Executive Officer,, Ghazipur v. JT,CIT(TDS),, Allahabad

ITA 582/ALLD/2014 | 2012-2013
Pronouncement Date: 30-04-2015 | Result: Allowed

Appeal Details

RSA Number 58220714 RSA 2014
Assessee PAN ALDZO0071B
Bench Allahabad
Appeal Number ITA 582/ALLD/2014
Duration Of Justice 5 month(s) 11 day(s)
Appellant Executive Officer,, Ghazipur
Respondent JT,CIT(TDS),, Allahabad
Appeal Type Income Tax Appeal
Pronouncement Date 30-04-2015
Appeal Filed By Assessee
Order Result Allowed
Bench Allotted DB
Tribunal Order Date 30-04-2015
Assessment Year 2012-2013
Appeal Filed On 18-11-2014
Judgment Text
IN THE INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL ALLAHABAD BENCH ALLAHABAD BEFORE SHRI D. KARUNAKARA RAO ACCOUNTANT MEMBER AN D SHRI C. N. PRASAD JUDICIAL MEMBER ITA NOS. 578 TO 582/ALLD/2014 ASSESSMENT YEARS.2008-09 TO 2012-13 EXECUTIVE OFFICER ZILA PANCHAYAT KUTCHERY GHAZIPUR UTTAR PRADESH PAN/TAN:-ALDZO0071B VS. JCIT (TDS) ALLAHABAD RANGE ALLAHABAD (APPELLANT) (RESPONDENT) ASSESSEE BY : SHRI S. K. YOGESHWAR REVENUE BY : SHRI UMESH PATHAK DATE OF HEARING : 30.04.2015 DATE OF PRONOUNCEMENT : 30.04.2015 O R D E R PER D. KARUNAKARA RAO AM: THERE ARE FIVE APPEALS UNDER CONSIDERATION FILED B Y THE ASSESSEE AGAINST THE COMMON ORDER OF THE LD. CIT(A) ALLAHABAD DATED 10. 07.2014 THE A.YS. 2008-09 TO 2012-13. THE ISSUE RAISED IN ALL THESE APPEALS RELA TE TO LEVY OF PENALTY U/S 272A(2)(K) OF THE ACT. 2. THIS IS THE CASE WHERE ASSESSEE DEDUCTED INCOME TAX PAID TO CONTRACTORS AND THE TDS SO COLLECTED DEPOSITED IN THE ACCOUNT OF CE NTRAL GOVERNMENT IN TIME. THE DEFAULT OF THE ASSESSEE IS THE LATE FILING OF QUART ERLY RETURNS ELECTRONICALLY AND THE SAME IS DUE TO IGNORANCE OF TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE LA CK OF INTEREST INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT AT GHAZIPUR. IT IS THE PRAYER OF THE ASSESS EE THIS IS THE FIRST TIME DEFAULT AND SEEKS LENIENT APPROACH AND DELAYED THE PENALTY LEVI ED BY THE AO AND CONFIRMED BY THE LD. CIT(A). 3. ON HEARING THE LD. DR FOR THE REVENUE WE FIND THAT THERE IS NO DISPUTE ON THE FACTS THAT IT IS THE FIRST TIME DEFAULT AND OT HWERWISE THE ASSESSEE IS REGULAR IN FURNISHING THE STATEMENTS IN THE SUBSEQUENT ASSESSM ENT YEARS. THIS IS KNOWN TRUTH THAT THERE ARE INFRASTRUCTURAL PROBLEMS RELATING TO INTERNET MAN POWER ETC. ELECTRICITY ITA NOS. 578 TO 582/ALLD/2014 ASSESSMENT YEARS.2008-09 TO 2012-13 2 IS NOT CONTINUOUS AVAILABLE IN THE SAID LOCATIONS. CONSIDERING THE FACTS OF THE PRESENT CASE WE ARE OF THE OPINION THIS IS NOT A FIT CASE LEVY OF PENALTY IN THESE TWO APPEALS. ACCORDINGLY GROUND RAISED BY THE ASSESSEE IN ALL T HESE APPEALS ARE ALLOWED. 4. IN THE RESULT ALL APPEALS FILED BY THE ASSESSEE ARE ALLOWED . ORDER PRONOUNCED IN THE OPEN COURT ON THIS 30 TH DAY OF APRIL 2015. SD/- SD/- (C. N. PRASAD) (D. KARUNAKARA RAO) JUDICIAL MEMBER ACCOUNTANT MEMBER ALLAHABAD DATED: 30.04.2015 *SRIVASTAVA COPY TO: THE APPELLANT THE RESPONDENT THE CIT CONCERNED ALLAHABAD THE CIT(A) CONCERNED ALLAHABAD THE DR BENCH //TRUE COPY// BY ORDER DY/ASSTT. REGISTRAR ITAT ALLAHABAD.