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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.
Bank duping NGOs of interest on FCRA FDs
December 23, 2019
Recently we at the Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy (CAP) had two very well known organisations come up to us...
More compliance for NGOs implementing CSR activities on behalf of companies
December 10, 2019
Implementing agencies or NGOs which partner with or enter into CSR grant agreements with companies mandated under law to carry...
Lessons from the raids on Amnesty International
November 19, 2019
On 15th November 2019, India’s federal investigative agency - the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), conducted searches at the offices...
HR / Labour Laws
Courts impose penalties for non-compliance under POSH
November 6, 2019
In the recent judgment, (Mrs. Arvinder Bagga & Ors. v. Local Complaints Committee, District Indore & Ors., W.P. No. 22314...
Threat to privacy of civic space
November 5, 2019
Government of India seems concerned at the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp. India...
Surplus income does not mean profit!
November 4, 2019
In Director of Income Tax (Exemption) vs. Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA), the Gujarat High Court while interpreting “charitable purpose” has...
No GST on Adoption Fees
November 1, 2019
The Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Maharashtra in its Order dated 4th October 2019 has Ruled that the activities conducted...
First National CSR Awards 2019
October 31, 2019
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the first National Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards to selected companies...
Is Sponsorship taxable under GST?
October 20, 2019
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) vide Circular No. 116/35/2019-GST Dated: 11th October, 2019 has clarified that there...