Tax breaks for home loan may increase in Budget 2017

In a bid to fulfill its dream of Housing for All by 2022 as well as to give a leg up to the ailing realty sector – which got further hit by demonetization – the government is likely to provide mor

CPSE ETF: Reliance Mutual Fund’s second tranche offers 5% discount

Reliance Mutual Fund’s second tranche of CPSE ETF offers 5% discount to all investors and has low expense ratio

How budget 2017 can ease pain of demonetisation via income tax sops

WHILE the administrative machinery of the government is in full force and working overtime to bring tax evaders to book, an important side effect of demonetisation which cannot be overlooked is some h

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Driven by demonetisation, Bitcoin hits $1000: Should Indians buy it?

Recently, while India was grappling with the aftermath of the demonetisation drive, Bitcoin’s exchange rate rose above USD 1000. The recent surge has reignited investor interest in this cryptocurren

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What are the remittance transfer rules and how to be in control of your money

The world is truly becoming a global village with concepts like foreign education, month-long vacations and immigrations becoming terms used in common parlance.

Want to calculate your income tax? Here’s how you can do that

If you think that calculating taxable income is a big thing, then you are wrong. It is simple. The only thing you need to know is about the deductions and exemptions you are claiming for and the relev

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Here’s how to open an Airtel Payments Bank account

Airtel has launched its Payments Bank recently. If you want to register yourself for Airtel's Payments Bank, you do not need to go anywhere or submit any kind of documents. It is a paperless approach,

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Income tax returns: Brokerage fees can’t be deducted from rental income

Section 24 provides two kinds of deductions, firstly, 30 % of the actual value and secondly, the interest payable on the capital borrowed for acquiring, construction, repair, etc., subject to the fulf

Insurance commission set to spike from April; get ready for greater attention from agents

FROM April, insurance agents will get higher commission for selling life and non-life insurance policies. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has issued a notification sett

Renting homes may be more beneficial than buying: Study

Renting a house may be financially more beneficial than owning one, according to a new research which claims that people often overlook the costs of building insurance and property maintenance when bu

Airtel launches Payments Bank nation-wide with some additional features

Contributing to the government’s vision of digital India, Airtel – with a wide network of 2.5 lakh banking points (Airtel retail stores) across 29 states – has started its Payments Bank nation-w

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What makes ELSS MF one of the best financial planning instruments

If being a young earner you don't know how to save income tax by the end of the financial year, then opt for ELSS funds and invest up to Rs.1.5 lakh.

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Start planning your taxes: Here are your insurance options

Several financial products are available in the market which cater to various risk appetites and investment objectives.

How to update your Aadhar Card details online

Aadhar Card Update Online Process: The Supreme Court has said that linkage of PAN with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing of Income Tax returns. With the income tax filing deadline approaching, a lot of

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Now you can make paperless LTA claims: Five things to know about it

Zeta, a Fintech startup offering smart employee benefits for tax saving under its Optima brand, has announced the launch of the first fully digital Leave Travel Allowance (LTA) solution. Known as the

Real Estate: Taking the ‘demon’ out of demonetisation

Demonetisation is the most-repeated word used by an entire nation in the current times. Since 8thNovember 2016, the day PM Modi announced this revolutionary step affecting India’s economy, demonetis

10 sure-shot ways to survive a job loss due to demonetization

The Modi government's demonetization drive may have been a bold move to curb 'black money' to some extent, but it is also likely to have significant adverse impact on the nation's GDP and the job mark

How to claim tax benefits on car provided by your employer

It is a common practice in MNCs and private limited companies to provide cars to their employees for discharging official duties. Above a pay-scale or grade of the employee, many companies provide a c

Here are 5 things to know about HRA exemption limits

Living away from your family in a rented house and paying rent every month gives you a feeling of why you are doing so, as 20%-30% of your salary is getting disposed of in paying the rent only. What i

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Two-wheeler, durables loans most hit by demonetisation: Cibil

Leading credit information company Transunion Cibil today said the demonetisation exercise has affected demand for two-wheelers and consumer durables loans the most.

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Tax saving through Post Office schemes: Here are 4 investment options for you

If you want to save tax without taking any market risk, then post office schemes may be a good option for you. Post office schemes are much secure investment options than those available in the market

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International mutual funds: Great risks, great rewards

Several international funds, including gold-based funds, commodity-linked funds as well as US-based funds, have given good returns in 2016. (See box 1). In fact, as a category, international funds ret

E-commerce in India: Funding falls to 3-year low of $300 mn in quarter

Money raised by internet companies dropped to a three-year low in the December quarter, with less than $300 million coming in.

Demonetisation: IndusInd Bank honcho says repayments increased post Nov 8

Private-sector lender IndusInd Bank on Tuesday reported a net profit of Rs 750.64 crore for the quarter ended December 31, up 29.2% from the corresponding period of the previous year

Rumours about Paytm Wallet shutting down not true; you’ll now earn interest on money in your account

Soon after the Modi government's demonetization drive, digital wallets became a craze among people willing to go cashless.

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Form 60: Here’s all you need to know if you don’t have a PAN Card

Banks have made PAN Card mandatory for carrying out transactions over a certain limit. Currently, its is Rs 50000. Other than this, you may be required to submit PAN details while buying and selling a

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FM may increase I-T slabs in Budget 2017: Here’s how it will reduce your tax outgo

Post the demonetization of the high-value currency notes and the drastic measures taken by the government to promote cashless economy to tackle the evil of black money, the jury is still out whether i

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