Sep 29, 2015 at 21:24 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The Finance Ministry on Tuesday said the interest rate on small savings like PPF and post office deposits will be reviewed, but interest of small savers will be taken into account while doing so.
Sep 29, 2015 at 19:20 | Source: PTI
"It has been decided that with regard to transmission of rates, the government will undertake review of the small savings rates also," Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said after RBI slashed the benchmark rate by 0.5 percent.
Sep 29, 2015 at 14:06 | Source: PTI
With small saving deposits commanding an interest rate of 8.7 to 9.3 percent, banks have been reluctant to transmit the entire policy rate cut by RBI to borrowers. They want to keep their deposit rates attractive to match with those in small saving schemes, popular among masses.
Aug 02, 2015 at 16:35 | Source: PTI
Bankers have said there is more room to cut deposit rates which can help bring down lending rates, but fear that competing savings instruments like PPF and tax-free bonds will limit their ability
May 29, 2015 at 11:47 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Finance Minister has provided for an additional deduction of Rs. 50,000/- for contribution towards NPS account. This is in addition to the existing limit of Rs 1,50,000
May 21, 2015 at 16:48 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Income tax filing and payment of income tax payment are two different obligations. it is better to file income tax before due date as it saves you from possible penal actions and allows you to make the most of provisions of Income Tax Act.
May 18, 2015 at 11:31 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
If you have more than 10 years on hand, consider using SIP in aggressive equity funds. Otherwise stick to debt oriented funds and balanced funds.
May 08, 2015 at 20:22 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
They offer to protect your money and offer regular returns that generally keep pace with inflation.
May 08, 2015 at 19:44 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Before leaving India to work in a foreign country, it makes sense to close some ' to do' money issues.
Apr 27, 2015 at 10:22 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Retirement is a goal which cannot be funded with loans. Earlier you start better off you are, as you can devise a strategy which works in the long run. Also the strategy can be re-balanced if need be.
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R Jagannathan

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declining. I propose to allow a Rs 3 lakh limit for section 80 C savings - which includes PF, NSCs, PPF, insurance premia, etc. I now propose to bring principal and interest payments for home loans also under this section. Individuals can save or take tax benefits under any of these heads. This Rs 3 lakh

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of ITR-1. "This exempt income should meantax-free maturity proceeds of lifeinsurance policies, PPF, dividendincome and EPF withdrawals and soon. However, if you were to gostrictly by the wordings, you will have to include the basic allowancesthat form part of most salariedindividuals` packages

8.07 PM Jul 7th 2014


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You have to file form ITR 2. SB interest 4000 is tax free under section 80TTA. PPF interest Rs. 28,000 will be shown against INTEREST in schedule EI (Exempted Income). Long Term capital gains on equity oriented Mutual funds is also tax free and is to be shown in Schedule EI. Debt Mutual fund gains

10.36 AM Jul 7th 2014


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for ride..So,atleast u must try to be sincere to them..u shld not advocate ppl to sell PPF and invest whole money in the stock mkt...Stock mkt is all abt timing..when bidg players are offloading,TV and all newspapers are advocating to buy..Why???coz for the obvious reasons...

8.06 PM Jul 6th 2014


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Some people feel they have 20 lacs in PPF that will take care of their retirement, is it ? What if government reduces PPF rates to 7% in coming future ? I am not saying it will happen soon. But gradually it may happen and it will impact the full balance on your ppf account. Say for example if you

7.21 PM Jul 5th 2014


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You can show the entire amount of PPF maturity amount under Others in Schedule EI and be done with it.

8.00 PM Jul 4th 2014


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is the limit in ppf is 70,000 or 1 lakh

3.18 PM Jun 16th 2014


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Tax exemption should be Rs. 5 Lacs and investment in PPF and other instruments should be Rs. 2 Lacs. Considering inflation this should be fine.

9.57 PM Jun 13th 2014


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One of the worst ideas.. Claim % comes down because of private player manipulation and insurance is for people in difficulty. No need to play with few institutions like LIC, PPF and others. Better leave them alone.

4.15 PM Jun 11th 2014


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, Incentives for small enterpreners, salaried middle class by raising Income tax Relief to 500000/ and abandon with Exemptions, Deductions, etc, without disturbing Insurance, PPF, EPF, Long Term Capital gains, Devidents, etc. Good Luck Fimanance Miniter, AND MY Dear Fellow Country Men. SC Lodha, Secunderabad.

5.14 PM Jun 5th 2014

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