Nagpur News: Under the guidance of Municipal Commissioner Shyam Wardhane, DyMC Pramod Bhusari, LBT team lead by LBT Assistant Commissioner Mahesh Dhamecha ,LBT Officer Rajesh Meshram,and LBT Inspector Suresh Dhupe, Sanjay Mendule , Nitin Sakore, Dilip Mate, Ashok Deshmukh, Ramesh Padghan,, Khobragade, Kadu and drivers Tandulkar & Lonare made a search at M/s. Sainath Alluminium & Glass Works, a dealer in Alluminium & Glass Goods, near Block No.1,2,5,6 Godawari Appt. Hingna Road T-Point, Takli Sim, Nagpur and M/s.S. S. Enterprises, Shivalik Complex, Nr. H. P. Petrol Pump, Hingna Road, Nagpur. Both dealers Sainath Aluminium & Glass Works and S. S. Enterprises, although registered under LBT had not made any LBT payments so far.
The dealers had not maintained any purchase register as required in LBT Rule 19. thus the dealers had not disclosed any of the purchases made so far. The inventory is taken and the record of purchases and sale is being called to fix the LBT liability including penalty.
Another team lead by LBT Officer Yadav Jambhulkar, Nandkishor Bhowate and LBT Inspector Sumer Gajbhiye, Binekar, Shailendra Bhardwaj and driver Mankar made a search at Anand Nawalchand Pugaliya, adealer in Jewellery in Sarafa Market, Itwari, Nagpur. The dealer although registered under LBT and had not made any LBT payment so far. The record of purchases and sale is being called to fix the LBT liability as per rules.
Time and again, it is being observed that many dealers are not issuing sale bills to their customers, as required in Rule 22. Many dealers have not yet prepared purchase register. Further, all the purchases are not being shown in the purchase register and lot of goods are being brought in through some kutchha or cash transaction and such purchase records are not being disclosed. Many dealer who are genuinely paying LBT are suffering from LBT evaders as unhealthy competition is created in the market due such evaders, as such dealers are selling the products at lesser price, thereby causing loss to guanine dealers as well as Corporation.