Nainital: The holy river Ganga has been given the standing of the “first living entity of India” by the Uttarakhand high court. After this order, the holy river has been granted the entire rights which is perhaps provided to a residing being. After listening to this, Earnings Tax division has argued that along with the rights, Ganga additionally must get its share of duties and paying tax must be thought-about one among them.
After an entire lot of consultations and deliberations, IT division has issued a uncover to the river to pay taxes for the sooner 5 Million years. Ganga has to submit particulars of all its earnings all through that time and pay the taxes accordingly. IT division has given time till 30th September 2017 to file all these particulars and submit the due amount.
Confirming this info, a senior IT officer knowledgeable Faking Info ,”Positive we have got despatched the uncover. In actuality, we had been confused the place to ship the uncover so we have got despatched numerous copies of it, to every metropolis from the place Ganga passes. We don’t want to listen to the excuse that the uncover wasn’t acquired or one factor like that. Now that we have to take care of Ganga like a residing being then it is common to anticipate it to pay taxes. The federal authorities is planning to utilize the collected tax to fund ‘clean Ganga’ advertising marketing campaign. This will save the residents of the nation from ‘Ganga cleaning cess’ as properly.”
“If Ganga fails to submit the details and pay the due tax, we will take action against the legal parents of the river, appointed by the courts. If courts have given them this responsibility then they must live up to it and make sure that all the pending taxes are paid”, the IT officer acknowledged.
Within the meantime, authorities is questioning whether or not or not a case may very well be registered in direction of river Ganga for hoarding earlier demonetized foreign exchange notes after numerous baggage of earlier 500 and 1000 rupee notes had been found floating throughout the river.