The Initial Tax Criminal Investigation Department under the Tax Ministry set to consideration of 281 criminal cases on illegal entrepreneurship and tax evasion in 2005. Indictments on 131 criminal cases in regard to 167 people were sent to court bodies for consideration, Trend reports referring to the press release spread by the Ministry.
During the preliminary investigation 19 criminal cases were closed in accordance with item 391.11 of the Procedural Criminal Code, as infringers transferred evaded taxes to the public budget. Those are Garadagh Cement JSC (2.66m AZN), Barmek Azerbaijan (2.44m AZN), Inshaatchy enterprise (103,700 AZN).
6,647m AZN was transferred to the public budget on closed criminal cases in 2005. Besides, the property under arrest comprised 484,000 AZN, while transfers to the public budget on non-forged criminal cases made up 34,100 AZN. Transfers to the public budget grew 1.8 times as compare 2004.
Besides, 62 infringers accused of tax violations were handed over to the investigative bodies over this period.