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Anil Metal Industries vs Cit

High Court Of Judicature at Allahabad|17 December, 2002

JUDGMENT / ORDER

ORDER This is an income-tax reference under section 256(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. In which the following question has been referred to us for our opinion :
"Whether, on the facts and in the circumstances of the case, the assessee is entitled to relief under section 80J of the Income Tax Act, 1961 in respect of borrowed capital having regard to the provisions of section 80J as amended by Finance Act (No. 2) of 1980 ?"
2. The assessee is a firm and the relevant assessment year is 1979-80, The petitioner filed a return claiming the benefit under section 80J of the Income Tax Act and the question involved is whether borrowed capital is to be included in the total capital employed by the assessee for getting relief under section 80J of the Income Tax Act. It has been held in Lohia Machines Ltd. v. Union of India (1985) 152 ITR 308 (SC) that borrowed capital cannot be included in the self-employed capital for getting relief under section 80J.
2. The assessee is a firm and the relevant assessment year is 1979-80, The petitioner filed a return claiming the benefit under section 80J of the Income Tax Act and the question involved is whether borrowed capital is to be included in the total capital employed by the assessee for getting relief under section 80J of the Income Tax Act. It has been held in Lohia Machines Ltd. v. Union of India (1985) 152 ITR 308 (SC) that borrowed capital cannot be included in the self-employed capital for getting relief under section 80J.
3. In the circumstances of the case the question referred to us is answered in the negative that is in favour of department and against the assessee.
3. In the circumstances of the case the question referred to us is answered in the negative that is in favour of department and against the assessee.
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Title

Anil Metal Industries vs Cit

Court

High Court Of Judicature at Allahabad

JudgmentDate
17 December, 2002