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March 22, 2017
GST Bills - Union Cabinet’s Approval

GST Bills get Union Cabinet’s Approval

A big hurdle in the way of GST has been cleared as the union cabinet passed the GST bill. This will help the government’s plan to implement GST on time. The government plans to take implement GST from July. There are 4 GST related bills […]
April 10, 2017

Scan Document or Use OTP to Link PAN to Aadhaar

Through Finance Bill 2017, the government made changes in the tax laws and made it mandatory for taxpayers to link their PAN to Aadhaar. The government also prescribed an online procedure so that people can link their accounts easily. But several taxpayers have been facing problems […]
April 10, 2017

15 Important Changes in the Tax Laws effective from New Financial Year 2017-18

Just like it does in every financial year, the government has made some major changes in the tax laws. In budget 2017, which came a month earlier this time, several tax related proposals were made & with the passage of Finance Bill in the Lok Sabha, you […]
April 4, 2017

Late Tax Filing Penalties and How to Avoid it

A taxpayer has to comply with ‘paying’ income tax and ‘filing’ income tax returns every year. Though it is important to file the tax returns within the due date, this doesn’t mean that he cannot file his income tax returns, in case he has missed […]
April 4, 2017

5 Lessons to Learn with Late Tax Filing

The Income tax rules require a person to file income tax returns whether tax is due or not. Simply paying the amount due of tax is not enough, every person above the exempted income limit, must file the tax return. For Individual Income tax return […]
March 28, 2017

Simplified 1 Page ITR – No More Excuses on Filing

If you feel that Income Tax Return filing is a taxing task, you are not alone. For a layman, just the name is enough to induce shivers. The tax return filing season for F.Y. 2016-17 is on the horizon & the government has come up […]
March 28, 2017
Long & Short of Capital Gains Tax

The Long and Short of Capital Gains Tax

Union Budget 2017-18 came with a slew of announcements for the housing sector, including a key change in the minimum holding period prescribed for a house property to be considered a long-term asset. It has come down to two years from three years earlier. Since the […]
March 28, 2017
Instant Tax Saver Investments

Take the Online Route to Make Instant Tax Saving Investments

The deadline for making tax-saver investments – March 31 – is just around the corner, but the chances that many taxpayers are yet to complete this exercise are high. It is no secret that many postpone the process until it cannot be put off any […]
March 28, 2017
Filing Taxes for the First Time

First Time in a Job? Get a Kickstart on Filing Income Tax Returns

You can file your returns with minimal hassles even if it’s your first time. Read on to find out how. If you have just landed a job and are completely new to the concept of income tax, you are likely to dread the process of […]
March 27, 2017
5 Tax Saving Mistakes

Five Tax Saving Mistakes You Must Avoid

The season to make tax-saving investments is drawing to a close. The last date for making these investments – March 31 – is here, and you can expect calls from your bank’s relationship managers, agents and other intermediaries urging you to complete the exercise. It’s […]
March 27, 2017
Aadhar Card for Income Tax Filing

‘Voluntary’ Aadhar Card now ‘Mandatory’ for PAN and for Filing Income Tax Returns

The Government of India is speeding up on the road to curbing tax evasion. So, it is leaving no stone unturned in achieving this target. As you know black money was one of the major electoral promises of the NDA (National Democratic Alliance) government in […]