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Tax demand on online gaming companies likely to top Rs 1.5 trillion

Dream11 and other companies seek legal recourse after DGGI slaps GST notice


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Aryaman Gupta New Delhi

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The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) has issued notices to several online real money gaming firms for alleged tax evasion and the total goods and services tax (GST) demand could exceed Rs 1.5 trillion once all the pending notices are served, industry players indicated on Tuesday. Some of these companies, including fantasy gaming platform Dream11, are taking the legal route to contest the notices.  

Pre-show-cause notices have already been sent to Dream11 and Games24x7 — two of the three gaming unicorns in India. The third gaming unicorn, MPL, is expected to receive a notice by next week, people close to

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First Published: Sep 26 2023 | 5:49 PM IST

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