At the outset I wish all of you a Happy and Prosperous Onam. As the festive occasion of onam is round the corner, and the atmosphere is filled with the spirit of mirth and love, hoping this festival of beauty brings your way, bright sparkles of contentment, that stay with you through the days ahead.
August was a happening month for the branch. We had organized a one day Information Technology Summit under the Digital Assurance Board Committee spear headed by CA Dayaniwas Sharma. The seminar was indeed and insight into where our profession is being headed. Digital Accounting and Assurance Board is making wide ranging efforts to ensure that expertise in all the dimensions of technology becomes an essential part of professional skill set of our members. The objective of this one day program was to give a brief introduction of these emerging technologies and their impact on the Chartered Accountancy Profession. I profusely thank all the members who turned up in large numbers for the event.
The Managing Committee also had the privilege of meeting CA.Dhiraj Kumar Khandelwal, Chairman, Committee on Public Finance and Accounting Standards for Local Bodies (CPF&ASLB) on 13th August, 2019. During his visit we had the opportunity to meet the top IAS officials of the state and have a one to one discussion on the implementation of accounting standards for the local
bodies in Kerala.
All of us will be gearing up for the hectic tax audit season ahead of us. The tax audit seminar is scheduled for September 16. Looking forward to see all of you there. Let us all gear up to undertake and complete the tax audit within the prescribed time frame. Being the guardians of financial probity, let us proactively work to keep up the trust bestowed in us by the Government and society.
Wish you a Happy and Prosperous Onam….
CA Roopesh R
Chairman, Thiruvananthapuram ICAI