Unstructured CPE hours advisory and Self Declaration to avail CPE hours for the year 2014


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ADVISORY ON UNSTRUCTURED CPE LEARNING ACTIVITIES

8. UNSTRUCTURED CPE LEARNING ACTIVITIES

8.A Introduction

8. A.01 The CPE learning activities, which are eligible for CPE Credit hours are divided into Structured Learning Activities (SLAs) and Unstructured Learning Activities (ULAs). This Advisory is meant as guidance and direction to the members who want to avail CPE Credit hours through ULAs.

8.A.02 The indicative list of Unstructured CPE Learning Activities that are eligible for CPE Credit hours is as follows:
i. Self‐learning modules and courses (use of audiotapes, videotapes,correspondence courses, computer based learning programmes)
ii. Reading and individual home study
‐ Reading and Individual Home Study may constitute reading articles in the Journal, ‘The Chartered Accountant’ of the Institute, reading technical, professional, financial or business literature.
iii. Group or bilateral discussion on technical issues
iv. Acting as visiting faculty or guest faculty at the various Universities /Management Institutions / Institutions of National Importance
v. Participation in CPE Teleconferencing Programmes without the supervision of the POU
vi. Providing solutions to questionnaires / puzzles available on Web /Professional Journals
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vii. Internal Training Programmes being organised by firms of Chartered Accountants having seven or more partners
viii. Viewing of programmes hosted on the web channel of ICAI
ix. Such other activities as may be prescribed in these regards from time to time by the CPEC

8.A.03 The Members would be required to fulfill the documentation requirements as mentioned in this advisory, to avail respective CPE Credit hours. The Members would also be required to maintain and retain proper records of ULAs undertaken by them, i.e. type of unstructured activity, topic, date and the number of CPE hours requested by them.

8.A.04 The members are required to submit a Self‐Declaration Form to the concerned Decentralized Office once in a year to avail the CPE Credit hours for the ULAs undergone by them.

8.B.01 Basic Components of Unstructured Learning Activities (ULAs) The members are advised to devote time to ULAs in continuity so as to maximize the benefits of learning activities.

8.B.02 The topics studied should be of relevance to the work profile of member/s and/or Chartered Accountancy Profession. The indicative list of topics is given in the CPE Calendar, which is announced by the CPE Committee every year.

8.B.03 The study material used for ULAs like Self‐Learning Modules /Courses and Individual home study etc., should be of adequate standards and comprehensive in nature.
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8.C.01 Self‐Declaration Form
8.C.02 A blank Self‐Declaration Form would be sent to the members along with the Membership Fee Circular or the same could be downloaded by the members from the CPE Portal (http://www.cpeicai.org).

8.C.03 The Members are required to indicate the time devoted to the ULAs along with topic and date in the Self Declaration Form which is to be completely filled and signed by the members.

8.D.01 Submission of Self‐Declaration Form by the member The members are required to submit their Self‐declaration in the form as
annexed with this Advisory, once in a year on or before 31st May, to avail the CPE Hours Credit for the ULAs undergone by them in the previous calendar year. These forms would have to be submitted to the concerned Decentralized Offices. The members could also submit the same to the Sub‐Decentralized Offices for onward submission to the concerned Decentralized Offices.

8.E.01 Monitoring and Recording of CPE Credit Hours of Unstructured Learning Activities (ULAs) The Decentralized Offices of the Institute are entrusted with the task of monitoring and recording the CPE Credit hours for the ULAs. On the basis of Self Declaration submitted by the Members, the concerned Decentralized Offices would enter the CPE Credit Hours on the CPE Portal under the Head
`Unstructured Learning Activities (ULAs)’. The necessary provision for recording the CPE Credit Hours for the ULAs has been provided on the CPE Portal.

