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Decoding MAT: Unraveling Minimum Alternate Tax Landscape in India

Income Tax : Unveiling the intricacies of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) in India. Understand its purpose, computation, and recent developments. N...

February 5, 2024 870 Views 0 comment Print

Availability of Unutilised MAT credit of Amalgamating Company to Amalgamated Company

Income Tax : Explore allowance of unutilized MAT credit transfer in company amalgamation. Understand legal provisions, judicial precedents, and...

January 6, 2024 1566 Views 0 comment Print

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...

July 25, 2023 108657 Views 0 comment Print

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

Income Tax : Understand Corporate Tax Rates for AY 2021-22, AY 2022-23, AY 2023-24 & AY 2024-25. Learn about exemptions, conditions, and implic...

June 29, 2023 210846 Views 1 comment Print

MAT Credit Short Notes and Presentation in Financial Statements

Income Tax : MAT credit should be accounted in books as it satisfies definition of Asset as per Framework for preparation and presentation of F...

April 30, 2023 134928 Views 10 comments Print

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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 p...

November 20, 2019 1320 Views 0 comment Print

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 vario...

January 22, 2018 1008 Views 0 comment Print

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 vario...

January 20, 2018 8835 Views 1 comment Print

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 ...

January 8, 2018 1677 Views 0 comment Print

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 provision...

July 27, 2017 2163 Views 0 comment Print

Latest Judiciary

ITAT Grants MAT Credit Claim under Vivad se Vishwas Scheme

Income Tax : ITAT Mumbai allows United Spirits Limited to claim MAT credit under the VSV Scheme for the year in question, setting a precedent f...

March 9, 2024 240 Views 0 comment Print

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

Income Tax : Jubilant Infrastructure Ltd Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) The disallowance of depreciation in quantum proceedings in A.Y.2016-17 has also r...

November 4, 2022 729 Views 0 comment Print

MAT Credit eligible on Surcharge, Education Cess & Additional Surcharges

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

August 16, 2022 2976 Views 0 comment Print

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

Income Tax : Addition of CSR expenses to book profit under section 115JB was not justified as AO or assessee, none could tinker with book profi...

August 10, 2022 2100 Views 0 comment Print

Provisions of section 115JB not applicable to banking company

Income Tax : ITAT hold that the provisions of sec.115JB are not applicable to a banking company i.e. the assessee herein also. Having held that...

January 18, 2022 1986 Views 0 comment Print

Latest Notifications

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

Income Tax : Representations have been received from the stakeholders seeking clarification on following issues relating to exercise of option ...

October 2, 2019 33612 Views 0 comment Print

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

Income Tax : Details of the amount required to be increased or decreased in accordance with sub-section (2A) of section 115JB- [Applicable only...

August 18, 2017 124899 Views 5 comments Print

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

Income Tax : Clarifications with FAQs on computation of book profit for the purposes of levy of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) under section 115JB...

July 25, 2017 12351 Views 0 comment Print

Issues on implementation of MAT provisions for Ind AS companies

Income Tax : CBDT press release on Issues arising from the implementation of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) provisions relating to Indian Accounti...

July 25, 2017 1899 Views 0 comment Print

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

Income Tax : CIRCULAR NO. 25/2015 Penalty u/s 271(1)(c) wherein additions/disallowances made under normal provisions of the Income Tax Act, 196...

December 31, 2015 3238 Views 0 comment Print

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

January 29, 2013 14433 Views 0 comment Print

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 be attracted or may not be attracted depending upon the nature or legal composition of the assessee.

MAT payable on Loan admitted as income by the Assessee

January 5, 2013 1304 Views 0 comment Print

Whether this agreed addition is to be added while calculating book profit under section 115JB of the Act. Section 115JB provides that where in the case of an assessee being a Company, the income tax payable on total income as computed under this Act is less than 10% (applicable in the impugned Assessment Year) of its book profit, such book profit shall be deemed to be the total income of the assessee.

SEZ profit not to be included in computation of Book Profit

December 15, 2012 4711 Views 0 comment Print

On perusal of orders of authorities below, we agree that facts and issue involved in Ground No.2 of appeal for assessment year 2009-10 are identical to ground No.2 & 3 of appeal for assessment year 2008-09, which we have discussed in paras 7 to 9 hereinabove. For the reasons mentioned in para 9 hereinabove, we allow Ground No.2 of appeal taken by the assessee for assessment year 2009-10.

Effect of MAT on SEZ on Investors

December 6, 2012 1892 Views 0 comment Print

The provisions of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) have been made applicable to Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Developers and Units with effect from 1st April, 2012. The SEZ sector has seen a sharp slowdown due to a number of reasons including withdrawal of exemption from MAT and Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) provisions, uncertain fiscal regime for SEZs, global slowdown in exports etc.

SEZ units continue to be exempt from MAT

November 6, 2012 8453 Views 0 comment Print

Unit in SEZ will be covered by sub-section(6) to section 115JB of the Act irrespective of the fact that those units were claiming deduction u/s.10A of the Act. We also observe that benefit given to SEZ unit from the applicability of provisions of section 115JB has been withdrawn by the Finance Act, 2011 by inserting a proviso to section 115JB(6) of the Act,

Non-life insurance companies demand relaxation from MAT

October 22, 2012 762 Views 0 comment Print

. Some of the participating CEOs raised tax related issues including non-applicability of MAT for non-life insurance sector at par with life insurance companies and zero rated service sector on crop insurance, tools, senior citizen policy, RSBY and other exempt categories.

Provision for site restoration expense on the basis of scientific method carried out by an independent agency eligible for deduction in book profit

September 4, 2012 4096 Views 0 comment Print

The assessee has contended that the amount debited by the assessee is as per an independent enquiry carried out by M/s Institute of Oil and Gas Production Technology and therefore, it cannot be held as unascertained liability. The Assessing Officer did not accept the explanation of the assessee and added this amount for the purpose of computing the book profit.

S. 115JB – MAT- Assessee not eligible for credit of Surcharge & Cess paid

September 2, 2012 14012 Views 0 comment Print

Therefore, it emerges that MAT payable u/s 115JB is only income tax and does not include surcharge or education cess. Therefore, if only income tax is paid under the provisions of section 115JB it is natural that tax credit u/s 115JAA will only be of income tax and not of surcharge and education cess.

S. 115JA Doubtful debts debited to the P&L Account has to be added for book profit

August 8, 2012 1415 Views 0 comment Print

While computing book profits the AO added Provision for Doubtful debts of Rs.3,53,35,020/- debited to the profit and loss account to the profits arrived at in the profit and loss account prepared in accordance with the provisions of Sec.115JA(2) of the Act. The question whether provision for doubtful debts and provision for doubtful advances have to be added while computing book profits u/s.115JA of the Act has to be answered in favour of the revenue and against the assessee because of the retrospective amendment introduced in Section 115JA of the said Act.

Alternate Minimum Tax (AMT) on all persons other than companies

April 5, 2012 633 Views 0 comment Print

Vide the Finance Bill, 2012, the heading of Chapter XII-BA regarding alternate minimum tax (AMT), in respect of persons other than a company, has been substituted by the words ‘Persons other than a company’, in place of the words ‘Limited liability partnerships’. As per amendment of the aforesaid Chapter, provisions of AMT have been made applicable to all persons other than companies

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