SHIV MANI TRIPATHI, Allahabad v. ITO WARD-III(4), MIRZAPUR

ITA 312/ALLD/2017 | 2011-2012
Pronouncement Date: 21-11-2019 | Result: Partly Allowed

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Appeal Details

RSA Number 31220714 RSA 2017
Assessee PAN ABBPT6832F
Bench Allahabad
Appeal Number ITA 312/ALLD/2017
Duration Of Justice 1 year(s) 11 month(s)
Appellant SHIV MANI TRIPATHI, Allahabad
Respondent ITO WARD-III(4), MIRZAPUR
Appeal Type Income Tax Appeal
Pronouncement Date 21-11-2019
Appeal Filed By Assessee
Order Result Partly Allowed
Bench Allotted SMC
Tribunal Order Date 21-11-2019
Last Hearing Date 20-11-2019
First Hearing Date 20-11-2019
Assessment Year 2011-2012
Appeal Filed On 21-12-2017
Judgment Text
IN THE INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL ALLAHABAD BENCH ALLAHABAD BEFORE SHRI. A. D. JAIN VICE PRESIDENT AND SHRI T. S. KAPOOR ACCOUNTANT MEMBER ITA NO. 312/ALLD/2017 ASSESSMENT YEAR: 2011 - 12 SHIV MANI TRIPATHI 568 BAGAMBARI GADDI ALLAHPUR ALLAHABAD V. INCOME TAX OFFICER WARD III(4) MIRZAPUR TAN/PAN: ABBPT6832F (APPELLANT) (RESPONDENT) APPELLANT BY: SHRI S. K. YOGESHWAR ADVOCATE RESPONDENT BY: SHRI S. K. MADHUK CIT (DR) DATE OF HEARING: 20 11 201 9 DATE OF PRONOUNCEMENT: 21 11 201 9 O R D E R PER A. D. JAIN V.P.: THIS IS ASSESSEES APPEAL AGAINST THE ORDER OF THE LD. CIT(A) ALLAHABAD DATED 21/9/2017 FOR ASSESSMENT YEAR 2011- 12 TAKING THE FOLLOWING GROUNDS: 1. BECAUSE ON THE FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE CASE THE AUTHORITY BELOW WAS NOT JUSTIFIED IN ADDING RS.4 68 902/- AS ACCRUED INTEREST OF KVP. 2. BECAUSE THE AUTHORITIES BELOW WAS NOT JUSTIFIED IN ADDING RS.5 50 000/- DEPOSITED IN. BANK THE SOURCE OF WHICH IS CRYSTAL CLEAR. 3. BECAUSE THE ORDER PASSED BY THE AUTHORITY BELOW IS UNJUST AND WITHOUT PROVIDING PROPER OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLAIN THE INTEREST DETAILS AND SOURCE OF DEPOSIT IN BANK. 4. BECAUSE THE ORDER PASSED BY THE AUTHORITIES BELOW ARE UNJUST AND ARBITRARY AND AGAINST PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL JUSTICE. ITA NO.312/ALLD/2017 PAGE 2 OF 3 2. APROPOS GROUND NO.2 THE LD. COUNSEL FOR THE ASSESSEE HAS FILED AN APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION OF ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE SEEKING TO PLACE ON RECORD THE CLARIFICATION FROM THE STATE BANK OF INDIA TO THE EFFECT THAT THE CERTIFICATE REGARDING THE DIFFERENCE OF DATE OF DEPOSIT IN THE STATE BANK OF INDIA ON 17/1/2011 AFTER WITHDRAWING THE AMOUNT OF RS.5.50 LAKHS FROM THE PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK ON 18/1/2011 IN WHICH CERTIFICATE THE BANK CERTIFIES THAT THE DIFFERENCE WAS DUE TO SHADOW BALANCE. THE ASSESSEE ALSO WANTS TO PLACE ON RECORD THE KVP PREMATURE WITHDRAWAL CERTIFICATE FROM THE POST OFFICE. IT HAS BEEN SUBMITTED IN THE STATEMENT OF FACTS FILED BEFORE US AS WELL AS BY WAY OF THE AVERMENTS MADE BY THE LD. COUNSEL FOR THE ASSESSEE BEFORE US THAT THIS EVIDENCE COULD NOT BE FILED BEFORE THE ASSESSING OFFICER SINCE THE RELEVANT BANK RECORD WAS NOT AVAILABLE WITH THE ASSESSEE AT THE RELEVANT TIME. IT HAS BEEN FURTHER SUBMITTED THAT AN APPLICATION FOR ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE HAD BEEN SUBMITTED BEFORE THE LD. CIT(A) ON 21/9/2017 AND THE ORDER OF THE LD. CIT(A) WHICH IS THE IMPUGNED ORDER IN THE PRESENT APPEAL WAS ALSO PASSED ON THAT VERY DATE I.E. 21/9/2017. 3. WE FIND THE AVERMENT OF THE ASSESSEE AS ABOVE TO BE JUSTIFIED. THE ASSESSEE NO DOUBT WAS PREVENTED BY SUFFICIENT CAUSE FROM PLACING ON RECORD THE AFORESAID ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE BEFORE EITHER OF THE AUTHORITIES BELOW. THEREFORE IN THE INTEREST OF JUSTICE WE DEEM IT APPROPRIATE TO ADMIT THIS ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE AND REMIT THIS ISSUE TO THE FILE OF THE ASSESSING OFFICER TO BE DECIDED AFRESH IN ACCORDANCE WITH LAW ON AFFORDING DUE AND ADEQUATE OPPORTUNITY TO THE ASSESSEE. THE ASSESSEE NO DOUBT SHALL CO-OPERATE IN THE FRESH PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE ASSESSING OFFICER. ALL PLEAS AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW SHALL REMAIN SO AVAILABLE TO THE ASSESSEE. ITA NO.312/ALLD/2017 PAGE 3 OF 3 4. BY WAY OF GROUND NO.1 THE ASSESSEE CONTENDS THAT THE AUTHORITIES BELOW HAVE ERRED IN ADDING AND SUSTAINING THE ADDITION OF RS.4 68 902/- AS ACCRUED INTEREST OF KVP. SINCE THE OTHER ISSUE PERTAINING TO THE ADDITION OF RS.5.50 LAKHS DEPOSITED BY THE ASSESSEE IN HIS BANK ACCOUNT HAS BEEN REMANDED TO THE FILE OF THE ASSESSING OFFICER AS ABOVE THE PRESENT ISSUE IS ALSO REMITTED TO HIS FILE FOR DECISION AFRESH IN ACCORDANCE WITH LAW AS PER THE AFORESAID DIRECTIONS. ORDERED ACCORDINGLY. 5. IN THE RESULT FOR STATISTICAL PURPOSES THE APPEAL IS TREATED AS ALLOWED. ORDER PRONOUNCED IN THE OPEN COURT ON 21/11/2019. SD/ - SD/ - [ T. S. KAPOOR ] [ A. D. JAIN ] ACCOUNTANT MEMBER VICE PRESIDENT DATED:21/11/2019 JJ:2011 COPY FORWARDED TO: 1. APPELLANT 2. RESPONDENT 3. CIT(A) 4. CIT 5. DR BY ORDER ASSISTANT REGISTRAR