"24 January 2015" Archive

ICAI doubles stipend of CA students / Article Assistants

(i) Cities/towns having a population of twenty lakhs and above.Rs. 2000/-,Rs. 2500/-, Rs. 3000/- (ii) Cities/towns having a population of four lakhs and above but less than twenty lakhs. Rs. 1500/- Rs. 2000/- Rs. 2500/- (iii) Cities/towns having a population of less than four lakhs. Rs. 1000/- Rs. 1500...

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Supreme Court discontinues Printing of Judgements

The Competent Authority has been pleased to discontinue the practice of printing and rolling out hard copies of Judgments by the Editorial branch of the Registry for contingent / miscellaneous requirements w.e.f. 1st February, 2015. Previously eighty copies of Judgments used to be rolled out and printed. ...

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Education Services under Negative List – Service Tax

Charge of Service Tax on and after 1.07.2012 is defined under section 66B of the Finance Act, 1994. Section 66B states that Service Tax shall be charged at the rate of 12% on value of all taxable services i.e., other than those specified in the negative list or exempted services, which are provided or agreed to be provided in the taxable ...

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Disclosure in Board's report-Companies Act & Listing Agreement

The Board’s Report is an important document of Annual Report in which the Board gives a complete review of the performance of the company during the year under review and other information. There is no restriction to put any matter in the Board’s Report, if the Board intends to mention it. However, certain matters, as part of statutor...

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Adjustment of Income Tax Refund against Demand– Is it justified?

There is no justification by the department that why the refunds were pending with the department, when there was no demand. Why these refunds have not been issued when these have been finalized and crystalized and eligible for adjustment against the legitimate demands raised by the Department. Logically, there should not be any pending r...

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5 Reasons to file income tax return

When you file your return every year with the income tax department, it is kept as a record with them. This shows that you have a source of income and you are financially stable. Mind you it’s not just a record. You can also take it as a supporting document when you wish to avail a loan....

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Resume Writing & Interview Tips

CA Result has just announced. First I would like to congratulate to all those who have successfully completed their student life & now going to enter into their Professional Life. Due to higher competition in industry, it is not easy to get job now. First Impression is Last Impression, therefore now you have to focus on your Resume & Inte...

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Direct Tax collection for April-Dec 14 up by 12.93%

Gross direct tax collection during April-December of the Financial Year 20 14- 15 is up by 12.93 percent at Rs. 5,46,661 crore as against Rs. 4,84,063 crore collected during the same period last year. Gross collection of Corporate tax has shown an increase of 12.79 percent and stood at Rs. 3,50,494 crore as against Rs. 3,10,754 crore coll...

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