Posted On:  2 months ago


Mumbai western suburbs to face 4-hour power cut on Sunday, March 25

Mumbaikars residing in the western suburbs will have to brace for a 4-hour long power cut on Sunday, March 25 to pave way for Metro construction work.

article author One Roof Consultant

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:  3 months ago


An open letter to the newly elected President of ICAI

Firstly, congratulations on assuming the highest office of the Institute. I hope you would feel honoured of having been given an opportunity to serve the CA fraternity while your partners at office are busy reeling in the additional client workload on your behalf which you have been getting for your firm from the time you got elected as a Central Council Member. You would now be signing several more MOUs for the ICAI at exotic locations which benefit just a few members but we are not complaining about it because talk about priorities and you just have 1 year in office.

article author Hardik Shah

Posted On:  3 months ago


Procedural aspects while conducting e-assessment of Scrutiny under Income Tax : CBDT

Sub-section (23C) of Section 2 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (Act), applicable from 01.06.2016, provides that “hearing” includes communication of data and documents through electronic mode. Accordingly to facilitate conduct of assessment proceedings electronically, vide letter dated 23.06.2017, in file of even number, Board had issued a revised format of notice(s) under section 143(2) of the Act.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 months ago


Procedure for registration of PTRC (Profession tax registration certificate) and PTEC (Profession tax enrollment certificate) in Maharashtra

As per the amendments in the Profession Tax Act 1975, a person (natural / legal) registered under MGST Act is liable to enroll for Profession Tax Enrollment Certificate (PT-EC) and pay Rs.2500 per annum. In addition, if the business is having any employee whose monthly salary is above Rs. 7500/- is also required to obtain Profession Tax Registration Certificate

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 months ago


Why people don’t grow rich by investing in stocks?

A lot has been said and written about generating wealth by investing for the long term in equity markets. The mutual fund industry in India now boasts of monthly collections through Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs) of over Rs 6,000 crore – a bulk of these investments are by retail investors who plan to get rich by investing in the equity markets for years. Will these investors really achieve their goal of creating wealth for themselves in the long run?

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


Rationalisation of the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 as per Budget 2018

Section 46 of the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 provides for the procedure for imposing penalty. Sub-section (4) of the said section provides that an order imposing a penalty shall be made with the approval of the Joint Commissioner, in the circumstances specified therein.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Deduction in respect of income of Farm Producer Companies as per Budget 2018

Section 80P provides for 100 percent deduction in respect of profit of cooperative society which provides assistance to its members engaged in primary agricultural activities.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


How to calculate Long Term Capital Gain Tax on Equity Shares and Mutual Fund from 1st April 2018

The Long Term Capital Gain Tax on Shares and Equity oriented Mutual Funds were exempt since 2004. The government has introduce Securities Transaction Tax from 2004, to simply the tax regime, and introduce section 10(38) to provide exemption to long term capital gains on transfer of shares listed on a recognised stock exchange (BSE & NSE) provided STT was paid on them. Short term capital gains on such a transfer would be taxed @ 15%. The Budget 2018 has proposed to tax Long Term Gains on Equity Shares and Mutual Funds without withdraw of securities transaction tax (STT), which was introduced as an alternative to LTCG tax.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


Download the Budget Memorandum 2018 for Financial Year 2018-19

The provisions of Finance Bill, 2018 relating to direct taxes seek to amend the Income-tax Act, 1961 (hereafter referred to as 'the Act') to continue to provide momentum to the buoyancy in direct taxes through deepening and widening of the tax base, reducing the corporate tax rate for micro, small and medium enterprises, promoting horizontal equity in personal income-tax and enhancing the effectiveness, transparency and accountability of the tax administration. With a view to achieving the above, the various proposals for amendments are organised under the following heads

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


How much income tax Senior Citizen can save from Budget 2018 in Interest (80TTB), Insurance (80D) and Medical Expenditure (80DDB) for FY 2018-19

Budget propose several benefits to Senior Citizens. Though there are no change in Slab rates applicable for senior citizen, government has increase exemption limit and provided standard deduction for pensioners. Following are relief to Senior Citizens proposed:-

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


Latest TDS Tax Deducted at Source Rate Chart for FY 2018-19 AY 2019-20

TDS is to be deducted on payment made as prescribed by Income Tax Act by persons who are liable to deduct TDS. It is the duty of the deductor to deduct TDS as given in Income Tax Act. Following are the revised rate of TDS applicable for Financial Year 2018-19 Assessment Year 2019-20

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


Download Budget speech and Finance bill for 2018 by FM Arun Jaitely FY 2018-19

Madam, four years ago, we pledged to the people of India to give this nation an honest, clean and transparent Government. We promised a leadership capable of taking difficult decisions and restoring strong performance of Indian economy. We promised to reduce poverty, expedite infrastructure creation and build a strong, confident and a New India. When our Government took over, India was considered a part of fragile 5; a nation suffering from policy paralysis and corruption. We have decisively reversed this. The Government, led by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has successfully implemented a series of fundamental structural reforms. With the result, India stands out among the fastest growing economies of the world.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


100 Key Highlights of Union Budget 2018 presented by FM Arun Jaitely FY 2018-19

No changes in person tax structure for salaried class and No change in Slab Rates 1.44 lakhs crores paid by salaried tax payers.  Standard deduction of Rs 40,000 for salaried taxpayers, in lieu of transport and medical reimbursements for salaried classes Govt will have a scheme to give every enterprise in India a unique ID

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


List of CBEC Officers to receive Presidential Award on Republic Day, 2018

Grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate to the officers of Customs & Central Excise on the eve of Republic Day, 2018

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


CBEC reduces late fee for delayed filing of FORM GSTR-1

CBEC hereby waives the amount of late fee payable by any registered person for failure to furnish the details of outward supplies for any month/quarter in FORM GSTR-1 by the due date under section 47 of the said Act, which is in excess of an amount of twenty-five rupees for every day during which such failure continues.G

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


CBEC reduces late fee in case of delayed filing of FORM GSTR-5

GST Council, hereby waives the amount of late fee payable by any registered person for failure to furnish the return in FORM GSTR-5 by the due date under section 47 of the said Act, which is in excess of an amount of twenty-five rupees for every day during which such failure continues

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Refund of Integrated Tax paid on account of zero rated supplies

The objective of zero rating of exports and supplies to SEZ is sought to be achieved through the provision contained in Section 16(3) of the IGST Act, 2017, which mandates that a registered person making a zero rated supply is eligible to claim refund in accordance with the provisions of section 54 of the CGST Act, 2017

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


GST Practitioners

Section 48 of the CGST Act provides for authorisation of an eligible person to act as approved GST practitioners. A registered person may authorise an approved GST practitioner to furnish information, on his behalf, to the government.

article author One Roof Consultant