Goods and Services Tax (‘GST’) on Online Food Delivery Websites

1.        Background Not so long ago in order to have a one off scrumptious meal, an ordinary citizen was required to go through the travails of an inordinately long distance to an upmarket restaurant and satiate...

GST Impact On Mobile Handset Companies

Background Indirect taxes, as with any other industry, play a pivotal role as a catalyst in the growth of the mobile handset industry. Current regime the Indian mobile manufacturing players are reeling under cost pressures...

Pick Up One Thing And Do It In A Way No One Can Do...

Last Sunday me, and my sister with our respective families went to a very famous Choley Bhature shop in Paharganj. It’s called Sita Ram Diwan Chand, quite old and famous for its paneer filled...

CA IPCC Results Out: Are You Ready For Articleship

Today morning 7AM when I was getting ready for a jog, it started raining heavily. Unfortunately, I couldn't go out and decided to open my laptop and edit my book. I am finalizing my...

Finally We Saw The Big Cat: Life Completely Changes With Mentors Around

Last weekend Anu, kids (Rishit and Reyansh) and myself went for a three days vacation to Jim Corbett. Although, we have been there 5-6 times before, this was the only place we could think...

Mediocrity or Awesomeness – One Can Easily Identify

I am writing this article inside a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Delhi. As you would expect from a premium airlines, even I was expecting warmth and smiles along the journey. But, to...

Don’t Miss The Early Morning Charm

Today morning at 6.30AM when I was jogging in the ground near my house, I found the old age group starting little early today. This motley group of people above 65 years is quite...

Work Hard And Earn Yourself Moments To Party Harder

Yesterday it was my wedding anniversary, completing 11 years of togetherness with Anu. These 11 years have been a great journey together and Anu and me have lived some wonderful moments together. In these...

Article On Special Valuation Branch, Customs – Recent Amendments

With an intent to simplify doing business in India, the Ministry Of Finance on February 09, 2016 has introduced two Circulars i.e. Circular No. 4/2016-Customs (‘Circular No. 4’) and Circular No. 5/2016-Customs (‘Circular No....

IBA-TaxGuru Webinar on Indirect Tax Changes In Budget 2016

Recently after the Union Budget 2016 was announced by the Finance Minster Mr. Arun Jaitley, our consulting firm International Business Advisors ('IBA') tied-up with TaxGuru (India's largest platform for tax professionals). IBA came out with detailed...