Tamil Nadu man deposits Rs 246 crore undisclosed income in bank, to pay tax: I-T

Updated on Mar 28, 2017 10:25 AM IST

While top IT officials declined to reveal the identity of the individual, they have confirmed that the individual hailing from the district deposited Rs 246 crore in the bank.

The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Scheme allows an individual to disclose the income in the form of cash with a penalty totaling 46% of the declared income.(AFP File Photo)
The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Scheme allows an individual to disclose the income in the form of cash with a penalty totaling 46% of the declared income.(AFP File Photo)
Chennai | ByPTI

A man hailing from Tiruchengode in Tamil Nadu has deposited an undisclosed income of Rs 246 crore in a public sector bank, Income Tax department officials said.

He has accepted to pay 46% of the total sum as tax, according to the officials.

While top IT officials declined to reveal the identity of the individual, they have confirmed to PTI that the individual hailing from the district deposited Rs 246 crore in the bank.

“It is true. This man has deposited Rs 246 crore in that bank’s branch. Upon further investigation, he agreed to pay 46% of it as tax under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana scheme,” they said.

The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Scheme allows an individual to disclose the income in the form of cash with a penalty totaling 46% of the declared income. The scheme ends March 31, 2017.

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