We started the empowerment series with setting professional goals followed by getting the knowledge edge, skilling oneself, gaining the required experience and how to attract, train and retain good employees.
Many professionals come to me and say all that is ok Sir, tell us how to get work. Juniors complain about seniors, seniors on juniors. Most times we are busy safeguarding our knowledge and clients.
The most common question from those in practice who have just started, now, 2...Read more
Generally, any taxation law has many due dates relating to the various compliances. Under GST it has been seen that the month of September is a very important month as many of these due dates, though not falling in such month, are linked to this month i.e. the due dates are defined in different ways as below:
From the...Read more
We started the series with setting professional goals followed by getting the knowledge edge, skilling oneself and gaining the experience. This entire exercise may take from 1 to 3 years depending on the decision to specialise or go for a basket of services.
One of the main reasons I personally have been able to have a policy of not working late is the focus on staff in different ways. In the starting we would appoint anyone who came around when we needed them. We spent a lot of time...Read more
This article has been published in the Chambers' Journal Aug '20 edition.
The credit available under GST is seemingly much wider than what was available under the earlier laws for the mere reason that under GST, credit will be available if it is used for business. However, no tax law can exist without restricting any credit and GST is no exception, which blocks certain credits even if used for business.
It is thus important to understand the extent of the credits blocked under...Read more
In the light of introduction of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (Hereinafter, referred as IBC), there has been reduction in time for the process of carrying out insolvency/restructuring. IBC provides various options to draw resolution plans within a short period of time which renders the business to re-establish being a going concern during the process of resolution. Let us analyse a couple of decisions rendered with respect to the proceedings initiated and treatment of...Read more
The Government’s slogan for the implementation of GST has always been ‘One Nation One Tax’, though none of the stakeholders have ever been able to relate GST to this slogan for the reason that GST has continued (as in the earlier regime of indirect taxes) to levy
We have set out inspiring goals, got the basic knowledge and gotten into the habit of updating our knowledge, skilling ourselves in identified area for success. One needs to continue to work/ learn on all the area. When I started my office in 1987 ( pre qualification) there was hardly anybody visiting for days together. I wasted those precious years in reading novels!!. However, if I had joined an advocate in indirect taxes I would have moved up the knowledge and experience ladder faster. I...Read more