ITO, New Delhi v. Smt. Vandana Sethi, New Delhi

ITA 1522/DEL/2017 | 2013-2014
Pronouncement Date: 23-03-2021 | Result: Dismissed

Appeal Details

RSA Number 152220114 RSA 2017
Assessee PAN ABJPS9504K
Bench Delhi
Appeal Number ITA 1522/DEL/2017
Duration Of Justice 4 year(s) 9 day(s)
Appellant ITO, New Delhi
Respondent Smt. Vandana Sethi, New Delhi
Appeal Type Income Tax Appeal
Pronouncement Date 23-03-2021
Appeal Filed By Department
Order Result Dismissed
Bench Allotted G
Tribunal Order Date 23-03-2021
Last Hearing Date 26-02-2020
First Hearing Date 26-02-2020
Assessment Year 2013-2014
Appeal Filed On 14-03-2017
Judgment Text
IN THE INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL DELHI BENCH G: NEW DELHI (THROUGH VIDEO CONFERENCING) BEFORE SHRI R.K. PANDA ACCOUNTANT MEMBER AND SHRI SUDHANSHU SRIVASTAVA JUDICIAL MEMBER ITA NO.1522/DEL/2017 ASSESSMENT YE AR : 2013-14 INCOME TAX OFFICER WARD-28(4) NEW DELHI VS. SMT. VANDANA SETHI B-376 NEW FRIENDS COLONY NEW DELHI-110065 PAN-ABJPS9504K (APPELLANT) (RESPONDENT) APPELLANT BY : SH. PRAKASH D UBEY SR. DR RESPONDENT BY : SH. SANJEEV RAI MEHRA CA DATE OF HEARING : 23.03.2021 DATE OF PRONOUNCEMENT : 23.03.2021 ORDER PER R.K. PANDA AM : THIS APPEAL FILED BY THE REVENUE IS DIRECTED AGAINST THE O RDER DATED 30.12.2016 OF THE LEARNED CIT(A)-10 NEW DELHI RELATING TO ASSESSME NT YEAR 2013-14. 2. LEARNED COUNSEL FOR THE ASSESSEE AT THE OUTSET POIN TED OUT THAT THE TAX EFFECT INVOLVED IN THE PRESENT APPEAL FILED BY THE REVEN UE IS BELOW RS.50 LAKHS. THEREFORE IN VIEW OF THE LATEST CBDT CIRCULAR NO.17/2019 DATED 08.08.2019 RAISING THE MONETARY LIMIT TO RS.50 LAKHS FOR FILING APPEAL BY THE REVENUE WHICH IS EVEN APPLICABLE TO ALL PENDI NG APPEALS THE APPEAL FILED BY THE REVENUE IS NOT MAINTAINABLE AND HAS TO BE DISMISSED. ITA NO.2064/DEL/2017 2 3. LEARNED DR FAIRLY CONCEDED THAT THE TAX EFFECT INVOLVE D IN THE APPEAL FILED BY THE REVENUE IS BELOW RS.50 LAKHS. 4. THE CBDT VIDE CIRCULAR NO.17/2019 DATED 08.08.2019 HAS REVISED THE MONETARY LIMIT FOR FILING THE APPEALS BEFORE THE TRIBUNAL TO RS.50 LACS. FURTHER CBDT VIDE LETTER DATED 20.08.2019 HAS ALSO CLARIFIED THAT CIRCULAR NO.17/2019 WOULD BE APPLICABLE TO ALL PENDING APPEALS. IN SU CH CIRCUMSTANCES THE PRESENT APPEAL FILED BY THE REVENUE IN CASE OF LOW TAX EFFECT IS NOT MAINTAINABLE. 5. BEFORE PARTING WE CLARIFY HERE THAT THE REVENUE SHALL BE AT LIBERTY TO APPROACH THE TRIBUNAL FOR RE-INSTITUTION OF APPEA L IF THE REQUISITE MATERIAL IS BROUGHT TO SHOW THAT THE APPEAL IS PROTECTED BY THE EXCEPTIONS PRESCRIBED IN PARA-10 OF THE CIRCULAR DATED 11.07.2018. 6. IN CONCLUSION BY APPLYING THE CBDT CIRCULAR DATED 08.0 8.2019 AND LETTER DATED 20.08.2019 (SUPRA) THE CAPTIONED APPEAL O F THE REVENUE IS DISMISSED AS WITHDRAWN/NOT PRESSED. 7. IN THE FINAL RESULT THE APPEAL OF THE REVENUE STANDS DISMISSED. ABOVE DECISION WAS PRONOUNCED IN THE OPEN COURT IN THE PRESENCE OF BOTH THE PARTIES ON CONCLUSION OF VIRTUAL HEARING ON 23 RD MARCH 2021. SD/- SD/- (SUDHANSHU SRIVASTAVA) (R.K. PANDA) JUDICIAL MEMBER ACCOUNTANT MEMBER DELHI/DATED- 23.03.2021 F{X~{T ITA NO.2064/DEL/2017 3 COPY FORWARDED TO: - 1. APPELLANT 2. RESPONDENT 3. CIT 4. CIT(A) 5. DR ITAT BY ORDER ASSISTANT REGISTRAR ITAT DELHI