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Last Updated : Sep 20, 2019 05:50 PM IST | Source: PTI

Moody's says corporate tax cut too boost net income of companies

The senior vice president, corporate finance group said the extent of final impact on credit profiles of Indian corporates will depend on "whether they utilize the surplus earnings for reinvestment in business, debt reduction or high shareholder returns.


Moody's Investors Service on September 20 said the government's move to cut corporate tax rate will boost net income of Indian firms, and is a credit positive move.

"The Government of India's decision to reduce base corporation tax to 22 per cent from 30 per cent will boost net income of Indian corporates and is credit positive," said Vikas Halan, senior vice president, corporate finance group, Moody's Investors Service.

He said the extent of final impact on credit profiles of Indian corporates will depend on "whether they utilize the surplus earnings for reinvestment in business, debt reduction or high shareholder returns.

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First Published on Sep 20, 2019 05:40 pm
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