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Accounting Policies of Munoth Financial Services Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2015

A ] Basis of Preparation

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention basis in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in India and to comply with the mandatory accounting standards as specified in the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006, (as amended), the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 (to the extent notified) and the Companies Act, 1956 (to the extent applicable). All items of income and expenditure that have a material bearing on the financial statements are recognized on accrual basis.

B] Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements is in confirmity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles requiring management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosures of contingent liabilities as at the date of financial statements and the result of operations during the reporting period. Although these estimates are based upon management's best knowledge of current events and actions, actual results could differ from the estimates.

C] Revenue Recognition

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

i. Interest income is recognised on Time Proportion basis taking into account the amount outstanding and the rate applicable.

ii. Dividend Income from Investments is recognised when the Company's right to receive payment is established.

D] Interest on Income Tax Refunds / Demands

It is accounted as Income in the year when granted and as tax expenses when determined by Tax Authorities.

E] Foreign Exchange Transactions

Transactions in Foreign Currency are recorded at Exchange rates prevailing at the time of the Transaction, while those remaining unsettled at the year end are translated at the Year end rates resulting in exchange difference being recognised as Income/Expenses(Net).

F] Taxation

i. Income tax expenses comprises of Current tax and Deferred tax.

ii. Current Income Tax is measured at the amount expected to be paid to the Tax Authorities in accordance with the Indian Income Tax Act,1961.

iii. Deferred Tax assets and liabilities arising on account of Timing differences which are capable of reversal in subsequent periods are recognised using Current Year Tax Rates.

iv. Deferred tax assets are recognized only to the extend there is reasonable certainty that the assets can be realized in future; however, where there is unabsorbed depreciation or carried forward loss under taxation laws, deferred tax assets are recognized only when there is a virtual certainty of realization of such assets. The carrying amount of deferred tax assets are reviewed as at each balance sheet date and written down or, written up to reflect the amount that is reasonably / virtually certain (as the case may be ) to be realized.

G] Retirement Benefits

i. Company's contribution under Provident Fund Act are charged to profit and loss account on accrual basis.

ii. The Company has provided for gratuity being the estimated liability in terms of Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972. The liability has not been ascertained on actuarial basis.

H] Fixed Assets & Depreciation

i. Tangible Assets Gross Block :

a) Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition inclusive of Inland freight and any attributable cost of bringing the asset to its working condition for its intended use with due adjustments for Cenvat credits.

Depreciation :

a) The Company provides pro-rata depreciation from the date on which asset is acquired / put to use.

In respect of assets sold, pro-rata depreciation is provided upto the date on which the asset is sold.

On all assets, depreciation has been provided using the Written Down Value method at the rates specified in Part C Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013. Individual Assets acquired for less than Rs. 5,000 are entirely depreciated in the year of acquisition.

ii. Intangible Assets

Intangible Assets are stated at cost less Amortization thereon. No Amortization has been provided on MSE Membership card.

I] Investments

Investments are long-term in nature and stated at cost. Provision for diminution in value of long- term investments is made only, if such a decline is other than temporary in the opinion of the management. Bonus entitlements are recognised as ex-bonus dates and no cost is attributed to bonus shares.

J] Segment Reporting

The company's business activity falls within a single primary business segment i.e. Capital Market. As such there is no separate reportable segment as per Accounting Standard 17.

K] Earnings Per Share

Basic Earnings per share are calculated by dividing the net Profit/Loss for the period attributable to Equity Shareholders by the Weighted Average Number of Equity Shares outstanding during the period.

For the Purpose of calculating Diluted earnings per share the Net profit/loss for the period attributable to Equity Shareholders by the Weighted Average Number of Equity Shares outstanding during the period are adjusted for the effects of all dilutive Potential Equity shares.

L] Cash Flow Statements

Cash Flows are reported using Indirect Method, whereby profit before tax is adjusted for the effects of transactions of a non cash nature any deferrals or accruals of past or future cash receipts or payments.

The Cash Flow from regular Revenue generating, financing and Investing Activities of the Company are segregated as per Accounting Standard 3.

M] Cash & Cash Equivalents

Cash & Cash Equivalents comprises of Cash at Bank, Cash/ Cheques in Hand and Fixed Deposits with Banks with maturity period of 3 months or less.

N] Provisions & Contingent liabilities

The Current Assets, Loans and Advances other than doubtful have the value at which they are stated in the Balance sheet, if realized in the ordinary course of business. The provision for all known liabilities is adequate and not in excess of the amount reasonably necessary. Possible obligation, whose existence will only be confirmed by the occurance or non occurance of one or more uncertain future events, are disclosed as Contingent liabilities.


Mar 31, 2014

A ] Basis of Preparation

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention basis in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in India and to comply with the mandatory accounting standards as specified in the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006, (as amended), the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 (to the extent notified) and the Companies Act, 1956 (to the extent applicable). All items of income and expenditure that have a material bearing on the financial statements are recognized on accrual basis.

B] Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements is in confirmity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles requiring management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosures of contingent liabilities as at the date of financial statements and the result of operations during the reporting period. Although these estimates are based upon management''s best knowledge of current events and actions, actual results could differ from the estimates.

C] Revenue Recognition

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

i. Interest income is recognised on Time Proportion basis taking into account the amount outstanding and the rate applicable.

ii. Dividend Income from Investments is recognised when the Company''s right to receive payment is established.

D] Interest on Income Tax Refunds / Demands

It is accounted as Income in the year when granted and as tax expenses when determined by Tax Authorities.

E] Foreign Exchange Transactions

Transactions in Foreign Currency are recorded at Exchange rates prevailing at the time of the Transaction, while those remaining unsettled at the year end are translated at the Year end rates resulting in exchange difference being recognised as Income/Expenses(Net).

F] Taxation

i. Income tax expenses comprises of Current tax and Deferred tax.

ii. Current Income Tax is measured at the amount expected to be paid to the Tax Authorities in accordance with the Indian Income Tax Act,1961.

iii. Deferred Tax assets and liabilities arising on account of Timing differences which are capable of reversal in subsequent periods are recognised using Current Year Tax Rates.

iv. Deferred tax assets are recognized only to the extend there is reasonable certainty that the assets can be realized in future; however, where there is unabsorbed depreciation or carried forward loss under taxation laws, deferred tax assets are recognized only when there is a virtual certainty of realization of such assets. The carrying amount of deferred tax assets are reviewed as at each balance sheet date and written down or, written up to reflect the amount that is reasonably / virtually certain (as the case may be ) to be realized.

G] Retirement Benefits

i. Company''s contribution under Provident Fund Act are charged to profit and loss account on accrual basis.

ii. The Company has provided for gratuity being the estimated liability in terms of Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972. The liability has not been ascertained on actuarial basis.

H] Fixed Assets & Depreciation

i. Tangible Assets Gross Block :

a) Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition inclusive of Inland freight and any attributable cost of bringing the asset to its working condition for its intended use with due adjustments for Cenvat credits.

Depreciation :

a) The Company provides pro-rata depreciation from the date on which asset is acquired / put to use.

In respect of assets sold, pro-rata depreciation is provided upto the date on which the asset is sold. On all assets, depreciation has been provided using the Written Down Value method at the rates specified in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956. Individual Assets acquired for less than Rs. 5,000 are entirely depreciated in the year of acquisition.

ii. Intangible Assets

Intangible Assets are stated at cost less Amortization thereon. No Amortization has been provided on MSE Membership card.

I] Investments

Investments are long-term in nature and stated at cost. Provision for diminution in value of long-term investments is made only, if such a decline is other than temporary in the opinion of the management. Bonus entitlements are recognised as ex-bonus dates and no cost is attributed to bonus shares.

J] Segment Reporting

The company''s business activity falls within a single primary business segment i.e. stock broking & Capital Market. As such there is no separate reportable segment as per Accounting Standard 17.

K] Earnings Per Share

Basic Earnings per share are calculated by dividing the net Profit/Loss for the period attributable to Equity Shareholders by the Weighted Average Number of Equity Shares outstanding during the period.

For the Purpose of calculating Diluted earnings per share the Net profit/loss for the period attributable to Equity Shareholders by the Weighted Average Number of Equity Shares outstanding during the period are adjusted for the effects of all dilutive Potential Equity shares.

L] Cash Flow Statements

Cash Flows are reported using Indirect Method, whereby profit before tax is adjusted for the effects of transactions of a non cash nature any deferrals or accruals of past or future cash receipts or payments.

The Cash Flow from regular Revenue generating, financing and Investing Activities of the Company are segregated as per Accounting Standard 3.

M] Cash & Cash Equivalents

Cash & Cash Equivalents comprises of Cash at Bank, Cash/ Cheques in Hand and Fixed Deposits with Banks with maturity period of 3 months or less.

N] Provisions & Contingent liabilities

The Current Assets, Loans and Advances other than doubtful have the value at which they are stated in the Balance sheet, if realized in the ordinary course of business. The provision for all known liabilities is adequate and not in excess of the amount reasonably necessary.

Possible obligations, whose existence will only be confirmed by the occurrence or non-occurrence of one or more uncertain future events, are disclosed as Contingent Liabilities.


