Hemair Systems India Limited,, Hyderabad v. Asst. Commissioner of Income Tax, Circle-2(2), Hyderabad

ITA 1628/Hyd/2017 | 2013-2014
Pronouncement Date: 27-05-2021 | Result: Allowed

Appeal Details

RSA Number 162822514 RSA 2017
Assessee PAN AAACH9619K
Bench Hyderabad
Appeal Number ITA 1628/Hyd/2017
Duration Of Justice 3 year(s) 8 month(s) 5 day(s)
Appellant Hemair Systems India Limited,, Hyderabad
Respondent Asst. Commissioner of Income Tax, Circle-2(2), Hyderabad
Appeal Type Income Tax Appeal
Pronouncement Date 27-05-2021
Appeal Filed By Assessee
Order Result Allowed
Bench Allotted DB-A
Tribunal Order Date 27-05-2021
Date Of Final Hearing 05-04-2021
Next Hearing Date 05-04-2021
Last Hearing Date 22-01-2019
First Hearing Date 03-11-2020
Assessment Year 2013-2014
Appeal Filed On 22-09-2017
Judgment Text
IN THE INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL HYDERABAD BENCH A ' HYDERABAD BEFORE S MT. P. MADHAVI DEVI JUDICIAL MEMBER AND SHRI LAXMI PRASAD SAHU ACCOUNTANT MEMBER ITA NO. 1628 /H/201 7 ASSESSMENT YEAR: 20 13 - 14 M/S HEMAIR SYSTEMS INDIA LTD. HYDERABAD. PAN A AACH 9619K VS. ASST. COMMISSIONER OF INCOME - TAX CIRCLE 2(2) HYDERABAD. (APPELLANT) (RESPONDENT) ASSESSEE BY: SHRI A.V. RAGHURAM REVENUE BY: SHRI SUNIL KUMAR PANDEY DATE OF HEARING: 05 /0 4 /2021 DATE OF PRONOUNCEMENT: 27 / 0 5 /2021 O R D E R PER L.P. S AHU AM: TH IS APPEAL FILED BY THE ASSESSEE FOR AY 20 13 - 14 IS DIRECTED AGAINST THE CIT(A) - 2 HYDERABAD S ORDER DATED 1 9 /0 6 /201 7 INVOLVING PROCEEDINGS U/S 143(3) OF THE INCOME TAX ACT 1961 ; IN SHORT THE ACT . 2. IN THIS APPEAL THE ASSESSEE HAS RAISED TWO SUBSTANTIVE GROUNDS OF APPEAL OUT OF WHICH THE LD. AR OF THE ASSESSEE INVITED THE BENCH ATTENTION TO GROUND NO. 3 WHEREIN THE ASSESSEES GRIEVANCE IS THAT THE ASSESSEE HAS RAISED AN ADDITIONAL GROUND BEFORE THE CIT(A) PRAYING TO RESTRICT THE DISALLOWANCE OF INTEREST TO I.T.A. NO. 1628 /HYD/201 7 M/S HEMAIR SYSTEMS INDIA LTD. HYD. 2 THE EXTENT IT PERTAINS TO THE AY UNDER CONSIDERATION OF RS. 3 66 121/ - BUT THE CIT(A) DID NOT ADJUDICATE THE SAME. 3. BRIEFLY THE FACTS OF THE CASE ARE THAT THE ASSESSEE COMPANY ENGAGED IN TH E BUSINESS OF MANUFACTURING OF ENGINEERING GOODS NAMELY AIR CONDITIONING AND CLEAN ROOM EQUIPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL FANS FILED ITS RETURN OF INCOME FOR THE AY 2013 - 14 ON 27/09/2013 ADMITTING TOTAL INCOME OF RS. 4 19 03 320/ - . THE AO NOTICED FROM THE LEDGER ACCOUNT OF M/S HEMAIR SYSTEMS UK WHICH IS A SISTER CONCERN OF THE ASSESSEE THAT DURING THE FY 2012 - 13 THE ASSESSEE HAD MADE ADVANCES OF RS. 65 46 053/ - OUT OF OD ACCOUNT MAINTAINED BY IT IN SBI BALANAGAR BRANCH HYDERABAD AND THOUGH THE ASSESSEE WAS PAYING INTEREST TO BANK ON OD THE ASSESSEE DID NOT CHARGE ANY INTEREST ON THE AMOUNT ADVANCED TO ITS SISTER CONCERN. THE AO ASKED THE AR OF THE ASSESSEE THAT TO SHOW CAUSE AS TO WHY THE INTEREST OF RS. 78 57 969/ - WHICH IS COMPUTED BY THE AO IN HIS ORDER FOR FYS 2009 - 10 TO 2012 - 13 IN HIS ORDER AT PAGES 2 TO 4 SHOULD NOT BE DISALLOWED U/S 37(1) OF THE ACT THE AR OF THE ASSESSEE SUBMITTED THAT THE ASSESSEE COMPANY HAD INVESTED MONEY IN THE SAID SUBSIDIARY COMPANY OF RS. 9 45 83 