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Don’t summon top executives initially, avoid excesses: GST Intelligence

Don’t summon top executives initially, avoid excesses: GST Intelligence

Seeking to minimise inconveniences to top executives of firms, the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) has issued broad guidelines to officers not to resort to excesses. Top management of big firms, including PSUs, must not be issued summons in the first instance during probe, it said.

“As an enforcement agency, it is imperative for the DGGI to maintain a balance wherein investigations should proceed strictly, as per law, while simultaneously ensuring that no excesses are meted out to the taxpayers and their sensibilities are respected,” it said in a circular dated August 14

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