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Question ID : 42267

MAT under Sec.115 JB

As per sec.115JB, brought forward loss or unabsorbed depreciation whichever is less as per books to be deducted for arriving at adjusted book profits. Suppose a company has negative balance of profit and loss account carried in balance sheet but has general reserve created in earlier years, whether the two has to be netted off to arrive at brought forward loss or unabsorbed depreciation as per books?

Posted by balasubramanian on Apr 29, 2022

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Answer ID : 81475

No. Brought forward business loss for the purpose of section 115JB shall mean loss as per profit and loss account. It does not include balance of general reserve.

Posted by CA. chunauti dholakia on Apr 29, 2022