Lessons learnt from income tax and central excise audits

An unexpected notice on income tax and central excise audits The partnership firm that I run with my husband has been scrutinized by the Income Tax and Central Excise departments in the last couple of years. Our firm provides consulting services in engineering and biotechnology to a plethora of clients – many of them international. […]

A cure for cancer. Or a mega-yacht…Hmm

You will hear a lot of exciting catch-phrases about biomedical research and drug discovery for cancer in the news in the next few days. President Obama is about to sign a “sweeping”, “breakthrough” “revolutionary” bill with the fancy name – “21st century cures”. It has money for increased medical research, addiction and mental health treatment, […]