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R. K. Jain vs. Chairman, Settlement Commission (Delhi High Court)

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DATE: December 5, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: December 8, 2014 (Date of publication)
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A statutory order, even if a nullity, continues to be effective unless set aside by a competent authority. Such orders cannot be nullified by an administrative order

The principal controversy to be addressed is whether the Chairman of the Income Tax Settlement Commission could, as administrative head of the Income Tax Settlement Commission, declare the order passed by the CPIO and Joint Commissioner of Income Tax directing

Posted in All Judgements, High Court

CIT vs. Sulzer India Limited (Bombay High Court)

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DATE: December 5, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: December 5, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2003-04
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S. 41(1): Payment of Net Present Value of sales-tax deferral loan does not constitute a taxable "benefit"

The High Court had to consider whether the judgement of the Special Bench of the Tribunal in Sulzer India Ltd vs. JCIT 138 ITD 1 (SB)(Mum) that the difference between the Net Present Value of sales-tax liability and its future

Posted in All Judgements, High Court

Supreme Industries Ltd vs. ACIT (Bombay High Court)

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DATE: November 24, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: December 5, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 1999-00
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S. 254(2): ITAT must adopt a justice oriented approach and not defeat the legitimate rights on the altar of procedures and technicalities. Even a mistake by the assessee can be rectified

(i) It is a settled position in law that every authority exercising quasi judicial powers has inherent/ incidental power in discharging of its functions to ensure that justice is done between parties i.e. no prejudice is caused to any of

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DCIT vs. Bramha Corp. Hotels & Resorts Ltd (ITAT Pune)

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DATE: December 2, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: December 5, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2007-08
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Premium paid to buyback shares of recalcitrant shareholders is to facilitate smooth running of business and is allowable as revenue business expenditure

From the case-laws referred to in the said commentary, it is amply clear that while accepting the compromise or settlement between the two warring groups, for a proceeding under ss. 397 and 398 of the Companies Act, 1956, the Court

Posted in All Judgements, Tribunal

Calibrated Healthcare Systems India Pvt. Ltd vs. ACIT (ITAT Delhi)

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DATE: December 4, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: December 5, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2007-08
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Transfer Pricing: Companies which are functionally similar to the assessee cannot be excluded merely because of high or low turnover

When a company is functionally similar to that of the assessee company, the same cannot be excluded merely because of its turnover at a higher or lower level. Here it is important to mention that sec. 92C(1) of the Income-tax

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CIT vs. Godavari Electrical Conductors (Andhra Pradesh High Court)

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DATE: October 29, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: December 5, 2014 (Date of publication)
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Issue of notice straightaway through affixture is not proper & renders proceedings void. On the expiry of the limitation period valuable rights accrue to the assessee

(i) The Tribunal took note of the fact that (a) the issuance of a notice straight away through affixture is not proper; (b) no efforts were made to send the notices to the partners through registered post with acknowledge due;

Posted in All Judgements, High Court

Indian Chamber of Commerce vs. ITO (ITAT Kolkata)

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DATE: December 2, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: December 4, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2008-09 & 2009-10
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S. 2(15)/ 11: Entire law on what is "charitable purpose" and scope of Proviso inserted by Finance (No.2) Act 2009 w.r.e.f. 01.04.2009 explained

(i) The purpose for which the assessee association, i.e. The Indian Chamber of Commerce, was established is a charitable purpose within the meaning of S. 2(15) of the Act. The assessee is carrying out the said activities which are incidental

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Slum Rehabilitation Authority vs. DDIT (Bombay High Court)

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DATE: October 29, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: December 4, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2011-12
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S. 220(6): Law laid down on the guidelines that have to be followed while considering a stay application

(i) At the very outset, it must be pointed out that the manner in which the Assessing Officer has disposed of the application for stay by impugned order is in complete breach of the directions of this Court as set

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Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority vs. DDIT (Bombay High Court)

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DATE: October 29, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: December 4, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2011-12
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S. 220(6): Parameters to be considered in deciding a stay application laid down

The parameters to be considered in deciding stay application as laid down by this Court in KEC International Limited v/s. B. R. Balakrishnan 251 ITR 158; UTI Mutual Funds v/s. ITO 345 ITR 71 and UTI Mutual Fund v/s. ITO

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Artist Tree Pvt. Ltd vs. CBDT (Bombay High Court)

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DATE: December 3, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: December 4, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 1997-98
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S. 119(2)(b): The expression 'genuine hardship' should be construed liberally, particularly in matters of entertaining of applications seeking condonation of delay.

(i) The expression ‘genuine hardship’ came up for consideration of the Supreme Court in case of B.M. Malani (supra), wherein, by reference to New Collins Concise English Dictionary, the Supreme Court accepted the position that ‘genuine’ means not fake or

Posted in All Judgements, High Court
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