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Public Provident Fund (PPF) – Tax benefit and Returns

Finance - Eligibility - Individuals who are residents of India are eligible to open an account under the Public Provident Fund scheme. A PPF account may be opened under the name of a minor by his/her legal guardian. However, each person is eligible for only one account under his/her name....

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Everything You need to know about PPF (Public Provident Fund)

Finance - Article explains What is Public Provident Fund (PPF), Who can Invest under PPF Scheme, Rate of Interest on PPF and Taxability, Tax Benefits from Investment in PPF, Minimum and Maximum Deposit in PPF, Period and Lock in period, How to Open a PPF A/C, Documents required for opening PPF account, Closure of PPF Account and […]...

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PPF (Public Provident Fund) Account

Finance - What is PPF (Public Provident Fund) Scheme ? The full form of PPF is Public Provident Fund Scheme. Public Provident Fund scheme of the Central Government was framed under Public Provident Fund Act, 1968. ...

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Financial Planning For Young Self-Employed People

Finance - A Financial Planning For Young Self-Employed People…Combining Benefits Of PPF & FD…Which Are Most Secured Ways of Investment…Maximum Benefit From Minimum Investment. Why PPF  – PPF offers Best interest as compare to FD & also multiple tax benefits: Deposits in a PPF account qualify for a deduction under s...

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How effective rate of return on PPF can come upto 12.59%

Finance - There are many features which make PPF an attractive investment vehicle for many a people right from getting deduction under 80C to being one of the safe instrument for providing long term wealth. Many of these features are often talked about and discussed but two things which are talked about in parts but not as a whole are why PPF is te...

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Reduction of 0.1% in interest rates on Small Saving schemes

Finance - Government has decided to effect a reduction of 0.1 percentage points in interest rates across the board in all Small Savings Schemes except the Post Office Savings Account, which has been left untouched....

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Interest rate cut by 0.10% on KVP, PPF, SCSS 2004 & Sukanya Samriddhi

Finance - The interest rates of Public Provident Fund (PPF), Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP), Senior Citizens Savings Scheme, 2004 (SCSS 2004), and Sukanya Samriddhi Account (the Girl Child Scheme) were reduced by 0.10 percentage point for the quarter 01.10.2016 to 31.12.2016, and not 0.10 percentage per annum....

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Interest Rates on Small Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.07.2016 to 30.9.2016

Finance - On the basis of the decision of the Government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly basis. Accordingly, the rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the second quarter of financial year 2016-17, on the basis of the interest compounding/payment built-in in the schemes, shall be as under: ...

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Revised interest rate of PPF, SCSC, Sukanya Samridhi,NSC

Finance - Central Government has notified revised Interest Rate for the perios from 01.04.2016 to 30.03.2016 on Small Savings Schemes like PPF, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, Sukanya Samridhi Scheme and NSC etc. Rates on all schemes been reduced significantly in comparison to existing rate....

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Small Saving Schemes Interest Rate to change Qtrly wef 01.04.16

Finance - Interest Rates of Small Saving Schemes to be recalibrated w.e.f. 1.4.2016 on a Quarterly Basis to align the small saving interest rates with the market rates of the relevant Government securities...

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Revised Small Savings Scheme interest rates w.e.f. 01.10.2020

F.No.1/4/2019-NS - (30/09/2020) - The rates of interest on various Small Savings Schemes for the third quarter of financial year 2020-21 starting from 1st October, 2020 and ending on 31st December, 2020 shall remain unchanged from those notified for the second quarter (1st July, 2020 to 3oth September, 2020) of financial year 2020-2...

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Revised Small Savings Scheme interest rates w.e.f. 01.07.2020

SB Order 24/2020 - (01/07/2020) - Rate of interest w.e.f 01.07.2020 to 30.09.2020 on Small Savings Scheme i.e. Post Office Savings Account, 1,2,3,5 Year Time Deposit, 5 Year Recurring Deposit Scheme, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, Monthly Income Account, National Savings Certificate (VIII Issue), Public Provident Fund Scheme, Kisan ...

