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How to apply for the new Loan under 59 Scheme by the Government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an ambitious scheme of getting loan up to 1 Crore in just 59 minutes. The scheme has been started for the Micro, small and medium enterprises. Among the 12 schemes that were generated, one that was highlighted was the facility of availing loan under 59 minutes. With this initiative, the Government is working towards pushing the growth in automation and bringing down the time and process involved in cumbersome Loan facilities. Quick Approval Process An Individual who qualified for such loan would…
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Class 3 DSC Signature and E-tendering- What you need to know

Class 3 Digital Signature is used for e-tendering and is considered to be the signature of the highest level. The importance of the Class 3 DSC lies in the fact that it enables safety of the user. An Individual who is applying for tenders through e-tendering route would always want to know that his transactions are safe. Class 3 Digital Signature has been designed to do exactly the same. There are two validity period of Class 3 Digital Signature – One year and Two Years. According to the Information Technology Act, Class 3 Digital Signatures…
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Here is Why Indian Rupee is Falling Against The U.S. Dollar

The Indian Rupee is not taking halt against US dollar, falling continuously to touch the lifetime low of 71.10 against the greenback. In today’s session, the currency got some relief after the good GDP numbers but failed to sustain and fell to an all time low levels. There are multiple factors behind falling Indian rupee against US dollar. Global and Domestic Factors The rising tensions between two biggest economies – the United States and China has taken toll on India rupee. Both the countries are in a race to slap tariff on each other’s…

DIR-3 KYC Filing Date Extended - How to file the form?

The government has extended due date of filing DIR-3 KYC without any late fee till 15th September. As a part of updating the registry, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs as is conducting KYC of all Directors of all companies annually through DIR-3 KYC form. This form is compulsorily required to be filed by every director who has been allotted a Director Identification Number on or before 31st March of a financial year and whose DIN is in Approved status. It is mandatory for Disqualified directors also. Late filing after 15th September would attract…

Different Types OF ITR Status And How To Check It Online

Taxpayers should regularly check their ITR status to ensure that the Income Tax Return has been accepted and processed. Income-tax Department has provided access to check Income-tax Return Status in user login. However, not every tax payer understands the meaning of checking the status means after they file the return. Different types of ITR status: Submitted and pending for e-verification: this status appears on the screen:  When you have filed the ITR but have not e-verified it. You have  sent the acknowledgement to the department but…
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Everything you need to know about Digital Signature

Digital Signature acts like a guarantee that the electronic documents and the message sent digitally has not been tampered because of the encryption techniques used. Digital signature is popularly known as electronic signature. Difference between digital and electronic signature Digital signature is also a form of electronic signature but the method differs slightly. It uses the certificate-based digital ID to authenticate signer identity. In digital signature, the proof of signing linked together to the document through encryption and the…
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Income tax notices and what should the tax payer do

The government has extended the Income tax return filing date till August 31st, 2018 which means that you get more time to file the return carefully and ensure that there are no mistakes. However, in case you have received the notice from the Income Tax Authority, there is a process to go about it. Recently, there have been an increase in the number of Income tax notices sent by the department due to changes made in the income tax rules about which most of the income tax payers are not aware. Section 143(1) – Customary Notice - You don’t…
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GST Training in Bangalore | GST Classroom cum online training in Bangalore

Being July 1st 2017  date fixed for GST roll out all over India many of us are worried about GST preparedness??  We have one good opportunity with GST training in Bangalore DBA Cosmic IT services pvt. Ltd. Bangalore with it's 16 years of rich industry experience in US and Indian financial market has launched 3 days and 2 days GST training session from 3rd of July to 7th of July  2017 . Following are the topics covered in these 5 days: One more greater advantage you will have once you attend session and write exam you will get Certificate…
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GSTR-9 Annual return workshop in Bangalore

Annual Return (Theory) (3 hours) 1. Meaning of Annual Return  2. Different Types of Annual Returns  3. Who need to file Annual Returns?  4. Preconditions of filing form GSTR9 5. Explaining the terminology used in GSTR1 & GSTR3B  6. Difference Between GSTR9 & GSTR9C  7. What happens once filed the GSTR9 in GSTN ledger  8. Drawbacks & Issues in GSTR9 and its suggestions  Annual Return Topics covered (Practical) (5 hours) 1. Details of Advances, Inward and Outward Supplies…
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Form 16 – What are the latest changes that you should know?

