Sandeep Ahuja & Co.

Established in the year 1986, we are a leading chartered accountancy firm based in Delhi & NCR rendering comprehensive professional services which include statutory audit, internal audit, direct tax, transfer pricing, GST, bank audit, propriety audit, cost accounting, internal financial controls and risk advisory.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Monthly Statutory Calendar December 2014

Date
Statutory Act
Applicable Form
Obligation
05/12/2014
Service Tax
Challan No.GAR-7
Last date for payment of Service Tax in case of companies for the month  Nov,2013 (6th if paid electronically)
05/12/2014
Central Excise
Challan No.GAR-7
Monthly-payment of Central Excise Duties for the Nov.
07/12/2014
Income Tax
Challan No.281/17
Payment of TDS/TCS deducted/collected in November
07/12/2014
Income Tax
Form No.15G,15H, 27C
Submission of Forms received in Nov. to IT Commissioner
10/12/2014
Excise
ER-1 & ER-2
Return for Non SSI assesses, EOUs for Nov
10/12/2014
Excise
ER-6
Return by units paying duty > 1 crore (CENVAT + PLA) for Nov
15/12/2014
D-VAT
DVAT-20
Deposit of DVAT TDS for Nov
15/12/2014
Provident Fund
Electronic Challan Cum Return(ECR)
E-Payment of PF for Nov
15/12/2014
Income Tax
Challan No.ITNS-280
Payment Of Advance Income Tax Installment. Companies (up to 75%) & Other (up to 60%)
15/12/2014
D-VAT
DVAT – 43
Issue of DVAT certificate for deduction made in Nov,12
21/12/2014
ESI
ESI Challan
Payment of ESI of Nov,12
21/12/2014
D-VAT
D-VAT-20 & Central
Deposit of VAT & CST for (monthly dealers for the month of Nov,12)
25/12/2014
D-VAT
Form 16 and CST 1
E- Return of VAT for Nov,12
28/12/2014
D-VAT
DVAT-16/Form-1 & Ack
Physical return of VAT & CST for Nov.
31/12/2014
D-VAT
DVAT-51
Last Date for E-filing of DVAT-51 for quarter ended September
31/12/2014
Companies Act
23AC, 23ACA. 20B and
66 & Exit Scheme
Extended date of Company Law Settlement Scheme and Fast Track Exit SCheme



Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Cabinet relaxes 14 Changes as proposed by professionals and corporate

The Cabinet on 2.12.14 cleared 14 changes in the Companies Act, 2013, to ease business in India. The most demanded amendments is  replacing ‘special resolution’ with ‘ordinary resolution’ for approval of related-party transactions by minority shareholders. The Companies Act, 2013, was notified in August, 2013 Out of 470 sections only 283 sections and 22 sets of rules related such sections have been brought into force and more than 50% of the Act is yet to be enforced.
Various stakeholders including corporate raised concerns and demanded changes to ease the business for small companies. The new amendments as demanded by Corporate and cleared by the Cabinet include:
-         Omit the requirement for minimum paid up share capital
-          Propose to exempt related party transactions between holding companies and wholly owned subsidiaries from the requirement of minority shareholders’ approval.
-         Empower the Audit Committee to give omnibus approvals for related party transactions on annual basis.
-         Prohibit the public inspection of the board resolutions filed with the Registrar of Companies.
-         Ensure that frauds beyond threshold limits need to be mandatorily reported by the auditors to the government and disclosed in the board report.
-         Restrain companies from raising illegal deposits, prescribing specific punishment for deposits accepted under the new Act. 
-         Provision for writing off past losses/depreciation before declaring dividend for the year.
-         Provide the winding up of companies would be heard by a two-member instead of three-member bench.
-         Provide the bail restrictions applicable only for offence relating to fraud under section 447 of the Act.
-          Ensure that special courts would try only offences carrying imprisonment of two years or more and minor violations can be resolved by magistrates.