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Accounting Policies of Howard Hotels Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2015

The financial statements have been prepared in accordance with applicable accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the relevant requirements of the Companies Act, 2013. Significant accounting policies applied in preparing and presenting these financial Statements are set out below:

a) Basis of Accounting

The financial statements are prepared on a going concern basis under the historical cost convention on the accrual basis of accounting, in accordance with the Indian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and comply with the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014, to the extent applicable, as adopted consistently by the Company.

b) Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities, disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities as at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Actual results could differ from these estimates. Adjustments as a result of differences between actual results and estimates are recognized prospectively.

c) Revenue Recognition

i) Sale of foods, rooms and other items are accounted for on accrual basis.

ii) Other Incomes are accrued as earned except where the receipts of income are uncertain.

d) Fixed Assets and related depreciation

Fixed Assets (including intangible assets) are stated at historical cost less any accumulated depreciation/ amortisation. Cost includes original cost of acquisition including incidental expenses related to such acquisition.

Depreciation on fixed assets other than intangible assets is provided on straight-line basis over the estimated useful life of each asset as determined by the management. Pursuant to this policy, depreciation is provided at the following rates which are in line with the corresponding rates prescribed in Schedule II of the Companies Act, 2013:

Useful life of Asset Assets Category 1 April 2014 onwards Prior to 1 April 2014

Office Premises 60 years (1.67%) 1.63%

Computers 3 years (33.33%) 16.21%

Software 6 years (16.67%) 16.21%

Office equipment 5 years ( 20%) 4.75%

Office equipment 10 years (10%) 6.33%

Plant & Machinery 15 years (6.67%) 5.28%

Vehicles 8 years (12.5%) 9.50%

The appropriateness of depreciation/ amortisation is reviewed by the management in each financial year.

Losses arising from retirement or gains or losses arising from disposal of fixed assets which are carried at cost are recognised in the Statement of Profit and Loss.

e) Inventories

i) Raw Material : At lower of cost and net Realisable Value.

Consumable and components. : At estimated value.

Scrap and slow moving unserviceable stock : At net Realisable value.

ii) Costs of inventories are ascertained on the first in first out basis.

f) Employee Benefits

i) Contribution to provident fund & other funds are accounted for on accrual basis.

ii) The liability of the company for gratuity, a defined retirement benefit plan, is determined by actuarial valuation carried out by an independent actuary.

g) Impairment

Fixed Assets are tested for impairment if there is any indication of their possible impairment. An impairment loss is recognized where the carrying amount of a fixed assets (or cash generating unit) exceeds its recoverable amount, i.e. higher of value in use and net selling price. Impairment loss recognized in one period can get reversed fully or party in a subsequent year.

h) Foreign Exchange Transactions

Transactions in foreign currency are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing at the dates of the transactions. Gain/Loss arising out of fluctuations in the exchange rates are recognized in the period in which they arise.

i) Income Tax

Current Tax: Provision for Income Tax is made in accordance with the provision of Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred Tax: Deferred Tax is recognized on timing difference between taxable and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. The deferred tax asset is recognized and carried forward only to the extent there is reasonable certainty of its realization

j) Capital Work-in-Progress

Costs of assets not ready for use before the year-end and expenditure during the construction period that is directly or indirectly related to construction, including borrowing costs are include under Capital Work-in-Progress.




Mar 31, 2014

The financial statements have been prepared in accordance with applicable accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the relevant requirements of the Companies Act, 1956. Significant accounting policies applied in preparing and presenting these financial Statements are set out below:

a) Basis of Accounting

The financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (Indian GAAP) to comply with the Accounting Standards notified under section 211(3C) of the Companies Act, 1956 ("the Act") (which continue to be applicable in respect of Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013 ("the 2013 Act") in terms of general circular 15/2013 dated September ,2013 of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs) and relevant provisions of the Act as applicable.

b) Use of Estimates

The preparation of the Financial Statements is in confirmity with the generally accepted accounting principles require management to make estimates and assumptions that effect the reported amount of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent liabilities at the date of financial statements and reported amounts of revenue and expenses during the year. Difference between the actual result and estimates are recognized in the year in which results are known/ materialized.

c) Revenue Recognition

i) Sale of foods, rooms and other items are accounted for on accrual basis.

«) Other Incomes are accrued as earned except where the receipts of income are uncertain.

d) Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes any borrowing costs directly attributable to the acquisition / construction of fixed assets and bringing the assets to its working condition for its intended use.

e) Depreciation

Depreciation is provided as per Straight Line Method in accordance with the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956, depreciation is charged on pro-rata basis for assets purchased / sold during the year.

f) Inventories

i) Raw Material : At lower of cost and net Realisable value.

Consumable and components. : At estimated value.

Scrap and slow moving unserviceable stock : At net Realisable value.

