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Pre-Budget 2023 Thoughts- Expectations of Startup Companies

Income Tax - 1. Reduction in rate of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) : Section 115JB of the Act requires every company to pay 15% of MAT where the normal tax liability of such company is less than 15% of the book profit. A company opting for special rate taxation under section 115BAA and 115BAB of the Act are […]...

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Corporate Tax Rate Applicable for AY 2021-22, AY 2022-23 & AY 2023-24

Income Tax - Income tax rates are decided and governed by Income Tax Act 1961 and are subject to change every year. This article will cover the income tax rates applicable to Domestic Companies for the Assessment Year 2021-2022, Assessment Year 2022- 2023 and Assessment year 2023-2024 respectively, also cover Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) provisions alo...

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Benefit to Non- Residents under Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Articles explain who is Non-Resident Individual, Partnership firm, Company for Income Tax Purpose, Taxable Income of Non Residents, Tax on Indirect transfer of a capital asset situated in India by Non-Residents, activities not to constitute business connection in India, Exemption from applicability of Section 206AA to non-residents...

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Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) & Alternate Minimum Tax (AMT)

Income Tax - MAT stands for Minimum Alternate Tax and AMT stands for Alternate Minimum Tax. Initially the concept of MAT was introduced for companies and progressively it has been made applicable to all other taxpayers in the form of AMT. In this part you can gain knowledge about various provisions relating to MAT and AMT. First of all we will underst...

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MAT Credit Concepts and Accounting

Income Tax - Chapter XIIB of the Income Tax Act, 1961 covers Minimum Alternate Tax U/s. 115JB, which covers cases `under ‘Special Provision for Payment of tax by certain companies’.. The relevant extract of this section is produced below: Notwithstanding anything contained in any other provision of this Act, where in the case of an assessee, being...

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Cabinet approves Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Income Tax - In order to attract fresh investment in manufacturing and provide boost to 'Make-in India' initiative of the Government, another provision was inserted to the IT Act, to provide that a domestic manufacturing company set up on or after 1st October, 2019 and which commences manufacturing by 31st March, 2023, may opt to pay tax at 15% plus s...

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Clarify 6 Issues in computation of book profit U/s. 115JB: ICAI to Govt

Income Tax - The computation of book profit under section 115JB is a complicated and vexed issue with diverse interpretations possible on various issues. These issues need to be clarified to reduce litigation before the appellate authorities, which is one of the aims of the Government....

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Clarify on MAT u/s 115JB: ICAI

Income Tax - The computation of book profit under section 115JB is a complicated and vexed issue with diverse interpretations possible on various issues. These issues need to be clarified to reduce litigation before the appellate authorities, which is one of the aims of the Government....

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CBDT relaxes MAT provisions for companies facing Insolvency

Income Tax - Relaxation in the provisions relating to levy of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) in case of companies against whom an application for corporate insolvency resolution process has been admitted under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 The existing provisions of section 115JB of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’), inter alia, provide...

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Relevant part of recommendations of MAT-Ind AS Committee’s Report

Income Tax - Relevant part of MAT-Ind AS Committee Report dated 17th June, 2017 containing recommendations regarding amendment to the provisions of the section 115JB of the Income-tax Act, 1961 in respect of Ind AS Compliant Companies....

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No penalty for Adjustment in book profit due to disallowance of depreciation under MAT provisions

Jubilant Infrastructure Ltd Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) - Jubilant Infrastructure Ltd Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) The disallowance of depreciation in quantum proceedings in A.Y.2016-17 has also resulted in corresponding enhancement of deduction under section 80IAB by the equal amount. The AO has also allowed the enhanced deduction in the quantum and, therefore, n...

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MAT Credit eligible on Surcharge, Education Cess & Additional Surcharges

Adurjee & Bros Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Pune) - MAT credit u/s. 115JA cannot be denied on Surcharge, education cess and additional surcharge - secondary and higher education cess...

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Addition of CSR Expenses to book profit disclosed in audited accounts not justified

GE Power Systems India Private Limited Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi) - Addition of CSR expenses to book profit under section 115JB was not justified as AO or assessee, none could tinker with book profit disclosed in audited account and once the accounts had been prepared in accordance with standards in this regard, this tinkering by AO had no sanction of law....

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Provisions of section 115JB not applicable to banking company

ACIT Vs Vysya Bank Ltd. (ITAT Bangalore) - ITAT hold that the provisions of sec.115JB are not applicable to a banking company i.e. the assessee herein also. Having held that the provisions of sec.115JB are not applicable to the assessee, we are of the opinion that grounds No.19 to 22 need no adjudication at this stage....

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Receipt not in the nature of income cannot be included in book profits for MAT calculation

JMW India Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) - JMW India Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) If receipt was not in the nature of income it could not be included in the book profits for the purpose of computation u/s 115JB. Therefore, the interest and the power subsidies received by the assessee under the Government schemes would have to be excluded w...

