Uber, Ola face DG-GST Intelligence probe related to alleged tax evasion

Summons issued to officials of the two firms for hundreds of crores of alleged evasion

New Motor Vehicles Act spurs ride-hailing firms to lobby for concessions

Industry sources said that the tax dues are related to the 2015-2017 period before GST (goods and services) kicked in and deals with services tax.

Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
The Director General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence (DGGI) has launched an investigation into ride-hailing firms Uber and Ola. The DGGI has issued summons to officials of the two companies related to alleged tax evasion worth hundreds of crores of rupees, according to the sources.

The tax liability dues for Uber India has reportedly been calculated as about Rs 800 crore, while as for Bengaluru-based Ola, it has been set at around Rs 300 crore. However, according to the industry sources, two different tax intelligence teams based in different cities have calculated the dues for the companies and sent

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First Published: Jan 11 2021 | 8:06 PM IST

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