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  • Union Budget 2017-18: Govt to phase out tax sops on Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme Feb 01, 2017 03:26 PM IST

    Union Budget 2017-18: Govt to phase out tax sops on Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme

    Noting that "limited number of individuals availed this deduction", the Union Budget 2017-18 today proposed to rationalise this tax benefit introduced in Finance Act, 2012 and phase it out from assessment year 2018-19.

  • Long tenured tax free bonds may come back in Budget 2015 Jan 30, 2015 01:20 PM IST

    Long tenured tax free bonds may come back in Budget 2015

    Budget may not introduce big changes. However there can be some small changes in tax rates, tax slabs and modifications in instruments that fetch tax exemption.

  • UPA's dud: Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme awaiting quiet burial Jan 14, 2015 03:14 PM IST

    UPA's dud: Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme awaiting quiet burial

    The Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS) is a stretcher case, but the Congress party – which introduced it in the 2012-13 UPA budget, refused to let go despite a change in finance ministers.

  • LIC Nomura MF plans to mobilise Rs 200 cr via new scheme Jan 01, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    LIC Nomura MF plans to mobilise Rs 200 cr via new scheme

    The new fund offer -- LIC Nomura MF Exchange Traded Fund CNX Nifty -- will close on November 16.

  • Know more about Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme Dec 10, 2014 03:54 PM IST

    Know more about Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme

    Watch the interview of Srikanth Meenakshi, FundsIndia.com with Reema Tendulkar & Sumaira Abidi on CNBC-TV18, in which he spoke about Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS).

  • Mutual fund & their tax benefits May 23, 2013 12:16 PM IST

    Mutual fund & their tax benefits

    There are often questions in the mind of investors whether a mutual fund that they have chosen for the purpose of investment will get the benefit of Section 80C deduction.

  • Can high commissions on RGESS lead to mis-selling? Mar 08, 2013 03:15 PM IST

    Can high commissions on RGESS lead to mis-selling?

    Allowing MF houses to launch RGESS has given MF industry a good opportunity to attract long-term investors. However, it seems MF houses have still not learned lessons from their past mistakes. They still want to use the old trick of paying high commissions to distributors. Will it lead to mis-selling of RGESS? Read this space to know more.

  • All you wanted to know about RGESS Mar 04, 2013 04:37 PM IST

    All you wanted to know about RGESS

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18 personal finance expert, Sumeet Vaid of Freedom Financial Planners shared insights on Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme or RGESS.

  • Union Budget 2013 - 14: An earnest effort to restore confidence: BoB CMD Mar 01, 2013 05:33 PM IST

    Union Budget 2013 - 14: An earnest effort to restore confidence: BoB CMD

    The four major macro concerns that have been weighing on the confidence of investors and rating agencies for the last several months are India's high fiscal and current account deficits and the dwindling savings and investment rates. And in my opinion, the Budget has effectively addressed all these issues.

  • Budget Analysis: Budget impact on Mutual Funds Feb 28, 2013 04:36 PM IST

    Budget Analysis: Budget impact on Mutual Funds

    It was expected that the government will roll out host of measures in order to revive the economy and the investment scenario. However not all the expectation has been met, but the measures proposed are positive for the Mutual Fund Industry, reckons Anil Rego

  • Union Budget 2013 - 14: Tax sops in RGESS extended to 3 years: Chidambaram Feb 28, 2013 01:08 PM IST

    Union Budget 2013 - 14: Tax sops in RGESS extended to 3 years: Chidambaram

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram today proposed liberalising the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme to enable first time investors to park funds in MFs and listed shares and extended tax benefits to three successive years.

  • Live Budget 2013-14: FM enhances reach of Rajiv Gandhi Eq scheme Feb 28, 2013 11:44 AM IST

    Live Budget 2013-14: FM enhances reach of Rajiv Gandhi Eq scheme

    In a bid to boost retail investors' participation in the capital markets, the Finance Minister - P Chidambaram expanded the reach of Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme, a programme that allows tax breaks to first-time stock market investors.

