Saturday, May 27, 2017

Tax Rates applicable to Local Authorities (A.Y. 2017-2018 i.e. F.Y. 2016-2017)

Tax Rates applicable to Local Authorities (A.Y. 2017-2018 i.e. F.Y. 2016-2017)

A local authority is taxed at a flat rate of 30%. Apart from tax @ 30%, Education Cess is levied @ 2% of income-tax and Secondary and higher Education Cess is levied @ 1% of income-tax.

Surcharge : Surcharge is levied @ 12% on the amount of income-tax where net income exceeds Rs. 1 crore. In a case where surcharge is levied, EC of 2% and SHEC of 1% will be levied on the amount of income-tax plus surcharge.

However, marginal relief is available from surcharge in such a manner that in the case of a person having net income exceeding Rs. 1 crore, the amount payable as income tax and surcharge shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax on total income of Rs. 1 crore by more than the amount of income that exceeds Rs. 1 crore.

AMT : In the case of a non-corporate taxpayer to whom the provisions of Alternate Minimum Tax (AMT) applies, tax payable cannot be less than 18.5% (+SC+EC+SHEC) of "adjusted total income" computed as per section 115JC. For provisions relating to AMT refer tutorial on “MAT/AMT” in tutorial section.

Tax Rates applicable to a Co-operative Societies (A.Y. 2017-2018 i.e. F.Y. 2016-2017)

Tax Rates applicable to a Co-operative Societies (A.Y. 2017-2018 i.e. F.Y. 2016-2017)

Net income range
Rate of income-tax
Up to Rs. 10,000
10%
Rs. 10,000 - Rs. 20,000
20%
Above Rs. 20,000
30%

Apart from tax at above rate, Education Cess is levied @ 2% of income-tax and Secondary and higher Education Cess is levied @ 1% of income-tax.

Surcharge : Surcharge is levied @ 12% on the amount of income-tax where net income exceeds Rs. 1 crore. In a case where surcharge is levied, EC of 2% and SHEC of 1% will be levied on the amount of income-tax plus surcharge.

However, marginal relief is available from surcharge in such a manner that in the case of a person having a net income exceeding Rs. 1 crore, the amount payable as income tax and surcharge shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax on total income of Rs. 1 crore by more than the amount of income that exceeds Rs. 1 crore.

AMT : In the case of a non-corporate taxpayer to whom the provisions of Alternate Minimum Tax (AMT) applies, tax payable cannot be less than 18.5% (+SC+EC+SHEC) of "adjusted total income" computed as per section 115JC. For provisions relating to AMT refer tutorial on “MAT/AMT” in tutorial section.


Tax Rates applicable to a Foreign Company (A.Y. 2017-2018 i.e. F.Y. 2016-2017)

Tax Rates applicable to a Foreign Company (A.Y. 2017-2018 i.e. F.Y. 2016-2017)

A foreign company is taxed at a flat rate of 40%. Apart from tax @ 40%, Education Cess is levied @ 2% of income-tax and Secondary and higher Education Cess is levied @ 1% of income-tax.

Surcharge : In addition to tax at above rate, surcharge is levied @ 2% on the amount of income-tax if net income exceeds Rs. 1 crore but does not exceed Rs. 10 crore and @ 5% on the amount of income-tax if net income exceeds Rs. 10 crore. In a case where surcharge is levied, EC of 2% and SHEC of 1% will be levied on the amount of income-tax plus surcharge.

However, marginal relief is available from surcharge in such a manner that in the case of a foreign company whose net income exceeds Rs. 1 crore but does not exceed Rs. 10 crore the amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax on total income of Rs. 1 crore by more than the amount of income that exceeds Rs. 1 crore.

In case of a foreign company whose net income exceeds Rs. 10 crore, marginal relief is available from surcharge in such a manner that the amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on total income of Rs. 10 crore by more than the amount of income that exceeds Rs. 10 crore.
MAT : In the case of a corporate taxpayer to whom the provisions of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) applies, tax payable cannot be less than 18.5% (+SC+EC+SHEC) of "Book profit" as per section 115JB. For provisions relating to MAT refer tutorial on “MAT/AMT” in tutorial section.

Tax Rates Applicable To A Domestic Company (A.Y. 2017-2018 i.e. F.Y. 2016-2017)

Tax Rates  Applicable To A  Domestic Company (A.Y. 2017-2018 i.e. F.Y. 2016-2017)

A domestic company is taxed at a flat rate of 30%. However, tax rate is 29% where turnover or the gross receipt of the company in the previous year 2014-15 doesn't exceed Rs. 5 crore. Apart from tax @ 30%, Education Cess is levied @ 2% of income-tax and Secondary and higher Education Cess is levied @ 1% of income-tax.
Surcharge : In addition to tax at above rate, surcharge is levied @ 7% on the amount of income-tax if net income exceeds Rs. 1 crore but does not exceed Rs. 10 crore and @ 12% on the amount of income-tax if net income exceeds Rs. 10 crore. In a case where surcharge is levied, EC of 2% and SHEC of 1% will be levied on the amount of income-tax plus surcharge.

However, marginal relief is available from surcharge in such a manner that in the case of a company whose net income exceeds Rs. 1 crore but does not exceed Rs. 10 crore, the amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax on total income of Rs. 1 crore by more than the amount of income that exceeds Rs. 1 crore.

In case of a domestic company whose net income exceeds Rs. 10 crore, marginal relief is available from surcharge in such a manner that the amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on total income of Rs. 10 crore by more than the amount of income that exceeds Rs. 10 crore.

MAT : In the case of a corporate taxpayer to whom the provisions of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) applies, tax payable cannot be less than 18.5% (+SC+EC+SHEC) of "Book profit" computed as per section 115JB. For provisions relating to MAT refer tutorial on “MAT/AMT” in tutorial section.

Tax Rates applicable to a ˜Firm (A.Y. 2017-2018 i.e. F.Y. 2016-2017)

Tax Rates applicable to a Firm (A.Y. 2017-2018 i.e. F.Y. 2016-2017)

A firm is taxed at a flat rate of 30%. Apart from tax @ 30%, Education Cess is levied @ 2% of income-tax and Secondary and higher Education Cess is levied @ 1% of income-tax.

Surcharge : Surcharge is levied @ 12% on the amount of income-tax where net income exceeds Rs. 1 crore. In a case where surcharge is levied, EC of 2% and SHEC of 1% will be levied on the amount of income-tax plus surcharge.

However, marginal relief is available from surcharge in such a manner that in the case of a person having a net income of exceeding Rs. 1 crore, the amount payable as income tax and surcharge shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax on total income of Rs. 1 crore by more than the amount of income that exceeds Rs. 1 crore.

AMT : In the case of a non-corporate taxpayers to whom the provisions of Alternate Minimum Tax (AMT) applies, tax payable cannot be less than 18.5% (+SC+EC+SHEC) of "adjusted total income" computed as per section 115JC. For provisions relating to AMT refer tutorial on “MAT/AMT” in tutorial section.