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Tax Saving Investments

November 2, 2017

Savings & Investment Planning for Children’s Higher Education

Becoming parents is a turning point in our lives. As their guardians, it is our duty to plan for their future and invest wisely so that they receive the best possible facilities that in turn will materialise as better opportunities in a competitive world. Such […]
November 2, 2017
Investments Accessible to Family

Make your Investments Accessible to Family

A family is the base from which we all evolve and hence it is held closest to our hearts. We make every effort to protect them and make arrangements for their wellbeing. However, life is fragile and the unexpected happens. Even though we do not […]
August 25, 2017

Quick Tips for Retirement Planning

Retirement planning is not a very popular activity with many Indians. In India, unlike the other developed countries, we do not have a surety to receive pension once we retire from active work. Hence, even the awareness on pension is very low in India. In […]
October 25, 2016
Income Tax Benefits

How to Earn Rs 10 Lakh and Yet Not Pay Tax?

The current taxation structure in India has carved out three tax brackets – Rs 2.5-5 lakh, Rs 5-10 lakh and Rs 10 lakh and above that attract tax of 10%, 20% and 30% respectively. Now, those earning less than Rs 2.5 lakh (Rs 3 lakh […]
May 6, 2016
Plan early to save Taxes - H&R Block

Five reasons to plan for tax-saving early, rather than January-March

We give you 5 strong reasons why you should plan and make investments sooner rather than later. Saving early helps channelise money When you receive a hike in your salary after March appraisals, it is also the right time to channel these extra amounts towards […]
April 28, 2016
Leave Travel Allowance

Leave Travel Allowance (LTA)

Leave Travel Allowance (LTA) is the most common element of compensation adopted by employers to remunerate employees due to the tax benefits attached to it.  LTA is the remuneration paid by an employer for employee’s travel in the country, when he is on leave with […]
April 27, 2016
Save Taxes by Planning Early

How to save taxes by planning early

Most of us work too hard round the year but give very less priority to save the taxes or the importance of the tax planning and saving it early. It is said, “Failing to plan is as good as planning to fail” As when it […]
April 3, 2016

Market linked interest rates for small savings schemes

From a long time, RBI and banks have complained about higher interest rates offered by PPF and other small savings schemes which forced them to offer high interest rates on deposits to compete with them. Government finally heard their outcry by slashing the interest rates […]
March 30, 2016
EPF

Inoperative EPF accounts to gain interest benefits

  After dropping the plan to tax EPF (Employees Provident Fund), government has taken another step which adds up to already popular investment scheme. Back in 2011, EPFO (Employee Provident Fund Organisation) had taken decision to curb paying interest on inoperative PF accounts with the […]