Action Against Tax Evaders
Regional Direct Taxes Advisory Committees have already been constituted by the Government for 64 stations in the country.
As submitted in reply to part (a) of the question, appropriate action against tax evaders under direct tax laws is an on-going process. However, disclosure of information regarding specific taxpayers is prohibited except as provided under section 138 of the Income-tax Act, 1961.
This was stated by Shri Jayant Sinha, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.