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CBDT clarification on MAT Credit on exercise of section 115BAA option

Circular No. 29/2019-Income Tax - (02/10/2019) - Representations have been received from the stakeholders seeking clarification on following issues relating to exercise of option under section 115BAA: (a) Allowability of brought forward loss on account of additional depreciation; and (b) Allowability of brought forward MAT credit....

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CBDT notifies revised Form no. 29B for MAT audit with Annexures

Notification No. 80/2017-Income Tax [G.S.R. 1028(E)] - (18/08/2017) - Details of the amount required to be increased or decreased in accordance with sub-section (2A) of section 115JB- [Applicable only where the financial statements of the company are drawn up in compliance with the Indian Accounting Standards specified in Annexure to the Companies (Indian Accounting S...

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FAQs on computation of book profit to levy MAT for Ind AS companies

Circular Number 24/2017-Income Tax - (25/07/2017) - Clarifications with FAQs on computation of book profit for the purposes of levy of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) under section 115JB of the Income-tax Act, 1961 for Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) compliant companies....

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Issues on implementation of MAT provisions for Ind AS companies

NA - (25/07/2017) - CBDT press release on Issues arising from the implementation of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) provisions relating to Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) compliant companies....

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Reg. Penalty in cases where despite addition tax payable under MAT Provisions is higher than under Normal Provisions

Circular No. 25/2015 - Income Tax - (31/12/2015) - CIRCULAR NO. 25/2015 Penalty u/s 271(1)(c) wherein additions/disallowances made under normal provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961 but tax levied under MAT provisions u/s 115JB/115JC, for cases prior to A.Y. 2016-17-reg.- Section 115JB of the Act is a special provision for levy of Minimum Alternate...

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Pre-Budget 2023 Thoughts- Expectations of Startup Companies

1. Reduction in rate of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) : Section 115JB of the Act requires every company to pay 15% of MAT where the normal tax liability of such company is less than 15% of the book profit. A company opting for special rate taxation under section 115BAA and 115BAB of the Act are […]...

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Corporate Tax Rate Applicable for AY 2021-22, AY 2022-23 & AY 2023-24

Income tax rates are decided and governed by Income Tax Act 1961 and are subject to change every year. This article will cover the income tax rates applicable to Domestic Companies for the Assessment Year 2021-2022, Assessment Year 2022- 2023 and Assessment year 2023-2024 respectively, also cover Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) provisions alo...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

No penalty for Adjustment in book profit due to disallowance of depreciation under MAT provisions

Jubilant Infrastructure Ltd Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

Jubilant Infrastructure Ltd Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) The disallowance of depreciation in quantum proceedings in A.Y.2016-17 has also resulted in corresponding enhancement of deduction under section 80IAB by the equal amount. The AO has also allowed the enhanced deduction in the quantum and, therefore, no prejudice was caused to the revenue by...

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MAT Credit eligible on Surcharge, Education Cess & Additional Surcharges

Adurjee & Bros Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Pune)

MAT credit u/s. 115JA cannot be denied on Surcharge, education cess and additional surcharge - secondary and higher education cess...

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Addition of CSR Expenses to book profit disclosed in audited accounts not justified

GE Power Systems India Private Limited Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi)

Addition of CSR expenses to book profit under section 115JB was not justified as AO or assessee, none could tinker with book profit disclosed in audited account and once the accounts had been prepared in accordance with standards in this regard, this tinkering by AO had no sanction of law....

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Benefit to Non- Residents under Income Tax Act, 1961

Articles explain who is Non-Resident Individual, Partnership firm, Company for Income Tax Purpose, Taxable Income of Non Residents, Tax on Indirect transfer of a capital asset situated in India by Non-Residents, activities not to constitute business connection in India, Exemption from applicability of Section 206AA to non-residents...

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Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) & Alternate Minimum Tax (AMT)

MAT stands for Minimum Alternate Tax and AMT stands for Alternate Minimum Tax. Initially the concept of MAT was introduced for companies and progressively it has been made applicable to all other taxpayers in the form of AMT. In this part you can gain knowledge about various provisions relating to MAT and AMT. First of all we will underst...

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Provisions of section 115JB not applicable to banking company

ACIT Vs Vysya Bank Ltd. (ITAT Bangalore)

ITAT hold that the provisions of sec.115JB are not applicable to a banking company i.e. the assessee herein also. Having held that the provisions of sec.115JB are not applicable to the assessee, we are of the opinion that grounds No.19 to 22 need no adjudication at this stage....

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Receipt not in the nature of income cannot be included in book profits for MAT calculation

JMW India Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

JMW India Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) If receipt was not in the nature of income it could not be included in the book profits for the purpose of computation u/s 115JB. Therefore, the interest and the power subsidies received by the assessee under the Government schemes would have to be excluded while computing […]...

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MAT Credit Concepts and Accounting

Chapter XIIB of the Income Tax Act, 1961 covers Minimum Alternate Tax U/s. 115JB, which covers cases `under ‘Special Provision for Payment of tax by certain companies’.. The relevant extract of this section is produced below: Notwithstanding anything contained in any other provision of this Act, where in the case of an assessee, being...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

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