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Income Tax Exemption in Respect of retirement benefits

Corporate Law - Article discusses Tax Treatment of Various retirement benefits i.e Gratuity, Leave Encasement, Commuted Pension, Uncommuted Pension, Statutory Provident Fund, Recognised Provident Fund and Unrecognised Provident Fund. ...

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Social Security Agreement signed between India-Japan

Corporate Law - Foreign assignments involving mobility of international workers has always been entangled in the complexities of two legislations. To ease out the hindrances and protect the interest of cross border workers of India and Japan, India has signed social security agreement (SSA) with Japan w.e.f. Oct 1, 2016....

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Budget 2017: Tax-exemption to partial withdrawal from National Pension System (NPS)

Corporate Law - In order to provide further relief to an employee subscriber of NPS, it is proposed to amend the section 10 so as to provide exemption to partial withdrawal not exceeding 25% of the contribution made by an employee in accordance with the terms and conditions specified under Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013 and r...

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Present Rates of Contribution under EPF, EPS and EDLI

Corporate Law - Article cover Rate of Contribution under Employee Pension Scheme (EPS), Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) and Employee Deposit Linked Insurance (EDLI) Scheme...

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How to Generate Jeevan Pramaan / Digital Life Certificate

Corporate Law - Launched by Hon. PM Shri. Narendra Modi ji, on 10th Nov 2014, Digital Life Certificate for Pensioners Scheme of the Government of India, known as the Jeevan Pramaan...

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Cabinet approves additional 2% Dearness Allowance / Relief

Corporate Law - Cabinet approves additional 2% Dearness Allowance / Dearness Relief due from January, 2017 15.03.2017 The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved release of an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 01.01.2017. It h...

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8 New Features for National Pension System (NPS) Subscribers

Corporate Law - 1. Mobile Application-Mobile Application for NPS is now available to the Subscriber’s in ‘Google Play Store’ as ‘NPS by NSDL e-Gov’ for installation and use. 2. Change of address using Aadhaar authentication 3. Scheme Preference change facility 4. Tier II activation through eNPS...

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NPS to observe Service Fortnight from June 27 to July 9, 2016

Corporate Law - National Pension System (NPS) to observe Service Fortnight from June 27 to July 9, 2016; Fortnight long campaign aims at awareness creation, service orientation and information dissemination along with subscribers registration. ...

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Budget 2016: Changes in National Pension System (NPS)

Corporate Law - The Government has proposed the following in the Finance Bill, 2016 with regard to the National Pension System (NPS): i. Allowing 40 per cent of the NPS corpus tax exempt on lump sum withdrawal. ii. ii. Waiving service tax on the NPS corpus utilized for purchase of annuity. iii. The amount receivable by the nominee in case of death of the...

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Online Subscriber Registration and contribution under NPS

Corporate Law - PFRDA introduced eNPS online portal whereby PAN (Permanent Account Number) and savings bank account of new subscribers to NPS who are already customers of the banks are accepted as KYC with active participation of the banks acting as POPs for opening of accounts under NPS. ...

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Family Pension claim not acceptable if option to join scheme was not exercised

Ganesh Prasad Mishra Vs Commissioner EPF Organization (Madhya Pradesh High Court at Indore) - The Hon'ble MP High court in the above stated case placing reliance on the decision of Hon'ble Supreme court in the case of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation vs. President, Rajasthan Roadways Union & Anr....

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PF & withdrawal benefit on date of leaving service to International Worker

File No. IWU/7/)(25)/2017 /Payment of PF and Withdrawal Benefits/34140 - (23/03/2017) - In order to facilate payment of Provident Fund and withdrawal benefit under EPS, 1995 to International Workers on the date of leaving service in India, the following instructions are issued:-...

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Aadhaar Compulsory to avail benefit of Employees’ Pension Scheme

Notification No. S.O. 26(E) - (04/01/2017) - Members and pensioners of the Employees’ Pension Scheme are hereby required to furnish proof of the possession of the Aadhaar number or undergo Aadhaar authentication as per the procedure laid down by the Employees Provident Fund Organisation for better and hassle free identification through Aadha...