«) Costs of inventories are ascertained on the first in first out basis.

g) Employee Benefits

i) Contribution to provident fund & other funds are accounted for on accmal basis.

ii) Gratuity and other retirement benefits are charged to Profit & Loss Account through a provision for accruing liability based on assumption that such benefits are payable to the eligible employees at the end of accounting year.

h) Impairment

Fixed Assets are tested for impairment if there is any indication of their possible impairment. An impairment loss is recognized where the carrying amount of a fixed assets (or cash generating unit) exceeds its recoverable amount, i.e. higher of value in use and net selling price. Impairment loss recognized in one period can get reversed fully or party in a subsequent year.

i) Foreign Exchange Transactions

Transactions in foreign currency are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing at the dates of the transactions. Gain/Loss arising out of fluctuations in the exchange rates are recognized in the period in which they arise.

]) Income Tax

Current Tax: Provision for Income Tax is made in accordance with the provision of Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred Tax: Deferred Tax is recognized on timing difference between taxable and accounting incomes that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. The deferred tax asset is recognized and carried forward only to the extent there is reasonable certainty of its realization

b. Terms/Right attached to Equity Shares

The company has only one class of equity shares having par value of Rs.10 per share. Each holder of equity shares is entitled to one vote per share. The company declares and pays dividends only in Indian rupees. The dividend proposed by the Board of Directors is subject to the approval of the shareholders in the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

In the event of liquidation of the company, the holders of equity shares will be entitled to receive remaining assets of the company, after distribution of all preferential amounts. The distribution will be in proportion to the number of equity shares held by the shareholders.

c. Shares held by the Holding Co./ultimate holding company and/or their subsidiaries/ associates

There are no holding/ultimate holding company and/or their subsidiaries/ associates


Mar 31, 2013

The financial statements have been prepared in accordance with applicable accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the relevant requirements of the Companies Act, 1956. Significant accounting policies applied in preparing and presenting these financial Statements are set out below:

a) Basis of Accounting

The financial statements are prepared under historical cost convention on accrual basis of Accounting and on a going concern basis.''

b) Revenue Recognition

i) Sale of foods, rooms and other items are accounted for on accrual basis.

i ) Other Incomes are accrued as earned except where the receipts of income are uncertain.

c) Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes any borrowing costs directly attributable to the acquisition / construction of fixed assets and bringing the assets to its working condition for its intended use.

d) Depreciation

Depreciation is provided as per Straight Line Method in accordance with the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956, depreciation is charged on pro-rata basis for assets purchased / sold during the year.

e) Inventories

i) Raw Material At lower of cost and net Realisable value.

Consumable and components. At estimated value.

Scrap and slow moving unserviceable stock : At net Realisable value.

ii) Costs of inventories are ascertained on the first in first out basis.

f) Employee Benefits

i) Contribution to provident fund & other funds are accounted for on accrual basis.

ii) Gratuity and other retirement benefits are charged to Profit & Loss Account through a provision for accruing liability based on assumption that such benefits are payable to the eligible employees at the end of accounting year

g) Impairment

Fixed Assets are tested for impairment if there is any indication of their possible impairment. An impairment loss is recognized where the carrying amount of a fixed assets (or cash generating unit) exceeds its recoverable amount, i.e. higher of value in use and net selling price. Impairment loss recognized in one period can get reversed fully or party in a subsequent year.

h) Foreign Exchange Transactions

Transactions in foreign currency are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing at the dates of the transactions. Gain/Loss arising out of fluctuations in the exchange rates are recognized in the period in which they arise.

i) Income Tax Current Tax: Provision for Income Tax is made in accordance with the provision of Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred Tax: Deferred Tax is recognized on timing difference between taxable and accounting incomes that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. The deferred tax asset is recognized and carried forward only to the extent there is reasonable certainty of its realization


Mar 31, 2012

The financial statements have been prepared in accordance with applicable accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the relevant requirements of the Companies Act, 1956. Significant accounting policies applied in preparing and presenting these financial Statements are set out below:

a) Basis of Accounting

The financial statements are prepared under historical cost convention on accrual basis of Accounting and on a going concern basis.

b) Revenue Recognition

i) Sale of foods, rooms and other items are accounted for on accrual basis.

ii) Other Incomes are accrued as earned except where the receipts of income are uncertain.

c) Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes any borrowing costs directly attributable to the acquisition / construction of fixed assets and bringing the assets to its working condition for its intended use.

d) Depreciation

Depreciation is provided as per Straight Line Method in accordance with the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956, depreciation is charged on pro-rata basis for assets purchased / sold during the year.

e) Inventories

i) Raw Material : At lower of cost and net Realisable value.

Consumable and components. : At estimated value.

