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Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Rajesh M. Kayal


The writer is a chartered accountant.

A blind watchdog: Auditors must do better to prevent fraud, financial crime
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

The government should think of a better alternative to the ICAI and SEBI. There should be an entirely new regulatory body to protect against frauds of the sort we have been discussing. It is well said that prevention is better than cure.

For faceless tax scrutiny to be successful, tax rules ought to be drafted with clarity
Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Unfortunately, in our Indian tax system, legal disputes ensue because tax laws are not drafted with clarity and are hence misused by tax officers. Such litigation adds to cases in the country’s already overburdened courts.

A RERA for the shareholder
Tue, Jul 31, 2018

High-profile corporate scandals have brought into public consciousness the commonplace subject of corporate governance reforms. A separate act and regulations like RERA Act 2016 are required to protect equity capital investors in the stock market.

Ease of doing investment for NRIs: Need for improved compliance, easy tax system in India
Fri, Nov 24, 2017

The RERA may improve ease of doing business in India. The Act will improve governance, bring more transparency and accountability in realty sector.

Foreign assets or investments: Comply with Indian tax statutes
Fri, Sep 08, 2017

One must not only declare all foreign assets but also all overseas income, including income from house property

New Indirect Tax Regime: Demerits remain, implementation will hold the key to GST success
Thu, Jul 02, 2020

Compliance is the biggest concern under GST, its cost may be too high as taxpayers will have to file separate returns for IGST, CGST & SGST

Many a slip
Sat, Apr 15, 2017

Systemic glitches impede government attempts to rid economy of black money

We are all accountable
Fri, Jan 06, 2017

Blame the nation as a whole for the poor implementation of demonetisation

A taxman more friendly
Fri, Nov 18, 2016

Rules should be drafted with clarity to avoid harassment of taxpayers.

For a less taxing regime
Mon, May 30, 2016

Make I-T laws less subjective, fix accountability of officers.