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Accounting Policies of La Tim Metal & Industries Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2015

A. Basis of Preparation of Financial Statements

a. Financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013.

b. The Company follows the mercantile system of accounting on a going concern basis.

B. Use of Estimates

The presentation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported balances of assets and liabilities and disclosure relating to contingent assets and liabilities as at the date of financial statements are reported amounts of incomes and expenses during the period. Actual results could differ from those estimates. Any revision to accounting estimates is recognized prospectively in the period in which the results are known / materialized.

C. Fixed Assets, including Intangible Assets and Capital Work in Progress

a) Fixed Assets are stated at cost, net of recoverable taxes and includes amounts added on revaluation, less accumulated depreciation and accumulated impairment losses, if any. The cost comprises purchase price, borrowing costs if capitalization criteria are met and directly attributable cost of bringing the asset to its working condition for the intended use. Any trade discounts and rebates are deducted in arriving at the purchase price.

b) Intangible Assets, if any, are recorded at the consideration paid for the acquisition of such assets and are carried at cost less accumulated amortization and impairment losses, if any.

c) Capital Work-In-Progress comprises of the cost of fixed assets that are not yet ready for their intended use at the reporting date.

D. Depreciation and Amortization

Depreciation on fixed assets is provided to the extent of depreciation amount on written down value methods (WDV) at the rates and in the manner prescribed under the Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956 over the useful life on a pro-rata basis. Due to change in law, from April, 2014 Depreciation has been provided in the manner as prescribed under the Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013.

E. Revenue Recognition

Revenue is recognized to the extent that it is probable that the economic benefits will flow to the Company and the revenue can be reliably measured.

F. Inventories

a) Inventories of Trading Stock are valued at cost or net realisable value whichever is lower.

G. Foreign Currency Transactions

a) Transactions denominated in foreign currency are recorded at the exchange rate prevailing on the date of transaction or that approximates the actual rate at the date of the transaction.

b) Monetary items denominated in foreign currencies at the year-end are translated at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the balance sheet. In case of items which are covered by forward exchange contracts, the difference between the year-end rate and rate on the date of the contract is recognized as exchange difference and premium paid on forward contracts is recognized over the life of the contracts.

c) Any income or expense on account of exchange difference whether on settlement or on translation of transactions other than those in relation to fixed assets is recognized in the statement of profit and loss.

H. Impairment of Assets

The carrying amount of assets is reviewed at each Balance Sheet date to determine if there is any indication of impairment thereof based on external/ internal factors. An impairment loss in accordance with Accounting Standard-28 "Impairment of Assets " is recognized wherever the carrying amount of an assets exceeds its recoverable amount, which represent the greater of the net selling price of assets and their value in use.

I. Retirement and other Employee Benefits

Short-term employee benefits are recognized as expenses at the undiscounted amount in the profit and loss account for the year in which the employee has rendered services. The expenses are recognized at the present value.

J. Borrowing cost

a) Borrowing cost that is attributable to the acquisition, construction of fixed assets is capitalized as part of the cost of the respective assets.

b) Other borrowing costs are recognized as expenses in the year in which they arise.

K. Accounting for Taxation

a) Income Tax is accounted for in accordance with Accounting Standards on 'Accounting for taxes on Income' notified under the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006.

b) Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) is accounted for in accordance with tax laws which give rise to future economic benefits in the form of tax credit against which future tax liability will be adjusted and hence is recognized as an asset in the Balance Sheet.

c) Deferred tax is recognized on timing differences; being the difference between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. Deferred Tax Assets are recognized and carried forward only to the extent that there is a virtual certainty that the assets will be realized in future.

L. Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets:

a) Provision is recognized when there is a present obligation as a result of past event that probably requires an outflow of resources and a reliable estimate can be made of the amount of the obligation.

b) A disclosure on contingent liability is made when there is a possible obligation or present obligation that probably will not require an out flow of resources or where reliable estimate of the amount of the obligation cannot be made. However contingent assets are neither provided for nor disclosed.

M. Earnings Per Share

Basic earnings per share is calculated by dividing the net profit or loss for the period attributable to equity shareholders by weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period.




Mar 31, 2014

1. The Company did not carry out any business activity during the year.

2. The Financial Statements are prepared under the historical cost convention, except for certain fixed assets which are revalued in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles in India and the provisions of the Companies Act.1956.

3. Fixed Assets are stated at cost net of recoverable taxes and includes amounts added on revaluation, less accumulated depreciation and impairment loss, if any.

4. Intangible Assets are stated at cost of acquisition net of recoverable taxes less accumulated amortization / depletion.

5. Depreciation on Fixed Assets is provided to the extent of depreciable amount on written down value method (WDV) at the rates and in the manner prescribed in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act. 1956.

6. The Company due to the prevailing circumstances about its business activities has not formulated accounting policies, except stated above.

7. Exceptional items shown in the Financial Statements pertains to Re-instatement fees paid to Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. towards revocation of suspension in Trading of its Equity Shares.


Mar 31, 2011

1. Accounting policies were the same as in previous years and consistent with generally accepted practices.


Mar 31, 2010

1. The Company did not carryout any business activity during the year.

2. The Company had revalued its Leasehold Land and Buildings on 30th September 1998. The resultant balance appreciation of Rs.170.12 Lakhs stands credited to the Revaluation Reserve Account.

3. (A) Debentures and Term Loans are secured by a charge by way of mortgage/ Hypothecation ranking pari passu on all immovable and movable Assets of the Company both present and future subject to charges created or to be created in favour of the Banks over Stock - In - Trade and Book Debts.

(B) Bank borrowings were cleared in full & final settlement at Rs. 45 Lakhs by Bank of Maharashtra resulting in reduction of Rs.665.37 Lakhs in accumulated lossess which have been adjusted against the deficit in Profit & Loss A/c.

(C) All the Loans are further secured by personal guarantees on the Promotor Directors.

 
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