Scrap and slow moving unserviceable stock : At net Realisable value.

ii) Costs of inventories are ascertained on the first in first out basis.

f) Employee Benefits

i) Contribution to provident fund & other funds are accounted for on accrual basis.

ii) Gratuity and other retirement benefits are charged to Profit & Loss Account through a provision for accruing liability based on assumption that such benefits are payable to the eligible employees at the end of accounting year.

g) Impairment

Fixed Assets are tested for impairment if there is any indication of their possible impairment. An impairment loss is recognized where the carrying amount of a fixed assets (or cash generating unit) exceeds its recoverable amount, i.e. higher of value in use and net selling price. Impairment loss recognized in one period can get reversed fully or party in a subsequent year.

h) Foreign Exchange Transactions

Transactions in foreign currency are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing at the dates of the transactions. Gain/Loss arising out of fluctuations in the exchange rates are recognized in the period in which they arise.

i) Income Tax

Current Tax: Provision for Income Tax is made in accordance with the provision of Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred Tax: Deferred Tax is recognized on timing difference between taxable and accounting incomes that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. The deferred tax asset is recognized and carried forward only to the extent there is reasonable certainty of its realization


Mar 31, 2011

The financial statements have been prepared in accordance with applicable accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the relevant requirements of the Companies Act, 1956. Significant accounting policies applied in preparing and presenting these financial Statements are set out below:

a) Basis of Accounting

The financial statements are prepared under historical cost convention on accrual basis of Accounting and on a going concern basis.

b) Revenue Recognition

i) Sale of foods, rooms and other items are accounted for on accrual basis.

ii) Other Incomes are accrued as earned except where the receipts of income are uncertain.

c) Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes any borrowing costs directly attributable to the acquisition / construction of fixed assets and bringing the assets to its working condition for its intended use.

d) Depreciation

Depreciation is provided as per Straight Line Method in accordance with the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956, depreciation is charged on pro-rata basis for assets purchased / sold during the year.

e) Inventories

i) Raw Material : At lower of cost and net Realisable value.

Consumable and components. : At estimated value.

Scrap and slow moving unserviceable stock : At net Realisable value.

ii) Costs of inventories are ascertained on the first in first out basis.

f) Employee Benefits

i) Contribution to provident fund & other funds are accounted for on accrual basis.

ii) Gratuity and other retirement benefits are charged to Profit & Loss Account through a provision for accruing liability based on assumption that such benefits are payable to the eligible employees at the end of accounting year.

g) Impairment

Fixed Assets are tested for impairment if there is any indication of their possible impairment. An impairment loss is recognized where the carrying amount of a fixed assets (or cash generating unit) exceeds its recoverable amount, i.e. higher of value in use and net selling price. Impairment loss recognized in one period can get reversed fully or party in a subsequent year.

h) Foreign Exchange Transactions

Transactions in foreign currency are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing at the dates of the transactions. Gain/Loss arising out of fluctuations in the exchange rates are recognized in the period in which they arise.

i) Income Tax

Current Tax: Provision for Income Tax is made in accordance with the provision of Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred Tax: Deferred Tax is recognized on timing difference between taxable and accounting incomes that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. The deferred tax asset is recognized and carried forward only to the extent there is reasonable certainty of its realization


Mar 31, 2010

The financial statements have been prepared in accordance with applicable accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the relevant requirements of the Companies Act, 1956. Significant accounting policies applied in preparing and presenting these financial Statements are set out below:

a) Basis of Accounting

The financial statements are prepared under historical cost convention on accrual basis of Accounting and on a going concern basis.

b) Revenue Recognition

i) Sale of foods, rooms and other items are accounted for on accrual basis.

ii) Other Incomes are accrued as earned except where the receipts of income are uncertain.

c) Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes any borrowing costs directly attributable to the acquisition / construction of fixed assets and bringing the assets to its working condition for its intended use.

d) Depreciation

Depreciation is provided as per Straight Line Method in accordance with the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956, depreciation is charged on pro-rata basis for assets purchased / sold during the year.

e) Inventories i) Raw Material : At lower of cost and net Realisable value. Consumable and components. : At estimated value.

Scrap and slow moving unserviceable stock : At net Realisable value.



ii) Costs of inventories are ascertained on the first in first out basis.

f) Employee Benefits

i) Contribution to provident fund & other funds are accounted for on accrual basis.

ii) Gratuity and other retirement benefits are charged to Profit & Loss Account through a provision for accruing liability based on assumption that such benefits are payable to the eligible employees at the end of accounting year.

g) Impairment

Fixed Assets are tested for impairment if there is any indication of their possible impairment. An impairment loss is recognized where the carrying amount of a fixed assets (or cash generating unit) exceeds its recoverable amount, i.e. higher of value in use and net selling price. Impairment loss recognized in one period can get reversed fully or party in a subsequent year.

h) Foreign Exchange Transactions

Transactions in foreign currency are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing at the dates of the transactions. Gain/Loss arising out of fluctuations in the exchange rates are recognized in the period in which they arise.

i) Income Tax

Current Tax: Provision for Income Tax is made in accordance with the provision of Income Tax Act, 1961. Deferred Tax: Deferred Tax is recognized on timing difference between taxable and accounting incomes that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. The deferred tax asset is recognized and carried forward only to the extent there is reasonable certainty of its realization

 
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