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Accounting Policies of Money Masters Leasing & Finance Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2015

1. ACCOUNTING CONVENTIONS

The accompanying financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention, except as otherwise stated, and conform with statutory requirements, the Generally Accepted Accounting Practices prevailing within the NBFC industry in India ("Indian GAAP"), and the guidelines issued by Reserve Company of India ("RBI") from time to time.

2. TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING FOREIGN EXCHANGE

The Company is not engaged in foreign exchange business

3. INVESTMENTS-

In accordance with the Reserve Bank of India guidelines, investments are classified into "Held for Trading", "Available for Sale", and "Held to Maturity" categories. All the present Investments are in the category of Long Term Investments in the "Held to Maturity" category. These are further identified as performing or Non-performing as per Income Recognition, Asset Classification and Provisioning norms of RBI. All the present Investments are in the Category of "Performing Assets".For disclosure in Balance Sheet, the Investments are classified under four groups viz.

a) Government Securities

b) Shares

c) Bank Fix Deposits

d) Others

Brokerage, commission etc., paid at the time of acquisition, are charged to revenue.

The Company is following the policy of writing off the premium and discount on Investments over the tenour of the Investments.

Classification of an Investment is done at the time of purchase into following categories :

3.2.1 Held to Maturity

These comprise of Investments which the Company intents to hold till maturity.

3.2.2 Held for Trading

Securities which are held for resale within 90 days from the date of purchase.

3.2.3 Available for Sale

Investments which cannot be classified in the above categories.

3.3 Transfer of Securities between categories:

Transfer / shifting of securities from one category to another is done at the least of acquisition cost / book value / market value on the date of transfer. However no such shifting has been done during the year.

The depreciation, if any, on such transfer is provided for and the book value of the security is adjusted accordingly.

3.4 Valuation :

The valuation of Investments is made in accordance with the Reserve Bank of India guidelines :

3.4.1 Held for Trading :

Investments classified under this category are marked to market at monthly intervals. Net appreciation, if any, for each classification is ignored, depreciation, if any, is provided for.

3.4.2. Held to Maturity:

Investments under this category are carried at their face value. The premium/discount on acquisition has been written off over the maturity period of the Investments.

3.4.3. Available for Sale:

Investments classified under this category are marked to market at monthly intervals. Net appreciation, if any, for each classification is ignored, depreciation, if any, is provided for.

3.5 Interest on investments is accounted for on accrual basis except where the interest is overdue for more than 180 days.

3.6 Non-Performing investments are identified and provision is made

Their on as per RBI guidelines.

4. Advances

Advances are classified as performing and non-performing assets and provisions are made in accordance with the Prudential Norms on Income Recognition, Asset Classification and Provisioning prescribed by Reserve Bank of India from time to time.

4.2 Advances are stated at net of write off and gross of provisions for non-performing assets.

5. FIXED ASSETS AND DEPRECIATION

5.1 Fixes Assets have been accounted for at cost.

5.2 Depreciation on fixed assets is provided for on the diminishing balance method at the rates prescribed under the Indian Company's Act.

5.3 Depreciation on fixed assets acquired during the year costing less than Rs. 5,000 per item has been provided for in full.

5.4 The depreciation has been provided at the above rates from the date of addition in the year of acquisition. For the assets sold/disposed off during the year depreciation has been provided at the above rates upto the date of sale.

6. REVENUE RECOGNITION

Income and Expenditure are generally accounted on accrual basis.

In the case of non-performing assets, income is recognized to the extent of realization in respect of past loans due. Accounts recoveries are appropriated towards principal after adjusting interest accrued thereon.

Commission, Exchange, Brokerage, Dividends are accounted for as income on cash basis. Interest on refund of Direct Taxes is accounted for in the year in which the assessment order is passed.

