HC paves way for GMR to go ahead with IPL T-20
Delhi High Court on Friday allowed GMR Sports, owner of IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils, in an interim order to go ahead with the upcoming T-20 matches without depositing entertainment tax for the season for now.
A bench of justices B D Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul however asked GMR Sports Pvt Ltd to give details of sponsors along with the copies of signed agreements in respect of the matches to be played here by Delhi Daredevils in a sealed cover before the next date of hearing on May 6. “They (GMR Sports Pvt Ltd) are not required to deposit the entertainment tax...,” the court said. The court’s order came on GMR’s application seeking stay of an April 1 demand notice for entertainment tax at the rate of 15 per cent on sponsorship receipts and submitting details of sponsors along with the copies of agreements in respect of the matches to be played by the team.