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Self Declaration Form to avail CPE Hours Credit for Unstructured Learning Activities

Self Declaration Form to avail CPE Hours Credit for Unstructured Learning Activities

For the Calendar Year                   :               2013

Name                                             :              CA. MAYUR MODHA

Membership No                             :               000000

Address                                        :              
Contact No                                   :              9904876279
E-mail id                                       :              mayurhmodha@gmail.com

Details of Unstructured Learning Activities Undergone:-

 

Type ofULAs Particulars

Details

Topic Date Requested CPEHours
Web- based (1) Web-based Learning Modules(2) Viewing of programmes hosted on the web channel of ICAI Taxation- Income Tax, Vat, Service Tax and otherAudit etc

Through www.icai.org and

Diff. online Groups, websites such ashttp://www.casansaar.com.

Whole of the year 10 Hours
Self-learning Self-learning Modules and Courses(1)Audiotapes/videotapes.

(2) Correspondence courses.

(3) Computer based learning programmes

Taxation- Income Tax, Vat, Service Tax and otherAudit etc Whole of the year
Home study Reading and Individual Home Study Taxation- Income Tax, Vat, Service Tax and otherAudit etc Whole of the year
Discussion onTechnical

Issues

Group or Bilateral Discussion on Technical Issues
Acting as Faculty Acting as visiting faculty or guest faculty at various Universities/Management Institutions /Institutions of National Importance
TeleconferencingProgrammes Participant in CPE Teleconferencing Programmes with supervision of the POU
Questionnaires/Journals Providing solutions to questionnaires /puzzles available onWeb/Professional Journals
Internal TrainingProgrammes Internal Training Programmes being organised by firms ofChartered Accountancy with seven or more partners
Total CPE Hours requested 10 Hours

Undertaking

I, CA. MAYUR MODHA, (name of the Member) hereby declare that I have undergone the unstructured learning activities as indicated by me in this form above.

I also confirm that the information given by me for claiming CPE credit hours for each unstructured activity is correct.

Place :  AHMEDABAD

Date :  30/12/2014                                                                                                                      Signature of the Member

 

Note : Members may annex a separate sheet if the given format is not sufficient for filling in complete dtails.

Dena Bank Concurrent Audit Empanelment 2014-2015


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I am pleased to inform all professional colleges that Dena Bank concurrent Audit Empanelment is open from today,

Please read following:

Request for registration for selection of concurrent auditors in dena bank for 2014-15

Description

Due Dates

Commencement ofOnline Registration

12.05.2014

Last date for submission ofOnline Registration

28.05.2014 before 3 pm

Download RFR

 Click here for registration

Dy. General Manager

Inspection & Internal Audit Department. H.O. Mumbai

Telephone No. (022) 22664648, (022) 22665997

Fax: (022) 22665600

Email: conaudit@denabank.co.in

 

Gujarat Election-2014: Schedule Reference


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Schedule Reference
Issue of Notification: 02 Apr 14 (Wed)

Last Date for filing Nominations: 09 Apr 14 (Wed)

Scrutiny of Nominations: 10 Apr 14 (Thu) 

Last date for withdrawal of Candidature: 12 Apr 14 (Sat)  
Date of Poll 30 Apr 14 (Wed)  
Counting of Votes: 16 May 14 (Fri)  
Date before which the election shall be 28 May 14 (Wed) 

Completed 

Katcha & Ahmedabad West Constituency are only fall under SC category of candidates.

Dahod, Chhota Udaipur, Bardoli & valsad constituency are fall under ST category of Candidates and other all 20 constituency are under general category.

 

 

Highlights of Interim Budget 2014-2015


 

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Today,Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented Interim Budget 2014 in Lok Sabha,  expressing concerns confronting the economy today and how his government has navigated so far to address the challenges. Read the highlights of the budget 2014-15:

