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NPS – Maturity, Partial Withdrawal & Early Exit Rules [updated April 2018]

NPS: Maturity, Partial Withdrawal and Early Exit Rules The government wants NPS (National Pension Scheme) to be the preferred investment vehicle for pension planning for majority of its citizens. Unfortunately as it happens with most of Government plans, NPS too has flaws which are holding investors back. To encourage investment in NPS, PFRDA (Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority) which regulates it have made […] Continue reading →

Voluntary Provident Fund – A Good Tax Saving Retirement Option!

VPF - A Good Tax Saving Retirement Option Retirement planning is one of the most important financial goals in life of a person. Most of us have heard about Employee Provident Fund (EPF) and (Public Provident Fund) PPF for building retirement corpus but do you know how can you leverage Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF) to add zing to your corpus? What is Voluntary […] Continue reading →

Budget 2018: How Standard Deduction would lower tax outgo for Salaried and Pensioners?

Standard Deduction for Salaried and Pensioners Budget 2018 though did not change the broad tax slabs but made some changes in the tax exemptions. One of them was reintroduction of Standard Deduction for salaried and pensioners. From FY 2018-19 (AY 2019-20) all salaried and pensioners would be eligible for standard deduction of Rs 40,000. However, as they say devil lies in […] Continue reading →

How to Save Income Tax for Salaried and Professionals for FY 2018-19?

How to Save Income Tax for Salaried and Professionals for FY 2018-19 We are releasing the eBook on Tax Planning which tells you how to save income tax for FY 2017-18 (AY 2018-19) for both Salaried and Professionals. This is a short 43 slide power point presentation (in pdf) which covers all the tax saving sections and investments applicable for tax payers. But before that lets look […] Continue reading →

Highest Tax Saving Bank Fixed Deposit Rates U/S 80C – April 2018

Highest Tax Saving Bank Fixed Deposit Rates – 80C – April 2018 Tax Saving Fixed Deposits one of the most popular way to save taxes u/s 80C of income tax. These are like normal Fixed Deposit with banks but is labeled as “Tax Saving FD” while making the deposit. Why you Should Invest? Convenient to invest. ICICI Bank, SBI, HDFC Bank, etc offers online facility for Tax […] Continue reading →

Section 80TTB: Senior Citizens can Save Tax on their Interest Income

Section 80TTB - Tax Exemption for Senior Citizens on Interest Income Budget 2018 along with many changes to tax laws also introduced a new Section 80TTB. According to this Senior citizen can claim tax exemption up to Rs 50,000 on interest income from bank/ post office fixed deposit, recurring deposit or savings account.Also, if a senior citizen opts to take advantage of Section 80TTB, he cannot […] Continue reading →