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The ICAI provides guidance on provisions relating to depreciation under the Companies Act, 2013 
24 April 2015


On 10 April 2015, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has issued an application guide to address certain practical issues arising in the implementation of the Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013 (2013 Act) relating to depreciation of the assets. The application guide also provides examples for a better understanding of the Schedule II to the 2013 Act. As opposed to the Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956, the Schedule II to the 2013 Act brings along a number of changes in how Indian companies compute depreciation.


This issue of First Notes summarises the key aspects of the application guide issued by the ICAI. For the text of the application guide issued by the ICAI, please click here.


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