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With reduced EPF contribution, your take-home salary will now increase

13 May 2020

With reduced EPF contribution, your take-home salary will now increase

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday presented the details of the Rs. 20 lakh crore stimulus package to help revive the economy.

Five ways to check your Employees' Provident Fund balance

03 Nov 2019

Five ways to check your Employees' Provident Fund balance

As is common knowledge, Employees' Provident Fund is a mandatory contribution from the salaries of professionals.

Government seeks SC/ST employee data from companies under EPFO

25 Sep 2019

Government seeks SC/ST employee data from companies under EPFO

The Ministry of Labor and Employment has launched a survey asking companies contributing to the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) to declare the number of Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) employees.

Your Provident Fund rate raised to 8.65% for 2018-19

24 Sep 2019

Your Provident Fund rate raised to 8.65% for 2018-19

On Tuesday, the Labor Ministry notified 8.65% interest rate on Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) for the 2018-19 financial year.

#FinancialBytes: List of documents needed to file Income Tax returns

16 Jul 2019

#FinancialBytes: List of documents needed to file Income Tax returns

July 31, 2019 is the last date to file Income tax returns for FY 2018-19.

Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) account: How to add nominee online

13 Apr 2019

Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) account: How to add nominee online

As is common knowledge, Employees' Provident Fund is a mandatory contribution from the salaries of professionals.

How to link your Aadhaar with Universal Account Number (UAN)

11 Mar 2019

How to link your Aadhaar with Universal Account Number (UAN)

Although, linking Aadhaar with the Universal Account Number (UAN), issued by the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) is not mandatory, it might still help you make UAN transactions more conveniently.

#FinancialBytes: What happens to EPF balance when you switch jobs?

07 Mar 2019

#FinancialBytes: What happens to EPF balance when you switch jobs?

The Employee Provident Fund (EPF), popularly known as Provident Fund, is a long-term investment instrument for the salaried individuals.

#FinancialBytes: What is Provident Fund and how to withdraw it?

17 Dec 2018

#FinancialBytes: What is Provident Fund and how to withdraw it?

The Employee Provident Fund (EPF), also known as Provident Fund, is a long-term investment instrument for the salaried individuals that is offered by the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).

#FinancialBytes: Income tax deductions taxpayers can claim under Section 80C

29 Nov 2018

#FinancialBytes: Income tax deductions taxpayers can claim under Section 80C

Income tax accounts for a major part of the government's revenue and salaried individuals form a significant chunk of the overall taxpayers.

Error in Aadhaar, Odisha man says he will commit suicide

06 Oct 2018

Error in Aadhaar, Odisha man says he will commit suicide

An employee of Odisha Electrical Department has said he will commit suicide as he is unable to withdraw money from the Employee Provident Fund due to an error in his Aadhaar card.

Himachal Pradesh: Indian Technomac Director held in Rs. 6000cr scam

22 Mar 2018

Himachal Pradesh: Indian Technomac Director held in Rs. 6000cr scam

The CID sleuths have arrested a Director of Paonta Sahib-based firm Indian Technomac Company Limited in a nearly Rs. 6000cr fraud case.

Filling tax returns: 6 things to do before March 31

14 Mar 2018

Filling tax returns: 6 things to do before March 31

There are two weeks left to file income tax returns for the past financial year. The deadline is March 31.

#DecodingBudget: Air India sale, LTCG, corporate-tax, job creation and more

01 Feb 2018

#DecodingBudget: Air India sale, LTCG, corporate-tax, job creation and more

Arun Jaitley presented the first post-GST Budget amid high expectations of positive changes in tax rates.

Modi to CEOs: Let's see your reaction after #Budget2018

24 Jan 2018

Modi to CEOs: Let's see your reaction after #Budget2018

At Davos, PM Narendra Modi held the much-awaited roundtable with CEOs of top global companies.

Save the maximum tax under Income-Tax Sections 80C, 80CCD, 80D

12 Dec 2017

Save the maximum tax under Income-Tax Sections 80C, 80CCD, 80D

December is here, and taxpayers are in a rush to utilize tax deductions to the fullest, invest in various tax-saving instruments, and submit these proofs to employers.

EPF cover salary limit to be increased to Rs. 21,000

02 Dec 2017

EPF cover salary limit to be increased to Rs. 21,000

How an SC ruling increased a man's pension 1200%

22 Nov 2017

How an SC ruling increased a man's pension 1200%

In a rare occurrence, Praveen Kohli, a former Haryana Tourism Corporation employee, received a whopping 1200% hike in his pension this November, four years after retirement.

Here's how you can check your PF account balance

08 Sep 2017

Here's how you can check your PF account balance

Now employees can view the total accumulated balance of their employees' provident fund (EPF) account through universal account numbers (UAN) allocated by the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).

Here's how you can check your PF account balance

15 Jul 2017

Here's how you can check your PF account balance

Now employees can view the total accumulated balance of their employees' provident fund (EPF) account through universal account numbers (UAN) allocated by the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).

India informs World Bank of 'overlooked' reforms in its report

23 Jun 2017

India informs World Bank of 'overlooked' reforms in its report

After India managed to rise up one level to 130 in World Bank's 2017 'ease of doing business' report comprising of 190 countries; it has sent the message that the survey was faulty and failed to acknowledge several of its reforms.

Airbnb has its own university to meet its tailor-made demands

26 May 2017

Airbnb has its own university to meet its tailor-made demands

Airbnb is now revolutionizing how tech-based companies operate its own self-styled university-style program.

Aadhaar: Account holders have to submit details by April 30

12 Apr 2017

Aadhaar: Account holders have to submit details by April 30

Customers who opened accounts from July'14 to August'15 will have to submit their Aadhaar number and other necessary details to banks/other financial institutions for the 'Know Your Customer' process by April 30.

Aadhaar for getting on a plane too?

06 Apr 2017

Aadhaar for getting on a plane too?

The government has reportedly asked Wipro to prepare a plan to provide Aadhaar based access for flyers at all airports. Wipro will submit the report by May.