Make the best use of Section 80C deductions for maximising your tax savings

You can avail tax benefits under various sections of the Income-Tax Act. But the most common, and also most popular, are the deductions available under Section 80C of the I-T Act, which are allowed fo

Opting for a new career goal? Here are five things to know

Every student's dream is to become a rich and wealthy person in life irrespective of the field he/she is opting for. Choosing a career path is not an easy task. It is to be understood at the initial l

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Want fixed income? Try arbitrage funds, they attract no dividend distribution tax

Arbitrage funds attract no dividend distribution tax and no LTCG tax for holdings beyond one year

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Income tax return: TDS refund on capital gains invested needs to be instant

Although income tax return for a specific financial year is filed in the following year, taxes must be paid within the financial year itself.

Budget 2017: 6 steps NRIs want FM Arun Jaitley to announce

Budget 2017: There is a wish list across everyone’s mind and Indians settled abroad/ Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) are not an exception to this.

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Form 49A: Applying for PAN card for the first time? Here are a few things to know

PAN, which is commonly used as a proof of identity, is a 10-digit alphanumeric number issued by the Income Tax Department. It is issued to a person whosoever applies for it. Through PAN, your all tran

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Budget 2017 would be a dream one for common man if FM Jaitley announces these 10 tax reliefs

Budget 2017 is expected to be tax-payer friendly given the fact that it comes within months of demonetisation.

Budget 2017: Government may toughen PAN requirements to Rs 30,000 on cash transactions

Government may levy a charge on cash payments and cash deposits, and bring more cash transactions under the radar of PAN tracking.

How liquid funds compare with fixed deposits & savings accounts

Liquidity is back in the financial eco-system with 95% of the demonetized currency deposited into banks. This has induced the banks to lower interest rates in deposits and lending. Deposits are an exp

Budget 2017: 6 steps Modi government should take to promote digital transactions and help go cashless

Budget 2017: Digitalization, is the integration of digital technologies into everyday life.

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Section 80E deduction for interest on education Loan: 4 things you must know

Getting oneself educated from one of the best colleges is a dream of many, but how many do actually get that fulfilled? It is a fact that education is getting costlier day by day.

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Here’s why Indian retail investors are keen to cash in on REITs

The formation of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) will help in expansion of the quality real estate universe in India, besides giving developers another instrument to exit their projects. REITs w

10 best-performing mutual funds to invest in India this year

Mutual funds are arguably the best investment options available for investors in terms of ease of investments and different risk/return paradigms available. Depending upon your risk profile and longev

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Budget 2017: From changes in tax slabs to revisions to Section 80C – 6 tax reliefs you can look forward to

Let’s find out what could be some of the expected changes in this Budget from the perspective of an individual:

Wealth creation: Proper, goal based, asset allocation plan a must; 4 points to follow

To build wealth in the long run, an investor must have a proper asset allocation plan

EPFO pensioners can give digital life certificate till February 28

Retirement fund body EPFO has extended the deadline for submitting digital life certificate by its over 50 lakh pensioners till February 28 to help them get their pension account linked with Aadhaar.

Indian Rupee has begun to underperform its Asian peers

Liquidity has returned in global financial markets. Volatility has picked up. Speculators have unwound a part of their long dollar bets ahead of the inauguration of the new US president. As a result,

Rumours fox the denizens about new currency notes

Just after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the withdrawal of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes as demonetisation, the new currency of Rs. 500 and Rs. 2,000 hogged the headlines on various social ne

Buying insurance? Don’t make these mistakes

From procrastinations to not knowing enough about financial products, people make tonnes of mistakes while buying insurance. People sometimes end up incurring financial losses when they pick insurance

RBI Guidelines for Payments Banks: Here are some points you must know

The payments banks are given the status of scheduled banks under the section 42 (6) (a) of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. However, the words “Payments Bank” have to be used by the companies

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Impact of demonetisation on the Indian insurance sector

Even after the passage of two months since the government withdrew high value currency notes from the market, dust is yet to settle down on the issue, with both support and opposition stacked up in eq

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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