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Disallowance u/s 14A with reference to a dealer of shares and securities

Disallowance u/s 14A with reference to a dealer of shares and securities

– By CA BK Newatia

Right from its inception, the scope of section 14A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 has been a subject matter of controversies and litigation between the tax payers and the tax collectors. One of the issues, surrounding disallowance u/s. 14A, is the possibility of disallowance of an expenditure in the hands of a dealer of shares and securities, who holds such shares and securities […] Read More >>


Advanced Pricing Agreement (APA) Roll Back Provisions

Advanced Pricing Agreement (APA) Roll Back Provisions

– By CA Puja Borar

The CBDT announced Income-tax (Third Amendment) Rules, 2015 to prescribe the conditions, procedure and manner for such roll back mechanism, namely, Rules 10MA and 10RA, vide S.O. 758(E) dated 14th March, 2015. Subsequent to the notification of the rules, requests for clarification regarding certain issues have been received in the CBDT. The CBDT therefore issued FAQs vide Circular No. 10/2015 dated 10th June, 2015, clarifying certain issues.The salient features of […] Read More >>


Income Computation and Disclosure Standards – An Overview

Income Computation and Disclosure Standards – An Overview

– By CA Vivek Newatia, CA Puja Borar

As per the provisions of Section 145, Income chargeable under the head “Profits and gains of business or profession” or “Income from other sources” shall be computed in accordance with either cash or mercantile system of accounting regularly employed by the assessee.
The Central Government has been empowered by the provisions of sub-section 2 of Section 145 to notify the Income Computation and Disclosure Standards for any […] Read More >>


Certification requirements u/s 195 in the light of the amendments by the Finance Act, 2015

Certification requirements u/s 195 in the light of the amendments by the Finance Act, 2015

– By CA Puja Borar

the provisions of sub-section (6) of section 195 of the Act have been amended vide the Finance Act, 2015 w.e.f 1st April, 2016 (i.e. AY 2016-17) to provide that the person responsible for paying any sum, whether chargeable to tax or not, to a non-resident, not being a company, or to a foreign company, shall be required to furnish the information of […] Read More >>




RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS- HARMONISING AND REPORTING UNDER VARIOUS STATUES

Related Party Transactions – Harmonising and Reporting Under Various Statues

– By CA Niketa Agarwal

The “Related Party Transactions” (RPTs) are under heightened watch of various regulators and tax authorities not just in India but globally. The potential to misuse RPTs is a cause for concern all over the world to both regulators as well as investors as has been evident from various scams and frauds in India and globally.

The reporting and compliance under various different laws poses a challenge […] Read More >>


Consolidated Financial Statements

Consolidated Financial Statements

– By CA Vivek Newatia
– By CA Niketa Agarwal

Erstwhile only clause 32 of the listing agreement mandated listed companies to publish Consolidated Financial Statements. Neither the Companies Act, 1956 mandated the preparation of consolidated financial statements nor do the Accounting Standards require companies to prepare Consolidated Financial Statements. With insertion of Section 129(3) in the Companies Act 2013 (“Act”), all companies including unlisted and private companies with one or more subsidiaries will in addition to separate financial statements […] Read More >>


Depreciation as per the Companies Act, 2013

Depreciation as per the Companies Act, 2013

CA Niketa Agarwal

The provisions under Schedule II of the Companies Act, 2013 have a lot of impact on all the companies in India. So it is a dire need for all of us to understand these provisions, as it would affect accounting of depreciation of companies. Also, while doing audit, it is to be checked that depreciation charged is as per Schedule II of the Act.

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Schedule II to the Companies Act 2013

Schedule II to the Companies Act 2013

By CA Aditi Chandak

With the introduction of the revamped Company Law, changes have been brought about in quite a few areas of interest. We’re focusing on the changes in depreciation in this article. Schedule XIV of the erstwhile Companies Act prescribed minimum SLM (straight line method) and WDV (written down value) rates for depreciation. The Companies could charge higher depreciation, if the useful life of an asset was shorter than that envisaged under Schedule […] Read More >>