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Interpretation in this Chapter.

115JF. In this Chapter—

(a) "accountant" shall have the same meaning as in the Explanation below sub-section (2) of section 288;

1[(b)  "alternate minimum tax" means the amount of tax computed on adjusted total income,—

4[(i) in case of an assessee being a unit referred to in clause (i) of sub-section (4) of section 115JC, at the rate of nine percent.;

(ia) in case of an assessee, being a co-operative society referred to in clause (ii) of sub-section (4) of section 115JC, at the rate of fifteen per cent.]

(ii)  in any other case, at a rate of eighteen and one-half per cent;]

 2(ba) "convertible foreign exchange" means a foreign exchange which is for the time being treated by the Reserve Bank of India as convertible foreign exchange for the purpose of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (42 of 1999) and the rules made thereunder;

(bb) "International Financial Services Centre" shall have the meaning assigned to it in clause (q) of section 2 of the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 (28 of 2005);

(c) omitted

(d) "regular income-tax" means the income-tax payable for a previous year by a person on his total income in accordance with the provisions of this Act other than the provisions of this Chapter.

3(e) "unit" means a unit established in an International Financial Services Centre.

 

 

Note-

1. clause (b) shall be substituted for the existing clause (b) of section 115JF by the Finance Act, 2018, w.e.f. 1-4-2019

2. clauses (ba) and (bb) shall be inserted after clause (b) of section 115JF by the Finance Act, 2018, w.e.f. 1-4-2019

3. clause (e) shall be inserted after clause (d) of section 115JF by the Finance Act, 2018, w.e.f. 1-4-2019

4. Substitution proposed by Finance Bill, 2022 w.e.f 01.04.2023.

In clause (b), for sub-clause (i)-

(i)  in case of an assessee being a unit referred to in sub-section (4) of section 115JC at a rate of nine per cent;

The following shall be substituted-

‘(i) in case of an assessee being a unit referred to in clause (i) of sub-section (4) of section 115JC, at the rate of nine percent.;

 

(ia) in case of an assessee, being a co-operative society referred to in clause (ii) of sub-section (4) of section 115JC, at the rate of fifteen per cent.'