Bank account to be frozen in rare situations hold Delhi High Court

Delhi HC: Quashes communication placing debit freeze on bank account, ladles Revenue with cost

Delhi HC sets-aside communication by Revenue officer of Anti-evasion group, to the extent that it seeks to place a debit freeze on assessee’s cash credit account; At the outset, Court observes “impugned communication is without authority of law…” reasoning that, same disregards provisions of CGST Act and its adverse effect; Citing well settled principle that, orders of provisional attachment of bank accounts or other assets of a tax payer has serious adverse effect on the business of the tax payer, as also SC dicta in Radha Krishan Industries.