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Quarterly financial results – impact of reduced Income tax rates

Income Tax - a) How to compute the tax charge – current tax and deferred tax charge for the current quarter ending 30 Sep 2019 – Q2 (under the revised rate structure)? b) Will the tax charge for the preceding quarter ended 30 June 2019 (calculated under the then applicable income tax rate – base rate of 30%) need to be restated/revised for th...

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Updates on CBDT Circular on MAT Credit entitlement

Income Tax - Clarification on option exercised under Section 115BAA of Income Tax Act, 1961 (Income Tax Circular No. 29/2019 dated 2nd October, 2019 Section 115BAA provides that any Domestic Company, at its option, may pay tax at a lower rate of 22% from AY 2020-21 subject to conditions. This option is to be exercised before the due […]...

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Strategic Analysis of amended Corporate Tax Rate Regime

Income Tax - The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 has been promulgated by President of India on 20th September, 2019 with a view to amend Income Tax Act, 1961 and Finance Act (No. 2), 2019. The ordinance intends to provide impetus to the growth amidst the ostensible slowdown. Highlights of the said ordinance include: 1. Reduction of corporate...

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CBDT circular on MAT: Can it be claimed if Opting For Lower Rate?

Income Tax - CBDT vide Circular 29/2019 dated 2nd October, 2019 has clarified that Companies opting for lower tax rates as per Section 115BAA will have to forego any MAT Credit Entitlement. However such Circulars are binding over Assessing Officers and not on assessees. Thus option to take a different stand is still possible for assessees although cha...

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MAT Credit Clarification issued by CBDT – Impact Assessment

Income Tax - The Central Board of Income taxes, vide Circular No. 29/2019 dated 2nd October 2019 have issued clarification on the usability of the Minimum Alternate Taxes (MAT), subsequent to the issue of the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019. The Amendment Ordinance, had provided an option to the existing domestic company of paying tax at red...

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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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MAT on depreciation on write back of excess depreciation provided in earlier 10 years & credited to P&L A/c of current year

ACIT Vs M/s. Rational Handloom Co. Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) - ACIT Vs M/s. Rational Handloom Co. Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) MAT on depreciation on write back of excess depreciation provided in earlier 10 years and credited to profit and loss account of current year. The appellant has contested the action of the Assessing Officer on the ground that the appellant h...

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Section 115JB pre amendment by Finance Act, 2012 not applicable to banking, insurance & electricity cos

CIT Vs Union Bank of India (Bombay High Court) - CIT  Vs Union Bank of India (Bombay High Court) To align the Income Tax Act with the Companies Act, 1956 it was decided to amend Section 115JB to provide that the companies which are not required under Section 211 of the Companies Act, to prepare profit and loss account in accordance with Schedule ...

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Section 115JB not applies to assessee governed by Special Acts & Rules

ITO Vs M/s. Atria Hydel Power Ltd. (ITAT Bengalore) - Provisions of section 115JB would not be applied to assessee-company where assessee was governed by different Acts and Rules, and was not required to prepare its profit & loss account and balance sheet as per Part II & III of Schedule VI to the Companies Act....

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Company cannot modify P&L adopted in AGM overlooking Auditor qualification

Gati Limited Vs ACIT (ITAT Hyderabad) - Once the financial statements were ratified by the shareholders, assessee had no right to modify the profit declared as per Companies Act and adopt differently for the purpose of MAT provisions. Therefore, the profit adopted by the company in the AGM overlooking the qualification of auditor was the ...

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MAT not payable on share income of member of AOP

ACIT Vs M/s Om Metal Infraproject Ltd. (ITAT Jaipur) - ACIT Vs M/s Om Metal Infraproject Ltd. (ITAT Jaipur) Clause (iic) inserted in Explanation 1 to section 115JB by the Finance Act, 2015 is remedial and curative in nature as it was brought in the statute to provide similar benefit to the member of the AOP which was earlier applicable to the partner of...

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

Circular No. 29/2019 - (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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Cabinet approves Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019

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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Quarterly financial results – impact of reduced Income tax rates

a) How to compute the tax charge – current tax and deferred tax charge for the current quarter ending 30 Sep 2019 – Q2 (under the revised rate structure)? b) Will the tax charge for the preceding quarter ended 30 June 2019 (calculated under the then applicable income tax rate – base rate of 30%) need to be restated/revised for th...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Updates on CBDT Circular on MAT Credit entitlement

Clarification on option exercised under Section 115BAA of Income Tax Act, 1961 (Income Tax Circular No. 29/2019 dated 2nd October, 2019 Section 115BAA provides that any Domestic Company, at its option, may pay tax at a lower rate of 22% from AY 2020-21 subject to conditions. This option is to be exercised before the due […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Strategic Analysis of amended Corporate Tax Rate Regime

The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 has been promulgated by President of India on 20th September, 2019 with a view to amend Income Tax Act, 1961 and Finance Act (No. 2), 2019. The ordinance intends to provide impetus to the growth amidst the ostensible slowdown. Highlights of the said ordinance include: 1. Reduction of corporate...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

CBDT circular on MAT: Can it be claimed if Opting For Lower Rate?

CBDT vide Circular 29/2019 dated 2nd October, 2019 has clarified that Companies opting for lower tax rates as per Section 115BAA will have to forego any MAT Credit Entitlement. However such Circulars are binding over Assessing Officers and not on assessees. Thus option to take a different stand is still possible for assessees although cha...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

MAT Credit Clarification issued by CBDT – Impact Assessment

The Central Board of Income taxes, vide Circular No. 29/2019 dated 2nd October 2019 have issued clarification on the usability of the Minimum Alternate Taxes (MAT), subsequent to the issue of the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019. The Amendment Ordinance, had provided an option to the existing domestic company of paying tax at red...

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

Circular No. 29/2019 (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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Set off of MAT credit against Total Income computed U/s. 115BAA

The Taxation Laws (Amendment) ordinance 2019 introduced the following New Section 115BAA and Section 115BAB. Section 115BAA is applicable for existing companies, Section 115BAB is applicable for companies formed on or after1st October 2019. Both the New sections did not permit the assesses to avail the benefits / incentives available in S...

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Corporate tax Dandiya between Corporates taxpayers, enjoy it!

inance Minister introduced amendments in Income Tax to boost economy. Corporate tax Dandiya ground is of Income Tax, the players are corporate taxpayers. The music is being played to boost economy. The Corporate tax Dandiya is for coporate tax payers only and no passes are given to non-corporate taxpayers i.e. it is not applicable to indi...

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MAT Credit Entitlement for Companies opting for lower Tax regime

Government has brought in the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 and announces major relief in corporate tax for domestic companies, in order to boost the Make in India initiative. Corporate tax reduced to 22% (Effective Tax Rate 25.17% inclusive of Surcharge and Cess) for domestic companies while for new manufacturing companies, ...

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