section 115JB

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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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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Computation of Book Profit for Ind AS Compliant Companies

Income Tax - Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) constituted MAT- Ind AS Committee to suggest framework for computation of book profit for 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 in the year of adoption and thereafter....

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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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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 not appliable on FIIs/FPIs for the Period Prior to 01.04.2015

Income Tax - Government accepts the Recommendation of the Justice A.P. Shah Committee to clarify the Inapplicability of MAT to FIIs/FPIs and has decided that an appropriate Amendment to the Income-Tax Act will be carried out; Final Report of the Justice A.P. Shah Committee on Direct Tax Matters Constituted with the Initial Mandate to Examine the Matte...

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Section 115JB does not apply to insurance companies

Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd Vs DCIT (Delhi High Court) - Applicability of Section 115JB to insurance companies Turning now to ITA No. 447/2015, the question concerns the applicability of Section 115JB of the Act to insurance companies. The ITAT has permitted the Assessee to raise this question since, in a large number of judgments of the ITAT, the questio...

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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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Section 115J AO does not have jurisdiction to go behind net profit shown in profit and loss account

Pr CIT Vs Bhagwan Industries Ltd (Bombay High Court) - The present Appeal pertains to Assessment year 2004­05. The learned counsel for the Appellant submits that Tribunal was not justified in not accepting the re­working of the book profits by the Assessing Officer as per the provisions of Section 115JB of the Income Tax Act....

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AO has no power to review entire assessment order on debatable issues and to make additions in order U/s.154

M/s City Clinic Pvt. Ltd. Vs. ACIT (ITAT Chandigarh) - Hon'ble Supreme Court in the leading case, ITO vs. Volkart Brothers [(1971) 82 ITR 50 (SC)] has held that a mistake apparent on the record must be an obvious and patent mistake and not something which can be established by a long drawn process of reasoning on points on which there may conceivably be...

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AO cannot review assessment order already framed vide section 154 rectification

M/s City Clinic Pvt. Ltd. Vs. ACIT (ITAT Chandigarh) - he issue raised by the AO in proceeding under section 154 of the Act is highly debatable and requires the issue to be reconsidered by the AO about applicability of provision of section 115JB of the Act which was not raised by the AO in the original assessment proceeding. Therefore AO has no power to...

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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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Recent Posts in "section 115JB"

Section 115JB does not apply to insurance companies

Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd Vs DCIT (Delhi High Court)

Applicability of Section 115JB to insurance companies Turning now to ITA No. 447/2015, the question concerns the applicability of Section 115JB of the Act to insurance companies. The ITAT has permitted the Assessee to raise this question since, in a large number of judgments of the ITAT, the question has been answered in favour of [&helli...

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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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Section 115J AO does not have jurisdiction to go behind net profit shown in profit and loss account

Pr CIT Vs Bhagwan Industries Ltd (Bombay High Court)

The present Appeal pertains to Assessment year 2004­05. The learned counsel for the Appellant submits that Tribunal was not justified in not accepting the re­working of the book profits by the Assessing Officer as per the provisions of Section 115JB of the Income Tax Act....

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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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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 various appellate authorities....

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