The Service Tax Department have recently raided homes and offices of several Bollywood folks, and the latest to join the list is Govinda.
The actor’s home in Juhu, Mumbai was raided by the IT department on Tuesday. Govinda, who was busy shooting with Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha for Thuppakki remake, recieved a call from the offeres in the afternoon, informing him of their visit.
Sources says, that as soon as Govinda hung up the phone, he rushed to his Juhu flat and returned on the sets after a long one hour.
Sameer Wankhede, Deputy Commissioner, Anti-Evasion, Service Tax Department, confirmed the news. “We have a list of people registered with the department. And while checking documents, we found that Mr Govinda had a liability of 11 lakh. That’s why we visited his home,” he said, adding that service tax has been made applicable in Bollywood since 2012.
According to Wankhede, Govinda was to clear his dues yesterday.