The Pathanapuram Service Co-Operative Bank Ltd. v. The Income-tax Officer, Ward No-2, Kollam / The Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals), Thiruvananthapuram
[Citation -2020-LL-0228-34]

Citation 2020-LL-0228-34
Appellant Name The Pathanapuram Service Co-Operative Bank Ltd.
Respondent Name The Income-tax Officer, Ward No-2, Kollam / The Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals), Thiruvananthapuram
Court HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM
Relevant Act Income-tax
Date of Order 28/02/2020
Assessment Year 2017-18
Judgment View Judgment
Keyword Tags collection of tax • statutory appeal • stay of recovery • stay petition • disposal of appeals
Bot Summary: T.R.Harikumar, the learned counsel for the petitioner and Sri. Christopher Abraham, the learned Standing Counsel for respondents. Petitioner refers to and relies on judgment dated 01.07.2019 in W.A No.1536 of 2019 and connected cases to contend that the Division Bench directed disposal of appeal and granted stay of recovery proceedings during the pendency of the appeal. The learned Standing Counsel admits that the facts of the case are substantially same and similar to the facts noted by the Division Bench in W.A. No.1536 of 2019, hence can be followed. The writ petition is disposed of directing the Commissioner of Income Tax/ 2 nd respondent to consider and dispose of the statutory appeal filed by the petitioner herein at the earliest taking note of the Full Bench decision reported in The WP(C). No.5910/2020(K) 3 Mavilayi Service Co-operative Bank Ltd, v. The Commissioner of Income Tax, Calicut 2019 KHC 287 and to keep in abeyance recovery proceedings and collection of tax assessed, pending disposal of such appeal.


IN HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM PRESENT HONOURABLE MR.JUSTICE S.V.BHATTI FRIDAY, 28TH DAY OF FEBRUARY 2020 / 9TH PHALGUNA, 1941 WP(C).No.5910 OF 2020(K) PETITIONER: PATHANAPURAM SERVICE CO-OPERATIVE BANK LTD. NO. 3656, REPRESENTED BY ITS SECRETARY, PATHANAPURAM P.O, KOLLAM DISTRICT, PIN-689695. BY ADVS. SRI.T.R.HARIKUMAR SRI.ARJUN RAGHAVAN RESPONDENTS: 1 INCOME TAX OFFICER, WARD NO-2, OFFICE OF INCOME TAX OFFICER, AAYAKAR BHAVAN, KARBALA JUNCTION, KOLLAM-PIN-691001. 2 COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX (APPEALS) AAYAKAR BHAVAN, KOWDIAR, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM-PIN-695003. SRI. CHRISTOPHER ABRAHAM, SC THIS WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) HAVING COME UP FOR ADMISSION ON 28.02.2020, COURT ON SAME DAY DELIVERED FOLLOWING: WP(C).No.5910/2020(K) 2 JUDGMENT Dated this 28th day of February, 2020 Heard Sri. T.R.Harikumar, learned counsel for petitioner and Sri. Christopher Abraham, learned Standing Counsel for respondents. 2. Petitioner refers to and relies on judgment dated 01.07.2019 in W.A No.1536 of 2019 and connected cases to contend that Division Bench directed disposal of appeal and granted stay of recovery proceedings during pendency of appeal. 3. learned Standing Counsel admits that facts of case are substantially same and similar to facts noted by Division Bench in W.A. No.1536 of 2019, hence can be followed. Hence, writ petition is disposed of directing Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals)/ 2 nd respondent to consider and dispose of statutory appeal filed by petitioner herein at earliest taking note of Full Bench decision reported in WP(C).No.5910/2020(K) 3 Mavilayi Service Co-operative Bank Ltd, v. Commissioner of Income Tax, Calicut [2019 (2) KHC 287] and to keep in abeyance recovery proceedings and collection of tax assessed, pending disposal of such appeal. Sd/- S.V. BHATTI JUDGE SR WP(C).No.5910/2020(K) 4 APPENDIX PETITIONER'S EXHIBITS: EXHIBIT P1 TRUE COPY OF ASSESSMENT ORDER FOR YEAR 2017-2018 DATED 06.12.2019. EXHIBIT P2 TRUE COPY OF NOTICE ISSUED UNDER SECTION 156 OF INCOME TAX ACT 06.12.2019. EXHIBIT P3 TRUE COPY OF ONLINE APPEAL DATED 24.12.2019 ALONG WITH GROUNDS OF APPEAL, FILED BEFORE 2ND RESPONDENT, AGAINST EXT P1 ASSESSMENT ORDER. EXHIBIT P4 TRUE COPY OF STAY PETITION FILED BY PETITIONER IN EXT P3 APPEAL SUBMITTED ON 14.01.2020. EXHIBIT P5 TRUE COPY OF JUDGMENT DATED 19.07.2019 IN W.A NO.1639/2019. EXHIBIT P6 TRUE COPY OF JUDGMENT DATED 17.02.2020 IN WP(C) NO.4433 OF 2020. SR //True Copy// PA to Judge Pathanapuram Service Co-Operative Bank Ltd. v. Income-tax Officer, Ward No-2, Kollam / Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals), Thiruvananthapuram
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