Sonu Sood is implicated in tax evasion of nearly Rs 20 crore, says IT Department


Posted on 18 September 2021


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According to NDTV, the Income Tax Department has alleged Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is implicated in tax evasion of nearly Rs 20 crore. Moneycontrol stated on September 17 that the I-T department has expanded its tax fraud investigation into Sood by searching various locations in Mumbai, Nagpur, and Jaipur. The investigation is still ongoing after the authorities took action against the 48-year-old actor and those connected to him on September 15.

Initial investigations have shown that Sood reportedly violated rules of the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act, according to ANI's sources (FCRA). According to ANI sources, documents discovered during searches revealed he received "large amounts of foreign contributions" that were "spent for other means." On September 15,  operations were held in at least a half-dozen venues across the metropolis and Lucknow. According to official sources, the I-T department is also looking into a real estate sale and certain other financial transactions tied to Sood.


Key Points


  • According to NDTV, the Income Tax Department has alleged Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is implicated in tax evasion of nearly Rs 20 crore.

  • According to official sources, the I-T department is also looking into a real estate sale and certain other financial transactions tied to Sood.


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