tax fraud: Government’s digital bet is helping taxman zero in on GST fraud

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MUMBAI: The indirect tax department that went after several companies across India for fraudulently availing input tax credit is based on the red flags thrown up by digital infrastructure created by the government, said insiders.The government in last few years has created data centres that were looking at several trends and red flags in the data thrown up by Goods and Services Tax (GST) system.Unlike the erstwhile tax system, GST takes into

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