Patan High Court Building. (File photo)
KATHMANDU: The Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI) has registered a case claiming Rs. 164.34 million against three persons for leaking revenue.
Issuing a notice on Wednesday DRI informed that a case has been filed against Deepak Kumar Deuja, proprietor of Saugat International, a resident of Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur, Mohan Bhattarai, a director of Saugat International, now living in Sitapaila, Kathmandu, and Sunil Man Shakya, an auditor of Saugat International living in Lagantol, Kathmandu.
The case has been filed at Patan High Court.
The case was registered after the investigation revealed that the firm had prepared financial statements with fake and false value added invoices, claimed credit to VAT, failed to pay taxes and even leaked income tax by claiming expenses to income tax.
The department has registered a case demanding Rs. 252,14,395 from value added tax and Rs. 569,58,246 from income tax making it Rs. 8,2172,641 as claim and the equal to it as fine.