Pattanakkad Service Co-Operative Bank Limited v. CIT (A), Kottayam / ITO, Ward-5, Alappuzha
|Pattanakkad Service Co-Operative Bank Limited
|CIT (A), Kottayam / ITO, Ward-5, Alappuzha
|HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM
|Date of Order
|application for stay • stay petition • demand notice
|SRI JOSE JOSEPH SC THIS WRIT PETITION HAVING COME UP FOR ADMISSION ON 16.03.2020, THE COURT ON THE SAME DAY DELIVERED THE FOLLOWING: W.P.(C) No.7989/2020 2 JUDGMENT The petitioner has approached this Court seeking a direction to dispose of Ext.P3 appeal and Ext.P5 stay petition preferred before the first respondent/ Commissioner of Income Tax against Ext.P2 assessment order. Having heard the learned counsel on both sides, this writ petition is disposed of with a direction to the first respondent to take a decision on Ext.P3 appeal, in accordance with law, after affording an opportunity of hearing to the petitioner, within a period of three months from the date of receipt of a copy of this judgment without insisting on payment of 20 of the tax demanded, as per circular of 2017. Till such time a decision is taken on the appeal, recovery proceedings pursuant to the assessment order shall be kept in abeyance.