Mar 31, 2013

A) Accounting Convention

The accompanying financial statements are consistently prepared under the historical cost convention, on the accrual basis of accounting and comply* with the accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (to the extent applicable) and in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles, the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956.

b) Fixed Assets and Depreciation :

i) Tangible Assets are stated at cost less accumulated depreciation adjusted by revaluation/ business valuation. The cost of fixed assets comprises purchase price and any attributable cost of bringing the asset to its working condition for its intended use.The Company provides pro-rata depreciation from the date on which asset is acquired / put to use. In respect of assets sold, pro-rata depreciation is provided upto the date on which the asset is sold. On all assets, Depreciation has been provided using the Written Down Value method at the rates specified in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

ii) Intangible Assets are stated at cost less Depreciation thereon. No depreciation has been provided on MSE Membership card.

c) Investments:

Investments are long-term in nature and stated at cost. Provision for diminution in value of long-term investments is made only, if such a decline is other than temporary in the opinion of the management. Bonus entitlements are recognised at ex-bonus dates and no cost is attributed to bonus shares.

d) Taxation:

Income tax expenses comprises current tax and deferred tax charge or credit. The deferred tax charge or credit is recognized using current tax rates. Where there is unabsorbed depreciation and/or carry forward losses, deferred tax assets are recognized only if there is virtual certainty of realization of such assets.

e) Retirement Benefits

i) Company''s contribution under Provident Fund Act are charged to profit and loss account on accrual basis.

ii) The Company has provided for gratuity being the estimated liability in terms of payment of Gratuity Act, 1972. The liability has not been ascertained on actuarial basis.


Mar 31, 2012

1. Accounting Policies

a) Accounting Convention

The accompanying financial statements are consistently prepared under the historical cost convention, on the accrual basis of accounting and comply with the accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (to the extent applicable) and in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles, the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956.

b) Fixed Assets and Depreciation :

i) Tangible Assets are stated at cost less accumulated depreciation thereon. The cost of fixed assets comprises purchase price and any attributable cost of bringing the asset to its working condition for its intended use.

The Company provides pro-rata depreciation from the date on which asset is acquired / put to use. In respect of assets sold, pro-rata depreciation is provided upto the date on which the asset is sold. On all assets, depreciation has been provided using the Written Down Value method at the rates specified in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

ii) Intangible Assets are stated at cost less Depreciation thereon. No depreciation has been provided on MSE Membership card.

c) Investments :

Investments are long-term in nature and stated at cost. Provision for diminution in value of long-term investments is made only, if such a decline is other than temporary in the opinion of the management. Bonus entitlements are recognised as ex-bonus dates and no cost is attributed to bonus shares.

d) Taxation :

Income tax expenses comprises current tax and deferred tax charge or credit. The deferred tax charge or credit is recognized using current tax rates. Where there is unabsorbed depreciation and/or carry forward losses, deferred tax assets are recognized only if there is virtual certainty of realization of such assets.

e) Retirement Benefits

i) Company's contribution under Provident Fund Act are charged to profit and loss account on accrual basis.

ii) The Company has provided for gratuity being the estimated liability in terms of payment of Gratuity Act, 1972. The liability has not been ascertained on actuarial basis.


Mar 31, 2010

A) Accounting Convention

The accompanying financial statements are consistently prepared under the historical cost convention, on the accrual basis of accounting and comply with the accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (to the extent applicable) and in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles, the provisions of the Compa- nies Act, 1956.

b) Fixed Assets and Depreciation :

Fixed Assets are stated at cost less accumulated depreciation thereon. The cost of fixed assets comprises purchase price and any attributable cost of bringing the asset to its work- ing condition for its intended use.

The Company provides pro-rata depreciation from the date on which asset is acquired / put to use. In respect of assets sold, pro-rata depreciation is provided upto the date on which the asset is sold. On all assets, depreciation has been provided using the Written Down Value method at the rates specified in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.However no depreciation has been provided on MSE Membership Card.

c) Investments :

Investments are long-term in nature and stated at cost. Provision for diminution in value of long-term investments is made only, if such a decline is other than temporary in the opinion of the management. Bonus entitlements are recognised as ex-bonus dates and no cost is attributed to bonus shares.

d) Taxation :

Income tax expenses comprises current tax and deferred tax charge or credit. The deferred tax charge or credit is recognized using current tax rates. Where there is unabsorbed de- preciation and/or carry forward losses, deferred tax assets are recognized only if there is virtual certainty of realization of such assets.

e) Retirement Benefits

I) Companys contribution under Provident Fund Act are charged to profit and loss account on accrual basis.

ii) The Company has provided for gratuity being the estimated liability in terms of payment of Gratuity Act, 1972. The liability has not been ascertained on actuarial basis.

2. The companys business activity falls within a single primary business segment i.e. stock broking & Capital Market. As such there is on separate reportable segment as per Accounting Standard 17.

3. Related party disclosures under Accounting Standard - 18.

Related Parties

A ( I ) Associate Companies

a) Munoth Communication Limited

b) Munoth Industries Limited

c) South India Chemicals & Leasing (P) Ltd

d) Maharana Finance & Investments (P) Ltd

e) Shankeswar Finance & Investments (P) Ltd

f) Jaswant Estates (P) Ltd

g) Munoth Negwind Farm (P) Ltd ( II )Key Management personnel and their relatives:- a) Lalchand Munoth

b) Jaswant Munoth

c) Bharat Munoth

d) Vikas Munoth

e) Leela Devi

f) Vijayalaksmi Munoth

g) Aruna Munoth h) Kanchan Munoth

 
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