The issue was whether the provisions of sections 11(a)(i) & 22(1) of the Income Tax Act, 3 of the Skills Development Levies Act, 6 of the Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, 10(13) & (18) and 17(2) of the Value-Added Tax Act were applicable in respect of certain deductions, input tax, output tax etc.
The court held in favour of the taxpayer on all these issues.
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