New Delhi: The government is taking all necessary steps on the issue of tax evasion and notice is being served on those whose names figure in the Panama Papers leaks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Lok Sabha on 29 April.
The statement during question hour when members, including Nana Patole and Kirit Somiaya (both Bharatiya Janata Party) and B. Mahtab (Biju Janata Dal) asked supplementaries on the tax evasion issue.
Jaitley, however, said any individual case could not be discussed in the house. He assured that the government is taking action and has already served notice on some named in the Panama Papers leaks on tax evasion and of stashing money overseas.
Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said the appointment of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) by