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Accounting Policies of First Custodian Fund (India) Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2015

1. Basis of Accounting

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention and on accrual basis in compliance with all material aspect of the applicable Accounting Standards in India and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, except otherwise mentioned, the accounting policies have been consistently applied by the Company and are consistent with those used in the previous year.

2. Revenue Recognition

a. Revenue from Broking income is recognised on completed contract method.

b. Dividend income is accounted on receipt basis.

c. Option premium Income is booked after the same is actually realised.

3. Expenditure

Expenses are accounted on accrual basis and provisions are made for all known losses and liabilities.

4. Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at cost less depreciation / impairment losses, if any. Cost includes cost of purchase and other cost attributable to bringing the assets to working condition for intended use.

5. Depreciation

Depreciation is provided on pro rata basis using written down value method at the rate specified under Schedule XIV to the Companies Act 1956. Depreciation on assets added/ disposed during the year is provided with reference to the date of addition/ disposal.

6. AS-28 Impairment of Assets

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date for any indication of impairment based on internal/external factors. An asset is treated as impaired when the carrying cost of the assets exceeds its recoverable value.

7. Foreign Currency Translation

Transactions in foreign currency (if any) are recorded at the rate of exchange prevailing on the date of transaction. Foreign currency monetary items are reported using closing rate of exchange at the end of the year. The resulting exchange gain/loss is reflected in the profit and loss account. Other items, like fixed assets, investments in equity shares are carried in terms of historical cost using the exchange rate at the date of transaction.

8. Investments

Investments are classified into long term investments and current investments. Investments which are intended to be held for more than one year are classified as long term investments and investments which are intended to be held for less than one year are classified as current investments. Long term investments are accounted at cost and any decline in the carrying value other than temporary in nature is provided for.

9. Taxation

Tax expense comprises of current and deferred tax.

Provision for current tax is made on the basis of estimated taxable income for the current accounting year in accordance with the Income Tax Act, 1961

The deferred tax for timing differences between the book and tax profits for the year is accounted for, using the tax rates and laws that have been substantively enacted as of the balance sheet date. Deferred tax assets arising from timing differences are recognized to the extent there is reasonable certainty that these would be realized in future

Deferred tax assets in case of unabsorbed losses and unabsorbed depreciation are recognized only if there is virtual certainty that such deferred tax asset can be realized against future taxable profits

10. Contingent Liabilities & Provisions

Contingent Liabilities are possible but not probable obligations as on the Balance Sheet date, based on the available evidence.

Provisions are recognized when there is a present obligation as a result of past event and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation, in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made.

Provisions are determined based on best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date.


Mar 31, 2014

1. Basis of Accounting

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention and on accrual basis in compliance with all material aspect of the applicable Accounting Standards in India and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, except otherwise mentioned, the accounting policies have been consistently applied by the Company and are consistent with those used in the previous year.

2. Revenue Recognition

a. Revenue from Broking income is recognised on completed contract method.

b. Dividend income is accounted on receipt basis.

c. Option premium Income is booked after the same is actually realised.

3. Expenditure

Expenses are accounted on accrual basis and provisions are made for all known losses and liabilities.

4. Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at cost less depreciation / impairment losses, if any. Cost includes cost of purchase and other cost attributable to bringing the assets to working condition for intended use.

5. Depreciation

Depreciation is provided on pro rata basis using written down value method at the rate specified under Schedule XIV to the Companies Act 1956. Depreciation on assets added/ disposed during the year is provided with reference to the date of addition/ disposal.

6. AS-28 Impairment of Assets

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date for any indication of impairment based on internal/external factors. An asset is treated as impaired when the carrying cost of the assets exceeds its recoverable value.

7. Foreign Currency Translation

Transactions in foreign currency (if any) are recorded at the rate of exchange prevailing on the date of transaction. Foreign currency monetary items are reported using closing rate of exchange at the end of the year. The resulting exchange gain/loss is reflected in the profit and loss account. Other items, like fixed assets, investments in equity shares are carried in terms of historical cost using the exchange rate at the date of transaction.

