided and other business activities and premises.

Shri. Suneel Anchipaka, IAS, Commissioner (UTGST), Andaman & Nicobar Islands appeals to all persons/firms not to avail in-eligible tax credit and to pay the tax collected to the government as well as file their mandatory returns with-in due time to avoid any legal action that may be taken against them under GST Act.

The UTGST Department appeals to all people not to indulge in any tax evasion activities by way of wrongful/mis-declaration in the GST returns, as the same when detected by the department shall attract punitive as well as penal actions on them. The department also appeals the taxpayers to mandatorily declare all additional place of business in their GST registration.

In case of any difficulty, UTGST Section at DC office, Port Blair may be contacted on phone number-03192-234684 and email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..