Tax scrutiny dropped to 0.26% of all returns: PM Modi

New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi at launch of ‘Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest’ platform stated that the tax scrutiny has dropped to 0.26% of all returns since 2012-13. “In 2012-13, 0.94% of all tax returns were scrutinised. In 2018-19, this figure came down to 0.26%. This means, case scrutiny has reduced about four times,” PM Narendra Modi. “In the past 6 years, India has witnessed the evolution of a new governance model in tax administration. We have decreased - complexity, taxes, litigation, and increased - transparency, tax compliance, and trust on the taxpayer,” PM Modi added.