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  • Budget 2017: Relief for employees as part withdrawals from NPS now tax-free Feb 01, 2017 04:13 PM IST

    Budget 2017: Relief for employees as part withdrawals from NPS now tax-free

    The amendment brings about parity in tax treatment between salaried and non-salaried self-employed persons.

  • Arbitrage funds can help to reduce tax impact Apr 06, 2016 04:59 PM IST

    Arbitrage funds can help to reduce tax impact

    These schemes are treated like equity fund for the purpose of taxation. The returns can be in line with the debt funds and will not be influenced by the movements in equity markets.

  • Budget 2016: Extend tax incentive under section 80CCD to pension policies Feb 24, 2016 10:43 AM IST

    Budget 2016: Extend tax incentive under section 80CCD to pension policies

    Government should also reconsider the decision to levy service tax on insurance products.

  • Tax implications of gifts received by individuals and HUF Aug 24, 2015 12:35 PM IST

    Tax implications of gifts received by individuals and HUF

    Not all gifts attract income tax. Know the rules that decide tax treatment of gifts.

  • Why equity MFs are the best means to build retirement fund Jun 05, 2015 09:38 AM IST

    Why equity MFs are the best means to build retirement fund

    Equity mutual funds let accumulate retirement funds at a double digit rate of returns through systematic investment plan. Debt funds can be used to protect the kitty once investor reaches age of retirement.

  • How debt funds score better than fixed deposits? Mar 13, 2014 04:48 PM IST

    How debt funds score better than fixed deposits?

    People, who invest in FD, think that it‘s a one time investment and they don‘t need to check it constantly. Unfortunately, that‘s a wrong notion. Since, if you don‘t know, let me tell you, FD returns attract higher taxes.

  • Things to note while taking life insurance premiums Mar 01, 2014 05:22 PM IST

    Things to note while taking life insurance premiums

    While insurance plans do offer tax benefits up to Rs 1 lakh under section 80c of the income tax act, new change in rules and regulations especially with the implementation of Direct Taxes Code (DTC) means one needs to be careful.

  • IREDA tax free bond issue opens for subscription Feb 17, 2014 06:58 PM IST

    IREDA tax free bond issue opens for subscription

    New Delhi-based Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) has come out with its public issue of tax free, secured, redeemable, non-convertible bonds in the nature of debentures of face value of Rs 1,000 each.

  • IREDA plans to raise 1000 cr via bond issue; files DRHP Jan 27, 2014 07:50 PM IST

    IREDA plans to raise 1000 cr via bond issue; files DRHP

    Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) has planned to raised Rs 1000 crore via tax free bond issue for which company has filed DRHP.

  • HUDCO raises Rs 2,185 cr from 2nd tranche of tax-free bonds Jan 07, 2014 06:26 PM IST

    HUDCO raises Rs 2,185 cr from 2nd tranche of tax-free bonds

    HUDCO raised Rs 2,184.83 crore through issue of the second tranche of tax-free bonds, of which retail investors accounted for Rs 1,267.15 crore, high net worth individuals (HNIs) Rs 491.03 crore and institutional investors Rs 426.65 crore.

  • Understand how bonds can work for you Oct 24, 2013 02:18 PM IST

    Understand how bonds can work for you

    Bond funds are considered a low risk investment as & they have helped investors tied over the last six odd years of equity market turmoil. They are now in the news because of volatility in bond prices and the recent slue of tax-free bond offers. Let's understand how bonds can work for you from Vijai Mantri, MD & CEO of Pramerica MF.

  • NHPC to issue Rs 1000cr tax free bonds Oct 18, 2013 01:43 PM IST

    NHPC to issue Rs 1000cr tax free bonds

    The issue opens for subscription on October 18, 2013 and is scheduled to close on November 11, 2013, with an option for early closure or extension, as may be decided by the Board of Directors or the Functional Authority.

  • NHPC's Rs 1,000 cr tax-free bonds issue to open on Oct 18 Oct 14, 2013 05:03 PM IST

    NHPC's Rs 1,000 cr tax-free bonds issue to open on Oct 18

    The public issue of "tax free, secured, redeemable, non-convertible bonds in the nature of debentures of face value of Rs 1,000 each" would amount to Rs 500 crore.

  • Will raise more funds via bonds or ECB if required: IRFC Jan 22, 2013 02:42 PM IST

    Will raise more funds via bonds or ECB if required: IRFC

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Rajiv Datt, managing director, Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) gives his expectations from the tax-free bond issue meant to raise over Rs 8,886.40 crore.

  • How tax free bonds work: Nirmal Bang Dec 17, 2012 11:55 AM IST

    How tax free bonds work: Nirmal Bang

    Tax-free bonds are tax free, that is, the interest earned on the bonds are exempted from taxation. This feature of the instrument makes it highly attractive for individuals from the higher tax bracket or for institutions as well as corporates.

  • SEZ exports to touch Rs 4 lakh cr in FY13 Aug 28, 2012 10:02 PM IST

    SEZ exports to touch Rs 4 lakh cr in FY13

    Exports from special economic zones (SEZs) are expected to cross Rs four lakh crore in the current financial year from Rs 3.65 lakh crore in the previous fiscal, a senior official today said.

  • Budget Expectations: Govt likely to allow tax free bonds of atleast Rs 50000 cr Mar 09, 2012 01:50 PM IST

    Budget Expectations: Govt likely to allow tax free bonds of atleast Rs 50000 cr

    The government is likely to allow tax free bonds of atleast Rs 50,000 crore by public sector undertaking (PSUs), reports CNBC-TV18’s Aakansha Sethi quoting sources.

  • PFC to raise Rs 22k cr from infra, tax-free bonds in FY12 Jul 18, 2011 03:23 PM IST

    PFC to raise Rs 22k cr from infra, tax-free bonds in FY12

    State-run lending agency Power Finance Corporation plans to raise over Rs 22,000 crore through infrastructure and tax-free bond issues during the current financial year (2011-12) to part fund its borrowing requirements.

  • No new taxes in Punjab, to rely on growth to boost coffers Mar 14, 2011 07:38 PM IST

    No new taxes in Punjab, to rely on growth to boost coffers

    Chandigarh, Mar 14 (PTI) With an eye on assembly polls scheduled next year, the SAD-BJP led government today put up a tax-free Rs 48,594.85 crore-budget for 2011-12 while relying on buoyancy in the local economy to fill up the state coffers.

  • Beware of MF dividend declarations! Oct 04, 2006 12:11 PM IST

    Beware of MF dividend declarations!

    As an investor, you are very often tempted by the dividends declared by mutual funds, little realizing that such declarations are a bait to get investors to invest. Amar Pandit tells you why you shouldn't fall for this.

  • Growth or Dividend - How to make the right choice? Jun 26, 2006 12:27 PM IST

    Growth or Dividend - How to make the right choice?

    Growth, dividend payout or dividend reinvestment? Choosing the correct option is as important as choosing the right fund. Sandeep Shanbhag lists out the various factors to be considered before you take your pick.

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