CA IPCC Nov. 2015 : IndAS not applicable , Applicability of amendments in Tax or Company law

Applicability of Standards/Guidance Notes/Legislative Amendments etc. for November, 2015 – Intermediate (IPC) Examination

Paper 1: Accounting [Accounting Standards]

AS 1 : Disclosure of Accounting Policies

AS 2 : Valuation of Inventories

AS 3 : Cash Flow Statements

AS 6 : Depreciation Accounting

AS 7 : Construction Contracts (Revised 2002)

AS 9 : Revenue Recognition

AS 10 : Accounting for Fixed Assets

AS 13 : Accounting for Investments

AS 14 : Accounting for Amalgamations

Paper 5: Advanced Accounting [Accounting Standards]

AS 4 : Contingencies and Events occurring after the Balance Sheet Date

AS 5 : Net Profit or Loss for the Period, Prior Period Items and Changes in Accounting Policies

AS 11 : The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates (Revised 2003)

AS 12 : Accounting for Government Grants

AS 16 : Borrowing Costs

AS 19 : Leases

AS 20 : Earnings Per Share

AS 26 : Intangible Assets

AS 29 : Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets.

Note Regarding Applicability for Paper 1 and Paper 5: The relevant notified Sections of the Companies Act, 2013 up to 31st March, 2015 and for other legislative amendments including relevant Notifications / Circulars / Rules / Guidelines issued by Regulating Authority up to 30th April, 2015.

Non-Applicability of Ind ASs: The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified Roadmap for applicability of Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) vide Notification No. G.S.R…….(E) dated 16 February, 2015, for compliance by the class of companies specified in the said roadmap. The notification has been uploaded on along with the thirty nine (39) Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS). Students may note that these Ind ASs are not applicable for November, 2015 Examination.

Paper 2: Business Laws, Ethics and Communication

The Companies Act, 2013 : The relevant sections of the Companies Act, 2013, notified up to 31st March, 2015 along with significant Rules/ Notifications/ Circulars/ Clarifications/ Orders issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs upto 30th April, 2015.

Paper 4: Taxation

Applicability of the Finance Act, Assessment Year etc. for November, 2015 examination

The provisions of income-tax and indirect tax laws, as amended by the Finance (No.2) Act, 2014, including circulars and notifications issued upto 30th April, 2015, are applicable for November, 2015 examination. The relevant assessment year for income-tax is A.Y. 2015-16.

Paper 6: Auditing and Assurance

I. Standards on Auditing (SAs)

S.No SA Title of Standard on Auditing
1 SA 200 Overall Objectives of the Independent Auditor and the Conduct of an Audit in Accordance with Standards on Auditing
2 SA 210 Agreeing the Terms of Audit Engagements
3 SA 220 Quality Control for Audit of Financial Statements
4 SA 230 Audit Documentation
5 SA 240 The Auditor’s responsibilities Relating to Fraud in an Audit of Financial Statements
6 SA 250 Consideration of Laws and Regulations in An Audit of Financial Statements
7 SA 260 Communication with Those Charged with Governance
8 SA 265 Communicating Deficiencies in Internal Control to Those Charged with Governance and Management
9 SA 299 Responsibility of Joint Auditors
10 SA 300 Planning an Audit of Financial Statements
11 SA 315 Identifying and Assessing the Risks of Material Misstatement through Understanding the Entity and its Environment
12 SA 320 Materiality in Planning and Performing an Audit
13 SA 330 The Auditor’s Responses to Assessed Risks
14 SA 402 Audit Considerations Relating to an Entity Using a Service Organization
15 SA 450 Evaluation of Misstatements Identified during the Audits
16 SA 500 Audit Evidence
17 SA 501 Audit Evidence – Specific Considerations for Selected Items
18 SA 505 External Confirmations
19 SA 510 Initial Audit Engagements-Opening Balances
20 SA 520 Analytical Procedures
21 SA 530 Audit Sampling
22 SA 540 Auditing Accounting Estimates, Including Fair Value Accounting Estimates, and Related Disclosures
23 SA 550 Related Parties
24 SA 560 Subsequent Events
25 SA 570 Going Concern
26 SA 580 Written Representations
27 SA 600 Using the Work of Another Auditor
28 SA 610 Using the Work of Internal Auditors
29 SA 620 Using the Work of an Auditor’s Expert
30 SA 700 Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements
31 SA 705 Modifications to the Opinion in the Independent Auditor’s Report
32 SA 706 Emphasis of Matter Paragraphs and Other Matter Paragraphs in the Independent Auditor’s Report
33 SA 710 Comparative Information – Corresponding Figures and Comparative Financial Statements
34 SA 720 The Auditor’s Responsibility in Relation to Other Information in Documents Containing Audited Financial Statements

II. Statements

Statement on Reporting under Section 227(1A) of the Companies Act, 1956 (Section 143 of the Companies Act, 2013).

III. Guidance Notes

  1. Guidance Note on Audit of Inventories.
  2. Guidance Note on Audit of Debtors, Loans and Advances.
  3. Guidance Note on Audit of Investments.
  4. Guidance Note on Audit of Cash and Bank Balances.
  5. Guidance Note on Audit of Liabilities.
  6. Guidance Note on Audit of Revenue.
  7. Guidance Note on Audit of Expenses.

IV. Applicability of the Companies Act, 2013:

(i) The relevant notified Sections of the Companies Act, 2013 up to 31st March, 2015 alongwith other legislative amendments including relevant Notifications / Circulars / Rules / Guidelines issued by Regulating Authorities cut-off date will be 30th April, 2015.

(ii) Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2015 issued by Ministry of Corporate Affairs on 10th April, 2015 is applicable for November 2015 Examination.

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