JCIT, New Delhi v. M/s. Eicher Motors Ltd., Delhi

ITA 6529/DEL/2016 | 1999-2000
Pronouncement Date: 28-11-2019 | Result: Dismissed

Appeal Details

RSA Number 652920114 RSA 2016
Assessee PAN AAACE3882D
Bench Delhi
Appeal Number ITA 6529/DEL/2016
Duration Of Justice 2 year(s) 11 month(s) 7 day(s)
Appellant JCIT, New Delhi
Respondent M/s. Eicher Motors Ltd., Delhi
Appeal Type Income Tax Appeal
Pronouncement Date 28-11-2019
Appeal Filed By Department
Tags M/s Eicher Motors Ltd.
Order Result Dismissed
Bench Allotted B
Tribunal Order Date 28-11-2019
Assessment Year 1999-2000
Appeal Filed On 21-12-2016
Judgment Text
ITA NO.- 6529/DEL/2016 M/S EICHER MOTORS LTD. PAGE 1 OF 4 IN THE INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL (DELHI BENCH: B: NEW DELHI) BEFORE SHRI SUDHANSHU SRIVASTAVA JUDICIAL MEMBE R AND SHRI ANADEE NATH MISSHRA ACCOUNTANT MEMBER ITA NO:- 6529/DEL/2016 ( ASSESSMENT YEAR: 1999-2000) JCIT SPECIAL RANGE-03 NEW DELHI. VS. M/S EICHER MOTORS LTD. DELHI. PAN NO: AAACE3882D APPELLANT RESPONDENT REVENUE BY : MS. ASHIMA NEB SR. DR ASSESSEE BY : SHRI GAURAV JAIN ADV. PER ANADEE NATH MISSHRA AM (A) THIS APPEAL BY REVENUE IS FILED AGAINST THE ORDER OF LEARNED COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX (APPEALS)-3 DELHI [LD. CIT(A) FOR S HORT] DATED 25.10.2016 FOR ASSESSMENT YEAR 1999-2000. GROUNDS TAKEN IN THIS A PPEAL OF REVENUE ARE AS UNDER: 1. LD. COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX (APPEALS) ERRED ON LAW AND ON FACTS IN ANNULLING THE RE-ASSESSMENT PROCEEDINGS. 2. LD. COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX (A) ERRED ON FACT S OF THE CASE IN HOLDING THAT THE RE-ASSESSMENT ORDER UNDER CONSIDERATION WA S PASSED IN CONSEQUENCE OF THE NOTICE ISSUED U/S 148 OF THE I.T . ACT ON 24.03.2003 WHICH IS PERVERSE FINDING OF FACT. THE AO HAD INIT IATED THE PROCEEDINGS DE-NOVO BY WAY OF ISSUE OF NOTICE U/S 148 OF THE I. T. ACT ON 01.03.2006 AFTER COMPETING ALL LEGAL REQUIREMENTS AND ASSESSME NT WAS COMPLETED ON 27.12.2006. ITA NO.- 6529/DEL/2016 M/S EICHER MOTORS LTD. PAGE 2 OF 4 3. THE APPELLANT CRAVES LEAVE MODIFY ADD OR FOREG O ANY GROUND(S) OF APPEAL AT ANY TIME BEFORE OR DURING THE HEARING OF THIS AP PEAL. (B) AT THE OUTSET LEARNED SR. DEPARTMENTAL REPRESENTA TIVE [LD. DR FOR SHORT] BROUGHT TO OUR NOTICE AT THE TIME OF HEARING THAT TAX EFFECT IN THIS APPEAL IS BELOW RS. 50 00 000/-. BOTH SIDES [REPRESENTATIVES OF REVEN UE AND THE ASSESSEE] WERE IN AGREEMENT AT THE TIME OF HEARING BEFORE US THAT T HE TAX EFFECT IN THE PRESENT APPEAL IS BELOW RS. 50 00 000/-. VIDE RECENT CBDT CIRCULAR NO . 