As demands for
thorough scrutiny of spending of public funds grow, Vice
President Hamid Ansari said citizens have every right to
know how the tax-payers money is being spent by the government
to implement various programmes.
France has received a list of 3,000 French taxpayers with bank accounts in Switzerland as part of a double taxation agreement signed between the two countries last week, according to a report in a French newspaper on Sunday.
Till now the common tax payer was helpless against tax authorities, without any recourse against the discretionary powers of the tax authorities to search, raid and maintain the minimum level of decorum while doing so.