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Accounting Policies of Symbiox Investment & Trading Co. Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2016

1 CORPORATE INFORMATION

Symbiox Investment & Trading Co. Ltd (the Company) is a public limited company domiciled in India and incorporated under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013.

1.1 BASIS OF PREPARATION

The Company maintains its accounts on accrual basis following the historical cost convention in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in India, in compliance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Accounting Standards as specified in the Companies (Accounting Standards) (Second Amendment) Rules, 2011, prescribed by the Central Government. Management evaluates all recently used or revised accounting standards on an ongoing basis.

The accounting policies adopted in the preparation of financial statements are consistent with those of previous year, except for the change in accounting policy explained below.

2 SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES

(a) Use of Estimates

The preparation of the Financial Statements in conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in India requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosures relating to contingent liabilities as at the date of the financial statements and reported amount of income and expenses during the period. Examples of such estimates includes future obligation with respect to employees benefits, income taxes, useful lives of fixed assets etc. Although these estimates are based upon management''s best knowledge of current events and actions, actual results could differ from these estimates. Difference between the actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known / materialized.

(b) Fixed Assets and Depreciation

(i) Tangible Assets

Tangible assets are stated at their cost of acquisition net of receivable CENVAT and VAT Credits. All costs, direct or indirect, relating to the acquisition and installation of fixed assets and bringing it to its working condition for its intended use are capitalized and include borrowing costs and adjustments arising from foreign exchange rate variations directly attributable to construction or acquisition of fixed assets. Depreciation on fixed assets is provided on straight line method (SLM) on a pro-rata-basis at the rates and in the manner specified in Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013. In respect of assets acquired/sold during the year, depreciation has been provided on pro-rata basis with reference to the days of addition/put to use or disposal.

(ii) Intangible Assets

Intangible Assets are stated at their cost of acquisition, less accumulated amortization and accumulated impairment losses thereon. An intangible asset is recognized where it is probable that future economic benefits attributable to the asset will flow to the enterprise and where its cost can be reliably measured. The depreciable amount of intangible assets is allocated based on the estimates of the useful life of the asset not exceeding five years.

(c) Impairment of Assets

An asset is treated as impaired when the carrying cost of assets exceeds its recoverable value. An impairment loss is charged to the Profit & Loss Account in the year in which an asset is identified as impaired. The impairment loss recognized in prior accounting period is reversed if there has been a change in the estimate of recoverable amount.

(d) Investments

Investments that are readily realizable and intended to be held for not more than a year are classified as current investments. All other investments are classified as long-term investment. Current investment are carried at lower of cost and fair value determined on an individual item basis. Long-term investments are carried at cost. However, provision for diminution in value is made to recognize a decline other than temporary in the value of the investments.

(e) Inventories

(i) Finished and Semi-Finished products produced and purchased by the Company are carried at lower of cost and net realizable value after providing for obsolescence, if any.

(ii) Work-in-progress is carried at lower of cost and net realizable value.

(iii) Stock of raw materials, stores, spare parts and packing materials are valued at lower of cost less CENVAT Credit/ VAT availed or net realizable value.

(iv) Cost of inventories comprises all costs of purchase, cost of conversion and other costs incurred in bringing them to their respective present location and condition.

(v) Liability for excise duty in respect of goods manufactured by the Company is accounted upon removal of goods from the factory.

(f) Revenue Recognition

Income and expenditure is recognized and accounted for on accrual basis. 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. Revenue from sale of goods is recognized on transfer of significant risks and rewards of ownership to the customer and when no significant uncertainty exists regarding realization of the consideration. Sales are recorded net of sales returns, sales tax/VAT, cash and trade discounts.

(g) Foreign Currency Transactions

The company follows Accounting Standard 11 issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India to account for the foreign exchange transactions.

(h) Government Grants and Subsidies

Grants and Subsidies from the Government are recognized when there is reasonable certainty that the Grant/Subsidy will be received and all attaching conditions will be complied with. When the Grant or Subsidy relates to an expense item, it is recognized as income over the periods necessary to match them on a systematic basis to the costs, which it is intended to compensate. Where the Grant or Subsidy relates to an asset, its value is deducted from the gross value of the asset concerned in arriving at the carrying amount of the related asset. Government Grants of the nature of Promoters’ contribution are credited to Capital Reserve and treated as a part of Shareholders’ Funds.

(i) Retirement Benefits

Contributions to the provident fund and employees state insurance (if any) is made monthly at a pre-determined rate to the Provident Fund Commissioner and Employees State Insurance Fund respectively and debited to the profit & loss account on an accrual basis.

Provision for outstanding Leave Encashment benefit and Gratuity (if any) for employees, if any is accounted for on accrual basis.

(j) Borrowing Costs

Borrowing costs that are attributable to the acquisition or construction of qualifying assets are capitalized as part of the cost of such assets. All other borrowing costs are charged to revenue.

(k) Lease Policy

(i) Finance Leases

Leases which effectively transfer to the company substantially all the risks and benefits incidental to ownership of the leased item, are capitalized at the inception of the lease term at the lower of the fair value of the leased property and present value of minimum lease payments. Lease payments are apportioned between the finance charges and reduction of the lease liability so as to achieve a constant rate of interest on the remaining balance of the liability. Finance charges are recognized as finance costs in the Statement of Profit and Loss.

A Leased Asset is depreciated on a straight-line basis over the useful life of the asset or the useful life envisaged in Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013, whichever is lower.

(ii) Operating Leases

Leases, where the less or effectively retains substantially all the risks and benefits of ownership of the leased item, are classified as Operating lease. Operating lease payments are recognized as an expense in the statement of profit and loss on a straight-line basis over the lease term.

(l) Earnings Per Share

The Company reports Basic and Diluted earnings per equity share in accordance with the Accounting Standard - 20 on Earning Per Share. In determining earning per share, the Company considers the net profit after tax and includes the post tax effect of any extraordinary/exceptional items. The number of shares used in computing basic earnings per share is the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period. The numbers of shares used in computing diluted earnings per share comprises the weighted average number of equity shares that would have been issued on the conversion of all potential equity shares. Dilutive potential equity shares have been deemed converted as of the beginning of the period, unless issued at a later date.

(m) Provision for Current and Deferred Tax

Provision for current Income Tax and Wealth Tax are made after taking into consideration benefits admissible under the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Deferred Tax resulting from "timing difference" between book and taxable profit is accounted for using the tax rates and laws that are enacted or substantively enacted as on the balance sheet date. The deferred tax asset is recognized and carried forward only to the extent that there is a reasonable certainty that sufficient future taxable income will be available against which such deferred tax asset can be realized.

(o) Provision, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets

Provisions involving substantial degree of estimation in measurement are recognized when there is a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that there will be an outflow of resources.

Contingent Liabilities are not recognized but are disclosed in the notes. Contingent Assets are neither recognized nor disclosed in the financial statements.

(p) There are no Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as defined in the Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 within the appointed date during the year and no MSMEs to whom the Company owes dues on account of principal amount together with interest at the balance sheet date and hence no additional disclosures have been made.

(r) The Company is a small and medium sized company (SMC) as defined in the general instructions in respect of accounting standards notified under the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, the Company has complied with the Accounting Standards as applicable to a small and medium sized Company.


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