8. Investments

Investments are classified into long term investments and current investments. Investments which are intended to be held for more than one year are classified as long term investments and investments which are intended to be held for less than one year are classified as current investments. Long term investments are accounted at cost and any decline in the carrying value other than temporary in nature is provided for.

9. Taxation

Tax expense comprises of current and deferred tax

Provision for current tax is made on the basis of estimated taxable income for the current accounting year in accordance with the Income Tax Act, 1961

The deferred tax for timing differences between the book and tax profits for the year is accounted for, using the tax rates and laws that have been substantively enacted as of the balance sheet date. Deferred tax assets arising from timing differences are recognized to the extent there is reasonable certainty that these would be realized in future Deferred tax assets in case of unabsorbed losses and unabsorbed depreciation are recognized only if there is virtual certainty that such deferred tax asset can be realized against future taxable profits

10. Contingent Liabilities & Provisions

Contingent Liabilities are possible but not probable obligations as on the Balance Sheet date, based on the available evidence.

Provisions are recognized when there is a present obligation as a result of past event and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation, in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made.

Provisions are determined based on best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date.


Mar 31, 2013

1. Basis of Accounting

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention and on accrual basis in compliance with all material aspect of the applicable Accounting Standards in India and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, except otherwise mentioned, the accounting policies have been consistently applied by the Company and are consistent with those used in the previous year.

2. Revenue Recognition

a. Revenue from Broking income is recognised on completed contract method.

b. Dividend income is accounted on receipt basis.

c. Option premium Income is booked after the same is actually realised.

3. Expenditure

Expenses are accounted on accrual basis and provisions are made for all known losses and liabilities.

4. Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at cost less depreciation / impairment losses, if any. Cost includes cost of purchase and other cost attributable to bringing the assets to working condition for intended use.

5. Depreciation

Depreciation is provided on pro rata basis using written down value method at the rate specified under Schedule XIV to the Companies Act 1956. Depreciation on assets added/ disposed during the year is provided with reference to the date of addition/ disposal.

6. AS-28 Impairment of Assets

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date for any indication of impairment based on internal/external factors. An asset is treated as impaired when the carrying cost of the assets exceeds its recoverable value.

7. Foreign Currency Translation

Transactions in foreign currency (if any) are recorded at the rate of exchange prevailing on the date of transaction. Foreign currency monetary items are reported using closing rate of exchange at the end of the year. The resulting exchange gain/loss is reflected in the profit and loss account. Other items, like fixed assets, investments in equity shares are carried in terms of historical cost using the exchange rate at the date of transaction.

8. Investments

Investments are classified into long term investments and current investments. Investments which are intended to be held for more than one year are classified as long term investments and investments which are intended to be held for less than one year are classified as current investments. Long term investments are accounted at cost and any decline in the carrying value other than temporary in nature is provided for.

9. Taxation

Tax expense comprises of current and deferred tax

Provision for current tax is made on the basis of estimated taxable income for the current accounting year in accordance with the Income Tax Act, 1961

The deferred tax for timing differences between the book and tax profits for the year is accounted for, using the tax rates and laws that have been substantively enacted as of the balance sheet date. Deferred tax assets arising from timing differences are recognized to the extent there is reasonable certainty that these would be realized in future

Deferred tax assets in case of unabsorbed losses and unabsorbed depreciation are recognized only if there is virtual certainty that such deferred tax asset can be realized against future taxable profits

10. Contingent Liabilities & Provisions

Contingent Liabilities are possible but not probable obligations as on the Balance Sheet date, based on the available evidence.

Provisions are recognized when there is a present obligation as a result of past event and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation, in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made.

Provisions are determined based on best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date.


Mar 31, 2012

1. Basis of Accounting

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention and on accrual basis in compliance with all material aspect of the applicable Accounting Standards in India and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, except otherwise mentioned, the accounting policies have been consistently applied by the Company and are consistent with those used in the previous year.

2. Revenue Recognition

a. Revenue from Broking income is recognised on completed contract method.

b. Dividend income is accounted on receipt basis.

c. Option'premium Income is booked after the same is actually realised.

3. Expenditure

Expenses are accounted on accrual basis and provisions are made for all known losses and liabilities.

4. Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at cost less depreciation / impairment losses, if any. Cost includes cost of purchase and other cost attributable to bringing the assets to working condition for intended use.

