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Indian News

MCA eForms

GST Return Offline Utilities

Income Tax Return Forms

Income Tax Return eFiling Utilities

ICAI Announcement


SEBI Draft

Legal Updates

  • GST
  • SEBI
  • RBI
  • Customs
  • DGFT


Indian News:

Free banking services out of GST net: FinMin official

Good news! Cheque book issuance, ATM withdrawals likely to remain out of GST ambit

ITR-4 launched on e-filing portal; 3 ITRs available now

How RBI changed its tone to direct one

E-way bill rollout due in Assam, Rajasthan this week

Sebi proposes listed cos disclose payment delays for debt securities in 24 hours

No selfies please, this is a pension form, govt tells retiring employees

Piyush Goyal to handle finance ministry till Arun Jaitley recovers

New direct tax code to benefit corporates, income tax payers

E-rickshaw tyres to attract 28% GST, says Maharashtra AAR

Taxing farm income has always been under consideration of successive governments, says Niti Aayog

What is a shell company? Govt mulls watertight rules to fix irregularities

Commerce Min starts work to further revise WPI base year to 2017-18

After Dena Bank, RBI may put restrictions on 2 more lenders under PCA

FinMin mulling innovative ways to deal with banks' NPA provision

E-commerce exports via all foreign post offices soon, says Finance Ministry

Income Tax department writes to Walmart on tax hit

Notice to Big 4 exposes the ugly side of doing auditing business in India

Competition body chief calls for review of M&A processes

No consensus on GST concession for digital payments

SEBI asks listed firms to set up a panel to monitor unlisted outfits

IBC ordinance may restrict relief proposed for MSMEs

Banks under taxman scanner for GST refund on ATM transactions

Hotel, restaurant services provided to SEZ units taxable under GST: AAR

Now, PSBs will report frauds to CBI with new monetary limits set by RBI

Government likely to withdraw tax notice on free banking services

GSTR1, e-way bills data to be matched to curb tax evasion

AAR order: All businesses covered by RCM to register for GST

IRDAI relaxes norms for empanelled actuaries

Fraudulent acts: Audit firms will now have to pay for their partners’ sins

Tax authorities given arbitrary powers by the present regime: Chidambaram

'Flipkart founders may be liable for 20% capital gains tax after stake sale to Walmart'

Govt mulls action against bank officials whose names cropped up in frauds


MCA eForms:

Updated till May 15, 2018


GST Return Offline Utilities:

Returns Offline Tool Version V2.2.4 for GSTR-1 and GSTR-2 

GSTR 6 Offline Tool


Income Tax Return Forms:

ITR 1 - Instructions

ITR 2 - Instructions

ITR 3 - Instructions

ITR 4 - Instructions


Income Tax Return eFiling Utilities:

ITR 2 - Java Utility

ITR 4 - Excel Utility

ITR 4 - Java Utility


ICAI Announcement:

Regarding omission of Rule 9 of Chapter X (Audit and Auditors) of the Companies Act 2013 pertaining to Section 147 (5) (Punishment for Contravention) of the Companies Act 2013



FAQs on Accounting Treatment of Increase in Liability due to Enhancement of the Gratuity Ceiling


SEBI Draft:

Consultation paper for review of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015
[Last date for comments: June 11, 2018]


Legal Updates


Seeks to waive the late fee for FORM GSTR-3B [No.22/2018-Central Tax]



Master Circular for Underwriters

Circular for implementation of certain recommendations of the Committee on Corporate Governance under the Chairmanship of Shri Uday Kotak

SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018



Revised guidelines on lending to Priority Sector for Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks



Tariff Notification in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver [No.42(NT)]

Customs Brokers Licensing Regulations, 2018 [No.41(NT)]

Seeks to extend the levy of anti-dumping duty, imposed on imports of Peroxosulphates (Persulphate)originating in or exported from China PR [No.26(ADD)]

Notification under section 2 for the purpose of section 17 and section 20 of the Customs Act [No.40(NT)]

Officers of Customs for purpose of carrying out Audit under section 99A [No.39(NT)]

Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment Regulations, 2018 [No.38(NT)]

Amendment to notification No. 17/2017-Customs (N.T.) dated 3rd March,2017 [No.37(NT)]

Bill of Entry (Electronic Integrated Declaration and Paperless Processing) Regulations, 2018 [No.36(NT)]

Seeks to amend notification No.17/2018 Customs (ADD) dated 27.03.2018 [No.25(ADD)]



Public Notice No.33 dated 23.10.2017 applied to all scrips under Chapter 3 of FTP [Trade Notice No.8]

Non-submission of complete Appendix 4E, containing technical details, chemical reactions and data sheet for advance authorisation applications on self declaration basis under Para 4.04 and 4.07 of HBP for cases relating to NC-4 [Trade Notice No.7]

Amendments in Handbook of Procedures 2015-20 and Appendices issued under FTP, 2015-20 [Public Notice No.9]

Inclusion of GIA, Israel and GIA, Japan as authorized laboratories for certification/grading of diamonds of 0.25 carat and above [Public Notice No.8]

Amendments in Appendix 3B of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 [Public Notice No.7]

Amendments in standard input output norms, Appendix-4B and Appendix 4J of Hand Book of Procedures 2015-20 [Public Notice No.6]

Implementation of the Track and Trace System for export of pharmaceuticals and drug consignments alongwith maintaining the parent-child relationship in the levels of packaging and their movement in supply chain - extension of date implementation [Public Notice No.5]

Amendment of Para 2.54 (d) (v) iv in Handbook of Procedures, 2015-2020 [Public Notice No.4]

Enlistment as designated port in para 2.54 (d) (iv) Handbook of Procedures, (2015-20) [Public Notice No.3]

Implementation of Notification No.4 dated 25.4.2018 [Trade Notice No.5]