RSM India

Manufacturing

Our service offerings for the Manufacturing industry

India is fast emerging as a global manufacturing hub, with all the requisite skills in product, process and capital engineering on account of its long manufacturing history and continuous upgradation of its higher education system. The Make in India initiative of the Indian government has further aided the growth of this industry with the Government receiving investment proposals of over US$ 16.56 bn in the recent past through this initiative.

India's cheap, skilled manpower is attracting a number of companies, spanning diverse industries, making India a global manufacturing powerhouse. India with its vast design skills has attracted a lot of outsourcing technological orders.

India's manufacturing sector is expected to touch US$ 1 trillion by 2025 and reach about 30 per cent of the country’s GDP.

Opportunities and Challenges:

The manufacturing sector is large and diverse, but most sector players face similar risks – increased costs for oil, natural gas, steel and copper are squeezing margins, unless offset by pricing and surcharge increases. Since clients are reluctant to invest in new equipments, the aftermarket service gains greater significance. To strengthen core product lines or widen geographical reach, companies are seeking acquisition targets, while others are looking to divest underperforming units. State and central taxes, often managed across multiple locations, are increasingly complex and under continuous review. Calls for corporate governance and accountability have driven new regulations around internal controls and management certifications. Further, manufacturing companies always strive to figure out how to get the most out of their Information Technology and Human Resource Capital Investments.

While the challenges are many, the industry also offers significant growth opportunities considering the future outlook.

How we can help:

We at RSM provide a wide range of services to the various large Indian groups, multi-national companies and SME players across various verticals including petrochemicals, textile, engineering, metals, industrial equipments and chemicals. The key services offered by RSM to the manufacturing sector include:

  • Internal and management audits (including compliance audits)
  • Enterprise risk management
  • Internal control framework – designing and testing of controls
  • International and Indian tax
  • Techno-commercial concurrent audits
  • Corporate advisory and structuring covering Tax / Foreign Exchange regulations, Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements (DTAA) regulations, etc.
  • Advisory & assistance in outbound and inbound Foreign Direct Investments from and into India, formation / re-structuring of Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions, etc.
  • Operations consulting covering ISO, Six Sigma, TQM, lean management systems, JIT approach, Inventory management tools, etc.
  • Preparation of Standard Operations Manuals (SOPs) defining pre-agreed systems and procedures, etc. and assisting in their implementation.
  • Financial process outsourcing
  • Company law compliance
  • Assistance in preparing commercial documentation
  • Executive search and HR solutions

Advantage RSM:

  • RSM in India is consistently ranked amongst India’s top six accounting and consulting groups and globally RSM is the seventh largest audit, tax and consulting network
  • Extensive experience in advisory, taxation and accounting matters across various sectors. Our clients include:
    • One of the largest private sector manufacturer in India
    • One of the largest non-ferrous metals company in India
    • One of the largest luggage brands across Asia
    • One of the largest branded toy manufacturers in India
    • One of the largest terry towel producers in Asia
    • One of the largest SAW Pipes companies in Asia
    • One of the largest central air-conditioning and commercial refrigeration companies in India
  • Use of technical experts – civil, mechanical and electrical engineers
  • Use of Risk Based Audit (RBA) as well as Transaction Based Audit (TBA) approaches
  • Multi-disciplinary team of professionals comprising of Chartered Accountants, Management Graduates, Engineers, Company Secretaries, CISA / DISA, Cost Accountants and Law graduates

 

Ind AS – Applicability & Sector-wise Analysis

10 February 2017
Financial year 2016-17 has been a year of monumental change in the financial reporting landscape in India. From 1 April 2016, Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS), converged with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is new accounting norm for listed and unlisted companies with net worth in excess of Rs. 500 crores (phase I).

Newsflash - Rationalization of MAT provisions under Ind AS, in lines with CBDT committee recommendations, with certain changes

8 February 2017
With the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) notifying (Indian Accounting Standards) Ind AS implementation in a phased manner from financial years commencing on or after 1 April 2016, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) set up Accounting Standards Committee in June 2015 with a direction to suggest framework for Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) in view of transition

Newsflash - Clarifications on the Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana 2016

20 January 2017
The Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016 (Scheme) provides an opportunity to persons having undisclosed income in the form of cash or deposit in an account maintained with a specified entity to declare such income and pay tax, surcharge and  penalty totaling in all to 49.9 per cent.

Newsflash - Changes to Accounting Standards under Indian GAAP - Effective FY 2016-17 onwards

20 January 2017
The MCA vide notification dated 30 March 2016 issued the Companies (Accounting Standards) Amendment Rules, 2016 , amending the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 for companies following Indian GAAP accounting standards. These changes are relevant for companies that will prepare financial statements for FY 2016-17 under Indian GAAP.

Newsflash - Key changes in the new protocol to amend India-Singapore tax treaty

5 January 2017
With the revision to the India-Mauritius tax treaty to phase out capital gains tax exemption, it was only a matter of time before the Government turned its attention to the India- Singapore tax treaty. On 30th December 2016, India and Singapore signed a Third Protocol to amend their bilateral tax treaty. Two changes which stand out are:

Newsflash - Clarifications on Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016

29 December 2016
The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016, (‘Scheme’)  which provides an opportunity for dispute settlement, can be availed up to 31st December, 2016.  The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)  issued its first set of clarification with regards to the Scheme on 12 September 2016 ( vide Circular no. 33 of 2016)

Newsflash - Clarifications on Indirect Transfer of Capital Asset under the Income-tax Act, 1961

29 December 2016
Under Section 9 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the IT Act), income arising from indirect transfer of assets situated in India is deemed to accrue or arise in India.

Newsflash - Income Tax - SC decision - Stage of deduction of sec10A would be while computing the gross total income of the eligible undertaking

23 December 2016
The Supreme Court (SC) has finally cleared the air about the true effect of the    provisions of section 10A of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Earlier there was a lot of  confusion as to whether amended section 10A is a deduction section or an exemption  section.

Newsflash - Key Aspects of Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana 2016

23 December 2016
Post demonetization of the currency on 8 November 2016, a scheme namely, ‘Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016’ (‘the Scheme) was introduced by the Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Act, 2016 which came into force on 15 December, 2016.

Newsflash: Ind AS Transition Facilitation Group (ITFG) issues Clarifications – Bulletin 6

6 December 2016
We summarise the ICAI’s ITFG clarifications on Ind AS applicability Ind AS Transition Facilitation Group (ITFG) formed by ICAI has issued Bulletin 6 that provides the following clarifications on Ind AS applicability:

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