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Need to check tax evaders

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The news item ‘Income Tax evaders face action' (The Hindu, dated Dec. 26, 2010) has to be appreciated for an indication of a drive to be focussed on contractors and real estate dealers.

At mandal-level, land registrations we find most of the real estate dealers are tax-evaders.

To add to the agony, they happen to be the owners of owners of properties worth crores of rupees. Surprisingly, they hold white-ration card to claim health benefits through Aroygysree scheme, while a government employees is the destined tax payer at every source of his income leading a hand to mouth existence.

Even businessmen, cinema actors, politicians evade tax in crores of rupees.

The government should take concrete steps to check tax-evasion.

P.Satyanarayana,

Hanamkonda, Warangal


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