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Monday, July 23, 2001





Tackling the tech challenge
Yezdi H. Malegam on how accountants will have to surmount the technology hurdle.

Stopwatch technique
Vikas Arya, who got the third rank in the May 2001 CA (Final) exam, on his method of study

Information Technology
Break the bug wall
WITH the growing complexity of software and the associated climb in bug rates, it is becoming increasingly necessary for programmers to produce bug-free code much earlier in the development cycle, before the code is first sent to testing. The key to writ ing bug-free code is to become more aware of how bugs come about. Programmers can cultivate this awareness by asking themselves two simple questions about every bug they encounter. ``How could I have prevented this bug?'' and ``How could I have automatic ally detected this bug?''

Amalgamation and AA
I AM a student of taxation. Under Chapter XX-C, a transfer of immovable property has to be routed through the Appropriate Authority (AA). My question is on amalgamation, that is, whether the amalgamating company has to notify the AA in the prescribed for m 37-I.

Lottery worries
I WON a Kerala State lottery for Rs 2,00,000, from which, tax was deducted at source. I made an investment of Rs 50,000 in National Savings Certificates in that previous year itself.

Self-assessment tax
IS A return of income defective under the I-T Act just because self-assessment tax is not paid on or before furnishing the return?

Vanishing in progress
I AM a shareholder of a company but I have not till date received dividend or statement of account from the company. Whom should I approach?

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