Posted On:  3 months ago


Auditors; Please Accept The Responsibility

The recent fraud at one of the leading bank in India has again started the discussion within all the stakeholders as who is liable. While both the leading political parties are blaming each other citing the time lines of extending such loan and it recovery, the process of deciding the ownership also started slowly. The honorable finance minister in one of the public event recently directed the torch towards the various auditors for not detecting the fraud. This does question the entire process of auditing done by various auditors involved in the process. Few of the auditors on their part immediately got involved in shifting the blame to management either by getting cited openly or through muted motion.

article author Hemraj Joshi

Posted On:  3 months ago


ICAI - committed to conclude the disciplinary process against those found involved in the PNB scam

ICAI is an autonomous regulator of accounting profession created by Chartered Accountants Act, 1949. During its existence of 69 years, ICAI is contributing in public interest with sole mandate of independence, integrity and excellence.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Recovery of Tax

All tax administration occasionally comes across a situation where the tax dues are not paid correctly by the tax payers, most of the times inadvertently and sometimes deliberately. To minimize the inadvertent short payment of taxes the concept of ‘Matching’ of details of ‘Outward supplies’ of supplier with the details of ‘Inward supplies’ of recipient has been introduced in the GST Act.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Input Tax Credit Mechanism in GST

Uninterrupted and seamless chain of input tax credit (hereinafter referred to as, “ITC”) is one of the key features of Goods and Services Tax. ITC is a mechanism to avoid cascading of taxes. Cascading of taxes, in simple language, is ‘tax on tax’. Under the present system of taxation, credit of taxes being levied by Central Government is not available as set-off for payment of taxes levied by State Governments, and vice versa. One of the most important features of the GST system is that the entire supply chain would be subject to GST to be levied by Central and State Government concurrently.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Cancellation of Registration in GST

The registration granted under GST can be cancelled for specified reasons. The cancellation can either be initiated by the department on their own motion or the registered person can apply for cancellation of their registration. In case of death of registered person, the legal heirs can apply for cancellation.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


Modus Operandi adopted for conversion of unaccounted old cash during demonetization and how department caught them

Modus Operandi adopted for conversion of unaccounted old cash during demonitization and how department caught them Unexplained cash deposits by bullion traders and Jewellers, Petrol pumps, Traders, Contractors and Real Estate Developers, Professionals, Government Employees, cooperative banks and societies, through Shell companies and Abuse of Exemptions provided for North Eastern states are cited with examples as given by Income Tax Department.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 year ago


Your PAN number will be Invalid and you will not able to file tax return, if not linked to Aadhaar card by 1 July 2017

How smartly the government has used Aadhaar to reduce corruption from direct benefit transfer for LPG in which the subsidy on LPG cylinders will be credited directly to consumers' Aadhaar-linked bank accounts, KYC verification process to recently launching “Aadhaar Pay” on 14th April 2017, a payment system which will enable people to carry out bank transactions just by using their thumb impressions. While the law had empowered the Centre to mandate use of Aadhaar in most of the center funded schemes, since then the corruption level has significantly reduce. In recent Finance Act 2017 government has mandated use of Aadhaar for filing returns and linking of all existing PAN Number with Aadhaar Number.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 year ago


FAQs on GST Offences & Penalties, Prosecution & Compounding under Goods and service tax

If any person transports any goods or stores any such goods while in transit without the documents prescribed under the Act (i.e. invoice and a declaration) or supplies or stores any goods that have not been recorded in the books or accounts maintained by him, then such goods shall be liable for detention along with any vehicle on which they are being transported.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


FAQs on Advance Ruling under Goods and Service Tax

Appellate authority for advance ruling (AAAR), shall be constituted under the SGST Act or UTGST Act and such AAAR shall be deemed to be the Appellate Authority under the CGST Act in respect of the respective state or Union Territory. An applicant, or the jurisdictional officer, if aggrieved by any advance ruling, may appeal to the Appellate Authority.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


FAQs on Demands & Recovery under Goods and Service Tax

In case of section 73 (cases other than fraud/ suppression of facts/willful misstatement), the relevant date shall be counted from the due date for filing of annual return for the financial year to which demand relates to The SCN has to be adjudicated within at period of three years from the due date of filing of annual return. The SCN is required to be issued at least three months prior to the time limit set for adjudication

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


FAQs on Refunds under Goods and Service Tax (GST)

