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Mayashree Acharya

Senior Content Writer

I am an advocate by profession and have a keen interest in writing. I write articles in various categories, from legal, business, personal finance, and investments to government schemes. I put words in a simplified manner and write easy-to-understand articles. Apart from writing, I like exploring new places and trying new things.

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PAN Card for Individuals
Updated on May 23rd, 2024 | 13 min read

A Permanent Account Number (PAN) card is an essential document for every Indian citizen. PAN card is not only an identity proof but is also necessary for filing Income Tax Returns, opening bank account, receiving tax refunds, etc. It is a code which has 10 characters and is alphanumeric. It is in the form of “AAAAA8888A”.  A PAN card copy looks like this:All individuals, including minors, students and non-residents, can apply for a PAN card.


Business Management
Updated on May 23rd, 2024 | 8 min read

Managing a business is not easy. When a business is managed properly and timely decisions are made, it will move in the right direction and earn profits. In a proprietorship firm, the sole proprietor manages the entire business. In a partnership firm and LLP, all the partners manage the business. However, various people, such as the board of directors, CEO, CFO, CMO, shareholders, and directors, are involved in the business management of a company. Business management also involves ensuring various compliances are met by the respective persons of the firm or company under the applicable laws.Business Management AspectsThe various aspects of a business that a person must manage are as follows:Day-to-day operations of the businessObtaining the required raw materials or goods for the business Getting resources for the development of a product or serviceMaintenance and audit of books of accountsMaintenance of stocks or products of the company or firmEnsuring delivery of goods or services within the timeframeVendor managementOperation of the bank account and money transactionsBorrowing loans or finding investorsCreation of plans and ideas for marketing the business Appointment of employees or workers and taking care of their welfareHandling legal aspects, such as vendor agreements, service level agreements, contracts, appointment letters, etc. Since business owners or directors must look into many aspects of a business or company, appointing the required employees or hiring an agency to handle the business becomes necessary.


Registrar of Companies (ROC) Forms
Updated on May 23rd, 2024 | 11 min read

The Registrar of Companies (ROC) is the authority for registering and administrating companies and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs). It functions under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA). A company and LLP must adhere to various compliances after registration. One of the essential compliance is filing forms with the ROC throughout the year.ROC FormsROC forms are the forms filed with the Registrar of Companies (ROC) on the MCA website. When a person wants to register a company or LLP, they must file the registration form with the ROC.


PAN Card Download - How To Download PAN Card Online?
Updated on May 22nd, 2024 | 13 min read

The income tax department issues the Permanent Account Number (PAN), a unique 10-digit alphanumeric number. A PAN card is compulsory for all taxpayers. Indian citizens and NRIs (including companies, NGOs, partnership firms, local bodies, trusts, and so on) must complete Form 49A to obtain a new PAN. Form 49AA is required for foreigners and foreign entities. These forms should be submitted to the Income Tax PAN Services Unit along with the required PAN documents to get a PAN card. Apart from receiving a PAN card to your registered address, you can now download the e-PAN online.What Is E-PAN Card?The e-PAN card is the digital form of your physical PAN card. An e-PAN card is a virtual PAN card that can be used for e-verification.


Duplicate PAN Card: How To Apply For Lost PAN Card?
Updated on May 22nd, 2024 | 13 min read

When it comes to paying taxes in India, Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a mandatory document to get started with. It is a proof of identity and also used for a number of financial transactions in the business world as well as personal life.Every Permanent Account Number allotted and PAN card issued is valid for a lifetime. Those who accidentally lose it need not apply for a new PAN. However, you can apply for a duplicate PAN card to the income tax department.What Is A Duplicate PAN Card ?Duplicate PAN card is a document which income tax department issues to the PAN holder when he loses, misplaces or damages the original PAN card. People tend to expose important documents to different dangers on daily basis and then wonder how to get it back.


Aadhaar Card Pan Card Link Status: How To Check Aadhar PAN Card Link Status Online?
Updated on May 22nd, 2024 | 10 min read

Latest Update: The last date to link Aadhaar with PAN is 30 June. The government may not extend the date further. Thus, ensure that your Aadhaar is linked with your PAN card before 30 June. The deadline to link Aadhaar-PAN cards are fast approaching. All PAN card holders must link their PAN cards with Aadhaar cards to ensure that their PAN card stays active. However, many may have a doubt if it is already linked.


TIN Application And Search
Updated on May 21st, 2024 | 6 min read

The Tax Identification Number (TIN) is an 11-digit number assigned to dealers registered under the erstwhile Value-Added Tax (VAT) law. The Commercial Tax Department provides TINs to all business entities or dealers registered under VAT or Central Sales Tax (CST).TIN is an identification number assigned to business entities or dealers of goods and services covered under the VAT. It is similar to the PAN identification number assigned to individual taxpayers. TIN is required for all entities that need to be registered under VAT for trading in goods and services.Requirement Of TIN The TIN replaced the Sales Tax numbers or CST numbers issued by the State Sales Tax Authorities. The TIN, VAT number or CST number are all the same, and it is mandatory to mention the TIN while undertaking inter-state or state-level sales.


What Is Conveyance Allowance: Exemption Limit, Calculation and Eligibility
Updated on May 21st, 2024 | 4 min read

Companies usually provide special allowances to their employees as a token of appreciation for their exemplary performance. It is credited to them as a part of their salary to cover the expenses incurred while performing their official duties. Moreover, they come with tax benefits, which employees can claim while filing their returns. One of the most common types of special allowance organisations offer is conveyance allowance. So, if you receive this benefit as part of your salary, keep reading this article. You will get to know the conveyance allowance exemption limit, how to calculate it and more.   What Is Conveyance Allowance?Conveyance allowance (also known as transport allowance) is a special allowance companies provide to their employees to cover their expenses while travelling to and from their workplace. They are usually offered on top of their basic pay and are applicable for tax deductions up to a certain limit.


PAN Aadhaar Link - How to Link Aadhar Number With PAN Card Online After Deadline?
Updated on May 20th, 2024 | 13 min read

Latest UpdateThe last date for linking Aadhaar with PAN was 30th June 2023. PAN will become inoperative from 1st July 2023 if it is not linked with Aadhaar. All citizens having a PAN card should have linked it with their Aadhaar card by 30th June 2023. The government has made it mandatory for all taxpayers having a PAN card to link it with their Aadhaar card within the deadline. However, a late penalty of Rs.1,000 should be paid before requesting to link PAN-Aadhaar.When the PAN-Aadhaar linking is not done within 30th June 2023, the PAN card will become inoperative from 1st July 2023. Thus, ensure that your PAN card is linked with your Aadhaar card.


What Is AO Code For PAN Card?
Updated on May 20th, 2024 | 17 min read

Every PAN card applicant is required to enter the AO (Assessing Officer) code in the top right corner of the application form. The AO code for the PAN card consists of four elements: the area code, the range code, the AO number and the AO type. The importance of providing an AO code is strongly related to the income tax assessment. Scroll down to know more about AO code and its associated aspects.AO Code for PAN Card?The AO code denotes the Assessing Officer for an individual PAN card. In other words, this code indicates the tax jurisdiction under which the PAN card application would fall.


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