Madras High Court
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT MADRAS RESERVED ON : 04.01.2018 PRONOUNCED ON : 30.01.2018 CORAM THE HONOURABLE MR.JUSTICE T.S.SIVAGNANAM W.P.No.43435 of 2016 and WMP.Nos.37296 & 37297 / 2016 M/S.Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Private Limited, SIPCOT Industrial Growth Centre, Mathur Road, Oragadam Sriperumbudur, Kancheepuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 602 105 acting through its Authorised representative Mr.Rishab jain ... Petitioner Vs. 1.Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, Corporate Circle-1(1), Room No.511, Wanaparthy Block, 121, M.G.Road, Nugambakkam, Chennai-600034. 2.Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax (OSD), Corporate Range 1, Room No.603, 6th Floor, Wanaparthy Block, 121, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Aayakar Bhavan, Nungambakkam, Chennai-600034. ... Respondents PRAYER:Petition filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India to issue a Writ of Certiorari calling for the records relating to the impugned notice in PAN:AABCF1590N passed by the 1st respondent dated 24.03.2016 issued under Section 148 of the Income tax Act relating to assessment year 2009-10 and consequential impugned order in PAN:AABCF1590N / 2009-10 passed by the 2nd respondent dated 25.10.2016. For Petitioner : Mr.Ajay Vohra, SC for Mr.N.P.Vijaya kumar For Respondents: Mrs.Hema muralikrishnan. O R D E R
The petitioner is a Company incorporated during 2007 under the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 with its main objects being Designing, Manufacturing, Distributing, Selling and conducting research and development of commercial vehicles and related products and components for Indian and overseas markets. In this writ petition, the petitioner has challenged the notice issued by the 1st respondent under Section 148 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (hereinafter referred as ‘the Act’ for brevity) stating that he has reasons to believe that the petitioner’s income chargeable to tax for the assessment year 2009-10 has escaped assessment within the meaning of Section 147 of the Act. The other order which is impugned in this writ petition is the order passed by the 1st respondent dated 25.10.2016 rejecting the petitioner’s objection for reopening.