CBEC sets up 40 audit commissionerates to check tax evasion

CBEC LogoCentral Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has set up as many as 40 audit commissionerates across the country tasked to audit accounts of companies and survey their other operations to detect any tax evasion.

Each of these commissionerates is headed by a commissioner-level officer and comprises of at least 200 officials in the ranks of inspector and above.

Two audit commissionerates have been created at LTU audit commissionerate at Delhi which will have jurisdiction over companies registered with LTU Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore, while LTU audit commissionerate at Mumbai will have jurisdiction over companies registered with LTU Mumbai
and Chennai.

These audit commissionerates in the CBEC pick up cases based on third party information, intelligence gathered by the department and risk-based selection of units.

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