"22 March 2018" Archive

Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 passed by Parliament

The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by parliament today. The bill ensures harmony amongst employees in the private sector and Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous Organizations under Government who are not covered under CCS (Pension) Rules. These employees will be entitled to receive higher amount of gratuity a...

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GST on Skill Development, Start-Ups and Tourism

All kinds of representations received from the trade and industry (including start-ups) regarding GST rates on services have been deliberated in the Fitment Committee. Government has exempted various kinds of services in relation to skill development. Decision pertaining to rates of GST and exemption on skill development, start-ups and to...

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Cabinet approves revision of DTAA between India and Qatar

Cabinet approves revision of the Agreement between India and Qatar for the avoidance of double taxationand for the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for revision of the Agreement betweenIndia and Qatar for the avoidance of doub...

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Linking of SWIFT to Core Banking System to avoid misuse

Linking of SWIFT to the Core Banking System Department of Economic Affairs has apprised that in pursuance to the announcement made in the Budget Speech 2018-19 (para75), a Steering Committee on Fintech related issues was constituted to consider various issues relating to development of Fintech space in India with a view to make Fintech re...

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States Exempted from Tax Refund after GST

The North Eastern and Hilly States have not been provided exemption from tax refund till March, 2027 under GST. The GST Council in the meeting held on 30.09.2016, had decided that all entities exempted from payment of indirect tax under the then existing tax incentive scheme shall pay tax in the GST regime. It was […]...

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Clarity on E-Way Bill

Government has received various representations from Association of Exporters as well as Corporate Bodies seeking clarity on e-way bill regarding movement of goods from dry-ports to sea ports and from SEZs within the zone. Some of the queries regarding applicability of e-way bill provisions are as below: Exemption for export consignments ...

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Rate of interest w.e.f. 01.01.2018 to 31.03.2018 on small savings schemes

The revised Rates of Interest on various Small Savings Schemes Including Saving Deposits, Public Provident Fund, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts Scheme for the 4th Quarter of financial year 2017-18 is as below:...

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Constitution of National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has appointed 21st March, 2018 from which the provisions related to the Constitution of National Financial Reporting Authority come into force. This will pave a way towards the establishment of NFRA....

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Risk and IFRS

Financial reporting under IFRSs is deeply connected with risk management. Entity which decides to adopt IFRSs should also ensure that it has a robust risk management (RM) system. This is for the reason that different IFRSs give references to the entity’s market and credit risk documented policy which helps determine if an asset has or h...

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GST on Charitable and Religious Trusts

Under the service tax regime vide Notification no 1/2017 service tax dated 12/01/2017, specifically provided exemption to an entity registered under 12AA of the Income tax Act from payment of service tax under reverse charge for service received from a provider located in a non-taxable territory....

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