CARO REPORTING 

Please note that this format of Companies (Auditor’s Report), 2020 is applicable for Financial Statements made from 01st of April, 2022. Also, following companies need not adopt this as mentioned in the Order:

“(2) It shall apply to every company including a foreign company as defined in clause (42) of section 2 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013) [hereinafter referred to as the Companies Act], except–

(i) a banking company as defined in clause (c) of section 5 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (10 of 1949);

(ii) an insurance company as defined under the Insurance Act,1938 (4 of 1938);

(iii) a company licensed to operate under section 8 of the Companies Act;

(iv) a One Person Company as defined in clause (62) of section 2 of the Companies Act and a small company as defined in clause (85) of section 2 of the Companies Act; and

(v) a private limited company, not being a subsidiary or holding company of a public company, having a paid up capital and reserves and surplus not more than one crore rupees as on the balance sheet date and which does not have total borrowings exceeding one crore rupees from any bank or financial institution at any point of time during the financial year and which does not have a total revenue as disclosed in Scheduled III to the Companies Act (including revenue from discontinuing operations) exceeding ten crore rupees during the financial year as per the financial statements.”

Annexure – B to the Independent Auditors’ Report

M/S ……………………………….

CIN: ……………………………… 

Year Ended: 31st March, 2022

The Annexure referred to in Independent Auditors’ Report to the members of the Company on the Standalone Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March, 2022, we report that:

(i) (a)(A) The company maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation of Property, Plant and Equipment;

(a)(B) The company is not having any intangible assets; hence this clause is not applicable;

(b) All the Property, Plant and Equipment have been physically verified by the management during the year and there is a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the company and the nature of its assets. No material discrepancies were noticed on such verification;

(c) All the title deeds of immovable properties are held in the name of the company.

(d) The Company has not revalued its property, plant and equipment (including right of use of assets) or intangible asset of both during the financial year;

(e) There is no any proceeding have been initiated or pending against company for holding any benami property under the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 (45 of 1988) and rules made thereunder.

(ii) (a) Company does not have any inventory; hence this clause is not applicable;

(b) Company has not been sanctioned any working capital limits from banks or financial institution on the basis of security of current assets during the financial.

(iii) (a) In our opinion and according to the information provided to us the company has made investments and provided guarantees and granted unsecured loans or advances in the nature of loans as specified below:

(A) To Subsidiaries, Joint Ventures, Associates:

(Amount in Rs.)

Nature Aggregate amount during the year Balance outstanding as on 31.03.2022

(B) To other than Subsidiaries, Joint Ventures and Associates: 

Nature Aggregate amount during the year Balance outstanding as on 31.03.2022

(b) The terms and conditions of investments made, guarantees provided, security given and the terms and conditions of the grant of all loans and advances in the nature of loans and guarantees provided are not prejudicial to the interest of the company.

(c) In respect of loans and advances in the nature of loans, the schedule of repayment of principal and payment of interest has not been stipulated and the repayments or receipts are regular.

(d) The amount is not overdue, on the above loan and advances; hence this clause is not applicable;

(e) The amount is not overdue; on the above loan and advances; hence this clause is not applicable;

(f) The company has granted loans or advances in the nature of loans either repayable on demand or without specifying any terms or period of repayment. Details of the said loan or advances is as follows;

(Amount in Rs.)

Aggregate Amount during the year % to the total loans granted Closing Balance

(31/03/2022)

Aggregate amount of loan granted to Promoters

(Amount in Rs.)

Aggregate Amount during the year % to the total loans granted Closing Balance

(31/03/2022)

Aggregate amount of loan granted to Related Parties

(Amount in Rs.)

Aggregate Amount during the year % to the total loans granted Closing Balance

(31/03/2022)

(iv) The company has provided following mentioned corporate guarantees within the meaning of section 185 & 186 of the Companies Act, 2013-

(v) The Company has not accepted any deposits or amount which is deemed to be deposits from the public.

(vi) The Central Government has not prescribed the maintenance of cost records under section 148(1) of the Act, for any of the services rendered by the Company.

(vii) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of our examination of the records of the Company, amounts deducted / accrued in the books of account in respect of undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, income-tax, GST, value added tax, duty of customs, service tax, cess and other material statutory dues if applicable have been regularly deposited during the year by the Company with the appropriate authorities. As explained to us, the Company did not have any dues on account duty of excise.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, and the records of the companies examined by us, there are no disputed dues of GST, income tax, custom duty, service tax, wealth tax, Value added tax, excise duty and cess which have not been deposited.