“Refund” includes (a) any balance amount in the electronic cash ledger so claimed in the returns, (b) any un utiized input tax credit in respect of (i) zero rated supplies made without payment of tax or, (ii) where the credit has accumulated on account of rate of tax on inputs being higher than the rate of tax on output supplies (other than nil rated or fully exempt supplies), (c) tax paid by specialized agency of United Nations or any Multilateral Financial Institution and Organization notified under the United Nations (Privileges and Immunities) Act, 1947, Consulate or Embassy of foreign countries on any inward supply

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


FAQs on Registration under Goods and Service Tax

As per Section 22 of the CGST/SGST Act 2017, every supplier (including his agent) who makes a taxable supply i.e. supply of goods and / or services which are leviable to tax under GST law, and his aggregate turn over in a financial year exceeds the threshold limit of twenty lakh rupees shall be liable to register himself in the State or the Union territory of Delhi or Puducherry from where he makes the taxable supply.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


CARO 2016 Applicability and its clauses

This Order may be called the Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2016. It shall apply to every company including a foreign company as defined in the Companies Act, 2013 except:– A banking company as defined in the Banking Regulation Act, 1949. An insurance company as defined under the Insurance Act,1938. A company licensed to operate under section 8 of the Companies Act.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 year ago


CA guilty of professional misconduct for failure to report suspicious book entries

The Council of ICAI noted that huge payments were made by PCL on behalf of its subsidiary, Altos India Ltd. (AIL) but no disclosure of the same was made by the auditor. Further, it was also concluded that there were suspicious adjustment entries between AIL and PCL which ought to have raised a doubt about the genuineness of the transactions and ought to have been detected and reported by the CA.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 year ago


SEBI (Settlement of Administrative and Civil Proceedings)(Amendment) Regulation, 2017

In exercise of the powers conferred under section 15JB of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992, section 23JA of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 and section 19-IA of the Depositories Act, 1996 read with section 30 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992, section 31 of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 and section 25 of the Depositories Act, 1996, the Securities and Exchange Board of India hereby makes the following regulations to further amend the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Settlement of Administrative and Civil Proceedings) Regulations, 2014

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


Master Directions on Access Criteria for Payment Systems

A reference is invited to our circular DPSS.CO.OD.494/04.04.009/2011-2012 dated September 21, 2011 prescribing the Access Criteria for Payment Systems. These Master Directions, being issued under Section 10(2) read with Section 18 of Payment and Settlement Systems Act 2007 (Act 51 of 2007), consolidate and update all the instructions issued on the subject up to December 31, 2016 and placed on the web-site of the Reserve Bank of India (www.rbi.org.in

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 years ago


False Copyright website

It has come to the notice of the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry that a website www.copyright.in  is creating a false impression that it is the official website of the copyright registration office in India and inviting applications for protection of the various works i.e. literary, artistic, dramatic, musical, sound recording and cinematographic films along with its evidences.  This claim is totally fraudulent and creating confusion among general public.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 years ago


Delayed, incomplete or incorrect filing of Import Manifest or Import Report

Kind reference is invited to CBEC Circular No.’s 13/2005-Cus., dated 11-3-2005 & Circular No. 44/2005 Cus., dated 24-11-2005 on the above subject. 2. In the Circular No. 13/2005-Cus., dated 11.3.2005, CBEC had categorised the amendments carried out in the IGMs as Major and Minor respectively. Further in the amending circular No. 44/2005-Cus., dated 24-11-2005, it was provided that need for adjudication will arise only in cases of major amendment involving fraudulent intention or substantial revenue implication. It was the view of the CBEC that the penal action is not initiated mechanically in all cases of IGM amendment and that due consideration may be given to the circumstances of amendment.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 years ago


Discontinuation of practice of making manual debits on physical copy of Advance Authorizations registered at EDI Customs port

It was brought to Board’s notice that even for Advance Authorizations registered electronically at EDI Customs location i.e. where electronic ledger gets maintained, the physical authorizations, that are simultaneously issued and presented, are endorsed by Customs with manual debits of usage and this practice is not uniformly followed at all EDI ports of registration. It was informed that such manual endorsements replicate work, cause delay, and at times also lead to errors, all of which impose transaction costs on trade.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 years ago


FAQs on Offences and Penalties, Prosecution and Compounding as per Goods and Service Tax (GST)

The Model GST Law codifies the offences and penalties in Chapter XVI. The Act lists 21 offences in section 66, apart from the penalty prescribed under section 8 for availing compounding by a taxable person who is not eligible for it. The said offences are as follows:- Making a supply without invoice or with false/ incorrect invoice; Issuing an invoice without making supply; Not paying tax collected for a period exceeding three months; Not paying tax collected in contravention of the MGL for a period exceeding 3 months

article author CA Chirag Chauhan