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End proceeds of New Pension Scheme (NPS) under Revised DTC will be exempt from tax

The New Pension Scheme (NPS) for the unorganised sector got a much-needed fillip with the revised discussion paper on the Direct Taxes Code proposing that the end proceeds under this scheme be exempt from tax. Under the existing tax structure, the maturity proceeds under the NPS are taxed. That is, an EET (exempt-exempt-tax) method is fo...

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Finance Ministry Constitutes Technical Advisory Group for Unique Projects

Ministry of Finance has constituted the Technical Advisory Group for Unique Projects (TAGUP). This Committee has been constituted in pursuance of the Finance Minister’s Budget Speech 2010-11 wherein he proposed to set up a Technology Advisory Group for Unique Projects under the Chairmanship of Shri Nandan Nilekani for an effective tax a...

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Pension regulator sought tax relief on investments in New Pension Scheme (NPS)

The interim pension regulator has sought tax relief on investments in the New Pension Scheme (NPS) to make it more attractive to employees of private sector firms. The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has written to the finance ministry seeking level playing field for NPS with other long-term savings schemes that...

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EPFO may switch to electronic payment system

The Employees Provident Fund Organisation is switching to an electronic payment system, which will allow it to credit the PF amount to the members’ bank accounts within two days of claim authorisation. EPFO is becoming more customer-friendly these days as it is trying to stave off competition from the new pension scheme, or NPS....

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New Pension System : A study in question answer mode

What is the New Pension System (NPS)? It is a system where individuals fund, during their work life, their financial security for old age when they no longer work. All those who join up would get a Permanent Retirement Account (PRA), which can be accessed online and through so-called points of presence (PoPs)....

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