Month: January 2012

Change in Constitution of Bombay High Court’s Tax Bench w.e.f. 30.01.2012

Verification of high value transactions (investments/deposits/expenditure) of persons who are not assessed to income tax

Vide order dated 23.01.2012 passed in pursuance of the consultations of the collegium of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal consisting of the President and two senior-most Vice Presidents, Shri D K Srivastava, Accountant Member, Income tax Appellate Tribunal, Chandigarh Benches, Chandigarh has been transferred in public interest, in the same capacity to the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Rajkot Bench, Rajkot with effect from the forenoon of 6th February 2012

Appointment of 13 Hon’ble Members to the Appellate Tribunal

Appointment of 5 Hon’ble Judges to the Bombay High Court

Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia has asked the government to take “appropriate action” against at least 20 members of the country’s top income tax tribunal who are on the CBI’s radar for having allegedly ‘outsourced’ writing of judgments to private parties

Transfers of Hon’ble Members of the ITAT (Jan 2012)

Vide Order No. 17 of 2012 dated 19.01.2012 the CBDT has stated that three IRS officers have been selected as Accountant Members of the Tribunal and that their services are placed at the disposal of the Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Law & Justice, with effect from the date of assumption of charge or until further orders

Vide Order No. 14 dated 17.01.2012 the CBDT has, on promotion to the grade of Joint Commissioners of Income-tax on ad hoc basis, transferred & posted officers with immediate effect

Vide Order dated 17.01.2012 the CBDT has transferred & posted officers in the grade of Additional/ Joint/ Deputy/ Assistant Commissioners of Income-tax in the Directorate of International Taxation & Transfer Pricing with immediate effect