Hyderabad ( News Desk) : Ace Tennis star Sania Mirza who has been issued summons by the Commissioner of Service Tax in Hyderabad, in connection with an investigation against alleged non-payment/evasion of Service Tax, may not appear before the competent authority in person as she is travelling. According to sources a representative will appear before the authorities in her absence on February 16.
The future course of action on whether to pay tax or contest the claims by the Service Tax Department will be decided after the meeting between the officials and her representative.
The Principal Commissioner of the Service Tax office in Hyderabad issued the summons to the tennis star on February 6, asking her to appear before it in person or through an authorised agent on February 16.
“She has gone to Australia. From there she will be travelling to USA. So she may not appear before the authorities. So there was request form them (Sania Mirza) that one of her representative will appear on her behalf,” sources revealed.