Litigation Tracker

HC admits writ against CBDT Instruction prohibiting refund processing in pending scrutiny cases

Delhi HC admits Tata Teleservices' writ challenging CBDT Instruction No. 1/2015 dated January 13, 2015 and Revenue’s order denying issuance of refunds

Feb 04,2016

HC - ‘Compounding fees’ levy u/s 279 challenged under writ; Petitioner claims CBDT Guidelines unconstitutional

Petitioner (an India based IT company) files writ before Bombay HC challenging order u/s 279(2) levying compounding fees in response

Feb 03,2016

Panaji ITAT makes Special Bench reference on appeal maintainability against CIT(A)’s stay-petition rejection

Panaji ITAT refers matter to ITAT President for constitution of Special Bench on maintainability of appeal against CIT(A)’s rejection of

Jan 20,2016

SC: Admits SLP against Bom-HC order upholding non-taxability of Maersk’s communication system reimbursement

SC admits Revenue’s SLP against Bombay HC judgement in case of A.P. Moller Maersk A/S. (assessee, a Danish shipping company);

Dec 15,2015

SC: Stays prosecution against Reliance for TDS default, considers voluntary payment

SC stays Bombay HC finding regarding launching of prosecution against Reliance Industries Ltd. (‘assessee’); HC had upheld levy of penalty

Dec 08,2015

Recipient’s residential status’ relevant in Sec 40(a)(i) vs Sec 172 conflict, argues assessee before Full-Bench

Bombay HC Full Bench hears assessee’s (Indian company) arguments pursuant to division bench’s reference on the ground “whether while dealing

Dec 03,2015

Is 'Profits & gains' synonymous with 'income'?; 'Motilal' judgment referred to SC's appropriate bench

SC observes that finding in coordinate bench judgment in Motilal Pesticides that “the language of Sec 80HH and Sec 80M

Sep 18,2015

SC to examine TDS applicability on settlement payment to Swiss Co.

SC to rule on whether appellant (an Indian Co.) was justified in deducting TDS u/s 195 while remitting settlement amount

Sep 15,2015

Google India not DAPE, can't tax 'adword' revenues on gross basis, argues Pardiwala

Bangalore ITAT hears Google India’s appeal on taxability of income under ‘Adwords’ Program; Income tax authorities had held that Google

Aug 25,2015

Cyprus notification hangs by a "comma", CBDT defends press release; Judgment reserved

Revenue concludes arguments before Madras HC on challenge to Cyprus notification, distinguishes petitioner's reliance on apex court judgments in Azadi

Aug 13,2015