City Life Projects Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi v. ITO, Ward- 6(2), New Delhi

ITA 3443/DEL/2019 | 2009-2010
Pronouncement Date: 13-11-2019 | Result: Allowed

Appeal Details

RSA Number 344320114 RSA 2019
Assessee PAN AADCC4494L
Bench Delhi
Appeal Number ITA 3443/DEL/2019
Duration Of Justice 6 month(s) 21 day(s)
Appellant City Life Projects Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
Respondent ITO, Ward- 6(2), New Delhi
Appeal Type Income Tax Appeal
Pronouncement Date 13-11-2019
Appeal Filed By Assessee
Order Result Allowed
Bench Allotted SMC
Tribunal Order Date 13-11-2019
Assessment Year 2009-2010
Appeal Filed On 22-04-2019
Judgment Text
IN THE INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL DELHI BENCHES SMC: DELHI BEFORE SHRI BHAVNESH SAINI JUDICIAL MEMBER ITA.NO.3443/DEL./2019 ASSESSMENT YEAR 2009-2010 M/S. CITY LIFE PROJECTS PVT. LTD. C-180 MAHARANA PRATAP ENCLAVE PITAMPURA DELHI 034. PAN AADCC4494L VS. THE INCOME TAX OFFICER WARD 6 (2) ROOM NO.206B C.R. BUILDING I.P. ESTATE NEW DELHI. (RESPONDENT) FOR ASSESSEE : SHRI SURESH KUMAR GUPTA CA FOR REVENUE : SHRI PRADEEP SINGH GAUTAM SR. D.R. DATE OF HEARING : 13 .1 1 .2019 DATE OF PRONOUNCEMENT : 13 .11.2019 ORDER THIS APPEAL BY ASSESSEE HAS BEEN DIRECTED AGAINST THE ORDER OF THE LD. CIT(A)-33 NEW DELHI DATED 25.02.2019 FOR THE A.Y. 2009-2010. 2. IN THIS CASE A.O. PASSED THE ASSESSMENT ORDER UNDER SECTION 147/143(3) DATED 20.12.2016 MAKING ADDITION OF RS.9 LAKHS ON ACCOUNT OF UNDISCLOSED CASH CREDIT UNDER SECTION 68 OF THE INCOME TAX ACT 1961. 2 ITA.NO.3443/DEL./2019 M/S. CITY LIFE PROJECTS PVT. LTD. DELHI. 3. THE LD. CIT(A) NOTED IN THE IMPUGNED ORDER THAT INITIALLY LETTER FOR ADJOURNMENT WAS RECEIVED AND THEREAFTER THERE WERE NO COMPLIANCE DESPITE ISSUING NOTICE TO THE ASSESSEE. LEARNED COUNSEL FOR THE ASSESSEE SUBMITTED THAT ASSESSEE HAS NOT RECEIVED ANY NOTICE AND NO PROPER OPPORTUNITY HAVE BEEN GRANTED TO ARGUE THE APPEAL. 4. CONSIDERING THE RIVAL SUBMISSIONS I AM OF THE VIEW THAT THE MATTER REQUIRES RECONSIDERATION AT THE LEVEL OF THE LD. CIT(A). THOUGH THE LD. CIT(A) NOTED THAT INITIALLY APPEAL WAS ADJOURNED ON THE REQUEST OF COUNSEL FOR ASSESSEE BUT IT IS NOWHERE MENTIONED IN THE IMPUGNED ORDER IF THEREAFTER ANY NOTICE HAVE BEEN SERVED UPON THE ASSESSEE OR NOT. IN THE ABSENCE OF ANY SERVICE OF NOTICE / RECORD AVAILABLE I BELIEVE THE EXPLANATION OF LEARNED COUNSEL FOR THE ASSESSEE THAT NO NOTICE HAVE BEEN SERVED UPON THE ASSESSEE THEREAFTER FOR HEARING OF THE APPEAL. THEREFORE PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL JUSTICE IS VIOLATED IN THE MATTER. I ACCORDINGLY SET ASIDE THE IMPUGNED ORDER AND RESTORE THE APPEAL OF ASSESSEE TO THE FILE OF LD. CIT(A) WITH A DIRECTION TO RE-DECIDE THE APPEAL OF ASSESSEE ON MERITS AND 3 ITA.NO.3443/DEL./2019 M/S. CITY LIFE PROJECTS PVT. LTD. DELHI. AS PER LAW BY GIVING REASONABLE SUFFICIENT OPPORTUNITY OF BEING HEARD TO THE ASSESSEE 5. IN THE RESULT APPEAL OF ASSESSEE ALLOWED FOR STATISTICAL PURPOSES. ORDER PRONOUNCED IN THE OPEN COURT. SD/- (BHAVNESH SAINI) JUDICIAL MEMBER DELHI DATED 13 TH NOVEMBER 2019 VBP/- COPY TO 1. THE APPELLANT 2. THE RESPONDENT 3. CIT(A) CONCERNED 4. CIT CONCERNED 5. D.R. ITAT SMC BENCH 6. GUARD FILE // BY ORDER // ASST. REGISTRAR : ITAT DELHI BENCHES : DELHI.