Income Tax
No changes in Direct tax laws in interim budget
 
Indirect Tax

 Excise Duty

  • The Excise Duty on all goods falling under Chapter 84 & 85 of the Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act is reduced from 12 percent to 10 percent for the period upto 30.06.20 14. The rates can be reviewed at the time of regular Budget.
  • To give relief to the Automobile Industry, which is registering unprecended negative growth, the excise duty is reduced for the period up to30.06.2014 as follows:
·         Small Cars, Motorcycle, Scooters  and Commercial Vehicles       –    from 12 % to 8%
·         SUVs –   from 30% to 24%
·         Large and Mid-segment Cars  – from 27/24% to 24/20%
  • It is also proposed to make appropriate reductions in the excise duties on chassis and trailors – The rates can be reviewed at the time of regular Budget
  • To encourage domestic production of mobile handsets, the excise duties for all categories of mobile handsets is restructured. The rates will be 6% with CENVAT credit or 1 percent without CENVAT credit.
Service Tax
  • The loading and un-loading, packing, storage and warehousing of rice is exempted from Service Tax.
  • The services provided by cord blood banks is exempted from Service Tax.
Custom Duty
  • To encourage domestic production of soaps and oleo chemicals, the custom duty structure on non-edible grade industrial oils and its fractions, fatty acids and fatty alcohols is rationalized at 7.5 percent.
  • To encourage domestic production of specified road construction machinery, the exemption from CVD on similar imported machinery is withdrawn.
  • A concessional custom duty 5 percent on capital goods imported by the Bank Note Paper Mill India Private Limited is provided to encourage domestic production of security paper for printing currency notes.
 Conclusion speech:, Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen have pointed out that “India was the first non-Western country – and also the first poor country in the world – to commit itself to a resolutely democratic way of governance.”  Democracy acknowledges diversity, respects dissent, encourages debate, and decides through a government of elected representatives.   Neither populism nor majoritarianism nor individualism is an alternative way of governance.

Empanelment of Chartered Accountant firms with the O/o C&AG for the year 2014-2015


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OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL OF INDIA
9, DEEN DAYAL UPADHYAYA MARG, NEW DELHI-110124.

Empanelment of Chartered Accountant firms for the year 2014-2015 

Applications are invited online from the firms of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Accountants Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) who intend to be empanelled with this office for appointment as auditors of Government Companies/Corporations for the year 2014-2015. The format of application will be available on our website:www.saiindia.gov.in from 1st January 2014 to 15th February 2014. Chartered Accountant firms/CA LLPs can apply/update the data showing the status of their firm as on 1st January 2014 and generate online acknowledgement letter for the year. They are also required to submit related documents (to be notified in this office website) to this office by 31st March 2014. Only the Chartered Accountant firms/CA LLPs who have generated online acknowledgment letter for the year 2014-2015 and submitted the required documents before the due date will be considered for empanelment. 

Sd/- 
Director General (Commercial)

Self Declaration form to avail 10 cpe hours for 2013


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ADVISORY ON UNSTRUCTURED CPE LEARNING ACTIVITIES

8. UNSTRUCTURED CPE LEARNING ACTIVITIES

8.A Introduction

8. A.01 The CPE learning activities, which are eligible for CPE Credit hours are divided into Structured Learning Activities (SLAs) and Unstructured Learning Activities (ULAs). This Advisory is meant as guidance and direction to the members who want to avail CPE Credit hours through ULAs.

8.A.02 The indicative list of Unstructured CPE Learning Activities that are eligible for CPE Credit hours is as follows:
i. Self‐learning modules and courses (use of audiotapes, videotapes,correspondence courses, computer based learning programmes)
ii. Reading and individual home study
‐ Reading and Individual Home Study may constitute reading articles in the Journal, ‘The Chartered Accountant’ of the Institute, reading technical, professional, financial or business literature.
iii. Group or bilateral discussion on technical issues
iv. Acting as visiting faculty or guest faculty at the various Universities /Management Institutions / Institutions of National Importance
v. Participation in CPE Teleconferencing Programmes without the supervision of the POU
vi. Providing solutions to questionnaires / puzzles available on Web /Professional Journals
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vii. Internal Training Programmes being organised by firms of Chartered Accountants having seven or more partners
viii. Viewing of programmes hosted on the web channel of ICAI
ix. Such other activities as may be prescribed in these regards from time to time by the CPEC

8.A.03 The Members would be required to fulfill the documentation requirements as mentioned in this advisory, to avail respective CPE Credit hours. The Members would also be required to maintain and retain proper records of ULAs undertaken by them, i.e. type of unstructured activity, topic, date and the number of CPE hours requested by them.

8.A.04 The members are required to submit a Self‐Declaration Form to the concerned Decentralized Office once in a year to avail the CPE Credit hours for the ULAs undergone by them.

