Income Tax Return (ITR) Filing

Be it startups or salaried persons, most people are faced with certain challenges when it comes to managing taxes. Most of us know the basics of it but only a few of us are actually conscious about the nitty-gritties and the best practices.

As a consequence, there is a common misconception among taxpayers that once TDS or advance tax has been paid, the filing of returns is not a very important exercise. However, it is essential to know, you have an unfinished job at hand until you have filed your tax returns. It is in fact our constitutional obligation to file returns at a stipulated time of the year. Continue reading “Income Tax Return (ITR) Filing”

Basic difference between trademark, copyright and patent

Intellectual property is a vast and complex term. Many a time people are confused or have incorrectly used the terms used in intellectual property law. They have spoken of “copyrighting” an idea or even “patenting” a book! To understand these terms, it is essential to know what is Intellectual Property and what all does it entail. Continue reading “Basic difference between trademark, copyright and patent”

How to start a US company from India

The United States is still one of the biggest markets as well as an investor’s heaven, for any business. A product becomes more appealing to the people when it has a US branding on it. Great companies can be built anywhere, selling apps and products to customers living anywhere. Incorporating enhances your credibility as a company. Building base in the US is a mammoth task. This article will give you the basics of starting a US company from India. Continue reading “How to start a US company from India”

Valuation of a Company – Discounted Cash Flow Method

How to derive valuation of your company or startup after detailed analysis and projections? How do investors determine which stock to put their money on?

When it comes to determining the absolute value of a company, discounted cash flow (DCF) gives you the answer. In simple terms, DCF tries to work out the present-day value of a company, based on future projections of cash available to the investors. Continue reading “Valuation of a Company – Discounted Cash Flow Method”