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RBI Rate Cut Impact: Rush for Fixed Deposit and wait for your Loan

Reserve Bank of India - RBI Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its monetary policy presented on January 29, 2013 cut repo rate and cash reserve ratio by 25 basis points each. Repo rate, the rate at which banks borrow from the central bank, has been slashed to 7.75%; and the cash reserve ratio, the portion of bank deposits the banks […] Continue reading →

IRFC Tax Free Bonds – Jan 2013 – Review

IRFC Tax Free Bonds - Jan 2013 - Review After Rural Electrification Corporation (REC), Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and India Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL), Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) Tax Free bonds, another Government-controlled company – Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC), is issuing tax-free bonds between January 21 and January 29, 2013. [note color=”#ffc600″]Update: The date for IRFC Tax free bonds have been extended till February 8, 2013[/note] IRFC Tax Free […] Continue reading →

HUDCO Tax Free Bonds – Jan 2013 – Review

HUDCO Tax Free Bonds - Jan 2013 - Review After Rural Electrification Corporation (REC), Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and India Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL) Tax Free bonds, another Government-controlled company – Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO), is issuing tax-free bonds between January 9 and January 22, 2013. HUDCO Tax Free Bonds – Significant Points: Offer Period: January 9 – January 22, 2013 (the offer can be pre-closed […] Continue reading →

IIFCL Tax Free Bonds – Dec 2012 – Review

IIFCL Tax Free Bonds - Dec 2012 - Review After Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) and Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Tax Free bonds, India Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL), another Government-controlled company, is issuing tax-free bonds between December 26 and January 11. IIFCL Tax Free Bonds – Significant Points: Offer Period: December 26, 2012 – January 11, 2013 (the offer can be pre-closed on full subscription) […] Continue reading →

Tax Treatment of Various Financial Instruments

Tax Treatment for Various Financial Assets Taxation on your investment is as important as the return on Investment. All financial instruments go through three stages Investment Earning Withdrawal The tax rules vary across the above three phases. This post would tell you how different financial Instruments are taxed in these three phases and what would be its impact on you. Based on […] Continue reading →