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I quit CA and shattered the dreams of my parents. Being a meritorious student in Class 12 who scored 90% marks in accountancy and maths, it was a golden opportunity for me to make a bright career in the chartered accountancy field – probably the toughest finance examinations in the Indian e..

Posted in Career  32 comments |   8594 Views

Heartiest congratulations on passing IPCC level and entering the final destination of this esteemed professional course - CA Final. You have successfully cleared one more hurdle and have reached the second last level before fulfilling your dream of becoming a Chartered Accountant. However, til..

Posted in Students  7 comments |   2375 Views

'Mom, the value of Rs. has increased from 65 to 69 and eventually to 72 in last1year. Instead of appreciating the Modi Government, why's everyone criticising them?', Rahul asked her mother, Sonia, curiously. Like Rahul, many of us fail to understand that when the value of rupee is inc..

Posted in Taxpayers  6 comments |   2869 Views

“Tax season has begun, Rahul. What are your plans for filing the tax return?”,Shivani asked her colleague. Rahul was fond of filing belated returns as he couldn’t collect any documents till the due date. Moreover, he would think that when there is nothing terrible in filing a be..

Posted in Income Tax  12 comments |   4652 Views

Registered taxpaying businesses, choose your suppliers carefully. Under Goods and Services Tax (GST), your ability to receive input tax credit (ITC) hinges on your suppliers: Accurately accounting for the taxes they collect from you on their GST returns (GSTR) Paying those taxes to the gover..

Posted in GST |   1026 Views

'The person who sweats more in training, bleeds less in war.' Mary Engelbreit once said that, 'If you don't like something change it; If you can't change it - change the way you think about it.' Articleship is the bedrock on which ICAI's distinction as an esteemed professional institution has ..

Posted in Career  1 comments |   2243 Views

Can you expect closure of businesses in future? Can you expect slowdown of profit earnings in future? Can government stop charging taxes on income of people in future? Ok, at least can outflow and inflow of money be discontinued in future? As long as answer to all the questions mentioned..

Posted in Career  4 comments |   6704 Views

Being an Indian citizen but living in foreign, do I need to pay my taxes in India? Or being a foreign citizen but earning income from India, when am I liable to pay taxes in India? Non-understanding of correct residential status creates a high buzz for persons residing outside India or the per..

Posted in Income Tax  13 comments |   4091 Views

Was Demonetisation Justifiable!

  Hardik Lashkari    28 November 2017 at 11:08

For last so many days, there has been only one discussion - Was demonetization a successful step to curb black money? '99% currency comes back to banks' has ignited a new flame to this discussion. Before discussing whether demonetization is a success or failure, let's talk about what ..

Posted in Income Tax  10 comments |   3984 Views

How to spot a fake GST bill

  Hardik Lashkari    27 November 2017 at 10:37

GST has brought several issues for the taxpayers in form of changed bill formats and higher tax burden. Businesses are still unable to understand the details that need to be put in the invoice. While some businesses are committing the mistakes unintentionally, others have taken this transition as..

Posted in GST  10 comments |   10505 Views

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