June 17, 2015: Legal action has been initiated by the Inland Revenue Office in Lahan against 22 tax payers, who have failed to pay their due tax for a long time.
Chief of the Office in Lahan Santa Bahadur Dhakal said that necessary land sale procedures have begun to stop as well as seizing of the bank accounts of those tax payers who are due to pay a large sum in taxes to the State.
Since the past one month the Office has recently accelerated monitoring of the market as well as collection of due taxes. Collectng from 55 tax payers registered under VAT the Office as a result has already collected more than Rs. 30 million in dues from the tax payers. Also, another three million rupees was collected from seven brick kilns.
Further Dhakal said that the Office has also been issuing warnings as well as penalty against those shopkeepers in the major town in Siraha, Udayapur and Saptari district, who do not issue receipts for the goods sold to customers.