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Payment of tax by certain companies U/s. 115JB- CAG Report

Income Tax - Several companies that were having large profit from business and distributing substantial portion of the income to their shareholders as dividend, were reducing their tax liability by availing various deductions and exemptions available in the Act. ...

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Accounting of convertible instruments under Ind-AS and its MAT impact

Income Tax - The year ending 31 March, 2017, witnessed many companies preparing their financial statements as per the Indian Accounting Standards (‘Ind-AS’) for the first time. Ind-AS is a set of accounting standards that converge with the International Financial Reporting Standards (‘IFRS’) and require companies to adopt fair value accounting...

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Carry forward & set off of MAT credit where ten year period has expired on or before AY 2016-17

Income Tax - Clarity regarding carry forward and set off of MAT credit in cases where the ten year period has expired on or before AY 2016-17 but the fifteen year period has still not expired needed....

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Treatment of IND AS Adjustments under MAT

Income Tax - Financials for FY 2016-17 will be prepared as per IND AS and the presentation will be done as per Division II of Schedule III as per Companies Act 013. The computation of book profit under MAT depends on accounting profit. The financial have become complex due to initial impact of IND AS and recurring impact due to adoption of IND AS...

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Budget 2017 Rationalises MAT Provisions with Ind-AS

Income Tax - Central Government notified the Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) which are converged with International Financial Reporting Standards(IFRS) and prescribed the Companies( Indian Accounting Standards) Rules, 2015 which laid down a roadmap for implementation of these Ind AS....

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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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GST-a real major incentive for making investments in SEZs

Income Tax - Though imposition of Minimum Alternative Tax (MAT) in 2011 slowed down growth of special economic zones (SEZs), but implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) provides wonderful opportunity for making investments in Indian SEZs, a top Commerce Ministry official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today....

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ASSOCHAM advocates MAT exemption for sick companies under debt restructuring

Income Tax - Apex Industry body ASSOCHAM has advocated continuation of the exemption from MAT (Minimum Alternative Tax) by the insertion of a suitable substitution of or addition to the Income Tax Act in respect of the restructuring under the insolvency & banking code 2016....

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Framework for computation of book profit for MAT levy on Ind AS compliant companies

Income Tax - On the basis of the recommendations of the Committee on MAT-Ind AS, the Central Government has notified 10 ICDS vide Notification No. S.O.892(E) dated 31st March, 2015. With the approval of the Finance Minister , the above said Committee was also requested to suggest the framework for computation of book profit for the purposes of levy of...

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MAT may be made inapplicable to foreign Cos having no PE in India from 1st April, 2001

Income Tax - Government Decides to Amend Income-Tax Act 1961 so that with Effect from 1st April, 2001, the Provisions of Section 115JB Shall Not be Applicable to a Foreign Company If the Foreign Company is a Resident of a Country Having DTAA with India and Such Foreign Company Does Not have a Permanent Establishment within the Definition of the Term i...

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Treatment of bad debts for computation of book profit u/s 115JA/JB

CIT Vs Vodafone Essar Gujarat Ltd (Gujarat High Court) - Brief facts leading to the reference are as under. The respondent assessee is a company registered under the Companies Act. For the assessment year 2003­2004, the assessee had filed return of income declaring nil income. The Assessing Officer framed the order of assessment on 27.03.2006...

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Retention money cannot be treated as Income till performance of contractual obligations

D.C.I.T. VS. M/s. McNally Bharat Engineering Co.Ltd.(ITAT Kolkata) - Retention money is not in the nature of income till such time the contractual obligations are fully performed to the satisfaction of the customer by the Assessee. Therefore the retention money cannot be regarded as income even for the purpose of book profits u/s.115JB of the Act though credited in t...

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MAT provisions in s. 115JB do not apply to foreign companies

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd Vs ADIT (ITAT Delhi) - The MAT provisions were introduced in statute by the Finance Bill, 1996 and the Finance Minister while introducing this provision observed that the company engaged in the power and infrastructure sector will remain exempt from the levy of MAT....

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S.115JB Provision for doubtful debt to be added to Book Profit for MAT Calculation

Eastern India Powertech Ltd. Vs Additional Commissioner of Income-tax (ITAT Delhi) - In the books of account, assessee had made provision for doubtful debts for this amount. The matter is sub-judice before court or arbitration. This shows that the amount was not ascertained. It remained contingent at the relevant time. Moreover, it had been gone against assessee due to amendment in...

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MAT U/s. 115JB is payable even if Assessee is entitled to deduction U/s. 80-IB

Sankhla Polymers (P.) Ltd. Vs Income-tax Officer, Ward 12(2), Bangalore (Karnataka high Court) - Section 115JB, in fact, in no way either denies the benefit given under Section 80-IB or reduces the same. While the appellant-assessee can claim the benefit under Section 80-IB of the Act and it is not denied per se to the appellant-assessee, in the given case, the provisions of Section 115JB may b...

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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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MAT on foreign companies for the period prior to 1.04.2015-reg

Instruction No. 18/2015 - (23/12/2015) - Instruction No. 18/2015 With effect from 01.04.2001, the provisions of section 115JB shall not be applicable to a foreign company (including an FII/FPI) if:- (i) the foreign company is a resident of a country with which India has a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement and such foreign company does no...

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Treatment of bad debts for computation of book profit u/s 115JA/JB

CIT Vs Vodafone Essar Gujarat Ltd (Gujarat High Court)

Brief facts leading to the reference are as under. The respondent assessee is a company registered under the Companies Act. For the assessment year 2003­2004, the assessee had filed return of income declaring nil income. The Assessing Officer framed the order of assessment on 27.03.2006...

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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 Standards) Rules, 2015 for the previous y...

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Payment of tax by certain companies U/s. 115JB- CAG Report

Several companies that were having large profit from business and distributing substantial portion of the income to their shareholders as dividend, were reducing their tax liability by availing various deductions and exemptions available in the Act. ...

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MAT (Minimum Alternate Tax) Provisions in Just 4 Pages

I am sharing MAT Summary of just 4 pages covering almost all the provisions relating to MAT (Minimum Alternate Tax). This Summary is relevant to A.Y. 2017-18 and include amendments made by Finance Act 2016....

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

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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Posted Under: Income Tax |

GST-a real major incentive for making investments in SEZs

Though imposition of Minimum Alternative Tax (MAT) in 2011 slowed down growth of special economic zones (SEZs), but implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) provides wonderful opportunity for making investments in Indian SEZs, a top Commerce Ministry official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

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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Accounting of convertible instruments under Ind-AS and its MAT impact

The year ending 31 March, 2017, witnessed many companies preparing their financial statements as per the Indian Accounting Standards (‘Ind-AS’) for the first time. Ind-AS is a set of accounting standards that converge with the International Financial Reporting Standards (‘IFRS’) and require companies to adopt fair value accounting...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

ASSOCHAM advocates MAT exemption for sick companies under debt restructuring

Apex Industry body ASSOCHAM has advocated continuation of the exemption from MAT (Minimum Alternative Tax) by the insertion of a suitable substitution of or addition to the Income Tax Act in respect of the restructuring under the insolvency & banking code 2016....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |
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