Differentiating between an employee, a contractor and a consultant may not be decisive for companies or start-ups, because all of them supply services (or goods in some cases). The Income Tax Act, however, recognises them separately and hence all of them get different tax treatment.
Why is this c..
When Sana started her farm-to-fork café about a year ago, she didn't imagine the enormous success her café would achieve.
Since the café was going well, she thought of giving it a legal existence - getting it registered under a suitable law. She researched about various form..
Every business requires capital to grow. Capital is the fuel on which businesses run. One of the reasons for failure of a start-up is that they run out of cash early in their life-cycle. Funding helps accelerate the pace of growth, in marketing & expansion of business and in getting the right re..
We have previously blogged about why an LLP over a company may be a better option for start-ups considering compliances aspects. Let's look at some of the key tax elements that impact an LLP and why new-age start-up founders prefer an LLP over a company.
Most start-up owners prefer limi..
For any organisation, accurate computation of liability towards employee benefit is critical to ensure they are sufficient to pay them off as they fall due. This blog focuses on Gratuity and the importance of an expert actuary in valuing it appropriately.
What is Gratuity?
“India will soon become the next start-up hub like Silicon Valley”, Ashima was excited to discuss the plethora of opportunities in the Indian start-up ecosystem with Anuj.
“I don’t think so. The start-up ecosystem in India is way behind that of Silicon Valley due to string..
When Sana started her farm-to-fork café about a year ago, she didn’t imagine the enormous success her café would achieve.
Since the café was going well, she thought of giving it a legal existence – getting it registered under a suitable law. She researched about v..
Almost a month ago, Rahul registered himself under GST. Since then, he had issued three tax invoices to his clients, only to hear back that the invoices were generated incorrectly.
To his knowledge, he had included details such as client name, address and the invoice amount, which he believed wer..
Under income tax law, freelancers are considered self-employed. Hence, income earned by freelancers is taxable under the head “Profits & Gains from Business or Profession”.
If you look closely, income tax law imposes a tax on profits and not income. Thus, out of income earned in a..
After 1st October 2018, all the sellers supplying goods or services through e-commerce operators like Amazon, Flipkart, Jabong etc., will receive payment from operators after deduction of 1% Tax Collected at Source (TCS).
TCS provisions under GST law have been made applicable from 1st October 201..