personal finance News

Taxman's missive makeover: Politeness is the new mantra for the Income Tax department

It has also been decided to make Income Tax offices across the country more welcoming. (Reuters)

Income Tax Dept's decision to sound more polite in its communications to taxpayers...

Taxman targets 60% cut in cases stuck in appealsColumn: Making taxman solution-oriented
Reasons why personal loan applications find the bin
Personal loan is not only one of the most common forms of borrowing for many individuals, it is also...

Reboot your portfolio

Fixed maturity plans (FMPs) of less than three years will no longer have an edge over bank fixed dep...

Proceeds from sale of house held for over 3 years treated as long-term capital gain

Under section 80C, the borrower can claim deduction against home loan principal repayment subject to...

Virus stealing debit, credit card info prowling online portals

The virus, of the deadly Trojan/Botnet family, is prowling in the domestic online media and has been...

Many happy returns

E-filing of income-tax returns is increasing across categories and the growth is significant in case...
Ads by Google
EPFO may exclude new recruits earning from pension cover
New recruits starting with a basic salary of over Rs 15,000 per month may be denied pension...
Income Tax: 7 top points for e-filing of I-T returns
E-filing of Income-Tax returns is not only convenient, but also ensures timely refunds. A step-by-st...
Tax benefits you should be aware of when taking a home loan
Everybody wants to have a home of his own. Most buyers, especially young salaried employees, depend ...
Managing money both an art and a science
One earns money through salary/enterprise/businessconsultancy or even from investments and inheritan...
Debt MFs lose sheen after tax-arbitrage benefit removed
The Budget provision relating to taxing of long-term capital gains on sale of debt mutual fund units...
EPFO asks staff to take steps to enforce min pension, wage cap
Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field staff to take steps for enforcing government's decisio...
Firms with 10 or more employees may come under EPF Act
The number of employees to be benefited from this proposal has not been worked out," the minster inf...
EPFO raises concerns on new PF investment norms
The EPFO will be most impacted by the new norms that are likely to come into effect from April 1, 20...
Income tax returns: PAN’s the way to ‘cheque’ refund status
Many taxpayers must have filed their annual income tax returns and some are counting on the refunds.
Small savings: Small steps, big gains
Increasing the Public Provident Fund limit will help risk-averse investors create a long-term corpus
FMPs will still offer a slightly higher return than fix deposits: Arvind Sethi
The Budget doubled the tax on debt funds and raised the holding period from one to three for getting...
Risk perception a crucial factor in portfolio selection
Creating an optimal portfolio is an important objective for any investor.
Premium lapses
The last five years have been very challenging for life insurance companies, with premiums declining...
EPFO settled 37.41 lakh claims till July 15 this fiscal
The allotment of UAN would link all employments of the EPF members thus facilitating portability.
Property investments: A 7-point checklist
Whether you are buying property for personal use or investment, here's a ready checklist for you to ...
Kotak Life Insurance launches assured income accelerator that factors in cost of living
Offers increasing guaranteed income; tax benefit on premiums paid under Sec 80C and tax free guarant...
Real estate firm asked to pay Rs 25L for harassing buyer
We have considered the rival submissions and find in a text book case of harassment of innocent cons...
Husband is bound to give maintenance to separated wife: Supreme Court
The bench said social status be also considered while fixing amount of maintenance.
Continued: 1 | 2 | 3 | »