Chairman's Message

Chairman's Message

Dear Esteemed professional colleagues,

Warm Greetings to all..

          After the time bound Audit of Bank Branch and Insurance, we are a little free in the month of May and at the same time busy with planning for Income Tax return filing of Individuals and Non-Tax audit cases, which shall be filed on or before 31st July in order to avoid additional fee under section 234F as applicable from this Assessment Year onwards. The Income Tax Return Form for the Assessment Year 2018-19 was notified by the Department on 5th April and there are a few amendments and modifications were made in the return form. Considering the importance of changes made in the return form, we the Kottayam Branch has arranged a CPE meeting on “Recent changes in Income Tax Return Forms and Penalties under the provisions of Income tax Act.

CA.R.Krishnan one of the leading Chartered Accountants from Aleppey branch lead the session and it was very fruitful and brainstorming. Around 110 Members were attended and it was a very good get together also.

As you all know the success of all meeting depends on the active participation of our members and I take this opportunity to thank all members for their participation in time irrespective of professional and personal busy schedule.

CA Examination for May 2018 was started on 2nd and this time we have 2 centers for our examination. The newly confirmed centre Baker Vidyapeedh had accepted the request of Branch and after discussion with representative (Deputy Secretary, Exam) they have agreed to accommodate nearly 350 students for May Examination. Now this centre is allotted only for IPCC/Intermediate examination and nearly 265 students are appearing from this centre. The existing CMS college centre is accommodating 510 Final students for the May Exam.

I thank all the supervisors and invigilators who have agreed to provide all support for the smooth conduct of CA Exam at our centre. Also wish all success to our students appearing the examinations

The first batch of revised GMCS and advance ITT under the name AICITSS ( Advanced integrated Course on Information technology and soft skill ) will start on 21 st of May along with the Orientation and ITT for intermediate students under the new scheme “ ICITSS”. Happy to announce that the registration is full for the ICITSS  orientation and registered 30 students for AICITSS MCS course .Further in continuation of the above course ,session B will start on 7 th of June

The next CPE meeting of our branch is on 12 th of May as scheduled in the year planner .It will be a half day seminar with special attention to “GST an analysis”. Dr N.Ramalingam of Gulathy Institute of Taxes ,TVM and CA Sherry Samual Ommen from Cochin will speak on the subject .Members kindly find time to attend the CPE seminar and make it a success

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