DGCEI officials have also interrogated some DIAL executives.
" DGCEI query pertains to the service tax payable on advance development cost collected from the developers for development of common facilities such as utilities, roads, sewage, security, etc.
The DGCEI conducted a special audit and identified six major areas of investigation, the first being the overriding powers Ramdev has been accorded in the trust deed of PYPT.
The DGCEI also observed that while the Vanprastha Scheme applicants paid money to enjoy lifelong residence in cottages, the amounts shelled out did not qualify as donations because they were received in exchange for services rendered.
note states, " Recently, the income tax ( I- T) department denied the charitable nature of the Trust vide its order 30.12.11 and accordingly proposed to investigate, and demands the service tax liability under ' Club and Membership Services'." During the course of investigation, the statement of Shyam Veer Saini, authorised signatory of the party ( the Trust), was recorded in October and Novem-ber 2011, the note further says.