DCIT, New Delhi v. M/s. Oracle India (P) Ltd, New Delhi

ITA 4344/DEL/2009 | 2002-2003
Pronouncement Date: 13-01-2010 | Result: Dismissed

Appeal Details

RSA Number 434420114 RSA 2009
Assessee PAN AAACO0158L
Bench Delhi
Appeal Number ITA 4344/DEL/2009
Duration Of Justice 2 month(s)
Appellant DCIT, New Delhi
Respondent M/s. Oracle India (P) Ltd, New Delhi
Appeal Type Income Tax Appeal
Pronouncement Date 13-01-2010
Appeal Filed By Department
Order Result Dismissed
Bench Allotted F
Tribunal Order Date 13-01-2010
Date Of Final Hearing 13-01-2010
Next Hearing Date 13-01-2010
Assessment Year 2002-2003
Appeal Filed On 13-11-2009
Judgment Text
ITA NO. 4344/DEL/09 A.Y. 2002-03 1 IN THE INCOMETAX APPELATE TRIBUNAL DELHI BENCH F: NEW DELHI BEFORE SHRI C.L. SETHI JUDICIAL MEMBER & SHRI SHAMIM YAHYA ACCOUNTANT MEMBER ITA NO. 4344/DEL/2009 A.Y. : 2002-03 DY. COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX VS. M/S ORACLE IN DIA PRIVATE LIMITED CIRCLE-13(1) ROOM NO. 406 3 RD FLOOR A WING IFCI TOWER CR BUILDING IP ESTATE NEW DELHI 61 NEHRU PLACE NEW DELHI [PAN: AAACO0158L] (APPELLANT) (RESPONDENT) ASSESSEE BY : SHRI TARANDEEP SINGH ADV. DEPARTMENT BY : SHRI ISTIYAQUE AHMED SR. DR O R D E R PER SHAMIM YAHYA : AM THIS APPEAL BY THE REVENUE IS DIRECTED AGAINST TH E ORDERS OF THE LD. CIT(A) DATED 1.9.2009 PERTAINING TO ASSESSMENT YEAR 2002-0 3. 2. THE ISSUES RAISED READS AS UNDER:- I) ON THE FACTS AND IN THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE CA SE AS WELL AS IN LAW THE LD. CIT(A) ERRED IN DELETING THE PENAL TY OF RS. 12 37 00 000/- LEVIED U/S 271(1)(C) OF THE IT ACT. II) ON THE FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE CASE AS W ELL AS IN LAW THE LD. CIT(A) HAS ERRED IN DELETING THE PENALTY RE LYING UPON THE DECISION OF ITAT IN ASSESSMENT YEARS 1999-2000 TO 2001-02 IN THE QUANTUM APPEAL SINCE APPEAL HAS BEEN FILED AGAINST THE ITAT ORDER BEFORE THE HONBLE HIGH COUR T. 3. IN THIS CASE THE PENALTY WAS LEVIED BY THE AO ON THE ADDITION OF RS. 34 63 07 373/- PERTAINING TO DISALLOWANCE OF RO YALTY AMOUNT PAID TO M/S ORACLE CORPORATION USA. ITA NO. 4344/DEL/09 A.Y. 2002-03 2 4. LD. COUNSEL OF THE ASSESSEE PRODUCED BEFORE US T HE DECISION OF THE TRIBUNAL IN ASSESSEES OWN CASE FOR THE ABOVE SAID ADDITION IN QUANTUM APPEAL IN ITA NO. 1982/D/06 AND ITA NO. 1755/D/06 FOR ASSE SSMENT YEAR 2002-03. IN THE SAID DECISION VIDE ORDER DATED 20.3.2009 TH E ADDITION HAS BEEN DELETED BY THE TRIBUNAL. SINCE THE ADDITION HAS BEEN DELE TED BY THE TRIBUNAL LD. COUNSEL OF THE ASSESSEE CONTENDED THAT IN SUCH CIRC UMSTANCES THE PENALTY LEVIED WILL ALSO NOT SURVIVE ON THE ADDITION. 4.1 LD. DR FAIRLY AGREED TO THIS PROPOSITION. 4.2 ACCORDINGLY SINCE THE TRIBUNAL HAS DELETED THE ADDITION THE PENALTY ON THE SAID ADDITION UNDER SECTION 271(1)(C) IS LIAB LE TO BE DELETED. ACCORDINGLY WE AFFIRM THE ORDER OF THE LD. CIT(A) DELETING THE LEVY OF PENALTY UNDER SECTION 271(1)(C). 5. IN THE RESULT THE REVENUES APPEAL IS DISMISSE D. ORDER PRONOUNCED IN THE OPEN COURT ON 13/01/2010. SD/- SD/- [C.L. SETHI) [SHAMIM YAHYA] JUDICIAL MEMBER ACCOUNTANT MEMBER DATE: 13 /01/ 2010 SRB COPY FORWARDED TO: - 1. APPELLANT 2. RESPONDENT 3. CIT 4. CIT (A) 5. DR ITAT TRUE COPY BY ORDER DEPUTY REGISTRAR ITAT DELHI BENCHES