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Dinesh Jain on how mandatory hallmarking of gold is hurting jewellers and leaving buyers with fewer choices

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Dinesh Jain on how mandatory hallmarking of gold is hurting jewellers and leaving buyers with fewer choices

The director of the All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council says it will take 18 months to hallmark the current stock of gold jewellery in the country

HUF demat accounts on the rise, but the tax structure may not suit most investors

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HUF demat accounts on the rise, but the tax structure may not suit most investors

Hindu Undivided Family structure is used by some to stay in the lower tax bracket if there is a likelihood of shifting to a higher slab due to surge in income

Why video KYC must be allowed for NRIs not able to visit India

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Why video KYC must be allowed for NRIs not able to visit India

e-KYC and video-based verification are available only to a customer who is physically present in India

Can LGBTQIA persons buy insurance, nominate each other, invest in MFs, take a home loan?

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Can LGBTQIA persons buy insurance, nominate each other, invest in MFs, take a home loan?

Transgender couples suffer due to fewer tax benefits and lack of financial products. While some institutions are sensitive and want to offer help, a grey area would exist until Courts in India permit same-sex marriages.

Didn’t file income tax returns for previous years? Face double TDS from July 1

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Didn’t file income tax returns for previous years? Face double TDS from July 1

If you have not filed income tax returns for financial years 2018-19 and 2019-20, you will have to face a sharper TDS cut

As China pushes for a 3-child policy, Indian income tax laws favour only 2 kids per family

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As China pushes for a 3-child policy, Indian income tax laws favour only 2 kids per family

From income-tax deduction benefits on tuition fees to defining number of family members eligible for leave travel allowance, India’s income tax rules limit benefits to two children per family

Buying jewellery online this Akshaya Tritiya? How to assess gold purity and weight

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Buying jewellery online this Akshaya Tritiya? How to assess gold purity and weight

When buying jewellery online, don’t go by pictures alone. Ask for a video call or views of the piece from all sides

4 lesser known insurance policies to claim from if you lose a loved one to COVID-19

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4 lesser known insurance policies to claim from if you lose a loved one to COVID-19

These are typically add-on covers. Most of them come absolutely free or with very nominal charges

Prepay home loan or step-up investment? Here’s what you must do with your annual bonus

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Prepay home loan or step-up investment? Here’s what you must do with your annual bonus

Using the bonus earnings to top-up your systematic investment plans through lump-sum payments can help you get closer to your financial goals

Beware! Jointly-held property, MFs may be treated as individual investments by taxman

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Beware! Jointly-held property, MFs may be treated as individual investments by taxman

Beware as pre-filled income tax returns would use annual tax statement data

Facing delays in tax refunds or insurance claims? You will get additional interest

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Facing delays in tax refunds or insurance claims? You will get additional interest

The tax department, insurance companies or even a court hearing a financial case must pay penal interest for delayed settlements

High battery costs result in expensive insurance premiums for electric vehicles

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High battery costs result in expensive insurance premiums for electric vehicles

The costliest component to be insured in an electric car is the battery, which accounts for 40-60 percent of the vehicle’s price

Explained: All about license and insurance requirements for e-bikes

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Explained: All about license and insurance requirements for e-bikes

Whether you own or rent an e-bike, it is good to take third-party insurance cover. All electric vehicles that can run at more than 25 kilometres an hour need driving licenses

Go beyond premiums while choosing among standardized insurance policies

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Go beyond premiums while choosing among standardized insurance policies

The insurance regulator's diktat on standardised insurance products means that the features would be similar across firms. But opting for a policy with low premiums can prove to be a costly mistake

Budget2021: Didn’t file income tax returns? Be prepared for higher TDS

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Budget2021: Didn’t file income tax returns? Be prepared for higher TDS

Budget 2021-22 a proposes steeper tax rate for those who have PAN, but don’t file income tax returns

Budget 2021: Residency problem persists for NRIs, but retirement fund glitches removed

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Budget 2021: Residency problem persists for NRIs, but retirement fund glitches removed

For NRIs stuck in India due to COVID-19, the tax problem persists. But mismatch in taxation period and retirement benefit funds will be addressed

Budget 2021: Tax-filing and dispute resolution to be simplified

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Budget 2021: Tax-filing and dispute resolution to be simplified

Pre-filled capital gains and bank interest, faceless appeals to reduce tax compliance

Budget 2021: Five money-saving announcements to watch out for in FM’s speech

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Budget 2021: Five money-saving announcements to watch out for in FM’s speech

Budget 2021 is expected to give relief to taxpayers. Experts predict a rejig of new income tax regime and additional health insurance benefits

Budget 2021: What tax experts, insurance companies and mutual funds want

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Budget 2021: What tax experts, insurance companies and mutual funds want

The last increase in the deduction limit under Section 80C to Rs 1.5 lakh a year was in 2014 and an upward revision is long overdue

KYC for gold purchases: How to keep your data safe while dealing with non-financial entities

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KYC for gold purchases: How to keep your data safe while dealing with non-financial entities

Any cash transactions to purchase gold would require a government-issued identity card

How faceless assessment has ushered in an era of transparency in tax matters

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How faceless assessment has ushered in an era of transparency in tax matters

Understand what Union Budget 2021-22 has in store for convenience-seekers under tax compliance

How Budget 2020 affected your personal finance

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How Budget 2020 affected your personal finance

A peek at the most important Budget 2020-21 announcements that shaped our financial behaviour

Avoid filing revised income tax returns for faster processing under the Jhatpat scheme

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Avoid filing revised income tax returns for faster processing under the Jhatpat scheme

The Jhatpat processing facility helps in new return filings through ITR1 and ITR4. But filing revised returns will not help

Facing TDS even on tiny dividend payouts? Here’s what you must do

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Facing TDS even on tiny dividend payouts? Here’s what you must do

Claiming TDS refund is a tedious process if you haven’t yet got your TDS certificate. COVID-19 has led to delays in companies filing information in Form 26AS

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