The notice was issued under section 65 (104c) of the Finance Act, 1994. Ms Mirza has been asked to appear either in person or through her representative for inquiry on February 16.
According to Indian media, the notice dated February 6 was issued by Service Tax Hyderabad-II Commissionerate in Red Hills and served at her residence in Jubilee Hills. It has been issued by service tax officer Suresh Kumar. Sources said the tennis star has not disclosed proper break-up of earnings.