5. Depreciation

Depreciation is provided on pro rata basis using written down value method al the late specified under Schedule XIV to the Companies Act 1956. Depreciation on assets added/ disposed during the year is provided with reference to the date of addition/ disposal.

6. AS-28 Impairment of Assets

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date for any indication of impairment based on internal/external factors. An asset is treated as impaired when the carrying cost of the assets exceeds its recoverable value.

7. Foreign Currency Translation

Transactions in foreign currency (if any) are recorded at the rate of exchange prevailing on the date of transaction. Foreign currency monetary items are reported using closing rate of exchange at the end of the year. The resulting exchange gain/loss is reflected in the profit and loss account. Other items, like fixed assets, investments in equity shares are carried in terms of historical cost using the exchange rate at the date of transaction.


Mar 31, 2011

1 Basis of Accounting

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention and on accrual basis in compliance with all material aspect of the applicable Accounting Standards in India and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, except otherwise mentioned, the accounting policies have been consistently applied by the Company and are consistent with those used in the previous year.

2. Revenue Recognition

a. Revenue from Broking income is recognised on completed contract method.

b. Dividend income is accounted on receipt basis.

c. Option premium Income is booked after the same is actually realised.

3. Expenditure

Expenses are accounted on accrual basis and provisions are made for all known losses and liabilities.

4. Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at cost less depreciation / impairment losses, if any. Cost includes cost of purchase and other cost attributable to bringing the assets to working condition for intended use.

5. Depreciation

Depreciation is provided on pro rata basis using written down value method at the rate specified under Schedule XIV to the Companies Act 1956. Depreciation on assets added/disposed during the year is provided with reference to the date of addition/ disposal.

6. AS-28 Impairment of Assets

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date for any indication of impairment based on internal, external factors. An asset is treated as impaired when the carrying cost of the assets exceeds its recoverable value.

7. Foreign Currency Translation

Transactions in foreign currency (if any) are recorded at the rate of exchange prevailing on the date of transaction. Foreign currency monetary items are reported using closing rate of exchange at the end of the year. The resulting exchange gain/loss is reflected in the profit and loss account. Other items, like fixed assets, investments in equity shares are carried in terms of historical cost using the exchange rate at the date of transaction.

8. Investments

Investments are classified into long term investments and current investments. Investments which are intended to be held for more than one year are classified as long term investments and investments which are intended to be held for less than one year are classified as current investments. Long term investments are accounted at cost and any decline in the carrying value other than temporary in nature is provided for.

9. Taxation

Tax expense comprises of current and deferred tax

Provision for current tax is made on the basis of estimated taxable income for the current accounting year in accordance with the Income Tax Act, 1961

The deferred tax for timing differences between the book and tax profits for the year is accounted for, using the tax rates and laws that have been substantively enacted as of the balance sheet date. Deferred tax assets arising from timing differences are recognized to the extent there is reasonable certainty that these would be realized in future

Deferred tax assets in case of unabsorbed losses and unabsorbed depreciation are recognized only if there is virtual certainty that such deferred tax asset can be realized against future taxable profits

10. Contingent Liabilities & Provisions

Contingent Liabilities are possible but not probable obligations as on the Balance Sheet date, based on the available evidence.

Provisions are recognized when there is a present obligation as a result of past event and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation, in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made.

Provisions are determined based on best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date


Mar 31, 2010

1. Accounting polcies not specifically reffered to otherwise are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

2. Expenses and Income considered payable and receivable respectively are accounted for on acrual basis.

3. In the opinion of the Board, the Current Assets, Loans and and Advances are approximestely of the value stated if realised In the oridinary course of business. The provisions of all known liabilites is adequate and not in excess of the amount necessary.

Fixed assets & Depreciation

4. Fixed Assets are capitalised at cost inclusive of all incidental expenses related thereon.

5. Depreciation on the assets has been provided on written down value bases as per the rates prescribed under schedule. xiv of the companies Act, 1956 and on pro-rate basis from the date of addition.

6. Investments are valued at cost price. All the shares are not in Demat form, few shares are in physical form and are in possession of Directors.













 
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