Useful Websites

International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

IFAC is committed to protecting the public interest by developing high quality international standards, promoting strong ethical values, encouraging quality practice, and supporting the development of all sectors of the profession around the world.


The Institute of Chartered Public Accountants (AICPA)

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public as well as employers and clients.


American Institute For Certified Public Accountant

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public as well as employers and clients.


Australian Institute for Certified Public Accountant

With a membership of more than 117,000 finance, accounting and business professionals across the globe, CPA Australia is the sixth largest accounting body in the world. In areas of financial reporting, taxation and corporate governance they are thought leaders in Australia and internationally. Education, training, technical support and advocacy are core services for members.


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Canada

The CICA together with the provincial, territorial and Bermuda Institutes/Ordre of Chartered Accountants, represents a membership of approximately 72,000 CAs and 10,000 students in Canada and Bermuda. The CICA conducts research into current business issues and supports the setting of accounting, auditing and assurance standards for business, not-for-profit organizations and government. It issues guidance on control and governance, publishes professional literature, develops continuing education programs and represents the CA profession nationally and internationally.



The Information Systems Audit & Control Association

Since its inception, ISACA has become a pace-setting global organization for information governance, control, security and audit professionals. Its IS auditing and IS control standards are followed by practitioners worldwide. Its research pinpoints professional issues challenging its constituents. Its Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification is recognized globally and has been earned by more than 55,000 professionals since inception.


The Institute of Internal Auditors

Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association with global headquarters in Altamonte Springs, Fla., USA. The IIA is the internal audit profession's global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. Members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security.

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 Corporate Affairs
Ministry of Corporate Affairs Government of India

The Ministry is primarily concerned with administration of the Companies Act, 1956, other allied Acts and rules & regulations framed there-under mainly for regulating the functioning of the corporate sector in accordance with law.


Company Law Board

The Company Law Board was constituted by the Central Government as an independent quasi-judicial body w.e.f 31.5.1991. The Company Law Board has framed Company Law Board Regulations 1991 wherein all the procedure for filing the applications/petitions before the Company Law Board has been prescribed.


Central Board of Excise and Customs

Central Board of Excise and Customs is a part of the Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. It deals with the tasks of formulation of policy concerning levy and collection of Customs and Central Excise duties, prevention of smuggling and administration of matters relating to Customs, Central Excise and Narcotics to the extent under CBEC's purview.


Central Excise and Service Tax Appelate Tribunal

The Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal* (CESTAT) was formerly known as Customs, Excise & Gold (Control) Appellate Tribunal was constituted on the 11th October 1982, and will be completing 25 years of its existence shortly. During this period procedure for dealing with various aspects of the Tribunal's work have been evolved. These are partly based on the procedures adopted by the Income-tax Appellate Tribunal, partly on those of the High Court, and partly based on this Tribunal's own needs and experiences.


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 Government and Regulatory bodies
Central Bureau of Investigation

The Central Bureau of Investigation traces its origin to the Special Police Establishment (SPE) which was set up in 1941 by the Government of India.


Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

FICCI is the rallying point for free enterprises in India. It has empowered Indian businesses, in the changing times, to shore up their competitiveness and enhance their global reach. With a nationwide membership of over 1500 corporates and over 500 chambers of commerce and business associations, FICCI espouses the shared vision of Indian businesses and speaks directly and indirectly for over 2,50,000 business units.


National Securities Depository Limited

NSDL, the first and largest depository in India, established in August 1996 and promoted by institutions of national stature responsible for economic development of the country has since established a national infrastructure of international standards that handles most of the securities held and settled in dematerialised form in the Indian capital market.


Reserve Bank of India

India's Central Bank.


Law Commision of India

Law Reform has been a continuing process particularly during the last 300 years or more in Indian history. Since the third decade of the nineteenth century, Law Commissions were constituted by the Government from time to time and were empowered to recommend legislative reforms with a view to clarify, consolidate and codify particular branches of law where the Government felt the necessity for it. The Indian Code of Civil Procedure, the Indian Contract Act, Indian Evidence Act, Transfer of Property Act, etc. are products of the labour of the first four Law Commissions.


Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

Over the years, the Central Bureau of Investigation has emerged as a premier investigating agency of the country which enjoys the trust of the people, Parliament, Judiciary and the Government. In the last 65 years, the organisation has evolved from an anti corruption agency to a multi faceted, multi disciplinary central police – law enforcement agency with capability, credibility and legal mandate to investigate and prosecute offences anywhere in India.