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TDS on interest on Post Office Saving Schemes reduced

S.B. Order 23/2020 - (26/06/2020) - In order to provide more funds at the disposal of the taxpayers for dealing with the economic situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic. the rates of Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) for the following non-salaried specified payments made to residents has been reduced by 25% for the period from 14th Ma...

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Public Provident Fund (Amendment) Scheme, 2020- Interest Rate Notified

Notification No. G.S.R. 290(E) - (05/05/2020) - Public Provident Fund (Amendment) Scheme, 2020- The deposits made in the account between 12th December, 2019 to 31 st March, 2020 (both days inclusive) and the balances at the credit of the account shall bear interest at the rate of 7.9 per cent. per annum. Lowest balance at the credit of an account...

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Relaxation guidelines for PPF and Sukanya Sarnriddhi Account

F.No. 14/6/2020-NS - (11/04/2020) - The Public Provident Fund (PPF) account/ Sukanya Sarnriddhi Account (SSA) holders will be eligible to make a single deposit each in account(s) opened in his own name and/or account(s) opened in the name of minor(s), as the case may be for FY 2019-2o till 30.06.2020 subject to the condition of maximu...

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Revised Small Savings Scheme interest rates w.e.f. 01.10.2020

F.No.1/4/2019-NS (30/09/2020)

The rates of interest on various Small Savings Schemes for the third quarter of financial year 2020-21 starting from 1st October, 2020 and ending on 31st December, 2020 shall remain unchanged from those notified for the second quarter (1st July, 2020 to 3oth September, 2020) of financial year 2020-21....

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Revised Small Savings Scheme interest rates w.e.f. 01.07.2020

SB Order 24/2020 (01/07/2020)

Rate of interest w.e.f 01.07.2020 to 30.09.2020 on Small Savings Scheme i.e. Post Office Savings Account, 1,2,3,5 Year Time Deposit, 5 Year Recurring Deposit Scheme, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, Monthly Income Account, National Savings Certificate (VIII Issue), Public Provident Fund Scheme, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi Accoun...

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TDS on interest on Post Office Saving Schemes reduced

S.B. Order 23/2020 (26/06/2020)

In order to provide more funds at the disposal of the taxpayers for dealing with the economic situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic. the rates of Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) for the following non-salaried specified payments made to residents has been reduced by 25% for the period from 14th May, 2020 to 31st March, 2021....

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Public Provident Fund (Amendment) Scheme, 2020- Interest Rate Notified

Notification No. G.S.R. 290(E) (05/05/2020)

Public Provident Fund (Amendment) Scheme, 2020- The deposits made in the account between 12th December, 2019 to 31 st March, 2020 (both days inclusive) and the balances at the credit of the account shall bear interest at the rate of 7.9 per cent. per annum. Lowest balance at the credit of an account between the close of the fifth day and ...

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Relaxation guidelines for PPF and Sukanya Sarnriddhi Account

F.No. 14/6/2020-NS (11/04/2020)

The Public Provident Fund (PPF) account/ Sukanya Sarnriddhi Account (SSA) holders will be eligible to make a single deposit each in account(s) opened in his own name and/or account(s) opened in the name of minor(s), as the case may be for FY 2019-2o till 30.06.2020 subject to the condition of maximum deposit ceilings prescribed in the PH/...

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Massive interest rate cut on Small Savings PPF/ SSA/ NSC/KVP/SCSS

F. No. 1/4/2019-NS (31/03/2020)

Government has declared Rate of Interest on Small saving for the Quarter of April 2020 to June 2020 with Massive cut in in interest Rate ranging from 0.70 to 1.40 % per annum. For example rate of interest on PPF been reduced by 70 basis points to 7.1% per annum and same on Sukanya Samriddhi […]...

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No penalty/revival fee in RD/PPF/SSA Accounts till 30.06.2020

SB Order No. 14/2020 (31/03/2020)

The subscribers of RD/PPF/SSA Accounts may deposit the mandated due amount, if any of current F.Y. (2019-20) and April, 2020 (as the case may be) in their respective accounts till 30th June, 2020 and no penalty/revival fee shall be charged...

