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Posted On:  6 months ago


E-mail id’s to handle the queries related to Unified Portal

The new Unified Portals has been launched by EPFO for PF members, employers and field offices, and can be accessed through “epfindia.gov.in“. 2. To handle the queries pertaining to them, below mentioned e-mail ids have been created:

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Exchange facility to foreign citizens

Attention of Authorized Persons is invited to the A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 20 dated November 25, 2016 permitting foreign citizens to exchange foreign exchange for Indian currency notes up to a limit of ₹ 5000/- per week till December 15, 2016 and extended up to December 31, 2016 vide A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 22 dated December 16, 2016.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Allocation of cash for rural areas

On observing that bank notes, being supplied to rural areas, at present, are not commensurate with the requirements of rural population, some steps have already been initiated as indicated in the above circulars. With a view to ensure that at least 40% bank notes are supplied to rural areas and to mitigate the issue in a more enduring manner, the banks maintaining currency chests are advised to take the following steps, in continuation of the above

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Amendment in import policy of items classified under Chapter 41 & 43 of ITC (HS), 2012–Schedule-1 (Import Policy)

S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (DMZ) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the import policy of the following items classified under Chapter 41 and 43 of ITC (HS), 2012 – Schedule – 1 (Import Policy), as under

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Full/Partial exemption of late fee under section 20(6) of MVAT Act, for late returns

Goods and Services Tax Act shall be implemented soon. After the implementation of the GST, many state taxes would be subsumed in GST. Most of the existing registered dealers would get registration under GST. The Department is earnestly trying to dispose off the old pending work so that we can focus on smooth implementation of GST in the state. The Department is also actively upgrading the automation processes. At the same time, the dealers also must have started preparations in view of the forthcoming GST

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Guidelines for the sale of seized/ confiscated gold

I am directed to refer to the procedure for disposal of seized/ confiscated gold prescribed vide Ministry’s letter F. No. 711/164/93-CUS (AS) dated 08.08.2005 and to state that in addition to the State Bank of India, the sale of seized/ confiscated gold found ripe for disposal can be routed through all Public Sector Banks (approved by RBI to import and sell gold), MMTC Ltd. and STC Ltd.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Forcing Husband to Stay Away From His Parents Amounts To Cruelty

The High Court came to the conclusion that there was no cruelty  meted out to the Appellant, which would enable him to get a decree of divorce,  as per the  provisions  of  the  Act.   The  allegations  with  regard  to  the character of the Appellant and the extra-marital affair  with  a  maid  were taken very seriously by the Family Court, but the High Court  did  not  give much importance to the false allegations made.  The constant  persuasion  by the Respondent  for  getting  separated  from  the  family  members  of  the Appellant and constraining the Appellant to live separately

article author Dharmesh Jain

Posted On:  6 months ago


Latest changes in new passport rules

In order to streamline, liberalize and ease the process of issue of passport, the Ministry of External Affairs has taken a number of steps in the realm of passport policy which is expected to benefit the citizens of India applying for a passport. According to press information bureau the steps introduced will benefit the process of issue of new passport. The official notification will be soon published by the government in the official gazette to give effect to the change. The details of the new rules of passport application are given below

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  6 months ago


Procedure for registration under Societies Registration Act 1860 – It’s Advantages, rights & duties & other relevant matter’s

Individuals who want to come together for doing something for the betterment & upliftment of the larger section of the society usually come across a number of hindrances. They are at times misguided or are ignorant of how to go about to work as a non-profit organization. One of the ways to get over this hindrance is formation and registration of a society.  However, most of us are not really aware of the process of the registration of society or how it is to be registered. Moreover, whether it is to be registered or not and what is the procedure etc are other question which come across are minds.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  6 months ago


Step wise NPO Registration as Section 8 of Company

Intends to prohibit the payment of any dividend to its members, the Central Government may, by license issued in such manner as may be prescribed, and on such conditions as it deems fit, allow that person or association of persons to be registered as a limited company under this section without the addition to its name of the world “Limited”, or as the case may be, the words “Private Limited”, and thereupon the Registrar shall, on application, in the prescribed form, register such person or association of persons as a company under this section.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  6 months ago


How much Gold you can Hold? Limit on domestic possession of gold in India

In current scenario the government is not giving any chance to the black money holders to escape from the black money radar, which can be generated through cash or gold. On 1st December 2016 CBDT clarified the common man regarding the limit of gold every person must own under his custody. The clarification was also earlier provided by the circular No dated 11-05-1994

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  6 months ago


Procedure for registration for statement of financial transactions (SFT) as per section 285BA of Income-tax Act

Section 285BA of the Income Tax requires specified reporting persons to furnish statement of financial transaction. Rule 114E of the Income Tax Rules, 1962 (hereunder referred as the Rules) specifies that the statement of financial transaction required to be furnished under sub-section (1) of section 285BA of the Act shall be furnished in Form No. 61A.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Departments OM of even number dated 16th February, 2016, vide which the various decisions taken by the Government regarding interest fixation for small savings schemes were communicated to all concerned

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


EPF- Special provision for Employees’ Enrolment Campaign, 2017

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 5 read with sub-section (1) of section 7 of the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (19 of 1952), the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme further to amend the Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, 1952, namely

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Reg. administration expenses of Employees’ Deposit-linked Insurance

In pursuance of the powers conferred by clause (a) of sub-section (4) of section 6C of the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions, Act, 1952 (19 of 1952), the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Labour and Employment number

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Employees Pension (Seventh Amendment) Scheme, 2016

In exercise of powers conferred by section 6A read with sub-section (1) of section 7 of the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (19 of 1952), the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme further to amend the Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995, namely

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Declaration form to be filled up by NRIs for depositing Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) on arrival

In terms of Gazette Notification No 2652 dated November 08, 2016 issued by the Government of India, 500 and 1000 denominations of Bank Notes of the existing series issued by Reserve Bank of India (hereinafter referred to as Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) ceased to be legal tender with effect from November 09, 2016 to the extent specified in the said notification.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Exchange of old notes for those who were out of India B/W 10.11.2016 to 30.12.2016

In terms of Section 4 (1) of the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance, 2016 of the Government of India dated December 30, 2016 and their Notification S.O. 4251(E) dated December 30, 2016 thereunder, the captioned facility has been formulated by the Reserve Bank to afford an opportunity to those Indian citizens who could not avail facilities of exchange of SBNs under the earlier facility, as they were not present in the country during No

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Notification No. 68/2016-Customs Dated 31st December, 2016

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act,1962 (52 of 1962), read with section 91 and section 94 of the Finance (No.2) Act, 2004 (23 of 2004),the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue)

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Withdraw BCD exemption, available to specified fabrics

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendment in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 12/2012-Customs, dated the 17th March, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section

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