Daily Archives: October 6, 2015


Date : The Board of Directors, Company Name Address. Dear Sirs, Re.:   AUDIT ENGAGEMENT LETTER The purpose of this letter is to confirm our understanding of the terms of our appointment to audit the Balance Sheet of Company Name.(“the Company”) and the related Statement of Profit and Loss, Cash flow statement and notes thereon collectively referred to as… Read More »

Amount paid for construction of railway underbridge for access to projects of assessee was revenue exp

Where an area development authority, made payment to Railway for construction of railway underbridge to overcome traffic problem and for creating access of projects undertaken by it, said expenditure was to be allowed as deduction under section 37(1) IN THE ITAT CHANDIGARH BENCH ‘A’ Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority v. Additional Commissioner of Income-tax BHAVNESH… Read More »

Queries in filing of CRA 4 on MCA 21 portal

Attention of Stakeholders: The Institute of Cost Accountants of India is getting several queries relating to filing of CRA 4 on MCA 21 portal. These queries generated by MCA System may be: Attached Instance Document is not prescrutinised for the CIN as entered in the form or Fill all the fields in the form appropriately,… Read More »

Abatement of 70% on Ancillary services by Goods Transport Agency

 Ancillary services by Goods Transport Agency   Circular No.186/5/2015-ST,  F. No. 354 / 98 /20015-TRU Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs ***** New Delhi, dated 5th October, 2015  To, Principal Chief Commissioner / Chief Commissioner of Central Excise, Service Tax and Customs (All), Director General of… Read More »

Book value of fixed assets demolished, even if for expansion, should be charged to the statement of profit and loss

Fixed assets demolished  A company (say Company X) is engaged in development, operation and maintenance of a hospital. The company wants to increase the number of beds in the hospital which requires demolition of certain part of the hospital. The demolition shall be that of building structure, furniture and fittings and other assets. The demolition… Read More »

Past year international transactions could not be referred to TPO whose assessment was already completed

Assessing Officer cannot refer international transactions for determination of ALP that were carried on in any of past years and whose assessments had already been completed IN THE ITAT MUMBAI BENCH ‘K’ Perstorp Chemicals India (P.) Ltd. v. Income-tax Officer, 10(2)(3), Mumbai D. MANMOHAN, VICE-PRESIDENT AND B.R. BASKARAN, ACCOUNTANT MEMBER IT APPEAL NOS. 6078,6079 AND… Read More »

Standard rent has to be computed as per the Rent Control Act even if same is not fixed

While determining annual letting value in respect of properties which are subject to rent control legislation and in cases where standard rent has not been fixed, Assessing Officer shall determine same in accordance with relevant rent control legislation   HIGH COURT OF BOMBAY Vimal R. Ambani v. Deputy Commissioner of Income-tax S.C. DHARMADHIKARI AND A.K.… Read More »