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Public Provident Fund (PPF) – Tax benefit and Returns

Eligibility - Individuals who are residents of India are eligible to open an account under the Public Provident Fund scheme. A PPF account may be opened under the name of a minor by his/her legal guardian. However, each person is eligible for only one account under his/her name....

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Revised Small Savings Schemes interest rates w.e.f. 01.01.2020

SB Order No. 01/2020 (01/01/2020)

Rate of interest on various National Small Savings Schemes for the fourth quarter of financial year 2019-20 ( starting from 1st January ,2020 and ending on 31st March, 2020) shall remain unchanged from those notified for the third quarter of Financial Year 2019-20 (01st October 2019 to 31st December,2019)....

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Everything You need to know about PPF (Public Provident Fund)

Article explains What is Public Provident Fund (PPF), Who can Invest under PPF Scheme, Rate of Interest on PPF and Taxability, Tax Benefits from Investment in PPF, Minimum and Maximum Deposit in PPF, Period and Lock in period, How to Open a PPF A/C, Documents required for opening PPF account, Closure of PPF Account and […]...

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PPF (Public Provident Fund) Account

What is PPF (Public Provident Fund) Scheme ? The full form of PPF is Public Provident Fund Scheme. Public Provident Fund scheme of the Central Government was framed under Public Provident Fund Act, 1968. ...

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Financial Planning For Young Self-Employed People

A Financial Planning For Young Self-Employed People…Combining Benefits Of PPF & FD…Which Are Most Secured Ways of Investment…Maximum Benefit From Minimum Investment. Why PPF  – PPF offers Best interest as compare to FD & also multiple tax benefits: Deposits in a PPF account qualify for a deduction under s...

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Govt notifies Interest Rate on PPF applicable from 1st July 2019

G.S.R.506(E). (16/07/2019)

Central Government hereby notifies that subscriptions made to Public Provident Fund on or after the 1st day of July, 2019 and balances at the credit of the subscriber shall bear interest at the rate of 7.9 per cent. per annum....

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Govt reduces interest rates for Small Savings Schemes by 0.10%

F. No. 01/04/2016-NS (28/06/2019)

Rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the second quarter of financial year 2019-20 starting 1st July, 2019, and ending on 30th September 2019, on the basis of the interest compounding / payment built-in in the schemes. shall be as under....

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Interest rates of NSC, PPF, KVP, SSAS, SCSS for Q1 of FY 2019-20

rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the first quarter of financial year 2019-20 staring Ist April, 2019 and ending on 30th June, 2019 shall remain unchanged from those notified for the fourth quarter of financial year 2018-19....

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Small Savings Schemes Interest Rate for 01.01.2019 to 31.03.2019

F. No.01/0412016-NS (31/12/2018)

Rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the fourth quarter of financial year 2018-19 starting 1stJanuary, 2019, and ending on 31st March, 2019, on the basis of the interest compounding / payment built-in in the schemes,...

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Interest Rates of Small Savings Schemes hiked by 0.30 to 0.40 percent

F.No.01/04/2016-NS (19/09/2018)

Government announces the Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes for the Third Quarter of the current Financial Year 2018-19 On the basis of the decision of the Government of India, the interest rates for Small Savings Schemes are to be notified on Quarterly Basis with the approval of the Union Finance Minister. Accordingly, ...

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Interest rates for Small Savings Scheme for 01.01.2018 to 31.03.2018

F.No.01/04/2016-NS (27/12/2017)

Rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the fourth quarter of financial year 2017-18 starting 1st January, 2018 and ending on 31st March, 2018, on the basis of the interest compounding payment built-in in the schemes, shall he as under....

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Premature Closure of PPF account- clarifications

SB Order No. 07/2017 (24/07/2017)

If a PPF account that has already completed 15 years and has subsequently been extended under the provision of para 9(3A) of the PPF Scheme is closed prematurely before the completion of the current 5 year block period, the reduction in interest rate by 1 percentage point shall be applicable from the date of the commencement of the curren...

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Interest rates on Small Savings Schemes from 01.07.2017 to 30.09.2017

F.No.01/04/2016-NS (30/06/2017)

Rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the second quarter of financial year 2017-18 starting 1st July, 2017, and ending on 30th September, 2017, on the basis of the interest compounding / payment built-in in the schemes, shall be as under:...

