Shri Kartikeya Surendra Shukla,, Ahmedabad v. The Income Tax Officer, Ward-10(2),, Ahmedabad

ITA 252/AHD/2014 | 2009-2010
Pronouncement Date: 30-09-2016 | Result: Allowed

Appeal Details

RSA Number 25220514 RSA 2014
Assessee PAN ACIPS7279P
Bench Ahmedabad
Appeal Number ITA 252/AHD/2014
Duration Of Justice 2 year(s) 8 month(s) 6 day(s)
Appellant Shri Kartikeya Surendra Shukla,, Ahmedabad
Respondent The Income Tax Officer, Ward-10(2),, Ahmedabad
Appeal Type Income Tax Appeal
Pronouncement Date 30-09-2016
Appeal Filed By Assessee
Order Result Allowed
Bench Allotted SMC
Tribunal Order Date 30-09-2016
Date Of Final Hearing 30-09-2016
Next Hearing Date 30-09-2016
Assessment Year 2009-2010
Appeal Filed On 24-01-2014
Judgment Text
IN THE INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL SMC BENCH AHMEDABAD BEFORE SHRI R.P. TOLANI JUDICIAL MEMBER ./ ITA NO. 252/AHD/2014 / ASSESSMENT YEAR : 2009-10 SHRI KARTIKEYA SURENDRA SHUKLA 2 VISHWA BHARATI SOCIETY ELLISBRIDGE AHMEDABAD-6 PAN : ACIPS 7279 P VS ITO WARD-10(2) AHMEDABAD / (APPELLANT) / (RESPONDENT) ASSESSEE BY : SHRI P.M. MEHTA WITH SHRI GULAB THAKOR ARS REVENUE BY : SHRI RAHUL KUMAR SR DR / DATE OF HEARING : 30/09/2016 / DATE OF PRONOUNCEMENT: 30/09/2016 / O R D E R THIS IS ASSESSEES APPEAL CHALLENGING THE EX PARTE ORDER OF THE LD. COMMISSIONER OF INCOME-TAX (APPEALS)-XVI AHMEDABAD CONFIRMING ADDITION OF RS.17 85 000/- AS UNEXPLAINED CASH DEPO SITS. 2. LD. COUNSEL FOR THE ASSESSEE CONTENDS THAT AT TH E RELEVANT TIME THE ASSESSEE WAS NOT WELL AND THEREFORE HE COULD NOT AT TEND THE PROCEEDINGS WHICH RESULTED IN THE IMPUGNED EX PARTE ORDER BY LD. CIT(A). IT IS CONTENDED THAT THE ASSESSEE WAS PREVENTED BY SUFFIC IENT CAUSE IN NOT ATTENDING THE APPELLANT PROCEEDINGS. THEREFORE IN THE INTEREST OF JUSTICE THE APPEAL MAY BE SET ASIDE AND RESTORED BACK TO THE FI LE OF LD. CIT(A) WITH THE FOLLOWING PRAYERS:- A) THE ASSESSEE EXPRESSED DEEP REGRETS FOR THE EX PARTE ORDER AND IS WILLING TO BEAR THE COST IN THIS BEHALF; B) IT IS UNDERTAKEN THAT THE APPELLATE PROCEEDINGS WIL L BE PROMPTLY AND POSITIVELY ATTENDED. SMC-ITA NO. 252/AHD/2014 SHRI KARTIKEYA SURENDRA SHUKLA VS. ITO AY : 2009-10 2 3. LD. DR ON THE OTHER HAND SUPPORTED THE ORDERS OF THE LD. CIT(A). 4. I HAVE HEARD THE RIVAL CONTENTIONS PERUSED THE MATERIAL AVAILABLE ON RECORD AND GONE THROUGH THE ORDERS OF THE LOWER AUT HORITIES. IN VIEW OF THE FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES I AM OF THE VIEW THAT THE ENDS OF JUSTICE WILL BE MET IF THE ISSUE IS SET ASIDE AND RESTORED BACK TO THE FILE OF LD. CIT(A) FOR FRESH ADJUDICATION ON FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:- I) THE ASSESSEE SHALL PAY A COST OF RS.10 000/- (RS. T EN THOUSAND ONLY). THE CHALLAN WHEREOF SHALL BE PRODUCED BEFOR E THE LD. CIT(A) ALONG WITH COPY OF THIS ORDER WITH A REQUEST TO FIX THE HEARING OF APPEAL. II) THE ASSESSEE SHALL NOT DELAY THE APPEAL HEARING WIT HOUT A REASONABLE CAUSE. 5. IN THE RESULT THE APPEAL OF THE ASSESSEE IS ALL OWED FOR STATISTICAL PURPOSES AS INDICATED ABOVE. ORDER PRONOUNCED IN THE COURT ON 30 TH SEPTEMBER 2016 AT AHMEDABAD. SD/- R.P. TOLANI (JUDICIAL MEMBER) AHMEDABAD; DATED 30/09/2016 *BIJU T. / COPY OF THE ORDER FORWARDED TO : 1. / THE APPELLANT 2. / THE RESPONDENT. 3. / CONCERNED CIT 4. ( ) / THE CIT(A) 5. / DR ITAT AHMEDABAD 6. / GUARD FILE . / BY ORDER TRUE COPY / ( DY./ASSTT.REGISTRAR) / ITAT AHMEDABAD