Posted On:  2 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:  2 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:  2 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:  3 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:  3 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:  3 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:  3 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:  3 months ago


Online Registration Mechanism and Filing System for Stock Exchanges

. In order to ease the process of application for recognition / renewal, reporting and other filings in terms of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) (Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations) Regulations, 2012 and other circulars issued from time to time, SEBI has introduced a digital platform for online filings related to Stock Exchanges

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 months ago


SEBI Online Registration Mechanism and Filing System for Depositories

In order to ease the process of application for recognition / renewal, reporting and other filings in terms of Securities and Exchange Board of India(Depositories and Participants) Regulations, 1996 and other circulars issued from time to time, SEBI has introduced a digital platform for online filings related to Depositories.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 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:  3 months ago


Benefits of Goods and Services Tax (GST)

GST stands for Goods and Services Tax which is levied on the supply of goods or services or both in India. GST subsumes a number of existing indirect taxes which were earlier levied by the Centre and State Governments including Central Excise duty, Service Tax, VAT, Purchase Tax, Central Sales Tax, Entry Tax, Local Body Taxes, Octroi, Luxury Tax, etc.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 months ago


Valuation in GST

Every fiscal statue makes provision for determination of value as tax is normally payable on ad-valorem basis. In GST also, tax is payable on ad-valorem basis i.e. percentage of value of the supply of goods or services. Section 15 of the CGST Act and Rule 27 to Rule 35 of CGST Rules, 2017

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Why should you invest in ICICI Prudential Value Fund Series 19?

The Government has announced several ambition plan towards connecting India and other related development project. There is a plan to carry out large scale ban recapitalization in order to revitalize struggling public sector banks. Government is taking positive steps to boost and support the rural economy.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  5 months ago


Best 8 tax saving option in 80C available today

Every year we look forward for tax deduction under section 80C. Rather than investing in last moment do make proper analysis before investing so that you can earn expected returns. Following is the Ranking based on research conducted.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  5 months ago


Which mutual fund NFO you should invest?

There are three new Mutual Fund Launch of NFO in November 2017. The Stock markets has generated a return of over 30% in last one year time. Most of the mutual fund has performed well. The biggest question is should you invest in Mutual fund now? The probable answer is yes, provided you can hold on till 3 to 5 years.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  7 months ago


CLSS: Under The Realty Radar

Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) aims at giving an impetus to the middle-income group in order to realise its home-buying dream

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  7 months ago


Constitution of National Anti-profiteering Authority under GST

The Rules on anti-profiteering are contained in Chapter-XV (Rule 122 to Rule 137) of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 (Rules). As per Rule 122 of the Rules, the National Anti-profiteering Authority (NM) shall, apart from a Chairman, consist of four Technical Members who are or have been Commissioners of State Tax or Central Tax or have held an equivalent post under the existing law, to be nominated by the GST Council.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  7 months ago


GST FAQ on Government Services

These include services provided by government or a local authority or governmental authority by way of any activity in relation to any function entrusted to a municipality under Article 243W of the Constitution and services by a governmental authority by way of any activity in relation to any function entrusted to a Panchayat under article 243G of the Constitut

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  7 months ago


Clarifications on Guidelines on insurance e-commerce and electronic issuance of insurance policies

The Authority as part of its developmental mandate and to reach out to the policyholders in a cost efficient manner has taken number of steps. This includes issuing revised guidelines on insurance repositories, insurance e-commerce, issuance of electronic insurance policies, maintenance of electronic records, etc.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  7 months ago


Effective GST grievance redresal mechanism needed

The weekly newsletter which is otherwise issued on Fridays was postponed for today so as to cover part of the proceedings of the two days Rajaswa Gyan Sangam which was held on 1st and 2nd September 2017.

article author One Roof Consultant