How to file Income Tax Appeal to Supreme Court
An appeal shall lie to the Supreme Court from any judgment of the High Court delivered before the establishment of the National Tax Tribunal] on a reference made under section 256 against an order made under section 254 before the 1st day of October, 1998 or an appeal made to High Court in respect of an order passed under section 254 on or after that date in any case which the High Court certifies to be a fit one for appeal to the Supreme Court.
Hearing before the Supreme Court
• The provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908), relating to appeals to the Supreme Court shall, so far as may be, apply in the case of appeals under section 261 as they apply in the case of appeals from decrees of a High Court :
• The costs of the appeal shall be in the discretion of the Supreme Court.
• Where the judgment of the High Court is varied or reversed in the appeal, effect shall be given to the order of the Supreme Court in the manner provided in section 260 in the case of a judgment of the High Court.
Other relevant provisions:
|Other Relevant Provisions|
|Section – 158A||Procedure when assessee claims identical question of law is pending before High Court or Supreme Court.|
|Section – 257||Statement of case to Supreme Court in certain cases.|
|Section – 260||Decision of High Court or Supreme Court on the case stated.|
|Section – 261||Appeal to Supreme Court.|
|Section – 262||Hearing before Supreme Court.|
|Section – 266||Execution for costs awarded by Supreme Court.|
|Section – 265||Tax to be paid notwithstanding reference, etc.|