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Should you Invest Rs 50,000 in NPS to Save Tax u/s 80CCD (1B)?

Invest in NPS to Save Tax Budget 2015 had introduced a new section 80CCD (1B) which gives deduction up to Rs 50,000 for investment in NPS (National Pension Scheme) Tier 1 account This new deduction can help you save tax up to Rs 15,600 in case you are in the 30% tax slab. The question is should you take advantage of this […] 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 2018-19 (AY 2019-20) 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 →

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 →

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 →

Senior Citizens’ Savings Scheme: Excellent Investment for Tax Saving & Regular Income

Senior Citizens Savings Scheme for Regualr Income and Tax Saving Senior Citizens’ Savings Scheme (SCSS) is one of the best fixed deposit schemes for Retired Senior Citizens as its safe (backed by Government of India), has assured quarterly payments, gives tax benefit and easy to handle. This post provides details of rules and regulations for SCSS. Who can open SCSS? As the name states, anyone […] Continue reading →

Submitting Income Tax Proof to Employer – Guidelines, Dos & Don’ts

Submit Tax Proof to Employer - Guidelines, Dos & Don’ts It’s time of the year when everyone including your employer is worried about your taxes. Most people would have received mail from their Accounts department about “submission of proofs for investments done to claim income tax exemption”. In case you have not, it might be on its way. This post helps you understand why salaried […] Continue reading →