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Applicability of Cost Audit Report and Cost Compliance Report

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) in 2011 mandated the filing of cost audit and cost compliance reports. However, since then, new requirements have been introduced, which led to changes in the applicability of these reports, such as filing these reports in machine-readable XBRL format, paying fees to appoint a cost auditor, and more.

Cost Audit Report and Cost Compliance Report Mandate

With these changes, many questions and concerns arise regarding the exact nature of criteria that companies must fulfill to determine if they should file either Cost Compliance Report or Cost Audit Report or both with the MCA.

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When to file the cost audit report?

These reports should be filed in XBRL format to the MCA within 180 days of year closing.

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