Posted On:  2 months ago


Procedure for Transfer from RPF / Superannuation fund to NPS

In the budget of 2016-17, the Government had announced that the subscribers from recognised Provident Funds and Superannuation Funds would be able to transfer their corpus from these funds to National Pension System (NPS) without any tax implication. With the NPS gaining momentum vis-à-vis other retirement products and a number of queries being raised on the transfer of amounts from recognised Provident/Superannuation Funds to NPS, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has clarified the process through a circular dated 06.03.2017.

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Posted On:  2 months ago


New Trade mark rules 2017

The Trade Mark Rules, 2017 have been notified and have come into effect from 06th March, 2017. These Rules, which replace the erstwhile Trade Mark Rules 2002, will streamline and simplify the processing of Trade Mark applications.

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Posted On:  3 months ago


Involvement of bank officials in money laundering during post monetization

Enforcement Directorate has intimated that bank employees have been found indulging in money laundering and other unfair practices during the phase of demonetisation and that the investigations have been initiated under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 against certain bank officials of various banks during post demonetization. The act provides for attachment of property as well as prosecution of the accused involved in money laundering.

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Posted On:  3 months ago


CBDT issues Certificates of appreciation to nearly 3.74 lakh tax payers for their contribution towards Nation building

In continuation of the initiative of the Government to acknowledge the contribution of tax payers by paying taxes towards nation building and promptness in filing of Income Tax Returns, CBDT has issued the third round of Certificates to nearly 3.74 Lakh tax payers. With this, the total number of certificates issued by CBDT now stands at approximately 23 Lakh.

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Posted On:  3 months ago


Steps Taken to Encourage Use of Digital Payment at Petrol Stations

The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply today that the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has taken the following steps/actions to encourage consumers for use of digital payment methods at various

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Posted On:  3 months ago


Digital payment promotion gets a boost

The Government’s efforts to give a boost to the digital payment systems and the cashless economy, post-demonetization have generated enthusiastic response from the people. People from different age groups, occupations and different walks of life have taken part in a big way in the Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi-dhan Vyapar Yojana giving a fillip to digital transactions.

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Posted On:  3 months ago


Ministry of Finance denies any collaboration with the tainted UK based Note Printing Company

There have been reports in sections of media stating that the Union Government has compromised the national interest by collaborating with a tainted UK based Note Printing Company.

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Posted On:  3 months ago


GST- Most of the issues been resolved: FM

On demonetization, Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley says that difficult decisions initially pass through difficult phases as historic decisions have temporary pain attached to them. Stressing the implementation of GST, FM says that most of the issues have been resolved; few critical issues are left which will be resolved in the next few weeks.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


LPG customers to now get a discount for on-line payment of LPG refill

Oil Marketing Companies, viz Indian Oil, BPCL & HPCL are now offering an upfront discount of Rs 5/- on every LPG refill to all LPG customers who will book and pay for their LPG cylinders online. Customers can make payment through existing online modes i.e net banking, credit & debit cards at the time of web-booking their refills.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


Pre-Budget consultations with FMs of all States/ UTs

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley holds Pre-Budget consultations with the Finance Ministers of all States/ UTs (with legislature); FM: Various steps taken by the Central Government in recent past to unearth black money will help in curbing corruption and making the Indian economy more cleaner, transparent and efficient; Asks the States to work together for putting India on the path of higher growth

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Posted On:  4 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


Launch of Enhanced Foreign Trade Data Dashboard

As part of the initiative of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to provide easy access to the public with regard to India’s export, import and balance of trade data in an analytical format, over time and space, Commerce & Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman today launched a new enhanced Dashboard on Foreign Trade Data. Speaking on the occasion she said technology will be used for transparent decision making and reaching out to people using real time data. The Minister said this Dashboard is an improved version of the earlier EXIM Analytics Dashboard developed with many added features. It is more user friendly and would facilitate the general public to have an accurate picture on dynamics of foreign trade performance of India.

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Posted On:  7 months ago


Launch of dedicated website for DGAD, Department of Commerce

Ms. Rita Teaotia, Commerce Secretary, launched a more informative, user-friendly, dedicated website (http://www.dgtr.gov.in/) for DGAD for disseminating information/activities being performed by DGAD. She also inaugurated the additional office space developed by NBCC to meet the requirements of increased work responsibilities and to ensure optimal functioning of the Directorate.

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Posted On:  7 months 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.

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Posted On:  7 months ago


FM: Government is working on a target date of 1st April, 2017 for the roll out of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) in the country.

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that the Government is working on a target date of 1st April, 2017 for the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the country. He said that till 16th September, 2017, that is one year after the provisions of the Constitution (101st Amendment) Act, 2016 being brought into force, the Constitution empowers the Central Government to levy excise duty on manufacturing; and service tax on the supply of services. The Finance Minister said that similarly the Constitution Amendment Act empowers the State Governments to levy sales tax or Value Added Tax (VAT) on the sale of goods till that time i.e. 16th September, 2016. The Finance Minister Shri Jaitley said that so far the Government is following the road map for implementation of GST as per the schedule.

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Posted On:  9 months ago


New Features Released For NPS Subscribers

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) takes various initiatives from time to time in order to simplify and improve the operational issues in National Pension System (NPS) like new functionality development under NPS architecture, simplification of account opening, withdrawal, grievance management etc. In this regard, recently many new functionalities have been released to provide the ease of operation for the benefit of subscribers and nodal offices

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Posted On:  11 months ago


Declare Undisclosed Income Pay 45% as Tax from June 2016 to Sep 2016

The Income Declaration Scheme, 2016 incorporated as Chapter IX of the Finance Act 2016 provides an opportunity to all persons who have not declared income correctly in earlier years to come forward and declare such undisclosed income(s).

article author CA Chirag Chauhan