Commissioner of Income-tax, Coimbatore v. K.V.Jayaraman
[Citation -2020-LL-0617-51]

Citation 2020-LL-0617-51
Appellant Name Commissioner of Income-tax, Coimbatore
Respondent Name K.V.Jayaraman
Court HIGH COURT OF MADRAS
Relevant Act Income-tax
Date of Order 17/06/2020
Assessment Year 2009-10
Judgment View Judgment
Keyword Tags substantial question of law • monetary limit • low tax effect • penalty
Bot Summary: 2203/Mds/2014 on the file of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal 'B' Bench, Chennai for the assessment year 2009-10. 1020 of 2015 Judgment was delivered by T.S.Sivagnanam,J. We have heard Mr.T.R.Senthil Kumar learned Senior Standing Counsel, assisted by Ms.K.G.Usha Rani, learned Junior Standing Counsel appearing for the appellant Revenue and Mr.L.Chandrakumar, learned counsel for the respondent-assessee. This appeal, filed by the Revenue under Section 260A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 is directed against the order order dated 01.05.2015, made in I.T.A.No. The appeal was admitted on 04.11.2015 on the following substantial question of law : Whether, on the facts and in the circumstances of the case, the Appellate Tribunal was right in law in cancelling penalty levied under Section 271(1)(c) of the Income Tax Act by holding that there is no difference between the returned income and assessee income 4. The learned Senior Standing Counsel for the appellant submits that the above appeal is not pursued by the Revenue on account of the low tax effect in terms of Circular No.17/2019 dated 08.8.2019 issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes. In the light of the said submissions, the above tax case appeal is dismissed on account of the low tax effect. In the event the tax effect is above the threshold limit fixed in the said circular, liberty is granted to the Revenue to make a mention to this Court to restore the appeal to be heard and decided on merits.


TCA.No.1020 of 2015 In High Court of Judicature at Madras Dated : 17.06.2020 Coram : Honourable Mr.Justice T.S.SIVAGNANAM and Honourable Mrs.Justice PUSHPA SATHYANARAYANA Tax Case Appeal No.1020 of 2015 Commissioner of Income tax, No.63, Race Course Road, Coimbatore. ...Appellant Vs Shri. K.V.Jayaraman, No.17, Sundaram Layout, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore-641 045. PAN: ADJ PV 7536 L ...Respondent APPEAL under Section 260A of Income Tax Act, 1961 against order dated 01.05.2015, made in I.T.A.No.2203/Mds/2014 on file of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal 'B' Bench, Chennai for assessment year 2009-10. For Appellant: Mr.T.R.Senthil Kumar, Senior Standing Counsel assisted by Ms.K.G.Usha Rani, Junior Standing Counsel Respondent: Mr.L.Chandrakumar 1/4 http://www.judis.nic.in TCA.No.1020 of 2015 Judgment was delivered by T.S.Sivagnanam,J. We have heard Mr.T.R.Senthil Kumar learned Senior Standing Counsel, assisted by Ms.K.G.Usha Rani, learned Junior Standing Counsel appearing for appellant Revenue and Mr.L.Chandrakumar, learned counsel for respondent-assessee. 2. This appeal, filed by Revenue under Section 260A of Income Tax Act, 1961 is directed against order order dated 01.05.2015, made in I.T.A.No.2203/Mds/2014 on file of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal 'B' Bench, Chennai for assessment year 2009-10. 3. appeal was admitted on 04.11.2015 on following substantial question of law : Whether, on facts and in circumstances of case, Appellate Tribunal was right in law in cancelling penalty levied under Section 271(1)(c) of Income Tax Act by holding that there is no difference between returned income and assessee income? 4. learned Senior Standing Counsel for appellant submits that above appeal is not pursued by Revenue on account of low tax effect in terms of Circular No.17/2019 dated 08.8.2019 issued by Central Board of Direct Taxes. By said Circular, monetary limit for filing or 2/4 http://www.judis.nic.in TCA.No.1020 of 2015 pursuing appeal before High Court has been increased to Rs.1 Crore. It is further submitted that tax effect in this case is less than threshold limit. 5. In light of said submissions, above tax case appeal is dismissed on account of low tax effect. substantial question of law framed is left open. In event tax effect is above threshold limit fixed in said circular, liberty is granted to Revenue to make mention to this Court to restore appeal to be heard and decided on merits. No costs. (T.S.S., J.) (P.S.N., J.) 17.06.2020 Internet: Yes abr To Income Tax Appellate Tribunal 'B' Bench, Chennai. 3/4 http://www.judis.nic.in TCA.No.1020 of 2015 T.S.SIVAGNANAM,J AND PUSHPA SATHYANARAYANA, J. abr TCA.No.1020 of 2015 17.06.2020 4/4 http://www.judis.nic.in Commissioner of Income-tax, Coimbatore v. K.V.Jayaraman
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