The Finance Bill 2020 has been passed by the Lok Sabha on 23 March 2020 and also duly returned by the Rajya Sabha. There were significant changes made to the original Finance Bill 2020 which was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 1 February 2020.
The Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Niramla Sitharaman announced several important relief measures taken by the Government of India in view of COVID-19 outbreak, especially on statutory and regulatory compliance matters related to several sectors.
The New and Old Income Tax Regimes for India's taxpayers
Outlook Money’s Cover Story explores the New and Old Income Tax Regimes for India’s Taxpayers. Read more for views by Dr. Suresh Surana, Founder, RSM India.
The best ways to avail a personal loan despite having a low credit score
In Outlook Money magazine, February 2020 issue, Dr. Suresh Surana, Founder, RSM India, summarises some of the best ways to avail a personal loan despite having a low credit score.
Have outstanding tax payable? Opportunity to save interest, penalty till March end
Dr. Suresh Surana, Founder, RSM India, discusses ‘ The Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Bill, 2020’, and more, in Financial Express.
THE CFO’s Tax Checklist – Budget Proposals 2020
Exclusive on ETCFO.com, Dr. Suresh Surana, Founder, RSM India discusses the significant measures taken in the Union Budget 2020, and the recent corporate tax overhaul, that need careful consideration by CFO’s
How to save tax without fresh investments in FY 2019-20
In this exclusive article on EconomicTimes.com Dr. Suresh Surana, Founder, RSM India explains how a taxpayer can save tax without fresh investments in FY 2019-20
SOP to be followed by Exporters
Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for exporters are designed to mitigate fraudulent cases of availing refund of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) paid through ineligible Input Tax Credit (ITC) which are claimed on the basis of fake invoices.
The Lok Sabha has passed the Companies Amendment Bill,2019 on 25 July,2019. While the Amendment Bill has 44 sections in all, 32 sections of the same are already in force with effect from 2 November,2018, by way of an Ordinance promulgated earlier.
Highlights of Additional Budget of Rajasthan State presented by Finance Minister, Shri. Ashok Gehlot on 10 July 2019.
Some of the main highlights are as under :-
To give relief to dealers in pending demands, following new provisions are added through amendments in Rajasthan GST Act:
As a move towards expeditious disposal of cases under erstwhile indirect tax laws, a dispute resolution cum amnesty scheme called “Sabka Vishwas Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2019” has been introduced. The proposed Scheme shall cover past disputes of taxes which have got subsumed in GST namely Central Excise, Service Tax and Cesses etc.
We are pleased to release the highlights of Additional Budget of Maharashtra State presented by Finance Minister, Shri. Sudhir Mungantiwar on 18 June 2019.
Main Highlights are as under :-
1. Maharashtra Settlement of Arrears of Tax, Interest, Penalty or Late Fee Ordinance, 2019
Internal Audit function plays a very crucial role in an organisation’s corporate governance framework, internal processes and controls, risk management, regulatory compliance, financial reporting and overall assisting the board of directors (BOD) and senior management help fulfil their responsibilities towards the organisation and its stakeholders.
The pharmaceutical industry in India ranks 3rd in the world in terms of volume and 14th in terms of value according to Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. Indian drugs are exported to more than 200 countries in the world, with the U.S. as the key market.
“In today’s digital world, money is being substituted by its digital form and stored in Electronic Wallets or E-Wallets. In India, the concept of E-wallets saw a significant surge owing to demonetisation which took place in 2016.
Most of the Indian corporates are in the process of transitioning to Ind AS, during the financial years ending 31 March 2016-2018 in phase, thus aligning the financial reporting framework in India with the globally followed financial reporting standards making it easier for Indian companies to access global investors and lenders as well as facilitate mergers and ac
On 29 March 2018, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) notified Ind AS 115, Revenue from Contracts with Customers applicable for companies following Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS). Ind AS 115 is based on IFRS 15, under IFRS and ASC 606, under US GAAP.
Section 2(87) of the Companies Act, 2013 (Act) defines a subsidiary company as under:
Subsidiary company or subsidiary, in relation to any other company (that is to say the holding company), means a company in which the holding company-
i. controls the composition of the Board of Directors; or
The Reserve Bank of India had issued a Notification dated 1st of June 2017 “Introduction of Legal Entity Identifiers for OTC derivative markets” (RBI/2016-17/314 FMRD.FMID No.14/11.01.007/2016-17)” which requires creation of LEI (Legal Entity Identifier) number for participating into OTC Derivative market for all entities.
In the newsflash we would like to mention certain steps to prevent such attacks in your organization. The malicious software behind the major cyber attack is known as ‘WannaCry’.
Following are the synopsis of what you need to know about 'WannaCry', the malicious software behind the ongoing worldwide hacking attack
The MCA vide notification dated 30 March 2016 issued the Companies (Accounting Standards) Amendment Rules, 2016 , amending the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 for companies following Indian GAAP accounting standards. These changes are relevant for companies that will prepare financial statements for FY 2016-17 under Indian GAAP.
The dynamic business environment we live in today calls for constant change and upgradation. In order to remain relevant, there is need for a business structure that appeals to business and service sectors alike with lesser restrictions and government intervention.
The Central Government has notified 10 income computation and disclosure standards vide Notification No. 32/2015 dated 31 March 2015. The notified tax standards are likely to create a substantial impact in the approach and methodology of computing and offering the income to Income-tax.
The objective of this summary note is to give an indicative list of persons / entities whom a private limited company generally approaches to raise funds by way of borrowings and the terms and restrictions on making such borrowings as prescribed under the Companies Act, 2013.
Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013, Schedule VII of the Act and Companies CSR Policy Rules, 2014 read with General Circular dated 18 June 2014 issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), provide the broad contour within which eligible Companies are required to formulate their CSR policies including activities to be undertaken and implement the same i
Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, intended to build a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and Startups in the country that will drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. The Government through this initiative aims to empower Startups to grow through innovation and design.
Vide its Circular dated 8 January 2016 EPF Authorities have removed the grace period of 5 (five) days for payment of PF contribution by Employers. Hence, the employer is now required to pay the contribution within 15 days of close of every month without any grace period.
The Government of India has notified the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act,2015 on 31 December,2015, which provides for the annual payment of bonus to employees of factories with 10 or more persons and establishments employing 20 or more persons and such other establishments that may be notified by the appropriate government.
Need for Network Security / IT Security and IT Systems Audit: Majority of the businesses have invested heavily in IT. The purchase of IT or network equipment continues to be the largest category of industry spending for all types of capital equipment. Almost all IT applications are dependent on network for variety of basic business activities.