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DRI detects Rs 3.25 cr tax evasion in sale of complimentary IPL tickets

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The of (SDRI) of has detected tax evasion of around Rs 3.25 crore in the sale of complimentary match tickets worth Rs 11.62 crore, an said.

He said the SDRI has recommended the to recover Rs 7 crore, including taxes evaded, penalty and interest in the case.

The auction of (IPL) cricket players also come under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and a detailed investigation has been recommended to recover the taxes, the said.

IPL match organiser Private Limited had sold 65,207 complimentary tickets of IPL matches organised from April 11 to May 19 last year.

The SDRI officials found 28 per cent GST evasion on such complimentary ticket distribution.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 19:06 IST