In the 906 cases of tax evasion against exporters, between July 2017 to August 2020, the quantum of tax evasion was Rs 2,551.15 crore. India suffers from a very low tax base. The percentage of the Indian population which pays income tax is just 1%. Tax evasion is the main cause behind the problem of a very low tax base. There are many cases of tax evasion even in cases of indirect taxes like GST. You can read about the Black Money, Tax-Evasion & Tax-Avoidance in the given link.
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