Hima Bindu Kota

Hima Bindu Kota

Taxing the new-age digital companies

Taxing the new-age digital companies

Thursday, 16 September 2021 | Hima Bindu Kota

Foreign digital companies sell goods in India but do not pay taxes as they are not physically present in the country and that is a key concern Digital technology has not only changed the way the world works, it has also made inroads into the country’s taxation system. For years, any company...

Need to grasp SME capital budgeting

Need to grasp SME capital budgeting

Saturday, 01 May 2021 | Hima Bindu Kota

Conducive policies have to be framed not only to provide funds to small firms but also to help them in the management of cash resources The lifeline of any business is finance. The allocation and usage of funds — technically known as capital budgeting — is one of the most important...

Plan for golden sunset years

Plan for golden sunset years

Thursday, 22 April 2021 | Hima Bindu Kota

The quality of post-retirement life depends on the  pre-retirement decisions taken by an individual Many individuals do not give adequate attention to proper retirement planning, which leaves them with either no funds post-retirement or with a very less amount that is insufficient to meet their daily needs and give them...

Meticulously tweak  corporate governance

Meticulously tweak corporate governance

Friday, 09 April 2021 | Hima Bindu Kota

The regulators and policy-makers have to develop rules and regulations to give more teeth to independent non-executive directors in Indian firms Clichéd though it sounds, financial scandals the world over highlight the ever-growing importance of corporate governance. In the backdrop of future scandals, the focus will be on governance issues —...

Promoting entrepreneurship among staff will benefit firms

Promoting entrepreneurship among staff will benefit firms

Thursday, 01 April 2021 | Hima Bindu Kota

An organisation that is able to create a positive internal ecosystem of an intrapreneurial workforce is able to grow and sustain itself in the long run It is very difficult to tie down the adventurous spirit of entrepreneurs and anchor them to jobs. According to a 2018 report by Babson College,...

A strong audit committee  vital for good governance

A strong audit committee vital for good governance

Thursday, 25 March 2021 | Hima Bindu Kota

The members have to be alert to any window dressing in accounting and, if need be, they should side with the auditors against the directors of the firm to protect the shareholders The world over, a number of frauds in business have forced regulators to tighten corporate governance mechanisms to avoid...

Ways to assess the value of start-ups abound

Ways to assess the value of start-ups abound

Saturday, 06 March 2021 | Hima Bindu Kota

However, it is important that a venture capitalist or an angel investor also delves into the importance of human capital The number of entrepreneurs increased manifold last year, making India a global start-up hub. The start-up story in India has seen a very encouraging growth with a vibrant ecosystem of incubators and...

Little cheer for small investors

Little cheer for small investors

Wednesday, 03 February 2021 | Hima Bindu Kota

Though a few good measures have been announced, overall, the Budget has been found wanting Stock markets, both the Sensex and the Nifty, closed lower  at 39,735 points and 11,644 points respectively after Finance Minister (FM) Nirmala Sitharaman presented her Budget on Monday. Although the FM proposed several and diverse measures...

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Mu-tation worry

19 September 2021 | SUPRIYA RAMESH | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘TO be An actor One has to be brave’

19 September 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

A noe bolt idea

19 September 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Bollt World

19 September 2021 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Masterstroke

19 September 2021 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

NatureTalk

19 September 2021 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer