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Non Convertible Debentures (NCD) : Points To Remember Before Investing

Earlier we explained “What are Non Convertible Debentures (NCD)?”. Understanding the basics of NCD is important for investors who wants to invest into it. As we discussed, NCDs are like bank fixed... Read more »

EPF Interest Rate 2012-13 : Rate Of Interest On EPF Has Been Raised To 8.5%

EPF Interest Rate 2012-13 : The interest rate on Employee Provident Fund (EPF) scheme will be increased to 8.5% for the current financial year i.e for 2012-13. This change in interest rate in... Read more »


NHAI 54EC Capital Gain Bonds Issue Open For FY 2012-13 : Invest To Save Capital Gains Tax

According to section 54EC of the Income Tax Act 1961, long term capital gain i.e gain from sale of long term capital asset, can be saved by investing the gain amount in... Read more »

How To Open Online PPF Account With ICICI Bank?

Today when I login to my ICICI bank account, I saw a tab blinking on the left hand side ‘PPF Account Online’. This is new service offered by ICICI bank, where account... Read more »

Confused Whether To Invest In Stocks Or Bank FD For Long Term? – Compare Historical Returns To Choose The Best

Frequency of introduction of new investment plans and investors is taking financial market to a new level. Due to a large number of investment products with different specifications, choosing one which can... Read more »

Revised Interest Rates On Small Saving Schemes – PPF, NSC & Post Office Savings W.E.F 1 April, 2012

After reducing interest rates on Employee Provident Fund (EPF) and then rising service tax and excise duty from 10% to 12% in budget 2012, finally government of India has announced a good... Read more »

Struggling To Get The Status Of Your EPF Withdrawal Or EPF Transfer Request? – File An RTI For EPF

Countless number of people are following up with the EPFO to know the status of their request for withdraw or transfer their Employee Provident Fund (EPF) fund. The unreasonable delay in processing... Read more »

RBI Asked Banks To Vanish The Condition Imposed On Repayment Of Fixed Deposits For Joint Accounts

RBI: As per the current notification issued by the Reserve Bank of India, central bank has asked banks not to demand signature of both the depositors for the withdrawal of money in... Read more »

EPFO Is Likely To Issue Passbook To All Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Accounts

The Employee Provident Fund (EPF) organization has plans to issue passbook to all the EPF account holders. This service is expected to be implemented from the coming financial year i.e from April,... Read more »

How Public Provident Fund (PPF) Account Interest Is Calculated? – With Examples

Replacement of Direct tax code (DTC) with income tax act 1961 may affect your tax planning in coming years. But one investment which will offer you same exemption even after DTC is... Read more »

What Is The Difference Between Tax Free Bonds & Long Term Infrastructure Bonds?

The time of investing under schemes which help you save tax is approaching. Which is why people have started exploring new investment avenues which can reduce there taxable income. ‘Tax Free Bonds’... Read more »

Why One Should Not Invest More Than Rs 20,000 In 80CCF Tax Free Infrastructure Bonds?

As per income tax act 1961, people can get tax benefit of Rs 20,000 by investing under infrastructure bonds. This tax deduction of Rs 20,000 will be over and above Rs 100,000.... Read more »

Make Investment Under Tax Free Infra Bonds, Avail Tax Benefit Even After DTC

For most of us, financial year ending is the time to plan for saving income tax. People must have started investing under tax free investment schemes to avail tax deduction of Rs... Read more »

Launch Of National Highway Authority Of India (NHAI) Tax Free Bonds- Issue To Open On 28th Dec, 2011

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is going to launch its tax-free bonds issue of Rs 10,000 crore. This issue will be open from 28th Dec 2011 to 11 Jan 2012. The... Read more »

NSC : Now Earn More By Investing Under New 10 Year National Savings Certificate Scheme

The Government of India, have launched a new 10 year National Saving Certificate (NSC) with effect from 1 December 2011. Investment under this new small saving scheme will offer 8.7% pa interest... Read more »