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GST registration, enrolment and migration process

A majority of the present Indirect Tax (IDT) levies in India are expected to be subsumed by the Goods and Services Tax (GST). This paradigm shift in indirect taxation is currently underway and the final GST Law is expected to be enforced from 1 July 2017. As part of this change, all assessees (i.e. individuals already registered under the present IDT Laws) or those who are liable to register as per the Model GST Law under the public domain, are required obtain registration under the GST regime.

Valuation under Ind AS

India, in line with its commitment to the G-20, has chosen the path of convergence with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in the form of Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS). The consolidated impact of this convergence will result in significant differences in preparation and presentation of the financial statements, paving the way for added transparency, enriched quality and
enhanced global comparability of financial statements. Adoption of Ind AS will lead to a significant increase in the focus on fair value
accounting, since they are based on the principle of Fair Value Measurement (FVM), distinguishing it from the erstwhile Indian GAAP.

Investment Chronicle: January - December 2016

We are pleased to present the second annual edition of SKP Investment Chronicle – our publication that focuses on the deal-making landscape in India, comprising of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), equity investments and exits.

Medical Device Monitor - March 2017

Medical Device Monitor - March 2017

Corporate Compliance Insights

India was ranked 40th in the latest Corruptions Perceptions Index report by Transparency International. It appears that the recent reforms and regulatory actions did not have an impact on the perceptions influencing India’s CPI rankings. With Indian corporations looking to acquire a larger share of global markets, establishing global transparency and governance has become imperative. Indian firms are being recognised for transparency by organisations like Transparency International, indicating that they are moving in that direction. With this context, this article examines the possible pros and cons for Indian businesses to consider the recent management systems by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) on anti-bribery and compliance management for compliance.

ACFE Insights

8 Underrated Critical Types of Evidence in Email Reviews
In the current electronic age, e-discovery is considered one of the key approaches for gathering evidence in litigation and investigations into misconduct. With new tools being created to help uncover and understand electronic data, the industry is evolving to new heights. When there is a large amount of data to review, the process requires a purpose-led approach to ensure the evidence is compiled objectively and accurately.

The Indian Tax Landscape

The Indian Tax Landscape talks about the changing litigation landscape in India, the changing compliance landscape, transitioning to GST, Base Erosion and Profit Shifting, role of technology, pending litigations and its impact on business and significant rulings and its impact on tax positions.

Budget 2017

Nexia Global Insight January 2016

Demonetisation in India

The Indian Government ramps up its tactics for curbing corruption and black money.

IRAS to step up audits and encourage GST compliance

Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been in effect in Singapore for about 20 years. Over the years, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) has encouraged the taxpayers to report their tax returns in a correct and timely manner.  In case of any errors initially, the option of Voluntary Disclosure Programme was available. Click here to know more.