corporate social responsibility

CSR an Opportunity or Quibble? ALL about CSR

Company Law - The Term Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), if read in literal sense, means responsibility (duties) of Corporates (Judicial persons) towards Society (the public). CSR has been in existence for a long time and is almost as old as civilization....

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as Per Companies Act, 2013

Company Law - Companies Act, 2013 has formulated Section 135, Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility) Rules, 2014 and Schedule VII which prescribes mandatory provisions for Companies to fulfil their CSR. This article aims to analyse these provisions (including all the amendments therein)....

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CSR Amendments- MCA enhanced Clarification

Company Law - Corporate Social Responsibility is an idea that has been a concern to mankind for many years. However, over the last two decades it has become an increasing concern to the business world. With the introduction of Section 135 in the Companies Act, 2013, India is striving to implement CSR in the Corporates in latter and spirit....

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This Independence Day, let’s start contributing to Indian Security forces actively

Company Law - Deduction under Section 80G: Every taxpayer can make contribution/donation to specific funds in order to claim deduction from his Gross Total Income to reduce the tax liability. Contributions made to certain relief funds and charitable institutions can be claimed as a deduction under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act....

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Accounting and Legal Aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility Provisions

Company Law - The CSR Rules (Rules) state that every company including its holding or subsidiary, as well as foreign companies having a project office/branch in India, meeting certain criteria i.e. during any financial year, is required to comply with the CSR provisions....

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High Level Committee Constituted on CSR

Company Law - A High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility – 2018 (HLC-2018) has been constituted under the Chairmanship of Shri. Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) to review the existing framework and guide and formulate the roadmap for a coherent policy on Corporate Social Responsibility ( CSR)....

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MCA to award Companies for their CSR intervention

Company Law - With the enforcement of Companies Act, 2013, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) provision under Section 135 has become applicable for companies meeting certain thresholds defined in the Act. The mandate for CSR spend, requiring such companies to spend two percent of their net profit on approved CSR activities, has now become a part of ...

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199 companies face penalty for non-compliance of CSR norms

Company Law - The Government has accorded permission for initiating penal action against 199 companies for non-compliance of provisions of section 135 read with section 134 (3) (o) of the Act. This was stated by Shri P.P. Chaudhary, Minister of State for Corporate Affairs and Law & Justice in the Rajya Sabha today. The Government has no proposal [&...

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Allow deduction for Corporate Social Responsibility Costs: ICAI

Company Law - Corporates are currently involved in various areas of social responsibility / community development as part of nation building. Further, the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility Costs has been introduced under Companies Act, 2013. The expenditure is mandatory in its nature and as such it is a statutory levy. Accordingly it deserves...

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CSR is getting mainstreamed through Companies Act 2013

Company Law - The Minister of State (MoS) for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, says Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is getting mainstreamed through the Companies Act 2013. This landmark legislation has brought the issue of CSR from back rooms of corporates to their Board rooms ...

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Voluntary CSR Expense allowable as business expenditure

ACIT vs. Jindal Power Limited (ITAT Raipur) - CSR expense disallowance is restricted to the expenses incurred by the assessee under a statutory obligation under section 135 of Companies Act 2013, and there is thus now a line of demarcation between the expenses incurred by the assessee on discharging corporate social responsibility under such a ...

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Re-Constitution of High Level Committee on CSR 2018

High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility — 2018 (HLC-2018) is hereby re-constituted under the Chairmanship of Shri. Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) to review the existing framework and guide and formulate the roadmap for a coherent policy on CSR....

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Constitution of High level Committee on Corporate Social responsibility -2018

F. No. 12/03/2018-CSR - (28/09/2018) - High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility — 2018 (HLC-2018) is hereby constituted under the Chairmanship of Shri. Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) to review the existing framework and guide and formulate the roadmap for a coherent policy on CSR. The com...

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MCA amends Section 135 (CSR) of Companies Act, 2013 wef 19.09.2018

File No. 1/1/2018-CL-I - (19/09/2018) - MCA notifies Commencement of section 37 of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017- Corresponding section of the Companies Act, 2013 for which is section 135 related to Corporate Social Responsibility. ...

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CSR Steering Committee gets 1 Month extension to submit its report

F.No. 12/08/2018-CSR (Part file) - (31/05/2018) - Steering Committee on CSR was required to submit its report by 03.06.2018. However, as per the request from the Convener of the Committee, the tenure is extended to one month. It is expected that Committee to submit its report within the extended time period positively....

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Constitution of Steering Committee on CSR

F. No. 12/03/2018-CSR (Part File) - (04/04/2018) - A Committee on CSR is hereby constituted under the Chairmanship of Shri. Manmohan Juneja, RD (WR) to review the functioning of CSR enforcement & to recommend a uniform approach for its enforcement. ...

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CSR an Opportunity or Quibble? ALL about CSR

The Term Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), if read in literal sense, means responsibility (duties) of Corporates (Judicial persons) towards Society (the public). CSR has been in existence for a long time and is almost as old as civilization....

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

Re-Constitution of High Level Committee on CSR 2018

High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility — 2018 (HLC-2018) is hereby re-constituted under the Chairmanship of Shri. Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) to review the existing framework and guide and formulate the roadmap for a coherent policy on CSR....

Read More

High Level Committee Constituted on CSR

A High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility – 2018 (HLC-2018) has been constituted under the Chairmanship of Shri. Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) to review the existing framework and guide and formulate the roadmap for a coherent policy on Corporate Social Responsibility ( CSR)....

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Constitution of High level Committee on Corporate Social responsibility -2018

F. No. 12/03/2018-CSR (28/09/2018)

High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility — 2018 (HLC-2018) is hereby constituted under the Chairmanship of Shri. Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) to review the existing framework and guide and formulate the roadmap for a coherent policy on CSR. The composition of the Committee:...

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as Per Companies Act, 2013

Companies Act, 2013 has formulated Section 135, Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility) Rules, 2014 and Schedule VII which prescribes mandatory provisions for Companies to fulfil their CSR. This article aims to analyse these provisions (including all the amendments therein)....

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

CSR Amendments- MCA enhanced Clarification

Corporate Social Responsibility is an idea that has been a concern to mankind for many years. However, over the last two decades it has become an increasing concern to the business world. With the introduction of Section 135 in the Companies Act, 2013, India is striving to implement CSR in the Corporates in latter and spirit....

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

MCA amends Section 135 (CSR) of Companies Act, 2013 wef 19.09.2018

File No. 1/1/2018-CL-I (19/09/2018)

MCA notifies Commencement of section 37 of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017- Corresponding section of the Companies Act, 2013 for which is section 135 related to Corporate Social Responsibility. ...

Read More

MCA to award Companies for their CSR intervention

With the enforcement of Companies Act, 2013, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) provision under Section 135 has become applicable for companies meeting certain thresholds defined in the Act. The mandate for CSR spend, requiring such companies to spend two percent of their net profit on approved CSR activities, has now become a part of ...

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

This Independence Day, let’s start contributing to Indian Security forces actively

Deduction under Section 80G: Every taxpayer can make contribution/donation to specific funds in order to claim deduction from his Gross Total Income to reduce the tax liability. Contributions made to certain relief funds and charitable institutions can be claimed as a deduction under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act....

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

Accounting and Legal Aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility Provisions

The CSR Rules (Rules) state that every company including its holding or subsidiary, as well as foreign companies having a project office/branch in India, meeting certain criteria i.e. during any financial year, is required to comply with the CSR provisions....

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

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