Rs 3 lakh cash transactions limit set by Budget too high: Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia

Revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia said the Rs 3-lakh limit set by the Budget for cash transactions was “too high”, even though it may not be practical to lower it at this juncture.

Union Budget 2017 – income tax rates: Here’s what the new 10% surcharge will cost the super-rich

Post the demonetisation phase, the union budget expectations had soared high. The budget to some extent matched the desire of a common man, but it is likely to impact rich taxpayers negatively with th

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Payment goes digital: How SMEs now have a global advantage

India is expected to have close to 10 million online sellers by the end of 2020, with a potential value of $700 billion, according to a Walmart study.

Long-term capital gains tax to target ‘khoka’ companies, says government

Allaying investor fears over levy of long-term capital gains tax on share transfer in unlisted companies, the government today said the move is only to target 'khoka' companies and 'genuine investment

Conversion of preference shares into equity exempted from tax

In a big relief to private equity and venture capital firms who prefer buying convertible preference share, the government has exempted conversion of preference shares into equity from capital gain ta

Union Budget 2017: 5 charts that show how your tax outgo will be impacted

We take a look at 5 charts that explain how your tax outgo will change post Narendra Modi government's Union Budget 2017:

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Union Budget 2017: Insurance industry hails decision to hike coverage under PMFBY

The general insurance industry today hailed the Union Budget and welcomed the government's decision to increase the coverage under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana from 30 per cent to 40 per cent

Union Budget 2017: How individual tax payers lost

There were a lot of measures announced for the economy as a whole and some of the key budget income tax proposals for individuals are set out below:

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Union Budget 2017: How FM Arun Jaitley has sought to award honest tax payers

From a personal tax front, the budget seems to be balanced providing relief to the low income level taxpayers.

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Union Budget 2017: Big cheer for taxpayers with income below Rs 5 lakh! Tax rate slashed to 5%

Union Budget 2017: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his speech announced that he will reduce the tax rate of individuals earning between Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to 5% from the current 10%.

How to distinguish between the good and the mediocre IPO

Initial Public Offerings have been a popular investment avenue. A number of companies have been able to generate listing gains as well as continue to show strong financial performance.

Union Budget 2017: What you should do on B-day to create wealth

As finance minister Arun Jaitley presents the Budget today, investors will be cautious, especially if he makes any changes in the capital gains structure.

Demonetisation: UPI, BHIM will be better options than e-wallets, says Federal Bank MD Shyam Srinivasan

Federal Bank managing director Shyam Srinivasan talks about how deposit growth post demonetisation has helped the bank and its peers in dealing with the decreasing cost of lending.

70 new general insurance products in FY17

In the current financial year, about 70 new products, including add-ons, have been launched in the general insurance segment, according to the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India.

RBI removes curbs on cash withdrawals: Three things to know

The Reserve Bank of India, through a notification on Monday, removed the restrictions it had imposed on cash withdrawals post the demonetisation of high-value notes.

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Looking to open a new firm? Here are some personal finance tips for start-ups

Stepping up to become an entrepreneur requires putting yourself onto a platform where you can take financial risks on your own to earn profits for your firm. It requires lots of courage and motivation

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Budget 2017: GAAR alert! Your salary and reimbursements may be under greater income tax scrutiny soon

Budget 2017: GAAR, or General Anti-Avoidance Rule, will kick in from April 1, 2017 and it may very well mean that your company will have to restructure your salary!

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Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India proposes outsourcing norms for insurers

In order to ensure that insurers follow prudent practices for management of risks arising out of outsourcing, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has proposed new norms.

Home loans: Here’s how you can get a head start; 4 power points

BUYING a home is a crucial decision for an individual and generating resources can be a daunting task. One option available to those aspiring to buy a property is a pre-approved home loan.

Budget 2017: Why FM Jaitley must introduce these 5 tax changes for individuals

Given the government’s initiatives to change the lives of the people for the better, one can expect new reforms/ proposals in the upcoming budget.

Budget 2017: What the upcoming GST reform means for the common man’s pocket

Budget 2017: The current approach and speculations around GST tax rates and its implementation date have left the common man worried.

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Stock markets: Are differential voting rights shares a good investment opportunity? Check it out

DIFFERENTIAL Voting Rights shares, popularly known as DVRs, are like ordinary equity shares, but with different voting rights. DVRs provide the shareholders fewer voting rights than that of ordinary e

Income tax returns: No tax benefits available in Kisan Vikas Patra

The interest earned on KVP is also taxable.

NPCI’s BHIM App hits Google Play Store with updated version: Here’s all you need to know

Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM), the common platform across the nation for making simple, easy and quick payment transactions using Unified Payments Interface (UPI), is now available on Google Play

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Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd (IBHFL) has entered into a strategic partnership with Paisabazaar. com, India’s leading online financial marketplace, to offer online home loans to consumers. Together

Shahrukh Khan’s Raees money lessons: Top tips that can turn you rich

What makes Shahrukh Khan one of the most versatile actors? He likes to do all kind of roles, that has showcased his entire range as an actor, and here comes his most awaited film - Raees. Shahrukh is

Having both group & personal health policies? Know which to use first for making a claim

Faced with rising healthcare costs as well as inadequacy of coverage provided by a single policy, a large number of people these days are opting for multiple health insurance policies. After all, why

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