The Chavakkad Firka Co-Operative Rural Bank Ltd. v. The Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals), Thrissur / The Income-tax Officer, Ward-1 And TPS, Guruvayoor
|The Chavakkad Firka Co-Operative Rural Bank Ltd.
|The Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals), Thrissur / The Income-tax Officer, Ward-1 And TPS, Guruvayoor
|HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM
|Date of Order
|stay petition • demand notice • recovery proceeding
|No.8170 OF 2020(U) 2 JUDGMENT Petitioner has approached this Court seeking a direction to dispose of Exts.P3 and P8 appeals and Exts.P5 and P10 interim applications preferred before the first respondent/Commissioner of Income Tax against the assessment orders Exts.P1 and P6. 2. Having heard the learned counsel on both sides, the writ petition is disposed of with a direction to the first respondent to take a decision on Exts.P3 and P8 appeals appeals 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 orders shall be kept in abeyance.