Vinod Kumar Gupta, Kanpur v. Dy. Commissioner of Income Tax, Kanpur

ITA 529/LKW/2014 | 2005-2006
Pronouncement Date: 30-04-2015 | Result: Dismissed

Appeal Details

RSA Number 52923714 RSA 2014
Assessee PAN AABHV9738F
Bench Lucknow
Appeal Number ITA 529/LKW/2014
Duration Of Justice 10 month(s) 13 day(s)
Appellant Vinod Kumar Gupta, Kanpur
Respondent Dy. Commissioner of Income Tax, Kanpur
Appeal Type Income Tax Appeal
Pronouncement Date 30-04-2015
Appeal Filed By Assessee
Order Result Dismissed
Bench Allotted A
Tribunal Order Date 30-04-2015
Date Of Final Hearing 23-03-2015
Next Hearing Date 23-03-2015
Assessment Year 2005-2006
Appeal Filed On 17-06-2014
Judgment Text
1 IN THE INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL LUCKNOW BENCH A LUCKNOW BEFORE SHRI SUNIL KUMAR YADAV JUDICIAL MEMBER AND SHRI A.K. GARODIA ACCOUNTANT MEMBER ITA NO. 529 /LKW/20 14 ASSESSMENT YEAR:200 5 - 20 0 6 SRI VINOD KUMAR GUPTA 51/55 SHAKKARPATTI KANPUR PAN:A AB HV9738F VS. D. C.I.T. CENTRAL CIRCLE - V KANPUR (APPELLANT) (RESPONDENT) A SSESSEE BY SHRI AS ISH JAISWAL ADVOCATE RE VENUE BY SHRI PUNIT KUMAR SENIOR DR DATE OF HEARING 2 3 /0 3 /201 5 DATE OF PRONOUNCEMENT 30 /0 4 /201 5 O R D E R PER A. K. GARODIA A.M. T HIS IS ASSESSEE S APPEAL DIRECTED AGAINST THE ORDER OF LEARNED CIT (A) I KANPUR DATED 2 3 .0 4 .20 14 FOR A.Y. 200 5 20 0 6 . 2. EFFECTIVE GROUND S ARE AS UNDER: - 1) BECAUSE ON FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE CASE THE LEARNED CIT (A) HAS ERRED IN CONFIRMING THE ORDER OF AO THAT THE PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE SETTLEMENT COMMISSION HAS ABATED U/S 245HA OF THE INCOME TAX ACT 1961. 2) THAT THE PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE SETTLEM ENT COMMISSION HAD BEEN REJECTED AS NON MAINTAINABLE DUE TO NONPAYMENT OF ADDITIONAL TAX PAYABLE AS ONE OF THE REQUIREMENT AS PER SECTION 245 (1) (B) OF THE INCOME TAX ACT 1961. 3) THAT THE ADDITION BASED ON CONFIDENTIAL PORTION UNDER RULE 44CA(1) WHIC H COULD ONLY BE AVAILABLE ON ABATEMENT OF THE PROCEEDINGS U/S 245HA OF THE ACT IS INVALID AND UNLAWFUL. 4) THAT THE ADDITION CONFIRMED BY THE LD CIT (A) BASED ON ADDITIONAL INCOME OFFERED TO BUY PEACE AND PROTRACT LITIGATION UNDER THE CONFIDENTIAL PORTION TO SETTLEMENT COMMISSION CANNOT FORM ANY BASIS OF ADDITION UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVED. SPECIALLY WHEN DURING THE COURSE OF ENTIRE ASSESSMENT AND APPELLATE PROCEEDINGS NOTHING WAS FOUND UNEXPLAINED AND THE ADDITION CONFIRMED ARE BASED ON PRESUMPTION. 5) THAT THE PROCEEDING OF ASSESSMENT AS WELL AS ADDITION MADE IN ASSESSMENT ORDER TO THE EXTENT CONFIRMED IN 1 ST APPEAL IS BAD IN LAW AS WELL AS ON FACT AND APPROPRIATE RELIEF DESERVES TO BE ALLOWED. 2 3. LEARNED AR OF THE ASSESSEE SUBMITTED THAT THE PROCEEDINGS BE FORE THE SETTLEMENT COMMISSION HAS NOT ABATED FOR THE REASONS STATED IN THE GROUNDS. LEARNED DR SUPPORTED THE ORDERS OF THE LOWER AUTHORITIES. 4 . WE HAVE CONSIDERED THE RIVAL SUBMISSIONS. WE FIND THAT AS PER CLAUSE (IV) OF SUB SECTION (1) TO SECTION 245HA THE PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE SETTLEMENT COMMISSION SHALL ABATE IF NO ORDER UNDER SUB SECTION (4) OF SECTION 245D WAS PASSED WITHIN THE TIME SPECIFIED UNDER SUB SECTION 4A OF SECTION 245D. THE ASSESSEE COULD NOT SHOW THAT ANY ORDER WAS PASSED UNDER SUB SECT ION (4) OF SECTION 245D WITHIN THE TIME SPECIFIED UNDER SUB SECTION 4A OF SECTION 245D. HENCE THE PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE SETTLEMENT COMMISSION SHALL ABATE. AS PER SUB SECTION (3) OF SECTION 245HA THE INCOME TAX AUTHORITY SHALL BE ENTITLED TO USE ALL MATE RIAL AND OTHER INFORMATION PRODUCED BY THE ASSESSEE BEFORE THE SETTLEMENT COMMISSION. HENCE IN OUR CONSIDERED OPINION THERE IS NO INFIRMITY IN THE ORDER OF LEARNED CIT (A) THAT THE PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE SETTLEMENT COMMISSION HAS ABATED AND THE AMOUNT OF FERED BY THE ASSESSEE BEFORE PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE SETTLEMENT COMMISSION OF RS. 3 LACS WAS CORRECTLY ADDED BY THE A.O. HENCE WE DECLINE TO INTERFERE IN HIS ORDER. 5 . IN THE RESULT THE APPEAL OF THE ASSESSEE IS DISMISSED . (ORDER WAS PRONOUNCED IN THE OPEN COURT ON THE DATE MENTIONED ON THE CAPTION PAGE) SD/. SD/. (SUNIL KUMAR YADAV) ( A. K. GARODIA ) JUDICIAL MEMBER ACCOUNTANT MEMBER DATED: 30 /0 4 /201 5 *C.L.SINGH COPY OF THE ORDER FORWARDED TO : 1. THE APPELLANT 2. THE RESPONDENT. 3. CONCERNED CIT 4. THE CIT(A) 5. D.R. I.T.A.T. LUCKNOW ASSTT. REGISTRAR