There is a legal requirement as per Companies Act 2013 that

Every company should ,prepare Profit and loss and Balance Sheet as per following format


Format of Profit and Loss

Compulsory requirement of Schedule III Balance Sheet - Making Revised Schedule III Balance Sheet


Format of Balance Sheet

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This requirement is only for Companies (Private Limited and Limited Companies)

and not for Partnership/Proprietorship


  1. Accounts and Finance
  2. Step 4 Balance Sheet Finalization Procedure

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