PADMANAGAR CONSTRUCTION PVT.LTD., MUMBAI v. DY.C.I.T. CENTRAL CIRCLE-36, MUMBAI

ITA 2822/MUM/2009 | 2005-2006
Pronouncement Date: 30-04-2010 | Result: Allowed

Appeal Details

RSA Number 282219914 RSA 2009
Assessee PAN AAACP2971J
Bench Mumbai
Appeal Number ITA 2822/MUM/2009
Duration Of Justice 11 month(s) 26 day(s)
Appellant PADMANAGAR CONSTRUCTION PVT.LTD., MUMBAI
Respondent DY.C.I.T. CENTRAL CIRCLE-36, MUMBAI
Appeal Type Income Tax Appeal
Pronouncement Date 30-04-2010
Appeal Filed By Assessee
Order Result Allowed
Bench Allotted C
Tribunal Order Date 30-04-2010
Date Of Final Hearing 26-04-2010
Next Hearing Date 26-04-2010
Assessment Year 2005-2006
Appeal Filed On 04-05-2009
Judgment Text
IN THE INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL MUMBAI BENCH C MUMBAI BEFORE SHRI D.K. AGARWAL JM AND SHRI T.R. SOOD AM I.T.A.NO.2822/MUM/2009 ASSESSMENT YEAR : 2005-06 M/S. PADMANAGAR CONSTRUCTIONS PVT. LTD. 101 KALPATARU SYNERGY OPP.GRAND HYATT HOTEL SANTACRUZ (E) MUMBAI 400 055. PAN: AAACP 2971 J VS. THE DY.COMMISSIONER OF INCOMETAX CENTRAL CIRCLE 36 MUMBAI. (APPELLANT) (RESPONDENT) APPELLANT BY : MS. VASANTI PATEL RESPONDENT BY : SHRI SUMEET KUMAR O R D E R PER T.R. SOOD AM: THIS APPEAL FILED BY THE ASSESSEE IS DIRECTED AGAI NST THE ORDER DATED 20 TH MARCH 2009 OF THE COMMISSIONER OF INCOME-TAX (APPE ALS) CENTRAL IV MUMBAI AND RELATES TO THE ASSESSMENT YEAR 2005-06. THE AS SESSEE VIDE LETTER DATED 26.4.2010 MADE A REQUEST FOR ADJOURNMENT BUT THE SAME WAS NOT PRESSED. THEREFORE THE SAME IS REJECTED. 2. ASSESSEE HAS RAISED VARIOUS GROUNDS OUT OF WHICH GROUND NO. 1 IS IN RESPECT OF OPPORTUNITY OF BEING HEARD WHICH READS AS UNDER: THE LEARNED COMMISSIONER OF INCOME-TAX (APPEALS) E RRED IN DISMISSING THE APPELLANTS APPEAL ON THE GROUND OF NON- ATTENDANCE/NON-COMPLIANCE OF NOTICE ISSUED U/S.250 FIXING THE HEARING ON 20.02.20089 AND 13.03.2009. 3. AFTER HEARING BOTH THE PARTIES WE FIND THAT THE LEARNED COUNSEL FOR THE ASSESSEE DID APPEAR BEFORE THE CIT(A) AND IT SEEMS FILED SOME DEED ON CORRECTION REGARDING THE VALUE OF THE PROPERTY PURC HASED. FOR THIS REMAND REPORT WAS CALLED FROM THE ASSESSING OFFICER AND THE ASSES SING OFFICER POINTED OUT THAT ASSESSEE HAD NOT FILED THIS CORRECTION DEED BEFORE HIM. THEREAFTER ASSESSEE DID NOT APPEAR BEFORE THE CIT(A) DESPITE NOTICE ON 27.0 2.2009 AND 13.03.2009. ITA NO.2822/M/09 M/S.PADMANAGAR CONSTRUCTIONS :P. LTD. 2 ACCORDINGLY LEARNED CIT(A) DECIDED THE ISSUE WITHO UT HAVING THE BENEFIT OF THE REPRESENTATION ON BEHALF OF THE ASSESSEE. 4. BEFORE US THE LEARNED COUNSEL FOR THE ASSESSEE MAINLY SUBMITTED THAT SUFFICIENT OPPORTUNITY WAS NOT GIVEN AND IN ANY CA SE THE DEED ON CORRECTION HAS NOT BEEN PROPERLY CONSIDERED BY THE CIT(A) AND THER EFORE THE MATTER MAY BE RESTORED TO THE FILE OF THE CIT(A). 5. ON THE OTHER HAND THE LEARNED DEPARTMENTAL REPR ESENTATIVE RELIED ON THE ORDERS OF THE LOWER AUTHORITIES. 6. WE HAVE CONSIDERED THE RIVAL SUBMISSIONS CAREFUL LY AND FIND THAT PROPER OPPORTUNITY HAS NOT BEEN ALLOWED TO THE ASSESSEE TO REPRESENT ITS CASE. THEREFORE IN THE INTEREST OF JUSTICE THE ORDER IS SET ASIDE A ND THE MATTER IS RESTORED TO HIS FILE WITH DIRECTION TO RE-ADJUDICATE THE ISSUE AFTER PRO VIDING ADEQUATE OPPORTUNITY OF BEING HEARD TO THE ASSESSEE. 7. IN THE RESULT THE APPEAL IS ALLOWED FOR STATIST ICAL PURPOSES. ORDER PRONOUNCED IN THE OPEN COURT ON THIS 30 TH DAY OF APRIL 2010. SD. SD. (D.K. AGARWAL) (T. R. SOOD) JUDICIAL MEMBER ACCOUNTANT MEMBER MUMBAI DATED THE 30 TH APRIL 2010. KN COPY TO: 1. THE ASSESSEE 2. THE REVENUE 3. THE CIT CENT.III MUMBAI 4. THE CIT(A) CENTRAL -IV MUMBAI 5. THE DR C BENCH MUMBAI BY ORDER /TRUE COPY/ ASST. REGISTRAR ITAT MUMBAI