"May, 2009" Archive - Page 20

SEBI not yet issued notification on peer review of statutory auditors of listed companies

A peer review of statutory auditors of listed companies may have become mandatory from April this year, but the Securities Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is yet to come out with a notification on the same. This is essential as listed companies are regulated by Sebi. Both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), […]...

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Government plans to impose anti-dumping duty on imports of front axle beam and steering knuckles

The government plans to impose anti-dumping duty on imports of front axle beam and steering knuckles used in the production of commercial vehicles to guard the domestic industry from cheap Chinese shipments into the country. The provisional anti-dumping duty to be imposed would be in range of $ 0.50 per kg to $0.69 per kg, […]...

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RBI asked banks to review their existing policies for lending to MSEs

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to review their existing policies for lending to micro and small enterprises (MSEs) and frame norms for restructuring sick units that are potentially viable. RBI also said that banks should frame policies on extension of credit facilities and non-discretionary One-Time Settlement (OTS) sche...

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Excise Board on track to E-payment and Automated Central Excise and Services

Filing that service tax or excise duty for small and medium businesses on time are about to become easier, considering the developments at the Central Board of Excise and Customs. The announcement of a new ‘E-payment service’ and ‘Automated Central Excise and Services’ was made today at the FAPCCI Bhavan, where the National Academ...

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Instruction on TDS on Commission Paid by MTNL/BSNL to Owners of PCO u/s 194-H

Instruction No. 03/2009-Income Tax (08/05/2009)

A number of representations have been received from BSNL/MTNL and field formations regarding raising of / pending demands for non-deduction of tax at source on commission payments to the franchisees/ PCO owners by MTNL and BSNL prior to 1/6/2007....

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Corrigendum [F. No. 178/19/2008-ITA-1] dated 8-5-2009

CORRIGENDUM TO INSTRUCTION NO. 2/2009 (08/05/2009)

CORRIGENDUM TO INSTRUCTION NO. 2/2009 "The matter regarding validity of approvals given by Development Commissioners has been examined in the Board it has been decided that an approval granted by the Development Commissioner in the case of an hundred percent export oriented unit will be considered valid once such an approval is ratified ...

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ICAI raised doubt on accuracy of audited financial statements of Allahabad Bank, Vijaya Bank and the Central Bank of India

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has raised apprehensions about the accuracy of the audited financial statements of Allahabad Bank, Vijaya Bank and the Central Bank of India, saying the statutory auditors were under pressure from these banks to complete the audits within unreasonable deadlines. The accounting rule-ma...

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CAG plans to move from cash to accrual basis accounting

THE Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) plans to move from cash to accrual basis accounting in government within a five year time frame. A National Round Table Conference on Accrual Basis Accounting was held in CAG office yesterday. The Conference, convened by Government Accounting Standards Advisory Board (GASAB) of CAG of Ind...

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PWC asked staff to take unpaid leave to cut costs: Here's how you can do it too

Patrick Stafford Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoop ers has asked 5000 full-time staff to take up to three weeks of unpaid leave in an attempt to save costs. Chief executive Mark Johnson said in an email to staff that the requests are a “temporary initiative to respond to temporary times”, and that redundancies are a la...

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Notification No. 104 (RE-2009)/2004-2009, Dated: 06.05.2009

Notification No. 104 (RE-2009)/2004-2009 (06/05/2009)

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 read with Section 3(2) of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) and also read with Para 1.3 and Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-2009, the Central Government hereby makes, with immediate effect, following amendments to Notification No.93(RE-2007)...

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