Ministry of Law and Justice

Ministry of Law and Justice is the oldest limb of the Government of India dating back to 1833 when the Charter Act 1833 enacted by the British Parliament.


Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation

The Ministry’s vision is to be recognised as an efficient apex organisation for timely disseminating reliable and credible statistics consistent with international standards to all users, and ensuring efficient use of national resources through effective monitoring of programmes and projects.


National Stock Exchange (NSE), India

The National Stock Exchange of India Limited has genesis in the report of the High Powered Study Group on Establishment of New Stock Exchanges, which recommended promotion of a National Stock Exchange by financial institutions (FIs) to provide access to investors from all across the country on an equal footing. Based on the recommendations, NSE was promoted by leading Financial Institutions at the behest of the Government of India and was incorporated in November 1992 as a tax-paying company unlike other stock exchanges in the country.


Income Tax
National Website of the Income Tax Department of India

Welcome to the site of Income Tax Department, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.


ITR Filing

This site has been set up as a part of the e-governance action plan of the Income Tax Department. The following web enabled services are available on this site: 1. Electronic filing of Income tax return and Fringe Benefit tax return. 2. Know your PAN-Enables a tax payer to ascertain his PAN. 3. Bulk PAN Query-Enables registered institutions to query PAN in batch mode 4. Download of ITNS 280 & 281 Challans with pre-printed PAN/TAN. 5. Registration of e-Return Intermediaries. 6. Refund Status query.


Supreme Court of India

For constitution, jurisdiction, Indian courts, judgements, daily orders, case status, court news.


Supreme Court Case Law

A unique site providing you judgments of the Supreme Court of India, online, whether reportable or non-reportable.


Tax Information Network

Tax Information Network (TIN), a repository of nationwide tax related information, has been established by National Securities Depository Limited on behalf of Income Tax Department of India (ITD).


Income Tax Appelate Tribunal

ITAT is an independent forum with Ministry of Law, Govt. of India, constituted by a combination of experts in Accountancy and law for quick, easy and inexpensive determination of Direct Tax disputes. All its decisions are final-on facts or law subject to an appeal to High Court on a substantial question of law.


Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL)

CDSL was set up with the objective of providing convenient, dependable and secure depository services at affordable cost to all market participants.


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Professional bodies
IIM Calcutta

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November. Over the years, IIMC has grown into a mature institution with global reputation, imparting high quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalising Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities.


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body established under the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 for the regulation of the profession of Chartered Accountants in India.


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Knowledge Portal

This site has been designed to provide members with all the information that they need to enrich their own practice and provide value added servicers to their clients. The site has been developed with a view to provide timely and necessary information on practice development and professional opportunities to the members.


CA Examinations Result

Check Results and Merit List of Professional Competence Examination, Professional Examination I, Professional Examination II and Final.


Bombay Chartered Accountants' Society

Bombay Chartered Accountants' Society (BCAS) was established to cater the needs of its members as well as the tax paying public in general. It provides courses for self-development for its members and CA students. BCAS makes representations to various authorities including Ministry of Finance, Government of India, Ministry of Company Affairs, etc on different laws as well as on procedural issues. Apart from a large number of seminars, workshops, lecture meetings, BCAS runs clinics for solving problems of non-profit making organisations, for guiding people on Right to Information Act.


Chartered Accountants in India

Log on for news headlines, new forms, latest circulars, notifications, acts and rules of various laws including Income tax, Wealth tax, Company law, etc .


The Chamber of Tax Consultants

It is one of the oldest voluntary non-profit making organisation formed with the object of educating and updating its members on the Direct Tax Laws. The CITC regularly organises Workshops, Seminars, Lecture Meetings, Study Circle Meetings, Study Group Meetings, Education Courses, Outstation Conferences, etc. for the benefit of member professionals.


IIM Bangalore

The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore was established in 1973. Building on the base of its highly accomplished faculty and motivated student body, IIMB has evolved into a premier centre for management education and research. The flagship Postgraduate Programme in Management (PGP) and Fellow (Doctoral) Programme in Management (FPM) are very highly rated and IIMB alumni occupy senior managerial and academic positions across the globe.


Service Tax
Service Tax in India

An Overview of Service Tax in India.


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