Himachal Pradesh High Court dismisses Virbhadra Singh’s tax review plea

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court quashed the petition of state Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in connection with income tax related cases. The High Court on Thursday had dismissed Virbhadra Singh’s appeal against the order passed by the Income Tax Commissioner, calling for a fresh assessment pertaining to the 2009-2010 financial year.

The division bench of acting chief justice Sanjay Karol and Justice Sandeep Sharma observed the petition. Singh had challenged Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) decision of dismissing his appeal filed against the I-T department’s move to reopen assessment of tax returns submitted by him for financial years 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12.

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