Form 16 is a certificate issued by an employer to his employee under Section 203 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and contains all the details about the amount received by the employee as salary, Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) on salary, and any other deduction claimed by the employee during the year. The Income Tax Department has revised the format of Form 16 and notified the new format that will have more essential details about an employee’s income and deductions. The amended format of Form 16 will come into effect from May 12, 2019. Thus,…
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UDIN – Everything a CA needs to know

UDIN or unique Document Identification Number is a 15-digits unique no. introduced and developed by Professional Development Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India which would be generated by the system for every document certified and attested by a practicing Chartered Accountant. UDIN system was implemented by ICAI on a re commendatory basis on 1st July 2018 but in view of the increasing instances of fraud and forgery involving the stamp and signature of Chartered Accountants, ICAI has made it mandatory for all the practicing…
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Government weighs the idea of GST E-way bill link with FASTag

The Government is looking to link the GST network (e-Way bill) with FASTag mechanism of the National Highways Authority of India and Logistics Data Bank  services of the Delhi Mumbai Industrial corridor. For those who are not aware of what FASTag is, it is a device that with the help of Radio Frequency Identification technology enabled toll payments directly from the prepaid or savings account linked to it. The tag is pasted on the windscreen of the vehicle thus enabling the commuter to drive the plaza without having to stop by at the toll…

GSTR-9A – Everything that you should know about before availing the Composition Scheme

The GSTR-9A is a simplified annual return for the business owners who are looking to avail the Composition Scheme under the GST regime. The return would consist of all the quarterly returns filed by the compounding dealers/vendors in that financial year. Simply, the form consists of all the information provided in the quarterly returns by the composition taxpayers during that financial year. You would need to file the GSTR-9A form annually by 31st December following the financial year which is being reported. For instance, an Individual who is…

NFRA – National Financing Reporting Authorities and its Powers

National Financing Reporting Authority was approved by the Central Government this year to ensure better regulation in the financial audit of the large companies. NFRA is an independent regulator that supervises the auditing professions. Central Government took the decision to approve this regulatory authority post the report of Standing Committee on Finance in its 21st report. In addition to that, the Cabinet has also approved various posts within the regulator. These posts would be of a Chairman, one secretary and three full-time members.…
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Here is everything you should know about the Audit Process under GST

Audit under GST is the process of examination of records, returns and other documents maintained by a taxable person to verify the correctness of turnover, tax paid, refund claimed and input tax credit availed by the taxpayer. There are three types of audit under GST: Audit by CA or CMA: As per the provisions of CGST Act,2017, every taxable person who is registered under GST and whose turnover is more than INR 2 crore during a financial year, shall get his accounts audited by a Chartered Accountant (CA) or a Cost and Management Accountant…
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DIR-3 KYC 15 days time given with a fee of Rs.500

MCA has notified today to give another 15 days time to comply with DIR-3 ekyc for pending 2 million directors whose DIN status is turned to deactivated.  As you are aware the last date for filing form DIR-3 KYC without fee has expired on 15th September 2018. The process of deactivating the non-compliant DINs is in progress and is likely to be completed by 20th September 2018. Please note that the form DIR-3 KYC will not be available for filing during the pendency of this activity (from 16th September 2018 to 20th September 2018). DIR-3 KYC…

TDS/TCS provisions under GST to come into effect from 1st October 2018

The Government has directed the E-commerce companies to start collecting up to 1 percent Tax Collected at Source or TCS in the course of making any payment to suppliers under GST. Also, the other notified entities, that is, Public Sector Undertakings and the Government companies are directed to collect TDS at one percent on the payments done to the suppliers of Goods or services suppliers in excess of Rs 2.5 lakh. What it means for e-commerce companies? The Tax deducted at source (TDS) and Tax collected at source (TCS) provisions would be…