(viii) The company has not recorded any transactions in the books of account which have been surrendered of disclosed as income during the year in the tax assessments under the Income Tax Act, 1961. The previously unrecorded income has been properly recorded in the books of account during the year.

(ix) (a) The Company has not defaulted in repayment of loans or other borrowings or in the payment of interest thereon to any lender; hence this clause is not applicable;

(b) The company has not declared willful defaulter by any bank or financial institution or other lender, hence this clause is not applicable;

(c) The company has not obtained any term loan; hence this clause is not applicable;

(d) The company has not raised any short term fund; hence this clause is not applicable;

(e) The company has not taken any any funds from any entity or person on account of or to meet the obligations of its subsidiaries, associates or joint ventures; hence this clause is not applicable;

(f) The company has not raised company has raised loans during the year on the pledge of securities held in its subsidiaries, joint ventures or associate companies; hence this clause is not applicable.

CARO REPORTING Format as applicable from 01st April 2022

(x) (a) The Company did not raise any money by way of initial public offer or further public offer (including debt instruments); hence this clause is not applicable;

(b) The Company has not made any preferential allotment or private placement of shares or convertible debentures (fully, partially or optionally convertible) during the year; hence this clause is not applicable.

(xi) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, no material fraud by the Company or on the Company by its officers or employees has been noticed or reported during the course of our audit.

(b) No report under sub-section (12) of section 143 of the Companies Act has been filed by the auditors in Form ADT-4 as prescribed under rule 13 of Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014 with the Central Government; hence this clause is not applicable.

(xii) (a) The Company is not a Nidhi Company hence compliance of Net Owned Funds to Deposits in the ratio of 1: 20 to meet out the liability is not applicable to the company;

(b) The Company is not a Nidhi Company hence maintaining ten percent unencumbered term deposits as specified in the Nidhi Rules, 2014 to meet out the liability is not applicable to the company;

(c) The Company is not a Nidhi Company hence this clause is not applicable to the company.

(xiii) According to the information and explanation given to us and based on the our examination of the records of the company, all transactions with the related parties are in compliance with sections 177 and 188 of Companies Act where applicable and the details have been disclosed in the financial statements, etc., as required by the applicable accounting standards.

(xiv) (a) The Central Government has not prescribed to appoint internal auditor under section 138 of the Act, for any of the services rendered by the Company;

(b) This clause is not applicable to the company.

(xv) According to the information and explanations given to us and based on our examination of the records of the Company, the Company has not entered into non-cash transactions with directors or persons connected with him as restricted in section 192 of Companies Act, 2013; hence this clause is not applicable.

(xvi) (a) The Company is not required to be registered under section 45-IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act 1934.

(b) The Company is not has conducted any Non-Banking Financial or Housing Finance activities; hence this clause is not applicable.

(c) The Company is not a Core Investment Company (CIC) as defined in the regulations made by the Reserve Bank of India; hence this clause is not applicable.

(d) The Company does not have any CIC.

(xvii) The company has not incurred cash losses in the financial year and in the immediately.

(xviii) There is no resignation of statutory auditors during the year; hence this clause is not applicable.

(xix) According to the information and explanations given to us and based on our examination of the records of the Company and financial ratios, ageing and expected dates of realisation of financial assets and payment of financial liabilities, other information accompanying the financial statements, the auditor’s knowledge of the Board of Directors and management plans, we were in the opinion that no material uncertainty exists as on the date of the audit report. There was no any liability in the books of the company for those payable within one year from the date of balance sheet date.

(xx) (a) The company has not any other than ongoing projects, therefore provision of section 135 of Companies Act, 2013 is not applicable to the company;

(b) This clause is not applicable to the company.

(xxi) There are no any qualifications or adverse remarks given by the respective auditors in the Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order (CARO) reports, hence this clause is not applicable to the company. 

For …………….

Chartered Accountants

Firm Reg. …………….. 

…………………….

M.No. ……………….

Date: ……………

Place:  ……………..

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4 Comments

    1. Bhavya Taneja says:

      Sir,

      CARO new format is applicable for all financial statements prepared from 01.04.2022. That means for Auditor’s Report of F.Y. 2021-22, it will be applicable. Thanks

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