8.B.01 Basic Components of Unstructured Learning Activities (ULAs) The members are advised to devote time to ULAs in continuity so as to maximize the benefits of learning activities.

8.B.02 The topics studied should be of relevance to the work profile of member/s and/or Chartered Accountancy Profession. The indicative list of topics is given in the CPE Calendar, which is announced by the CPE Committee every year.

8.B.03 The study material used for ULAs like Self‐Learning Modules /Courses and Individual home study etc., should be of adequate standards and comprehensive in nature.
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8.C.01 Self‐Declaration Form
8.C.02 A blank Self‐Declaration Form would be sent to the members along with the Membership Fee Circular or the same could be downloaded by the members from the CPE Portal (www.cpeicai.org).

8.C.03 The Members are required to indicate the time devoted to the ULAs along with topic and date in the Self Declaration Form which is to be completely filled and signed by the members.

8.D.01 Submission of Self‐Declaration Form by the member The members are required to submit their Self‐declaration in the form as
annexed with this Advisory, once in a year on or before 31st May, to avail the CPE Hours Credit for the ULAs undergone by them in the previous calendar year. These forms would have to be submitted to the concerned Decentralized Offices. The members could also submit the same to the Sub‐Decentralized Offices for onward submission to the concerned Decentralized Offices.

8.E.01 Monitoring and Recording of CPE Credit Hours of Unstructured Learning Activities (ULAs) The Decentralized Offices of the Institute are entrusted with the task of monitoring and recording the CPE Credit hours for the ULAs. On the basis of Self Declaration submitted by the Members, the concerned Decentralized Offices would enter the CPE Credit Hours on the CPE Portal under the Head
`Unstructured Learning Activities (ULAs)’. The necessary provision for recording the CPE Credit Hours for the ULAs has been provided on the CPE Portal.

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Self Declaration Form to avail CPE Hours Credit for Unstructured Learning Activities

Self Declaration Form to avail CPE Hours Credit for Unstructured Learning Activities

For the Calendar Year                   :               2013

Name                                             :              CA. MAYUR MODHA

Membership No                             :               000000

Address                                        :              
Contact No                                   :              9904876279
E-mail id                                       :              MAYURHMODHA@GMAIL.COM

Details of Unstructured Learning Activities Undergone:-

 

Type of

ULAs

Particulars

Details

Topic Date Requested CPE

Hours

Web- based (1) Web-based Learning Modules

(2) Viewing of programmes hosted on the web channel of ICAI

Taxation- Income Tax, Vat, Service Tax and other

Audit etc

Through www.icai.org and

Diff. online Groups, websites such as http://www.casansaar.com.

Whole of the year 10 Hours
Self-learning Self-learning Modules and Courses

(1)Audiotapes/videotapes.

(2) Correspondence courses.

(3) Computer based learning programmes

Taxation- Income Tax, Vat, Service Tax and other

Audit etc

Whole of the year
Home study Reading and Individual Home Study Taxation- Income Tax, Vat, Service Tax and other

Audit etc

Whole of the year
Discussion on

Technical

Issues

Group or Bilateral Discussion on Technical Issues
Acting as Faculty Acting as visiting faculty or guest faculty at various Universities/Management Institutions /Institutions of National Importance
Teleconferencing

Programmes

Participant in CPE Teleconferencing Programmes with supervision of the POU
Questionnaires/

Journals

Providing solutions to questionnaires /puzzles available on

Web/Professional Journals

Internal Training

Programmes

Internal Training Programmes being organised by firms of

Chartered Accountancy with seven or more partners

Total CPE Hours requested 10 Hours

Undertaking

I, CA. MAYUR MODHA, (name of the Member) hereby declare that I have undergone the unstructured learning activities as indicated by me in this form above.

I also confirm that the information given by me for claiming CPE credit hours for each unstructured activity is correct.

Place :  AHMEDABAD

Date :  26/11/2013                                                                                                                       Signature of the Member

 

Note : Members may annex a separate sheet if the given format is not sufficient for filling in complete dtails.