973/ - BUT THE SUBSIDIARY COMPANY HAD NOT ALLOTTED ANY SHARES AS ON TODAY AND DID NOT DECLARE ANY DIVIDEND TILL TODAY. I.T.A. NO. 1628 /HYD/201 7 M/S HEMAIR SYSTEMS INDIA LTD. HYD. 3 3.1 REJECTING THE SUBMISSIONS OF THE ASSESSEE THE AO HELD THAT IT IS EVIDENT THAT THE INTEREST OF RS. 78 57 969/ - WAS NOT INCURRED WHOLLY AND EXCLUSIVELY FOR TH E PURPOSE OF BUSINESS OF ASSESSEE AND HENCE HE DISALLOWED THE SAID AMOUNT OF RS. 78 57 969/ - U/S 37(1) OF THE ACT AND ADDED THE SAME TO THE RETURNED INCOME OF THE ASSESSEE. 4. AGGRIEVED THE ASSESSEE PREFERRED AN APPEAL BEFORE THE CIT(A) RAISING A FOLLO WING ADDITIONAL GROUND: WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO ANY OTHER GROUNDS THE AO ERRED IN DISALLOWING INTEREST OF RS. 78 57 969/ - U/S 37(1) OF THE ACT WHICH INTEREST IS FOR THE PERIOD FOR THE AYS 2010 - 11 TO 2013 - 14 WHILE THE ALLEGED INTEREST PERTAINING TO THE AY UNDER CONSIDERATION IS ONLY RS. 3 66 121/ - . 5. THE CIT(A) CONFIRMED THE DISALLOWANCE OF RS. 78 57 969/ - MADE BY THE AO WITHOUT CONSIDERING THE SAID ADDITIONAL GROUND RAISED BY THE ASSESSEE BEFORE HIM. 6. AGGRIEVED BY THE ORDER OF CIT(A) THE ASSESSEE I S IN APPEAL BEFORE US. 7. BEFORE US THE LD. AR OF THE ASSESSEE SUBMITTED THAT THE CIT(A) WITHOUT CONSIDERING THE ADDITIONAL GROUND RAISED BY THE ASSESSEE CONFIRMED THE ADDITION MADE BY THE AO OF RS. 78 57 969/ - WHICH IS PERTAINING TO THE FYS 2009 - 10 TO 2012 - 13 AS THE ACTUAL INTEREST PERTAINS TO RS. I.T.A. NO. 1628 /HYD/201 7 M/S HEMAIR SYSTEMS INDIA LTD. HYD. 4 3 66 121/ - ONLY FOR THIS YEAR . HE THEREFORE REQUESTED THE BENCH TO REMIT THE ISSUE BACK TO THE FILE OF CIT(A) FOR A LIMITED PURPOSE TO ADJUDICATE THE ADDITIONAL GROUND RAISED BY THE ASSESSEE BEFORE HIM. 8. ON THE OTHER HAND THE LD. DR OBJECTED TO THE SUBMISSIONS OF THE LD. AR OF THE ASSESSEE AND SUBMITTED THAT THE INTEREST ON ENTIRE ADVANCE AMOUNT IS REQUIRED TO BE DISALLOWED. 9. WE HAVE CONSIDERED THE RIVAL SUBMISSIONS AND PERUSED THE MATERIAL ON RECORD AS WELL AS GONE THROUGH THE ORDERS OF REVENUE AUTHORITIES. WE FIND FORCE IN THE ARGUMENT OF THE ASSESSEE THAT THE MATTER MAY BE REMITTED TO THE FILE OF CIT(A) FOR ADJUDICATION OF THE ADDITIONAL GROUND RAISED BY THE ASSESSEE BEFORE THE CIT(A) AS THE CIT(A) DID NOT ADJUDICATE OR CONSIDER THE ADDITIONAL GROUND RAISED BY THE ASSESSEE WHILE PASSING THE ORDER. WE THEREFORE REMIT THE ISSUE BACK TO THE FILE OF THE CIT(A) TO ADJUDICATE THE ADDITIONAL GROUND RAISED BY THE ASSESSEE BEFORE HIM IN ACCORDANCE WITH LAW AFTER PROVIDING REASONABLE OPPORTUNITY OF HEARING TO THE ASSESSEE IN THE MATTER. I.T.A. NO. 1628 /HYD/201 7 M/S HEMAIR SYSTEMS INDIA LTD. HYD. 5 10. IN THE RESULT APPEAL OF THE ASSESSEE IS TREATED AS ALLOWED FOR STATISTICAL PURPOSES. PRONOUNCED IN THE OPEN COURT ON 27 TH MAY 2021. SD/ - ( P. MADHAVI DEVI ) JUDICIAL MEMBER SD/ - ( L.P. SAHU ) ACCOUNTANT MEMBER HYDERABAD DATED 27 T H MAY 2021 KV 1 M/S HEMAIR SYSTEMS INDIA LTD. C/O S/SHRI K. VASANTKUMAR AV RAGHURAM P. VINOD & M. NEELIMA DEVI ADVOCATES 610 BABUKHAN ESTATE BASHEERBAGH HYDERABAD 500 001. 2 AC IT CIRCLE 2 ( 2 ) 5 TH FLOOR KONDAPUR HYDERABAD. 3 CIT(A) - 2 HYDERABAD. 4 PR. CIT 2 HYDERABAD. 5 ITAT DR HYDERABAD. 6 GUARD FILE.