7. NET PROFIT

The net profit disclosed in the Profit and Loss Account is arrived at after:

(a) provisions for depreciation on investments :

(b) provisions for taxes :

(c) NPA provision for advances, investments, lease assets and other assets

(d) Other usual and necessary provisions, and

(e) Write-off of bad debts :




Mar 31, 2014

1. ACCOUNTING CONVENTIONS

The accompanying financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention, except as otherwise stated, and conform with statutory requirements, the Generally Accepted Accounting Practices prevailing within the NBFC industry in India ("Indian GAAP"), and the guidelines issued by Reserve Company of India ("RBI" from time to time.

2. TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING FOREIGN EXCHANGE

The Company is not engaged in foreign exchange business

3. INVESTMENTS-

In accordance with the Reserve Bank of India guidelines, investments are classified into "Held for Trading", "Available for Sale", and "Held to Maturity" categories. All the present Investments are in the category of Long Term Investments in the "Held to Maturity" category. These are further identified as performing or Non-performing as per Income Recognition, Asset Classification and Provisioning norms of RBI. All the present Investments are in the Category of "Performing Assets".For disclosure in Balance Sheet, the Investments are classified under four groups viz.

a) Government Securities

b) Shares

c) Bank Fix Deposits

d) Others

Brokerage, commission etc., paid at the time of acquisition, are charged to revenue.

The Company is following the policy of writing off the premium and discount on Investments over the tenour of the Investments.

Classification of an Investment is done at the time of purchase into following categories :

3.2.1 Held to Maturity

These comprise of Investments which the Company intents to hold till maturity.

3.2.2 Held for Trading

Securities which are held for resale within 90 days from the date of purchase.

3.2.3 Available for Sale

Investments which cannot be classified in the above categories.

3.3 Transfer of Securities between categories:

Transfer / shifting of securities from one category to another is done at the least of acquisition cost / book value / market value on the date of transfer. However no such shifting has been done during the year.

The depreciation, if any, on such transfer is provided for and the book value of the security is adjusted accordingly.

3.4 Valuation :

The valuation of Investments is made in accordance with the Reserve Bank of India guidelines:

3.4.1 Held for Trading :

Investments classified under this category are marked to market at monthly intervals. Net appreciation, if any, for each classification is ignored, depreciation, if any, is provided for.

3.4.2. Held to Maturity:

Investments under this category are carried at their face value. The premium/discount on acquisition has been written off over the maturity period of the Investments.

3.4.3. Available for Sale:

Investments classified under this category are marked to market at monthly intervals. Net appreciation, if any, for each classification is ignored, depreciation, if any, is provided for.

3.5 Interest on investments is accounted for on accrual basis except where the interest is overdue for more than 180 days.

3.6 Non-Performing investments are identified and provision is made on as per RBI guidelines.

4. Advances

Advances are classified as performing and non-performing assets and provisions are made in accordance with the Prudential Norms on Income Recognition, Asset Classification and Provisioning prescribed by Reserve Bank of India from time to time.

4.2 Advances are stated at net of write off and gross of provisions for non-performing assets.

5. FIXED ASSETS AND DEPRECIATION

5.1 Fixes Assets have been accounted for at cost.

5.2 Depreciation on fixed assets is provided for on the diminishing balance method at the rates prescribed under the Indian Company''s Act.

5.3 Depreciation on fixed assets acquired during the year costing less than Rs. 5,000 per item has been provided for in full.

5.4 The depreciation has been provided at the above rates from the date of addition in the year of acquisition. For the assets sold/disposed off during the year depreciation has been provided at the above rates upto the date of sale.

6. REVENUE RECOGNITION

Income and Expenditure are generally accounted on accrual basis.

In the case of non-performing assets, income is recognized to the extent of realization in respect of past loans due. Accounts recoveries are appropriated towards principal after adjusting interest accrued thereon.

Commission, Exchange, Brokerage, Dividends are accounted for as income on cash basis. Interest on refund of Direct Taxes is accounted for in the year in which the assessment order is passed.

7. NET PROFIT

The net profit disclosed in the Profit and Loss Account is arrived at after:

(a) provisions for depreciation on investments :

(b) provisions for taxes :

(c) NPA provision for advances, investments, lease assets and other assets

(d) Other usual and necessary provisions, and

(e) Write-off of bad debts :

 
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