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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 840 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 1443 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 108570 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 209208 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 133635 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 1317 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 999 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 8808 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 1674 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 2160 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 222 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 2949 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 2052 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 1974 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 33516 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 124881 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 12321 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 1893 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 3211 Views 0 comment Print

Highlights of Revised Direct Tax Code

June 27, 2010 4066 Views 0 comment Print

EET :EET will not include Government Provident Fund (GPF), PPF, Recognised Provided Funds, Pension Scheme administered by Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority as well as approved pure life insurance products and annuity scheme. These will be governed by EEE.

In revised DTC MAT proposed to be computed on book Profits and not on Gross Assets

June 23, 2010 318 Views 0 comment Print

The revised discussion paper on DTC, released on 15.05.2010, has addressed the concerns on all the nine areas that were brought to the notice of the Finance Minister. It has sought to restore the computation of minimum alternate tax (MAT) on book profit basis.

DTC unlikely to give much relief to income tax payers, Proposed Tax Slab may be lowered

June 20, 2010 405 Views 0 comment Print

The Direct Taxes Code is unlikely to give much relief to income tax payers as the finance ministry today said the higher slabs, proposed earlier, may be altered in the Bill. The move is aimed at offsetting the revenue losses arising from the new proposal to drop the earlier plan to tax provident and pension funds at the time of withdrawal and levy MAT on gross assets and not profits.

Government may scale down the Income Tax Slabs in Final Direct Tax code

May 14, 2010 477 Views 0 comment Print

People with more than Rs 10 lakh annual income may not get the tax relief originally proposed in the Direct Taxes Code, as the Finance Ministry is for tweaking slabs across the board to offset concessions elsewhere.

Insurance sector asked for separate limit under section 80C for long-term saving

February 22, 2010 450 Views 0 comment Print

We would recommend a separate limit for deductions under Section 80C for long-term saving instruments such as life insurance. Currently, the deduction under Section 80C also includes short-term saving instruments such as mutual funds and fixed deposits. Life insurance and pensions are the only segments of financial services that address the needs of individuals in the long term.

Allowability of reduction of depreciation as per Income-tax Rules while computing book profit under section 115J

February 18, 2010 654 Views 0 comment Print

The assessee, a private limited company, provided for depreciation in its Profit & loss account by adopting the rates specified in the Income-tax Rules and computed its “book profits” u/s 115J on that basis. The AO recomputed the book profits by adopting the depreciation rates as per Schedule XIV to the Companies Act as those were lower than the income-tax rates.

CII demands simplification of tax procedures, rationalisation of direct taxes and reduction in Minimum Alternative Tax

February 15, 2010 411 Views 0 comment Print

Ahead of Budget, an industry body has suggested government a slew of measures to boost industrial growth, including simplification of tax procedures, rationalisation of direct taxes and reduction in Minimum Alternative Tax (MAT). ‘Rationalisation in direct taxes is among the critical policy instruments with which government can help manufacturing sector consolidate its positions not only to mitigate the effects of global slowdown, but also to facilitate its transition to next level of growth,’ the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said in statement .

GJF opposed provisions related to stock seizure, MAT and TDS on payment for gold, diamonds, jewellery etc provided in new DTC

February 9, 2010 603 Views 0 comment Print

The Gems and Jewellery Federation (GJF), the national body of the jewellery trade in the country, has made a representation to the Ministry of Finance to seek modifications in the proposals in the Direct Taxes Code (DTC). The apex body is objecting to the search and seizure provisions, tax on gross assets and TDS on all payments.

CBDT decided to monitor advance tax payments by top companies

February 6, 2010 564 Views 0 comment Print

Big corporations will now find it difficult to defer their advance tax payments. In a bid to meet its revenue collection targets, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has decided to monitor advance tax payments by top companies and persuade them not to defer such payment as self-assessment tax for the next financial year.

IT Chief Commissioners discuss strategies for achieving revenue collection target

February 5, 2010 588 Views 0 comment Print

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) convened a meeting of all cadre-Controlling Chief Commissioners of Income Tax here today to discuss strategies for achieving the revenue collection target budgeted at Rs.3,70,000 crore (Rs.3.7 trillion) and internally reset at Rs.4,00,000 crore (Rs.4 trillion). The meeting was addressed by the Member (Revenue) and the Chairman, CBDT. The Revenue Secretary also attended the meeting.

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