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Reduction of 0.1% in interest rates on Small Saving schemes

Government has decided to effect a reduction of 0.1 percentage points in interest rates across the board in all Small Savings Schemes except the Post Office Savings Account, which has been left untouched....

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Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes for Q4 of FY 2016-17

RBI/2016-17/225 DGBA.GAD.2012/15.02.005/2016-17 (09/02/2017)

The Government of India, had vide their Office Memorandum (OM) No.F.No.1/04/2016–NS.II dated December 30, 2016 advised the rate of interest on various small savings schemes for the fourth quarter of the financial year 2016-17 (copy enclosed)....

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Interest rate cut by 0.10% on KVP, PPF, SCSS 2004 & Sukanya Samriddhi

The interest rates of Public Provident Fund (PPF), Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP), Senior Citizens Savings Scheme, 2004 (SCSS 2004), and Sukanya Samriddhi Account (the Girl Child Scheme) were reduced by 0.10 percentage point for the quarter 01.10.2016 to 31.12.2016, and not 0.10 percentage per annum....

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Interest rates on Small Savings Schemes for Oct,16 to -Dec,16

F.No. 1/04/2016-NS.II (29/09/2016)

On the basis of the decision of the Government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly basis. Accordingly. the rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the third quarter of financial year 2016-17 starting on 1st October, 2016 and ending on 31st December, 2016...

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Interest Rates on Small Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.07.2016 to 30.9.2016

On the basis of the decision of the Government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly basis. Accordingly, the rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the second quarter of financial year 2016-17, on the basis of the interest compounding/payment built-in in the schemes, shall be as under: ...

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Interest rates on Small Savings Schemes for 01.07.16 to 30.09.16

F.No. 1/04/2016-NS .II (20/06/2016)

On the basis of the decisions of the Government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly Accordingly , the rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the second quarter of financial year 2016-17 , on the basis of the interest compounding/payment built-in in the schemes, shall be as under :...

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1% Lesser Interest on Premature closure of PPF Account

Notification No. G.S.R. 613(E) (18/06/2016)

3(C) A subscriber shall be allowed premature closure of his account or the account of a minor of whom he is a guardian, on a written application to the Accounts Office, on any of the following grounds, namely, (i) that the amount is required for the treatment of serious ailments or life threatening diseases of the account holder, spouse ...

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Revised interest rate of PPF, SCSC, Sukanya Samridhi,NSC

Central Government has notified revised Interest Rate for the perios from 01.04.2016 to 30.03.2016 on Small Savings Schemes like PPF, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, Sukanya Samridhi Scheme and NSC etc. Rates on all schemes been reduced significantly in comparison to existing rate....

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Small Saving Schemes Interest Rate to change Qtrly wef 01.04.16

Interest Rates of Small Saving Schemes to be recalibrated w.e.f. 1.4.2016 on a Quarterly Basis to align the small saving interest rates with the market rates of the relevant Government securities...

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Interest rate For FY 2015-16 on PPF, KVP, Sukanya Samriddhi A/c and 5 year SCSS, 2004

RBI/2014-15/536 IDMD(DGBA).CDD.No.4521/15.02.001/2014-15 (01/04/2015)

The Government of India have vide their Office Memorandum (OM) No.6/01/2011-NS.II dated March 31, 2015, advised the rate of interest on various small savings schemes for the financial year 2015-16. Accordingly, the rates of interest on PPF 1968, SCSS 2004, Kisan Vikas Patra & Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme for the financial year 2015-16...

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Rate of Interest WEF 01.04.2015 on NSC, PPF, KVP, Sukanya Samriddhi A/c

Office Memorandum (OM) No.6/01/2011-NS.II dated March 31, 2015 Government Announces Interest Rates for Various Small Savings Schemes; Rates to Come Into Force with Effect from Tomorrow          It was decided by the Government of India that interest rates on Small savings Schemes will be linked to yields on government securities ...

