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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 […]
March 27, 2017

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

‘Voluntary’ Aadhaar 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 […]
March 24, 2017
Income Tax Filing Mistakes

11 Common Tax Filing Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

  “My taxes have been deducted at source, no more tax to be paid.” Have you been thinking your responsibility ends there and you needn’t file returns? Wake up! You need to do a fair amount of calculation based on your tax bracket and assess […]
March 24, 2017
Tax Planning for Salaried Employees

Last Minute Tax Planning for Salaried People

In a matter of days, the current Financial Year will come to an end. For a taxpayer, it is the time to evaluate your performance on your investment goals you set at the start of the year. Unfortunately, this is the time of the year […]
March 23, 2017

How to check TDS (Tax Deducted at Source) online?

Any amount deducted from salary is pinch to our pockets. TDS is deducted when the employee receives his salary. Many questions and doubts come to a novice tax payers mind: Is the TDS deducted paid promptly by the employer? How do I reassure that it […]
March 23, 2017
Gift Tax in India

How to Ensure your Gifts are exempted from Gift Tax in India?

In India we express our love and affection through gifts. Brothers gift sisters on Raksha Bandhan. Parents gift their children on every occasion, especially during marriage. Grandchildren are the recipients of loads of gifts from grandparents. We often hear of cars being gifted and homes […]
March 23, 2017

Section 24 – Income Tax Benefit on Interest on Personal Loan

Escalating realty prices have left borrowers struggling for money even to meet the down-payment requirement. If you have resorted to a personal loan to bridge the gap between housing loan and down-payment, then there is a glimmer of hope in terms of a tax benefit. […]
March 17, 2017

15 Ways to Save Tax Legally!!!

Do you feel that you are paying too much tax? Have you ever thought of saving tax? Whether you are a veteran taxpayer or a first timer, tax planning is important for both of you. Planning your taxes properly can help you save a lot […]
March 17, 2017
Section 80GG - Save Tax on Rent Paid

Section 80GG – Save Tax on Rent Paid

Buying a house is a daunting task for salaried people in India as it requires huge investment. Even though several banks offer home loans, getting a home loan isn’t easy. If one manages to avail the loan facility, paying hefty instalments for several years is […]