section 115JB

Relief from MAT liability to companies under corporate insolvency

Income Tax - 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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Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) on Ind AS Compliant Companies

Income Tax - The computation of MAT for the year in which first time adoption of Ind AS has been taken place will include, apart from current year adjustments, the adjustments which are made in the preceding financial year as well as on the transition date....

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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. ...

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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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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 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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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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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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Amount disallowed u/s 14A cannot be added to arrive at book profit for MAT Calculation

CIT Vs. Bengal Finance & Investments Pvt. Ltd (Bombay High Court) - ribunal followed its decision in M/s. Essar Teleholdings Ltd. v/s. DCIT to held that an amount disallowed under Section 14­A of the Act cannot be added to arrive at book profit for purposes of Section 115JB of the Act....

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MAT not applicable to companies following accounting policies under Electricity Supply act

D C I T- 14(3)(1) Vs. M/s Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) - Mumbai bench of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) recently held that it is need not be to compute Minimum Alternate Tax when the assessee maintaining books of accounts under the regulatory act instead of companies act under Section 115JB of the Income Tax Act 1961. ...

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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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Intimation issued U/s. 143(1) cannot stop Assessee from filing revised return

TATA AIG General Insurance Company Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Intimation issued under section 143(1) cannot be treated as order of assessment and on the basis of such order the assessee denied his statutory rights to file a revised return within the period of limitation....

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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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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"

Amount disallowed u/s 14A cannot be added to arrive at book profit for MAT Calculation

CIT Vs. Bengal Finance & Investments Pvt. Ltd (Bombay High Court)

ribunal followed its decision in M/s. Essar Teleholdings Ltd. v/s. DCIT to held that an amount disallowed under Section 14­A of the Act cannot be added to arrive at book profit for purposes of Section 115JB of the Act....

Read More

MAT not applicable to companies following accounting policies under Electricity Supply act

D C I T- 14(3)(1) Vs. M/s Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai)

Mumbai bench of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) recently held that it is need not be to compute Minimum Alternate Tax when the assessee maintaining books of accounts under the regulatory act instead of companies act under Section 115JB of the Income Tax Act 1961. ...

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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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Clarify 6 Issues in computation of book profit U/s. 115JB: ICAI to Govt

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....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

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....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) on Ind AS Compliant Companies

The computation of MAT for the year in which first time adoption of Ind AS has been taken place will include, apart from current year adjustments, the adjustments which are made in the preceding financial year as well as on the transition date....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

CBDT relaxes MAT provisions for companies facing Insolvency

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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Posted Under: Income Tax |

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 surcharge and education cess is to be […]...

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Intimation issued U/s. 143(1) cannot stop Assessee from filing revised return

TATA AIG General Insurance Company Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai)

Intimation issued under section 143(1) cannot be treated as order of assessment and on the basis of such order the assessee denied his statutory rights to file a revised return within the period of limitation....

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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. ...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |
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