Category: Procedures/Guidelines

The ITAT has announced the dates on which the Benches will not be functioning during the winter vacation of 2019

The ITAT has announced the dates on which the Benches will not be sitting during the Diwali and Dusshera holidays

We are pleased to state that Honourable Mr. Justice Pradeep P. Bhatt, President of the ITAT, was honoured on 1-9-2019 in recognition of his Systematic Reforms & Infrastructure in Judiciary & ITAT. Mr. Justice Pradeep P. Bhatt has been conferred with the Justice P. N. Bhatwati Award by his Excellency Mr. Biswabhusan Harichandran, Honourable Governor of Andhra Pradesh in the distinguished presence of Mr. Justice A. K. Patnaik, former Judge of Supreme Court of India, Mr. N. Ravi Chairman, Press Trust of India. It is an honour to this Institution

The CBDT has vide Circular No. 17/2019 dated 8th August 2019 further enhanced the monetary limits for filing of appeals by the Department before the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), High Courts and SLPs/appeals before Supreme Court

Indore Bench of ITAT was set up on 2nd June 1969 and completed glorious 50 years discharging its function efficaciously and effectively in the justice delivery mechanism on direct tax matters. There have been several landmark decisions which have held their fort right up to the Apex Court

The Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Bar Association has issued a letter dated 4th June 2019 stating that a Disciplinary Committee comprising of five Advocates has been constituted to examine complaints of violations of the Code Of Conduct by members of the Bar. The identity of the informant/ complainant will not be revealed

Pursuant to a resolution by the Standing Committee, the Assistant Registrar of the ITAT has issued an order dated 15th May 2019 stipulating the “Bench non-sitting days” in the ITAT. Different dates have been specified for different Benches.

ITAT being the Mother Tribunal, may impress other Tribunals to follow the good example set by ITAT. It is also desired that whenever a new Member is appointed,they may be provided the material which may contain code of ethics, guidance to be kept in view by the Members of the ITAT while drafting orders, conventions for Members of the ITAT etc

The CBDT has directed the formation of a committee consisting of high-ranking officials who will inter alia examine “perverse and irregular” orders of the ITAT and cases where the submissions of the DRs have not been recorded by the ITAT. These will be taken up by the CBDT with the President, ITAT/ Ministry of Law. The CBDT has also called for information relating to the performance of standing counsel as to the number of cases decided in favour of, and against, the department

The Office bearers had requested the Honourable President to visit the Library of the ITAT Bar Association.This suggestion received prompt attention and on 27-11-2018, the Honourable President along with the honourable Vice Presidents, Mr. G. D. Agarwal, Mr. Pramod Kumar and Mr. G. S. Pannu, visited the library and interacted with all the members present


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