17/2019 DATED 08.08.2019 READ WITH EARLIER CBDT CIRCULAR NO. 3 OF 2018 DATED 11. 07.2018 MINIMUM THRESHOLD LIMIT OF TAX EFFECT OF FILING OF APPEALS BY REVENUE IN INCOM E TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL (ITAT FOR SHORT) HAS BEEN ENHANCED TO RS. 50 00 000/-. IN A SUBSEQUENT CLARIFICATION ISSUED BY CBDT VIDE F.NO. 279/MISC/M-93/2018-ITJ DATED 20/08 /2019 IT HAS BEEN CLARIFIED BY CBDT THAT THE AFORESAID REVISED MONETARY LIMIT IS A LSO APPLICABLE TO ALL PENDING APPEALS IN ITAT. HAVING REGARD TO THE AFORESAID THE LD. D R FOR REVENUE DID NOT PRESS THE APPEAL. THE LEARNED COUNSEL FOR THE ASSESSEE ALSO SUBMITTED THAT THE APPEAL WAS NOT MAINTAINABLE IN VIEW OF THE AFORESAID CBDT CIRCULAR DATED 08.08.2019 AND 11.07.2018; AND AFORESAID CLARIFICATION DATED 20.08.2019 ISSUED BY CBDT. THEREFORE THIS APPEAL IS DISMISSED BEING NOT PRESSED AND ALSO BEING NOT MAIN TAINABLE HAVING REGARD TO AFORESAID CBDT CIRCULAR NO. 17/2019 DATED 08.08.2019 READ WIT H AFORESAID CBDT CIRCULAR NO. 3 OF 2018 IN THE LIGHT OF AFORESAID CLARIFICATION DAT ED 20/08/2019. (C) BEFORE LEAVING WE CLARIFY THAT REVENUE WILL BE AT LIBERTY TO APPROACH INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL U/S 254(2) OF INCOME TAX ACT 1961 SEEKING RECALL OF THIS ORDER AND FOR RESTORATION OF THIS A PPEAL IF IT IS FOUND THAT APPEAL ITA NO.- 6529/DEL/2016 M/S EICHER MOTORS LTD. PAGE 3 OF 4 OF REVENUE IS NOT COVERED BY AFORESAID CBDT CIRCULA RS DATED 08.08.2019 AND 11.07.2018. (D) IN THE RESULT THIS APPEAL BY REVENUE IS DISMISSED. OUR DECISION WAS ORALLY PRONOUNCED IN THE OPEN COURT AFTER CONCLUSION OF HE ARING ON THE DATE OF HEARING. NOW THIS WRITTEN ORDER IS PRONOUNCED IN OPEN COURT ON 28/11/19. SD/- SD/- (SUDHANSHU SRIVASTAVA) (ANADEE N ATH MISSHRA) JUDICIAL MEMBER ACCOUNTANT MEMBE R DATED: 28/11/19 POOJA/- COPY FORWARDED TO: 1. APPELLANT 2. RESPONDENT 3. CIT 4. CIT(APPEALS) 5. DR: ITAT ASSISTANT REGISTRAR ITAT NEW DELHI ITA NO.- 6529/DEL/2016 M/S EICHER MOTORS LTD. PAGE 4 OF 4 DATE OF DICTATION DATE ON WHICH THE TYPED DRAFT IS PLACED BEFORE THE DICTATING MEMBER DATE ON WHICH THE TYPED DRAFT IS PLACED BEFORE THE OTHER MEMBER DATE ON WHICH THE APPROVED DRAFT COMES TO THE SR. PS/PS DATE ON WHICH THE FAIR ORDER IS PLACED BEFORE THE DICTATING MEMBER FOR PRONOUNCEMENT DATE ON WHICH THE FAIR ORDER COMES BACK TO THE SR. PS/PS DATE ON WHICH THE FINAL ORDER IS UPLOADED ON THE WEBSITE OF ITAT DATE ON WHICH THE FILE GOES TO THE BENCH CLERK DATE ON WHICH THE FILE GOES TO THE HEAD CLERK THE DATE ON WHICH THE FILE GOES TO THE ASSISTANT REGISTRAR FOR SIGNATURE ON THE ORDER DATE OF DISPATCH OF THE ORDER