Minimum Alternate Tax

Alternate Minimum Tax For Non Corporate Assessee

Income Tax - Alternate minimum tax means the Amount of tax computed on the adjusted total income.AMT is a way collecting the minimum tax from the tax payers. Assessee shall be liable to pay tax on such income at a rate eighteen and one-half per cent (18.5%).It is not an additional tax levied on the taxpayer....

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Alternate Minimum Tax – Section 115JC

Income Tax - The Alternate Minimum Tax (AMT) is income tax imposed by the United States federal government on individuals, corporations, estates and trusts. The AMT was enacted in 1982....

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Issues – Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) – Section 115JB

Income Tax - Section 115JB was inserted by the Finance Act, 2000, w.e.f. 01/04/2001. It had replaced Section 115JA, which was inserted by the Finance Act, 1996 w.e.f. 01/04/1997. Section 115JA was replacement of earlier Section 115J, which was inserted by the Finance Act, 1987 w.e.f. 01/04/1988. The objective and philosophy of the provisions of Sectio...

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Minimum Alternate Tax and Alternate Minimum Tax

Income Tax - 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 underst...

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Minimum Alternative Tax (MAT)- Meaning, Applicability & Brief Provisions

Income Tax - 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....

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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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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 Provisions U/s. Section 115JB not applicable to sick company

B.V. Reddy Transports Pvt. Ltd. Vs Asst. (ITAT Hyderabad) - The facts in brief qua the issue raised in the grounds are that assessee filed its return of income electronically for the AY. 2009-10 on 23-09-2009, declaring NIL income. This return was processed u/s. 143(1) of the Act and the total income was determined at Rs. 69,19,580/- u/s. ...

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Interest u/s 234B / 234C payable on failure to pay advance tax on AMT/MAT

M/s GIE Jewels Vs. Income Tax officer (ITAT Jaipur) - A bench comprising Vijay Pal Rao (JM) and Vikram Singh Yadav (AM) of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) recently declared that Interest u/s 234B of the Income Tax Act can be levied on ground of non-payment of advance tax in respect of Alternative Minimum Tax. ...

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Surcharge and cess is to be calculated after deducting MAT credit u/s 115JAA from tax on assessed income

Asst. Commissioner of Income-tax Vs. Divi’s Laboratories Ltd. (ITAT Hyderabad) - ACIT Vs. Divi’s Laboratories Ltd. (ITAT Hyderabad) This appeal is filed by the Revenue against the order of CIT(A) – 5, Hyderabad dated 30/01/2016 relates to the AY 2012-13 wherein the revenue has raised the following grounds of appeal: “1. The ld. CIT(A) erred in holding that the surcharg...

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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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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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Modification in Circular related to Tax Effect for Appeal Filing

F.No.279/Misc./M-142/2007-ITJ(Pt.) - (14/07/2017) - References are being received by the Board that in certain cases appellate authorities are dismissing appeals without going into the merits of the case by relying on the definition of `tax effect' as defined in Circular No. 21/2015, which prescribes the monetary limit for filing appeals before vario...

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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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Alternate Minimum Tax For Non Corporate Assessee

Alternate minimum tax means the Amount of tax computed on the adjusted total income.AMT is a way collecting the minimum tax from the tax payers. Assessee shall be liable to pay tax on such income at a rate eighteen and one-half per cent (18.5%).It is not an additional tax levied on the taxpayer....

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Alternate Minimum Tax – Section 115JC

The Alternate Minimum Tax (AMT) is income tax imposed by the United States federal government on individuals, corporations, estates and trusts. The AMT was enacted in 1982....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Issues – Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) – Section 115JB

Section 115JB was inserted by the Finance Act, 2000, w.e.f. 01/04/2001. It had replaced Section 115JA, which was inserted by the Finance Act, 1996 w.e.f. 01/04/1997. Section 115JA was replacement of earlier Section 115J, which was inserted by the Finance Act, 1987 w.e.f. 01/04/1988. The objective and philosophy of the provisions of Sectio...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

MAT Provisions U/s. Section 115JB not applicable to sick company

B.V. Reddy Transports Pvt. Ltd. Vs Asst. (ITAT Hyderabad)

The facts in brief qua the issue raised in the grounds are that assessee filed its return of income electronically for the AY. 2009-10 on 23-09-2009, declaring NIL income. This return was processed u/s. 143(1) of the Act and the total income was determined at Rs. 69,19,580/- u/s. ...

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Minimum Alternate Tax and Alternate Minimum Tax

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 underst...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Minimum Alternative Tax (MAT)- Meaning, Applicability & Brief Provisions

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....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Interest u/s 234B / 234C payable on failure to pay advance tax on AMT/MAT

M/s GIE Jewels Vs. Income Tax officer (ITAT Jaipur)

A bench comprising Vijay Pal Rao (JM) and Vikram Singh Yadav (AM) of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) recently declared that Interest u/s 234B of the Income Tax Act can be levied on ground of non-payment of advance tax in respect of Alternative Minimum Tax. ...

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Relief from MAT liability to companies under corporate insolvency

It is proposed to amend section 115JB to provide that the aggregate amount of unabsorbed depreciation and loss brought forward (excluding unabsorbed depreciation) shall be allowed to be reduced from the book profit, if a company’s application for corporate insolvency resolution process under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 has ...

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MAThematical puzzles!

Minimum Alternate Tax, though on the statute since practically 3 decades now, has always been a subject matter of controversy. Even after all the amendments to it over the years, most recently to align it with the Ind-AS provisions, there is still room for filling in certain gaps. This article seeks to raise certain concerns, which, hopef...

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Clarify on MAT u/s 115JB: ICAI

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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Posted Under: Income Tax |

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