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#FinancialBytes: How can salaried individuals save on income tax?

10 Jun 2019

#FinancialBytes: How can salaried individuals save on income tax?

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

#FinancialBytes: How can salaried individuals save on income tax?

05 Jun 2019

#FinancialBytes: How can salaried individuals save on income tax?

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

#FinancialBytes: Best ways for salaried individuals to save on tax

08 Dec 2018

#FinancialBytes: Best ways for salaried individuals to save on tax

Many taxpayers are often worried or confused about saving on income tax. Salaried individuals, especially, try to find tax-saving investment options to reduce tax liability every year.

Small savings rate hiked by Modi government: Details here

20 Sep 2018

Small savings rate hiked by Modi government: Details here

On Thursday, the Modi government announced new interest rates for small savings schemes, including the National Savings Certificate (NSC), and the Public Provident Fund (PPF).

Govt hikes interest rate on small savings by upto 0.4%

20 Sep 2018

Govt hikes interest rate on small savings by upto 0.4%

The government has raised interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, by up to 0.4% for the third quarter of the financial year 2018-19, starting October 1 and ending on December 31, 2018, in line with rising deposit rates in the banks.

Interest on small savings schemes down by 0.2 percentage points

28 Dec 2017

Interest on small savings schemes down by 0.2 percentage points

The government has slashed interest rates on small savings schemes like National Savings Certificate (NSC), Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA), Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) and Public Provident Fund (PPF) by 0.2 percentage points for January-March'18.

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.

How to ensure that your Aadhaar is not being misused

10 Dec 2017

How to ensure that your Aadhaar is not being misused

The Centre has mandated Aadhaar for authentication to avail a lot of services even as many flagged concerns over privacy and misuse of Aadhaar.

Aadhaar linkage deadlines: Know the complete list

12 Nov 2017

Aadhaar linkage deadlines: Know the complete list

With each passing day, Aadhaar is becoming more and more important as the government has mandated linking of Aadhaar cards for various services, especially in the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) sector.

Aadhaar now compulsory for post office deposits, PPF, NSC, KVP

06 Oct 2017

Aadhaar now compulsory for post office deposits, PPF, NSC, KVP

Continuing its big push for Aadhaar, the Centre has now made the 12-digit unique identification number mandatory for all post office deposits, Public Provident Fund, National Savings Certificate, and Kisan Vikas Patra.