Why business houses put their faith in a trust

Hiten Kotak, Pawan Poddar

Given the continuously evolving tax and regulatory environment in India, and the attendant uncer... »

All the world loves an efficient taxman

Girish Vanvari, Ravi Shingari

It’s the beginning of the new year, a time when governments and businesses once again attempt to... »

Do-gooders need a tax break

The new company law deems CSR to be not charity or mere donations, but a way of conducting business that visibly contributes to social good.

Punit Shah

The concept of corporate citizenship is not new in India. In recent years, corporate social resp... »

Responsibility reporting gathers steam

The quality of corporate responsibility reports in India is relatively lower than its global peers.

Rajeev Batra

The need for business transparency and accountability has never been as strongly felt as it is n... »

Passing sustainability test

A pharma company can use CSR to promote telemedicine — G. R. N. Somashekhar.

Gautam Chemburkar

A lot has already been said about the new regulations on corporate social responsibility under t... »

Taxation & Accountancy

IT returns: Clarity on pending question


Taxpayers are empowered to approach the Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR) for clarifications re... »

Taxation & Accountancy

Who is a fraudster? S. Siva Saravanan

Those many faces of fraud

Shashank Karnad

Fraud has many faces. It does not differentiate between companies, industries or even locations.... »

Taxation & Accountancy

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When everything gets connected


The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) released the International Integrated Repo... »

C P Chandrasekhar & Jayati Ghosh

The bursting of China’s housing bubble

The party’s over in China’s urban real estate markets, but Chinese policy makers are trying in vain to revive the sector through financial deregulation and monetary easing »


Mr K. Shyamsundar, Consultant, Risk Practice, TCS

Common issues in risk practice

D. Murali

We have accepted for quite some time that change is the only constant, and now ‘uncertainty’ als... »

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