Chairman's Message

CA. CHINTAN PATEL,
CHAIRMAN
Ahmedabad Branch of WIRC of ICAI
Respected Members,

It’s an election time for the people of Gujarat with 14th Gujarat Legislative Assembly election, 2017 scheduled to be held on 9th and 14th December 2017. My sincere appeal to each member to take the part in democratic process and cast the vote.

It was a pride privilege for me as a Chairman of Ahmedabad Branch to host 2nd Annual Information Technology Conference of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the first time at Ahmedabad, where the participants and faculties from the country deliberated on the topics of "THE NEW TOMORROW DIGITAL & FORENSIC"

It was pleasure meeting the members with spouse at Diwali Get-together cum celebration of completion of tax season at Golden Glory Hall, Karnavati Club, where new website of Ahmedabad Branch was inaugurated by past president of ICAI, CA Sunil Talati.

International RRC was organized by Ahmedabad Branch at 'Escape to Enchanting & Eternal Location" – BALI for 7 days where participants have fruitful interaction, learning and refreshing luxurious experience.

The specialization is need of an hour. Hence, the series of Certification and Post Qualification courses (as specified below) are hosted by Ahmedabad Branch so that the members can take the benefit thereof:
• Ind AS Certificate Course
• Certificate Course on Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection
• Post Qualification Course on Information System Audit Practical Training (PT)
• Certificate Course on GST
• Certificate Course on Concurrent Audit of Banks

The RERA provides the opportunity for Chartered Accountants with CA certification requirement for each withdrawal of fund from separate account. To abreast the members with the detailed steps to be followed while certifying the Form-3, a special seminar was organized during the month. The seminars on Dos & Don'ts of Assessment & Reassessment Proceedings and Benami Property Transactions were organized.

Since the effective date of GST, various notifications, circulars and amendments are issued by the government. Therefore a seminar was organized where important aspects of all GST notifications issued from 01.07.2017 till date were explained. The GST morning batch of reading and interpreting the law was again started after considering all the amendments. As VAT is going to be effective in UAE from 1st January, 2018, a seminar on Dubai VAT was organized to brief the VAT requirements in UAE and on the opportunities for Chartered Accountants therein.

The steps towards Digital Branch also continued during the month with the series of workshops on Advance Excel functions and seminar on SAP ERP were organised during the month. The sessions on CPA AUSTRALIA and INDO-USA Business Migrations were organized to give members information on the opportunities and prospects out of India.

Indoor sports meet was organized for the students at YMCA club for various sports activities like carom, badminton, chess, table tennis participated by students in a large number. Interactive session with CA Motilal Oswal, founder of ‘Motilal Oswal’ was organized on the topic ‘Integration of businesses in global world’ where he shared the investment principles and KIT as success mantra - Knowledge, Integrity, Team.

Wishing you all Merry Christmas and may this festival brings abundant joy and happiness in life!

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Happy To Serve,

CA. Chintan Patel
CHAIRMAN,
Ahmedabad Branch of WIRC of ICAI