Respected seniors and dear professional colleagues,
Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, as long as ever you can.
The Chartered Accountants' Association Ahmedabad (CAA) was established as a voluntary organization on 15th December, 1950. CAA in its journey, completing 66 years, has achieved the recognition as an esteemed voluntary body of professionals due to the untiring efforts of all the Past Presidents, Office Bearers & the Executive Committee Members and Chairmen/Conveners/Members of all the sub-committees.
All the Past Presidents in these 66 years have been the torch bearers for the Association whose vision, mission and goal was to serve the members of the Association and in turn the Profession of Chartered Accountancy.
GST class room study- 8 study lectures on GST covering various topics was arranged to have a preliminary knowledge of the new law coming and I am please to share that members attended in large with their active participation. In the days to come, the Association will be coming up with yet another such series on GST. The members will be informed as soon as the dates and speakers are finalized.
As part of sports activity, a CRICKET match was arranged on 10th of December, 2016. Two matches were played, President XI vs. Secretary XI and second, Vice-president XI vs. Secretary XI. As many as 40 members participated including very senior members. This sports activity of the Association is a wonderful medium of fellowship where a young member of 25 plays along with a senior member of 65. My compliments to all members who participated.
The government has come with the Income Tax Amendment Bill after demonetization. To have an overview and better understanding, we have arranged 4th Brain Trust Meeting on "Demonetization vis-à-vis Bill proposing Amendments in the Income Tax Act" by CA. Jayesh C. Sharedalal on 14th December at 04.45 p.m. at ATMA Hall.
The International Study tour is to be held from 5th January, 2017 to 13th January, 2017 at “Magical Thailand-Krabi (2N), Phuket (3N) and Bangkok (2N). I thank members for the over whelming response.
Frank Outlaw aptly put it : “Watch your thoughts; they become your words. Watch your words; they become your actions. Watch your actions; they become your habits. Watch your habits; they become your character. Watch your character for it will become your destiny.
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CA Raju C. Shah