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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 759 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 1185 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 108441 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 206184 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 130836 Views 10 comments Print


Latest News


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 1305 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 972 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 8730 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 1671 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 2151 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 192 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 702 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 2868 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 1956 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 1866 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 33309 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 124830 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 12204 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 1887 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 3175 Views 0 comment Print


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

June 3, 2022 96677 Views 5 comments Print

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 understand the provisions of MAT and thereafter the provisions of AMT.

Provisions of section 115JB not applicable to banking company

January 18, 2022 1866 Views 0 comment Print

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.

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

October 3, 2021 1464 Views 0 comment Print

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 […]

All about Form 29B – Section 115JB report for computing book profits of Company

June 28, 2021 83868 Views 0 comment Print

Form 29B is a report under Section 115JB for computing the book profits of the Company. The same is to be furnished by a CA for a Company to which Section 11JB applies. This helps the assessee ensure correct computation of book profits to avail the resultant MAT credit arising out of the tax computed in accordance with the Income Tax Act.

Rationalisation of provisions of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT)

February 2, 2021 4851 Views 0 comment Print

Section 115JB of the Act provides for MAT at the rate of fifteen per cent of its book profit, in case tax on the total income of a company computed under the provisions of the Act is less than the fifteen per cent of book profit. Book profit for this purpose is computed by making […]

Reduction of lower of unabsorbed depreciation or business loss as per books of accounts in computation of book profits u/s 115JB

January 13, 2021 22155 Views 1 comment Print

Go Airlines (India) Limited Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) We are concerned with the computation of book profits u/s.115JB of the Act wherein one of the items eligible for reduction would be the lower of brought forward cash loss or brought forward depreciation loss as per books of accounts. We find that provisions of Sections 32(2) […]

Section 115BAA: Whether to continue or forego MAT/AMT Credit?

January 3, 2021 7023 Views 2 comments Print

Section 115BAA: Whether to continue or forego MAT/AMT Credit? Section 115BAA states that domestic companies have the option to pay corporate tax at the reduce rate of 22% from FY 2019-20 onwards. Isn’t it a great benefit for the domestic companies to save around 3% on their tax expenses? But wait this benefit comes with […]

Deferred tax Considered under MAT as per 115JB?

October 16, 2020 37037 Views 0 comment Print

The treatment of deferred tax charge in determining the tax liability under the special provisions of Section 115JB of the Income-Tax Act is one such case. Section 115JB levies minimum alternate tax (MAT) at 10% of book profits (plus surcharge and cess thereon) if such tax is higher than the tax payable under the normal provisions of the Act. Book profits, for this purpose, needs to be calculated by making certain specified adjustments to the net profit as shown in the profit & loss account prepared in accordance with the Companies Act and after taking into account accounting policies and accounting standards adopted for preparing such accounts.

New Corporate Taxation regime (Section 115BAA) & MAT

August 14, 2020 36042 Views 0 comment Print

Section 115BAA was introduced by way of a mid year budget in FY 2019-20 and is applicable to certain domestic companies from 1st April 2020. The new section gives a one-time option to Domestic Companies to pay tax on their taxable income at 22% (instead of 25%/30%) and additional surcharge of 10% irrespective of taxable […]

Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) for Ind AS 115 complaint companies

July 23, 2020 2469 Views 0 comment Print

Understanding Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) for Ind AS 115 complaint companies. Learn how to compute book profit and navigate the provisions of section 115JB.

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