Breaking: Government Suspends Two GST Officials For Illegal Detention Of Chartered Accountants

On 23rd May 2022, Union Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman held a meeting with ICAI delegation in Gurugram GST refund case.

CBIC has tweeted the updates of meeting as under:

Smt @nsitharaman held a meeting with @theicai delegation, led by VP Shri Aniket Sunil Talati. The MoF had invited the ICAI on Saturday to discuss various issues, including ongoing investigations by CGST Gurugram into alleged role of their members in fraudulent GST refunds. (1/3)

The representatives of @theicai were informed of the suspension of a Deputy Commissioner of GST on Sunday and a superintendent on Saturday itself. Smt @nsitharaman was appreciative of the steps taken by @theicai on engagement with stakeholders. (2/3)

The @theicai representatives informed Smt @nsitharaman that they’ll continue to use recently-enacted ‘CA, CWA and CS Act’ for the inculcation of professional discipline & integrity among its members. @cbic_india Chairman Shri Vivek Johri was also present during the meeting. (3/3)

It is confirmed from the above tweet that two GST officials are suspended in Gurugram GST Refund Case.