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The CAP blog features up to the minute legal and compliance-related developments that would be of interest and even immense value to readers. All legal news and updates are posted here as they happen.
Implications of Finance Bill 2021 on charitable trusts & institutions
February 1, 2021
We were wondering what new restrictions or compliance burdens would come in the wake of the Union Budget 2021. Mercifully,...
Maharashtra Public Trusts Act 1950
Financial Statements for charitable trusts registered under Maharashtra Public Trust Act, 1950
January 25, 2021
In Maharashtra all public charitable trusts are governed by the provisions of the Maharashtra Public Trust Act, 1950. There is...
Analysis of Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules, 2021
January 23, 2021
Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on 22nd January 2021 Notified the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules, 2021. With...
Deadline for re-validation of 12AA & 80G is NOT 31st December 2020
December 18, 2020
There seems to be a new and unnecessary buzz within the voluntary sector regarding deadline for the re-validation of 12AA...
Charity Commissioner extends due date for filing annual returns but no other relief
November 30, 2020
The office of the Charity Commissioner (Maharashtra State) vide Notification dated 27th November 2020 has extended the last date for...
MHA’s Advisory on Three FCRA Compliance (post Amendment to the Act & Rules)
November 29, 2020
The Office of FCRA Wing of Foreigners Division, MHA has issued Advisory for Compliance by FCRA registered NGOs/Associations with the...
Foreign Contribution Regulation (Amendment) Rules 2020 further tightens the bolts
November 11, 2020
On November 10, 2020 the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Notified the much-awaited Foreign Contribution Regulation (Amendment) Rules 2020. After...
NGOs may receive “foreign contributions” for the time being in their existing FCRA Bank Account, till 31st March 2021
October 13, 2020
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued a Public Notice dated 13th October, 2020 which will make NGOs breath a...
‘Carpet Bombing’ instead of ‘Surgical Strike’ on ‘foreign funded’ organisations
October 9, 2020
The most recent Foreign Contribution Regulation Amendment Bill 2020 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Sunday, 20th September 2020....