Category: ITAT related

It is for the first time in the history of the ITAT where a function was held in the presence of the Members of the ITAT, members of the Bar and the Departmental Representatives. Honourable Vice-President, Shri Pramod Kumar assumed the Charge in the presence of Honourable President Mr. Justice Pradeep P. Bhatt, Honourable Vice-President G. S. Pannu, honourable members on behalf of the ITAT Bar Association, Mr. Hiro Rai, President, Dr. K. Shivaram, Sr. advocate, past president, Mr. Subash S. Shetty, Past President and Senior departmental representatives were also invited on the occasion of Shri Pramod Kumar assuming charge as Vice-President

Pursuant to an order dated 20th August, 2019 passed by Justice P P Bhatt, the Hon’ble President of the ITAT, the transfers of two Hon’ble Vice Presidents have been ordered w.e.f. 2nd September, 2019

Pursuant to the consultations with the Collegium of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, consisting or the President and two senior most Vice Presidents, five Hon’ble Members have been transferred in the same capacity, in public interest, with effect from 6th September 2019

Pursuant to an order dated 9th August 2019 passed after consultations with the Collegium of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, consisting of the President and two senior most Vice Presidents, a Judicial Member of the ITAT has been transferred on account of administrative exigencies and in public interest, with effect from 23rd August, 2019.

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

The CBDT has sent the clear signal in the Central Action Plan 2019-20 that it will no longer tolerate the lethargy of CsIT(A) in the matter of disposal of appeals. It has pointed out that huge tax demands are locked up in these appeals. It has stipulated that 100% of appeals involving demands of Rs. 50 crore should be disposed off

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 an order dated 17th May 2019 issued by the President, four Accountant Members and two Judicial Members have been transferred in public interest with effect from 31st May 2019

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.