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How effective rate of return on PPF can come upto 12.59%

There are many features which make PPF an attractive investment vehicle for many a people right from getting deduction under 80C to being one of the safe instrument for providing long term wealth. Many of these features are often talked about and discussed but two things which are talked about in parts but not as a whole are why PPF is te...

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Rate of Interest on PPF on Subscriptions Made On Or After 1-4-2014

Notification No. GSR 496(E) (11/07/2014)

Rate Of Interest On Public Provident Fund Scheme Under Section 5 of the Public Provident Fund Act, 1968 (23 of 1968) On Subscriptions Made To The Fund On Or After 1-4-2014 And Balances At The Credit Of Subscriber Notification No. GSR 496(E) [F.NO.6-1/2011-NS-II (PT.II)], Dated 11-7-2014 In pursuance of section 5 of the Public Provident [&...

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Analysis of Public Provident Fund (PPF) Scheme

Public Provident Fund (PPF) Scheme Is a scheme floated under the PPF Act 1968 by the central Government. PPF is a safe product, government backed and is a tax beneficial investment, which has low risk, and the risk is government risk....

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PPF and SCSS, 2004 Interest Rate wef 01.04.2014

DGBA.CDD. No. 5342 /15.02.001/2013-14 (21/03/2014)

Please refer to our circular RBI/2011-12/359 dated January 20, 2012 regarding interest rates on small savings schemes, wherein it was indicated that as per Government’s decision on revision of interest on small savings schemes, the interest rates on various small savings schemes for every financial year will be notified by the Governmen...

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Interest Rate on NSC MIS MIS SCSS POTD WEF 01.04.2013

Rate of interest on various small savings schemes for the financial year 2013-14 effective from 1-4-2013, on the basis of the interest compounding/payment built-in in the schemes, shall be as under :...

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All about Public Provident Fund Scheme (PPF)

Every individual desirous of subscribing to Fund under the Scheme for the first time either on his own behalf or on behalf of a minor of whom he is the guardian or on behalf of a Hindu Undivided Family of which he is a member or on behalf of an Association of persons or a Body of individuals as referred to in sub rule 2(b) of Rule 3 above...

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PPF, NSC, PO MIS & Smrall Savings Scheme Interest rate wef 1st April 2012

Based on the decisions taken by the Government on the recommendations of the Shyamala Gopinath Committee for Comprehensive Review of National Small Savings Fund (NSSF), the interest rates for small saving schemes are to be notified every financial year, before 1st April of that year. Accordingly, the rate of interest on various small sav...

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Interest to be paid on those PPF (HUF) accounts, which had attained maturity after 13-5-2005 but closed by subscribers before 7-12-2010

Letter [F.NO.7/4/2008-NS.II] (01/06/2011)

Some of the subscribers of PPF (HUF) accounts had closed the accounts on maturity or thereafter between 13th May, 2005 to 7.12.2010 (before the issue of the aforesaid amendment). Some of such account holders, were not paid interest at PPF rates on the deposits retained beyond the maturity period (without further subscriptions). Those subs...

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Good news – Govt to give 8 per cent interest on PPFs closed between May 2005 and Dec 2010

The Government today said that PPF accounts of Hindu Undivided Families (HUFs) which were closed down between May 2005 and December 7 last year would get 8 per cent interest on the deposits. The Finance Ministry has issued the clarification in view of the doubts raised with regard to payment of interest on Public Provident Fund (PPF) acc...

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PPF account of HUF can not be extended beyond 15 Years

Notification No. GSR 956(E) (07/12/2010)

an account opened on behalf of a Hindu Undivided Family prior to the 13th day of May, 2005, shall be closed after expiry of fifteen years from the end of the year in which the initial subscription was made and the entire amount standing at the credit of the subscriber shall be refunded, after making adjustments...

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Recent Amendment in PPF related to Deposit date in Cheque payments and Opening of Account for Minor

As per a recent circular issued by the government in respect of PPF provisions, following clarifications are worth noting. Deposit date in Cheque payments :-Till recently, in case of a PPF when a subscriber used to make deposits by local cheque or demand draft, the date of tender of cheque or draft at the accounting office was treated as ...

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