Six countries supply data about payments to Indians !

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Director General of Income Tax (Inteligence) , a recently formed directorate in the Income Tax Department are handling the data provided by US, Finland, Japan, Korea, Denmark and New Zealand on entities in these countries having made payments to Indians.  It is reported that the data was provided in May 2010 and are voluminous .

Apart from that a list of more than 5,000 names who got foreign remittances to the tune of Rs 1 lakh and above but below Rs 1 crore are handled at the level of  the chief commissioners in different cities for identification and further probe.

135 individuals and entities , who received payments over 1 crore are culled from the data  for verification by Investigation Wing of the department regarding the genuineness of the payments received. These payaments are received in different form-dividened, salaries