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South superstar Mahesh Babu’s bank account seized after he failed to pay tax



South superstar Mahesh Babu is facing trouble these days as the actor’s bank account have been sezied by The Goods and Services Tax department over non-payment of service tax.

According to a press release issued by the Hyderabad GST Commissionarate, Mahesh Babu has not paid the Service Tax during 2007-08 for the taxable services he rendered as brand ambassador, appearance money and advertising for promotion of products among others.

“The total tax due from him was Rs 18.5 lakh. Today the GST department has attached his bank accounts in Axis Bank and ICICI Bank for an amount of Rs 73.5 lakhs which includes tax, interest and penalty, it said.

When contacted, a senior official of the GST department said Mahesh Babu failed to get any reprieve from any appellate authority on this issue.

“We have attached the bank accounts and started recovering.. We have recovered Rs. 42 lakh from Axis Bank today. Balance, ICICI bank has to pay by tomorrow. Otherwise action will be taken against ICICI Bank,” a official was quoted by news agency PTI.

They further said the 43-year-old actor cannot operate the bank accounts until he settles the tax dues with the department.

On the work front, Mahesh Babu will soon seen in the film Maharshi and Samraat.

credits: zimbio
South superstar Mahesh Babu’s bank account seized after he failed to pay tax South superstar Mahesh Babu’s bank account seized after he failed to pay tax Reviewed by bollykeeda on December 28, 2018 Rating: 5

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