"27 March 2015" Archive

Procedure for use of digital signature on records and invoices- CBEC invite comments

F. No. 224/44/2014-CX.6 (27/03/2015)

Kind attention is drawn to Hon'ble Finance Minister's Budget Speech on the facility of maintenance of records in electronic form and authentication of records by Digital Signature for Central Excise assesses. Sub rule (4), (5) in Rule 10 and sub-rule (8), (9) in Rule 11 of Central Excise Rules, 2002 have been inserted vide Notification No...

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Extension of e-payment deadline and of banking hours

182/01/2015 –Service Tax (27/03/2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has issued instructions vide RBI/2014-15/515 dated March 25, 2015 wherein it has been decided that all agency banks shall keep the counters of their designated branches conducting government business open for full day on March 30, 2015, and till 8.00 p.m. on March 31, 2015. All electronic transactions would, ...

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SEBI (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015

NA (27/03/2015)

Any entity desirous of organising or assisting in organising any stock exchange or clearing corporation or depository, or desirous of undertaking any other financial services relating to securities market, shall be a recognised entity and such an entity shall seek permission of the Board in accordance with the norms specified herein or as...

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IRDAI (Regulation of Insurance Business in Special Economic Zone) Rules, 2015

. GSR 230(E) (27/03/2015)

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (c) of sub-section (2) of section 24 of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999 (41 of 1999), the Central Government hereby, makes the following rules, namely:—...

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Loan to Directors – Section 185

New Company law puts a complete prohibition on grant of loans to Directors and persons in which such directors are interested except a few exceptions. Further the section is applicable on all types of companies, be private or public. Section 185 prohibits the granting of loan or giving of guarantee or providing any security in connection ...

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Posted Under: Excise Duty |

A Ready Reckoner on Bank Branch Audit 2014-15

Break Even Date for NPA is 01.01.2015 for the year 2014-2015. Once an account has been classified as NPA, all the facilities granted to the borrower will be treated as NPA except in respect of Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS)/Farmers Service Societies (FSS). ...

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Posted Under: Excise Duty |

New Rate of Service Tax and Cess on Services

Clause 106 of the Finance Bill, 2015 seeks to amend section 66B so as to increase the Service Tax from 12 to 14 percent. Further, Clauses 179 and 187 respectively of the Finance Bill, 2015 provide that – Section 95 of the Finance Act, 2004 levying education cess, and Section 140 of the Finance Act, 2007 levying SHE cess...

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Acche Din! NAMO to CBDT- Dispose of public grievances on top priority

The status of pending public grievances with the Income Tax Department was reviewed by Hon'ble PM yesterday through video-conferencing with Revenue Secretary and the undersigned. During the meeting, the Hon. PM expressed dissatisfaction about delays in responding to public grievances by our Officers as well as about the harassment meted o...

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Posted Under: Excise Duty |

Need to Discourage use of Unaccounted Money: FM

FM Stresses the need for use of more Accounted Money and Discourage of use of Unaccounted Money Focuses on use of Plastic Money such as Credit Card, Rupay Card and Cheques in lieu of Hard Currency The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that there is need to take steps to encourage people to […]...

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Posted Under: Excise Duty |

Audit 2015-Deposits–The Peripheral Aspects

When we go to audit the banking industry, we came to know which of the Banks must be treated with respect and which are in low water ,it simply add our responsibility to take cognizance of peripheral area of DEPOSITS. Deposits are peripheral areas of attention and due diligence while conducting and concluding the branch audits....

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Posted Under: Excise Duty |