Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by Lawyers in Chandigarh against the income declaration scheme 2016

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Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by Lawyers in Chandigarh against the income declaration scheme 2016

Simranjeet Law Associates have filed a Public Interest Litigation in Punjab and Haryana High Court at Chandigarh against The Income Declaration Scheme 2016 which is a part of The Finance Act 2016. In brief, this Scheme provides that if any person has any undisclosed income (black money) with him or her, and such a person discloses this income to the relevant tax authorities then after this declaration, the income which was earlier undisclosed and had been earned by tax evasion or crime or any illegal activity like selling drugs, selling illegal arms and ammunition, land mafia activities, corruption shall become legal (white money). There is no provision in the said the said Scheme that the person should disclose source of such income.