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DATE: October 22, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: November 7, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2001-02
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S. 147/ 151: Sanction by the CIT with word "approved" without recording satisfaction note renders reopening invalid

(i) A simple reading of the provisions of Sec. 151(1) with the proviso clearly show that no such notice shall be issued unless the Commissioner is satisfied on the reasons recorded by the AO that it is a fit case …

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DATE: October 31, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: November 7, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2004-05
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S. 147 Reopening solely on the basis of information received from the investigation wing & without independent application of mind is void

The AO proceeded to initiate proceedings u/s 147 of the Act and to issue notice u/s 148 of the Act on the basis of information received from Investigation Wing of the department in the form of a CD prepared by …

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DATE: October 31, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: November 3, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2006-07
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S. 147: Reopening on the possibility that the assessee AOP may or may not be a taxable unit is based on surmise and presumption & is invalid

(i) The assessee is a FUND and a resident of Denmark. Along with its return of income, in India, the assessee had submitted ‘Tax Residency Certificate’ issued by the Danish Authorities in order to claim the benefit of Article 14 …

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DATE: October 17, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 24, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2006-07
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S. 147: The reasons must specifically indicate as to which material fact was not disclosed by the petitioner in the course of its original assessment

In the reasons supplied to the petitioner, there is no whisper, what to speak of any allegation, that the petitioner had failed to disclose fully and truly all material facts necessary for assessment and that because of this failure there …

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DATE: October 14, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 21, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2007-08
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Failure to record detailed reasons in assessment order does justifying s. 147 action. There is a statutory presumption that AO has applied his mind while passing assessment order

Section 147 of the Act, as substituted w.e.f. 01.04.1989 does not postulates conferment of power upon the AO to initiate reassessment proceeding upon his mere change of opinion. Further, if ‘reason to believe’ of the AO is founded on an …

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DATE: July 30, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 15, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2009-2010
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S. 147: If AO contests the audit objection but still reopens to comply with the audit objection, it means he has not applied his mind independently and the reopening is void

To satisfy ourselves, whether the reassessment proceedings have been initiated at the instance of the audit party and solely on the ground of audit objections ….. On a perusal of the files, the noting made therein and the relevant documents, …

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DATE: September 9, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 6, 2014 (Date of publication)
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A strict procedure has to be followed for service by affixture. If done improperly, the notice and the resultant assessment order are null and void.

(i) As per sub-section (1) of section 282, the notice is to be served on the person named therein either by post or as if it was a summons issued by Court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (V …

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DATE: September 18, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 5, 2014 (Date of publication)
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Reopening of s. 143(1) assessment on the basis of the retrospective amendment of section 80HHC of the Act by the Taxation Law (Amendment) Act, 2005 is bad as the said amendment is struck doen in Avani Exports vs. CIT (Guj HC)

We find force in the contentions of the Revenue as the assessment order which was sought to be reopened by the Assessing Officer was only an intimation under section 143(1) of the Act and not a regular assessment under section …

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DATE: September 29, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 5, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2006-200
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The formal reasons given in support of reopening the case cannot be added to or subtracted from or improved in the affidavit-in-opposition

In Hindustan Lever Ltd. Vs. R.B. Wadkar, Assistant Commissioner of Income-Tax And Others (No.1) reported in 268 ITR 322 (Bombay) and Aroni Commercials Ltd. Vs. Deputy Commissioner of Income-Tax And Another reported in (2014) 362 ITR 403(Bom) both Division Bench …

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DATE: September 29, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 5, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2009-10
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“Escapement of income” in s. 147 should be given a strict construction

In my opinion “escapement of income” should be given a strict construction. Not only should it not be used to justify a change of view it should not be used to reopen an assessment on facts, information, documents which were …

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