Applicability of Standards/Guidance Notes/Legislative Amendments etc.
for May, 2017 – Intermediate (IPC) Examination

Paper 1: Accounting

Accounting Standards

AS 1 : Disclosure of Accounting Policies

AS 2 : Valuation of Inventories

AS 3 : Cash Flow Statements

AS  7 : Construction Contracts (Revised 2002)

AS 9 : Revenue Recognition

AS 10 : Property, Plant and Equipment (2016)

AS 13 : Accounting for Investments

AS 14 : Accounting for Amalgamations

Paper 5: Advanced Accounting

Accounting Standards

AS 4 : Contingencies and Events occurring after the Balance Sheet Date

AS 5 : Net Profit or Loss for the Period, Prior Period Items and Changes in Accounting Policies

AS 11 : The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates (Revised 2003) AS 12 : Accounting for Government Grants

AS 16 : Borrowing Costs

AS 19 : Leases

AS 20 : Earnings Per Share

AS 26 : Intangible Assets

AS 29 : Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets.

Common Note for Paper 1 “Accounting” and Paper 5 “Advanced Accounting”

I. Applicability of the Companies Act, 2013 and other Legislative Amendments for May, 2017  Examination

The relevant notified Sections of the Companies Act, 2013 and legislative amendments including relevant Notifications / Circulars / Rules / Guidelines issued by Regulating Authority up to 31st October, 2016 will be applicable for May, 2017 Examination.

II. Applicability of Amendments made by the MCA in the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006

Amendments made by MCA on 30.3.2016 in the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 are applicable for May, 2017 examination.

III. Non-Applicability of Ind AS for May, 2017 Examination

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules, 2015 on 16th February, 2015, for compliance by certain class of companies. These Ind AS have not been made applicable for May, 2017 Examination.

Paper 2: Business Laws, Ethics and Communication

The Companies Act, 2013: The relevant sections of the Companies Act, 2013, along with significant Rules! Notifications! Circulars! Clarifications! Orders issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs upto 31st October, 2016.

For updates, see http:!!www.mca.gov.in!

Non-applicability of the following sections of the Companies Act, 2013

S.No. Section No. Section title
1. Section 48 Variation of shareholders’ right
2. Section 66 Reduction of share capital

Paper 4: Taxation

Applicability of the Finance Act, Assessment Year etc. for May, 2017 examination

The provisions of income-tax and indirect tax laws, as amended by the Finance Act, 2016, including circulars and notifications issued upto 31st October, 2016, are applicable for May, 2017 examination. The relevant assessment year for income-tax is A.Y. 201 7-18.

Paper 6: Auditing and Assurance

I. Standards on Auditing (SAs)

S.No SA Title of Standard on Auditing
1 SA 200 Overall Objectives of the Independent Auditor and the Conduct of an Audit in Accordance with Standards on Auditing
2 SA 210 Agreeing the Terms of Audit Engagements
3 SA 220 Quality Control for Audit of Financial Statements
4 SA 230 Audit Documentation
5 SA 240 The Auditor’s responsibilities Relating to Fraud in an Audit of Financial Statements
6 SA 250 Consideration      of    Laws    and    Regulations     in   An    Audit    of    Financial
Statements
7 SA 260 Communication with Those Charged with Governance
8 SA 265 Communicating Deficiencies in Internal Control to Those Charged with Governance and Management
9 SA 299 Responsibility of Joint Auditors
10 SA 300 Planning an Audit of Financial Statements
11 SA 315 Identifying and Assessing the Risks of Material Misstatement through Understanding the Entity and its Environment
12 SA 320 Materiality in Planning and Performing an Audit
13 SA 330 The Auditor’s Responses to Assessed Risks
14 SA 402 Audit Considerations Relating to an Entity Using a Service Organization
15 SA 450 Evaluation of Misstatements Identified during the Audits
16 SA 500 Audit Evidence
17 SA 501 Audit Evidence – Specific Considerations for Selected Items
18 SA 505 External Confirmations
19 SA 510 Initial Audit Engagements-Opening Balances
20 SA 520 Analytical Procedures
21 SA 530 Audit Sampling
22 SA 540 Auditing      Accounting      Estimates,      Including      Fair    Value     Accounting
Estimates, and Related Disclosures
23 SA 550 Related Parties
24 SA 560 Subsequent Events
25 SA 570 Going Concern
26 SA 580 Written Representations
27 SA 600 Using the Work of Another Auditor
28 SA 610 (Revised) Using the Work of Internal Auditors
29 SA 620 Using the Work of an Auditor’s Expert
30 SA 700 Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements
31 SA 705 Modifications to the Opinion in the Independent Auditor’s Report
32 SA 706 Emphasis of Matter Paragraphs and Other Matter Paragraphs in the Independent Auditor’s Report
33 SA 710 Comparative      Information    –   Corresponding     Figures    and    Comparative
Financial Statements
34 SA 720 The    Auditor’s      Responsibility       in    Relation     to    Other    Information     in
Documents Containing Audited Financial Statements

II. Statements

Statement on Reporting under Section 227(1A) of the Companies Act, 1956 (Section 143(1) of the Companies Act, 2013).

III. Guidance Notes

1. Guidance Note on Audit of Inventories.

2. Guidance Note on Audit of Debtors, Loans and Advances.

3. Guidance Note on Audit of Investments.

4. Guidance Note on Audit of Cash and Bank Balances.

5. Guidance Note on Audit of Liabilities.

6. Guidance Note on Audit of Revenue.

7. Guidance Note on Audit of Expenses.

8. Guidance Note on Reporting under section 143(3)(f) and (h) of the Companies Act, 2013

IV Applicability of the Companies Act, 2013:

(i) The relevant notified Sections of the Companies Act, 2013 and other legislative amendments including relevant  Notifications / Circulars / Rules / Guidelines issued by Regulating Authorities, cut-off date will be 31st October, 2016.

(ii) Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2016 issued by Ministry of Corporate Affairs on 29th March, 2016 is applicable for May, 2017 Examination.

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