Wednesday, August 10, 2016

No sec. 69C additions on basis of info received from sales tax dept. without giving hearing change to assessee


a) The assessee filed return of income declaring certain taxable income.

b) Information received from Sales Tax Department revealed that the assessee was involved in taking accommodation entry of bogus purchases. On the basis of this information, the assessment was reopened by the AO. He made certain additions to income of the assessee under section 69C.

c) On appeal, the CIT(A) partly allowed the appeal of the assessee and restricted the disallowance to 25 per cent of the purchases.

On appeal, the Tribunal held as under: