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Foreign Contribution Regulation Act Referencer

About the Author


R.S. Kadakia, B.Com, FCA, was a partner in M/s S. R. Batliboi & Associates, a member firm of Ernst & Young Global. He has written a number of books, including the following:
  • 'The Law and Practice of Tax Treaties: An Indian Perspective' (2008) published by CCH
  • 'Amalgamation of Companies’ (1994) published byTaxmann
  • 'Master Guide to Income-tax Act' (from 1991 to 2012) published by Taxmann

He was actively involved in conceptualising and creating FCRAR. He is in charge of updation of the product.

He has been assisted by Aditya Bhatt, BLS LLB.


What it is


  • The Referencer is a first of its kind, comprehensive an online guide on implications of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010 (FCRA) on a charitable institution;
  • It contains checklists for various procedures like annual filings, etc. with draft resolutions.
  • The Referencer is purely Q&A based.
  • Each question contains ‘brief response’ and ‘full response’.


Benefits / Features


  • Facility to get response to a legal query if not found in the referencer.
  • Answers to more than 300 questions with links to the Act, Rules, FAQs by Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • Fast search results.
  • Option to open multiple questions at the same time.
  • Easy one-click print / download option.
  • Accessible through all browsers and mobile enabled.
  • Simple, step-by-step procedures / checklists for various compliance requirements under FCRA.










Who may use


  • • Accountants of charitable institutions, including chambers of commerce, trade associations, religious trusts.
  • • Trustees of charitable institutions.
  • • Professionals