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PFRDA (Aggregator) Regulations 2015

No. PFRDA/12/RGL/139/4. - (10/05/2015) - These regulations shall be applicable to the—NPS-Lite under National Pension System, (also referred to as NPS-Swavalamban), which is a low-cost, feature optimized group model, aimed at unorganised and economically disadvantaged sections of the society. ...

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ULIPS: New Regulatory & Tax Regime

NA - (26/06/2010) - The tug of regulatory war over unit linked insurance plans (ULIPs) has ended with regulatory regime to be retained with insurance regulatory body (IRDA). The Central Government has promulgated an Ordinance (legislation) to the effect that ULIPs shall be regulated by IRDA only, thus ending the ongoi...

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Clarification regarding deduction in respect of contribution to pension scheme under Section 80 CCD

F.No. 275/192/2009-IT (B) - (09/02/2010) - A number of representations have been received regarding deduction under Section 80 CCD for contribution made under pension scheme in the light of Circular No-1 /2010 dated 11th Jan’2010 issued on the subject of Deduction of Tax at Source etc....

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PF & withdrawal benefit on date of leaving service to International Worker

File No. IWU/7/)(25)/2017 /Payment of PF and Withdrawal Benefits/34140 (23/03/2017)

In order to facilate payment of Provident Fund and withdrawal benefit under EPS, 1995 to International Workers on the date of leaving service in India, the following instructions are issued:-...

Read More

Cabinet approves additional 2% Dearness Allowance / Relief

Cabinet approves additional 2% Dearness Allowance / Dearness Relief due from January, 2017 15.03.2017 The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved release of an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 01.01.2017. It h...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Income Tax Exemption in Respect of retirement benefits

Article discusses Tax Treatment of Various retirement benefits i.e Gratuity, Leave Encasement, Commuted Pension, Uncommuted Pension, Statutory Provident Fund, Recognised Provident Fund and Unrecognised Provident Fund. ...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Social Security Agreement signed between India-Japan

Foreign assignments involving mobility of international workers has always been entangled in the complexities of two legislations. To ease out the hindrances and protect the interest of cross border workers of India and Japan, India has signed social security agreement (SSA) with Japan w.e.f. Oct 1, 2016....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Budget 2017: Tax-exemption to partial withdrawal from National Pension System (NPS)

In order to provide further relief to an employee subscriber of NPS, it is proposed to amend the section 10 so as to provide exemption to partial withdrawal not exceeding 25% of the contribution made by an employee in accordance with the terms and conditions specified under Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013 and r...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Present Rates of Contribution under EPF, EPS and EDLI

Article cover Rate of Contribution under Employee Pension Scheme (EPS), Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) and Employee Deposit Linked Insurance (EDLI) Scheme...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

How to Generate Jeevan Pramaan / Digital Life Certificate

Launched by Hon. PM Shri. Narendra Modi ji, on 10th Nov 2014, Digital Life Certificate for Pensioners Scheme of the Government of India, known as the Jeevan Pramaan...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Jeevan Pramaan. Digital Life Certificate for Pensioners & FAQs

Jeevan Pramaan is a biometric enabled digital service for pensioners. Pensioners of Central Government, State Government or any other Government organization can take benefit of this facility....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Aadhaar Compulsory to avail benefit of Employees’ Pension Scheme

Notification No. S.O. 26(E) (04/01/2017)

Members and pensioners of the Employees’ Pension Scheme are hereby required to furnish proof of the possession of the Aadhaar number or undergo Aadhaar authentication as per the procedure laid down by the Employees Provident Fund Organisation for better and hassle free identification through Aadhaar....

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Deduction under section 80C and Tax Planning

Section 80C replaced the existing Section 88 with more or less the same investment mix available in Section 88. The new section 80C has become effective w.e.f. 1st April, 2006. Even the section 80CCC on pension scheme contributions was merged with the above 80C. However, this new section has allowed a major change in the method of prov...

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