New Delhi, July 21: A court here has issued summons to SpiceJet, its chairman Kalanithi Maran and another top company official in two tax evasion cases.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pritam Singh on Monday issued summons to Maran, the company and managing director S. Natrajhen after taking cognizance on two complaints filed against them by the Income Tax (IT) department. They have been asked to appear before it on August 21.
The department alleged that accused has failed to deposit over Rs. 147 crore Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) with it.
In one of the complaints, the department said that that the company had made payments to its deductees and deducted TDS against various payments to the tune of Rs.110.6 crore during 2013-14 but failed to deposit the TDS amount within the time frame.
In the other complaint, the department said that company also made payment to its deductees and deducted TDS against various payments to the tune of Rs 36.5 crore during 2014-15 but failed to deposit it in the government account within stipulated period.