  • Budget 2013-14: Tax-payers pray for higher limits, tax-friendly schemes Feb 27, 2013 03:04 PM IST

    Budget 2013-14: Tax-payers pray for higher limits, tax-friendly schemes

    While India‘s Annual Budget is important to understand the Government‘s planned revenue and expenditure, it is equally important to the common man to understand how his finances shape up as a result of this event.

  • Reliance MF launches RGESS-compliant R* Shares CNX 100 Fund Feb 19, 2013 10:02 PM IST

    Reliance MF launches RGESS-compliant R* Shares CNX 100 Fund

    Reliance Mutual Fund today launched R* Shares CNX 100 Fund, which allows investors to avail all benefits under the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS).

  • FAQs on New Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme Feb 14, 2013 06:12 PM IST

    FAQs on New Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme

    This Article contains all important points concerning the new Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme - 2012. The various FAQs will bring home complete answers to tax payers on all aspects connected with this new scheme.

  • Union Budget 2013: Hike service tax exemption limit to Rs 20 lakh: EPCH Feb 11, 2013 08:17 PM IST

    Union Budget 2013: Hike service tax exemption limit to Rs 20 lakh: EPCH

    Lock-in period for tax saving deposits be brought down to three years from the current five years to bring it on par with tax saving equity linked savings schemes and to channelize more funds into the banking sector.

  • SBI Mutual Fund launches SBI Sensex ETF Feb 11, 2013 05:27 PM IST

    SBI Mutual Fund launches SBI Sensex ETF

    sdsdsSBI Mutual Fund launches SBI Sensex ETF, an RGESS Eligible Mutual Fund Scheme.

  • Sebi chief for changes in RGESS to make it more appealing Feb 09, 2013 10:56 PM IST

    Sebi chief for changes in RGESS to make it more appealing

    SEBI chairman UK Sinha on Saturday said there was a need to make the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS) more appealing for middle-income investors.

  • Signs of upturn in economy, growth likely to be 5.5%: FM Feb 09, 2013 03:43 PM IST

    Signs of upturn in economy, growth likely to be 5.5%: FM

    Not happy with CSO's growth projection, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said there are signs of upturn in the economy and it is likely to grow at a higher rate of 5.5 per cent this fiscal and further improve to 6-7 per cent in 2013-14.

  • RGESS: Should you invest directly or through mutual funds? Feb 08, 2013 12:08 PM IST

    RGESS: Should you invest directly or through mutual funds?

    In the pool of tax savings instrument, financial institutions have added one more option called 'Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme' (RGESS). This scheme attempts to encourage first time investors to invest in equity, directly or indirectly, and avail tax benefits. Read this space to know if you should be investing directly or through MF.

  • Should you invest in Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme? Feb 05, 2013 05:49 PM IST

    Should you invest in Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme?

    Wanting to invest in Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme but not sure how it works? Read this space to get understanding of the schemes and to know if you should be investing in the same.

  • IDBI Mutual Fund gets Sebi nod for RGESS Feb 04, 2013 02:22 PM IST

    IDBI Mutual Fund gets Sebi nod for RGESS

    IDBI Asset Management Company today said it has received market regulator Sebi's approval to launch the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme, series I.

  • LIC Nomura MF receives approval to launch RGESS Jan 30, 2013 06:27 PM IST

    LIC Nomura MF receives approval to launch RGESS

    LIC Nomura Mutual Fund has obtained approval from Sebi to launch the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS)

  • Mutual funds start lining up RGESS offerings Jan 09, 2013 12:53 PM IST

    Mutual funds start lining up RGESS offerings

    Fund houses have begun lining up mutual fund schemes focused on the government's newly proposed Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings scheme (RGESS), which aims to attract first-time small investors into the capital market by offering them tax benefits.

  • 13 Income-tax and investment tips for 2013 Dec 26, 2012 12:57 PM IST

    13 Income-tax and investment tips for 2013

    Let us all welcome the year 2013 with varied ideas to bring home tax planning for you and your family and also take you through Investment Strategies for investing your money.

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