Highlights of Government Relief package to combat impact of COVID-19 lockdown

The Finance Minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman, announced a financial relief package of Rs 1.70 Lakh Crores on 26th March 2020. The packaged focused on poor, daily wage earners, unorganized sector workers etc. who will be …

Companies and LLPs are directed to declare readiness to tackle COVID-19 on Web form CAR-2020

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued an advisory on its webpage to take preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 and has advised companies and LLPs to implement work from home policy to …

The Department of Consumer Affairs have declared mask and hand sanitizers as essential commodities up to 30th June 2020

Centre as well as state to regulate the production, quality, distributions, and logistics of masks (2ply & 3ply surgical masks, N95 masks) and hand sanitizers for the purpose of COVID 19 Management.

MCA provides new companies incorporated through SPICe+ relaxation in filing EPFO/ESI returns

New companies incorporated through SPICe+ and thereby have obtained EPFO/ESI numbers will have to file statutory returns only when they cross thresholds prescribed under the relevant Acts.

Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act Comes Into Force

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 has come into force on 10 January 2020. The Act intends to protect persons of transgender identity from discrimination. The Act is made enforceable against all establishments, …