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Further Clarification – Non-Applicability of Taxable Services in Final-Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws for November, 2012 Examinations

We have received large number of queries from the students with regard to the BoS’ announcement dated 07.07.2012 relating to the non-applicability of taxable services in Final – Paper 8: Indirect Tax laws for November 2012 examinations. In this regard, it is reiterated that the Examination Committee at its 497th meeting held in September, 2012 has decided that students appearing in November 2012 examinations will not be examined with respect to specific services in the area of service tax laws in Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws (Final Examination).

Therefore, it is clarified that ALL the taxable services (including the thirty two (32) services notified earlier by the BOS through its announcement dated 14.09.2011) will not be relevant for November 2012 exams.

It is further clarified that Chapter 4 : Gamut and Coverage of Taxable Services of Study Material and Practice Manual for Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws will NOT be applicable for November 2012 exams. However, it may be noted that all other chapters of the Study Material and Practice Manual are relevant for November 2012 examination.

Based on the queries received from the students, the following are further clarified:

(i) Negative list of services and other amendments made vide the Finance Act, 2012 are not relevant for Nov 2012 exams.

(ii) Marks distribution between the three sections viz. Central Excise (40 marks), Service Tax and VAT (40 marks) and Customs (20 marks) has not changed.

Director Board of Studies

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Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

 

 

 


Important Announcement

The Examination Committee at its 497th meeting held in September, 2012 has decided that students appearing in November 2012 examinations will not be examined with respect to specific services in the area of service tax laws in the following papers:

(i) Part-II – Service Tax and VAT of Paper 5: Taxation (PCE)

(ii) Part-II Service Tax and VAT of Paper 4: Taxation (IPCE)

(iii) Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws (Final Examination)

Accordingly, the BoS’ announcement dated 14.09.2011 specifying eight taxable services for Paper 4: Taxation (IPCE) and thirty two taxable services for Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws (Final) for examination purposes stands withdrawn. It is further clarified that the following chapters of the respective Study Materials will NOT be relevant for November, 2012 examinations:

(i) IPCE

Unit 2 of Chapter 2: Taxable Services of Part II: Service tax and VAT of Volumes I and II of the Study Material for Paper 4: Taxation.

(ii) Final Examination

Chapter 4: Gamut and Coverage of Taxable Services of Volumes II and III of the Study Material for Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws.

(iii) PCE

Following chapters of Part II: Service tax and VAT of Volumes I and II of Study Material for Paper 4: Taxation (IPCC)*

  1. Unit 2 of Chapter 2: Taxable Services,
  2. Chapter 5 :Input Tax Credit and Composition Scheme for Small Dealers, and
  3. Chapter 6 : VAT Procedures

*As is already communicated, the Study Material and Practice Manual of Paper 4: Taxation (IPCC) is also relevant for Paper 5: Taxation (PCC) students.

All the remaining chapters are applicable for the examination purposes. Students may take note of it and prepare accordingly.

Any queries with regard to this announcement may be sent at smita@icai.org, shefali.jain@icai.in or swati.bos@icai.org.

Director, Board of Studies

Click here to download the above Announcement in PDF Format- Non-Applicability of Taxable Services in PCE-Paper 5: Taxation, IPCE-Paper 4: Taxation and Final-Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws for November, 2012 examinations.

Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.


Important Announcement

The Council has decided to exclude following topics effective from May, 2011 examination onwards.

(1)   Time series forecasting

(2)   Sampling and test of hypothesis

Accordingly following chapters are not relevant for examination.

Chapter 18-Testing of Hypothesis

Chapter 19-Time Series Analysis & Forecasting

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Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

 

 

 


Applicability of the Institute’s Pronouncements, Publications for November 2012 Examinations

List of Publications
[Format- PDF, File Size- 61.2Kb, No. of Pages- 08].

Exclusion of certain topics
[Format- PDF, File Size- 42.9Kb, No. of Pages- 01]

Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

 

 

 


CA Final Examination held in May, 2012 and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held in June, 2012 – Result Date Revised.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

17th July, 2012

In supersession of our announcement dated 11th July, 2012 on the likely date and timing of the declaration of the results of the Chartered Accountants Final examination held in May 2012 and of the Common Proficiency Test held in June 2012, this is to inform that due to unavoidable reasons, both the above referred results are now likely to be declared latest by the evening of Thursday, the 19th July, 2012. The details of the said results as well as the merit list (candidates securing a minimum of 55% and above marks and upto the maximum of 50th Rank in the case of Final examination and candidates securing a minimum of 60% and above marks and upto the maximum of 10th Rank in the case of Common Proficiency Test and in accordance with the decision of the Examination Committee) on all India basis will be available on the following website:

http://www.caresults.nic.in

Arrangements have also been made for the students of Final Examination and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) desirous of having results on their e-mail addresses to register their requests at the above website, i.e., http://www.caresults.nic.in from 14th July, 2012. All those registering their requests will be provided their results through e-mail on the e-mail addresses registered as above immediately after the declaration of the result.

Further, facilities have been made for students of Final Examination and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held in May/June, 2012 desirous of knowing their results with marks on SMS. The service will be available through India Times.

For getting results through the message students should type:

i) for Final Examination result the following

CAFNL(space)XXXXXX (Where XXXXXX is the six digit Final examination roll number of the candidate)

e.g. CAFNL 000028

ii) for Common Proficiency Test result the following

CACPT(Space)XXXXXX (Where XXXXXX is the six digit Common Proficiency Test roll number of the candidate

e.g. CACPT 000171

and send the message to:

58888 – for all mobile services – India Times

(G. SOMASEKHAR)

ADDITIONAL SECRETARY (EXAMS.)

Click here to download the above Announcement in PDF Format- CA Final Examination held in May, 2012 and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held in June, 2012 – Result Date Revised.

Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.