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JSW Holdings

BSE: 532642|NSE: JSWHL|ISIN: INE824G01012|SECTOR: Finance - Investments
Dec 09, 16:00
22.8 (0.99%)
Dec 09, 15:49
30.05 (1.31%)
Mar 17
Accounting Policy Year : Mar '18

(a) Basis of Accounting

(i) The financial statements of the Company have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (Indian GAAP) to comply with the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 read with amendment rules and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 (“the 2013 Act”). The accounting policies adopted in the preparation of the financial statements are consistent with those followed in the previous year.

(ii) The Company follows mercantile system of accounting and recognizes Income & Expenditure on accrual basis to the extent it is probable that economic benefits will flow to the Company and revenue can be reliably measured, and those with significant uncertainties and in accordance with the applicable accounting standards.The dividend, is accounted when the right to receive the same is established.

(b) Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with Indian GAAP requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent liabilities on the date of financial statements and reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the year. Actual results could differ from these estimates and differences between actual results and estimates are recognized in the periods in which the results are known / materialize.

(c) Property, Plant & Equipment and its Depreciation:

Fixed assets are stated at their cost of acquisition, including any cost attributable for bringing the assets to its working conditions for its intended use, less accumulated depreciation.

Depreciation in respect of assets is charged based on the useful life of the assets as prescribed in Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013 on written down value basis. The appropriate depreciation rates to be applied on plant and machinery, are identified on the basis of technical assessment made by the Company. Depreciation on additions to fixed assets is provided on pro-rata basis from the date of acquisition.

Depreciation on assets up to Rs.25,000 is fully provided in the year of acquisition only.

(d) Investments

Long term Investments are stated at cost. In case, there is a diminution in the value of investments other than temporary, a provision for the same is made in the accounts.

(e) Employee Benefits

(i) Provident Fund is a defined contribution scheme and the contributions are charged to the Statement of Profit & Loss of the year when the contributions to the respective funds are due.

(ii) Gratuity liability is a defined benefit obligation and are provided for on the basis of an actuarial valuation as per Accounting Standard (AS) - 15 (Revised) made at the end of each financial year based on the projected unit credit method.

(iii) Long term compensated absences are provided for based on actuarial valuation.

(iv) Actuarial gains/losses are immediately taken to the Statement of Profit and Loss and are not deferred.

(f) Earnings per share

The Company reports basic and diluted Earnings Per Share (EPS) in accordance with Accounting Standard (AS) - 20 on “Earnings per Share”. Basic EPS is computed by dividing the net profit or loss after tax for the year by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year. Diluted EPS is computed by dividing the net profit or loss after loss for the year by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year as adjusted for the effects of all dilutive potential equity shares, except where the results are anti-dilutive.

(g) Taxes on Income

Current tax is determined as the amount of tax payable in respect of taxable income for the year in accordance with the Income Tax Act, 1961.

The deferred tax for timing differences between the book and tax profits for the year is accounted for, using the tax rates and laws that have been substantively enacted as of the Balance Sheet date. Deferred tax assets arising from timing differences are recognized to the extent there is a reasonable certainty that this would be realized in future.

(h) Provisions and Contingent Liabilities

The Company creates a provision when there is a present obligation as a result of a past event that probably requires an outflow of resources and a reliable estimate can be made of the amount of the obligation.

A disclosure for a contingent liability is made when there is a possible obligation or a present obligation that may, but probably will not, require outflow of resources. When there is a possible obligation or present obligation in respect of which the likelihood of outflow of resources is remote, no provision or disclosure is made.

(i) Stock Based Compensation

The compensation cost of stock options granted to employees is calculated using the fair value of the stock options. The compensation expense is amortized uniformly over the vesting period of the option.

Source : Dion Global Solutions Limited
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