ICAI takes up matter reg only advocate being eligible to appear before UP Vat authority

Posted on 11 August 2014

ATTENTION OF MEMBERS

ANNOUNCEMENT ON COURT VERDICT PRONOUNCED ON 6 AUGUST 2014, BY THE LUCKNOW BENCH OF THE ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT ON VAT 

This is with reference to the order passed by the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court in the matter of Tax Lawyers Association & Anr. v/s State of U.P. & Ors. whereby only registered advocates are permitted to appear before the Authority under the VAT Act in the State of U.P.

The Institute is seized of the matter and taking all steps to ensure that the status quo ante is restored in the matter and interest of the profession is preserved. As a first step, it is proposed to implead ICAI in the aforesaid matter as ICAI is not a party to the said case. 









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