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Golden Tobacco to challenge Rs 80.71-crore penalty before ITAT

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firm is planning to challenge Rs 80.71 crore penalty confirmed by the appellate authority of the Income Tax department.

Golden Tobacco to challenge Rs 80.71-crore penalty before ITAT
The company, which is already contesting the original demands at various levels, would also challenge it before the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Golden Tobacco said in a BSE filing

According to a report in PTI: The company, which is already contesting the original demands at various levels, would also challenge it before the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Golden Tobacco said in a BSE filing.

“The company is likely to succeed, consequently these demand will automatically be quashed. The company will further challenge these orders also before ITAT,” it said.

The commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) has confirmed penalty on the company for assessment year 1984-85 and 1986-87 totaling Rs 80.71 crore.

Golden Tobacco has cigarettes brands as , , , , , and . It also sells cigars under the brand name of and .