ITR-1 Sahaj, ITR-2 and ITR-4 Sugam Forms: I-T Dept seeks additional info from you; what you should do

During the past few years, numerous changes have been made by the government in the ITR forms to bring undisclosed income into the tax net.

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Revised Form 16 seeks more details, but may also make life easy for taxpayers; Here’s how

Mentioning types of payments made by the employer to the employee will make it easier for the income tax department to electronically reconcile everything without human intervention.

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Why NPS account gets frozen and how to unfreeze your National Pension System account

One may receive communication through an email from PFRDA intimating that their account status has been changed to 'Frozen'.

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Filing ITR-1 Sahaj Form will not be the same anymore; Check out what has changed

Mentioning of the sources of income not only brings clarity, but also plugs the loopholes, as assessees can't remain ignorant anymore and omit the incomes.

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5 must have benefits to consider while buying a car insurance policy

Before buying a car insurance plan, it is important to understand the features and benefits of the motor insurance policy.

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Wedding loans: 5 key factors to keep in mind while opting for a wedding loan

Though marriage expenses vary from people to people, most weddings overshoot the planned budget. These loans are designed to finance marriage expenses.

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Planning to buy term insurance? From SBI eShield to ICICI Pru iProtect Smart, best term plans in India to choose from

Though life insurance is for everyone, but any person who has dependents and is a sole earning member of the family must have a life insurance protection plan.

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Now get your car or two-wheeler loan approved instantly

Armed with the sanction letter, which is valid for 15 days, one may simply visit the preferred vehicle dealer across the country and get the loan disbursed.

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Citibank credit card holders can now make their online transactions more secure with this new safety feature

There have been several instances of unauthorized transactions, especially international transactions, on cards even while the cardholder is in India.

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How should you plan your investments to meet financial goals?

To start with know your financial goals, and make it specific, realistic and action-oriented. Experts suggest financial planning should be done systematically to reach the desired goal.

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Income tax return: CBDT amends Form 16, Form 24Q for detailed reporting on TDS

CBDT has notified amendments in Form 16 — which acts as certificate for tax deducted at source (TDS) —and Form 24Q — quarterly TDS statement for salaries.

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In this season of flight cancellations, remember to buy travel insurance

In case of cancelled flights or delay, a valid travel insurance will enable the passenger to get compensation like refunds for flight tickets and accommodation

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SIPs are best-suited for investments in volatile markets

SIPs are best for investments in volatile markets. Hold your investments for at least seven years to eliminate risk of capital erosion. Longer the investment horizon, higher the probability of making

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Why women shy away from taking personal loans

Personal loans can be quite tricky affairs as they carry high interest rates but require no collateral as security. Payment defaults can quickly spiral into an insurmountable debt pile.

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Want to become a crorepati through small investments? Take SIP route; know its benefits

You can start investing in mutual funds through a SIP with amount as low as Rs 1,000 per month or in case of certain schemes, even with Rs 500 per month.

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Mutual Fund 2018 look back and where to invest in 2019

One important trend which is becoming visible is the strong SIP flows of around Rs.8000 crore per month on an average.

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NPS new rule allows government employees to choose pension fund managers but with a rider

Government employees who prefer a fixed return with a minimum amount of risk may be given an option to invest 100 per cent in government securities.

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Why own a car when renting one is so stress-free?

Whether it is about owning a home or car, millennials prefer instant gratification, without -term commitments weighing them down.

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Rs 5 lakh investment in Bank FD or Post Office MIS; Here is how much monthly income you will get

Two popular and safe investment products such as bank fixed deposits and post office monthly income scheme come with the option of monthly returns.

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Motor Insurance: Common inclusions and exclusions to look for in your car insurance policy

Every car or motor insurance policy has some common inclusions and exclusions which you must be aware of. Here we are taking a look at them.

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Income tax: New ITR forms seek more details from taxpayers

Additional information sought may be used for better profiling of taxpayers, tracking cases of potential tax evasion and expanding the tax base using data analytics.

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Can you take a loan against bank fixed deposits?

The bank which has issued the FD will be in a position to offer you a loan. The loan amount will be less than the principal and the interest on the loan will be an incremental amount on the rate which

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Your money: Room for another 25 bps rate cut in first half of FY20

Our trajectory for inflation, however, is slightly higher than that of MPC’s as we expect inflation to inch above 4% from November as against MPC’s projection of 3.5-3.8% for H2, FY20

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Salaried with dividend income? You may still file ITR-1 Sahaj form, provided these conditions are fulfilled

The change in long-term capital gain (LTCG) tax rule last year has made filling income tax return (ITR) difficult for salaried equity and mutual fund (MF) investors.

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Want to withdraw cash without your debit or credit card? From Axis to ICICI Bank, know how to do it

Various banks now allow their customers to withdraw cash from ATMs without the use of a credit or debit card. Know how to withdraw cash from these banks, without the use of credit or debit card.

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SBI Mobile Number Change: Here’s how to do it without visiting bank branch

If you are away from your home branch or living in a different city or if an SBI ATM is closer than the bank branch, here are the ways for SBI mobile number change online.

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Unable to pay off your credit card debt? Follow these 5 tips

As credit cardholders start defaulting on their bill repayments, their outstanding balances start growing at a rapid pace. Here are 5 ways to pull out of the burgeoning credit card debt.

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