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NPS Withdrawal: Norms, Purpose, Limits and Frequency

Finance - NPS Withdrawal Norms The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has changed the norms for withdrawal of National Pension System (NPS) subscribers. Keeping in view the possibility of sudden financial needs of the subscribers, the requirement of minimum period under National Pension System (NPS) for availing the facility ...

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How the cabinet decision on NPS affects you

Finance - Post my two articles on National Pension System (NPS), the cabinet has made certain important amendment to NPS on 6th December, 2018. There is confusion galore in the minds of taxpayers about the implications and applicability of the decisions. Taxation of pension Tax benefits for NPS contribution Let us discuss. Increase in the contribu...

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Taxation of pension

Finance - People working in government services or those working with government departments get pensions after retirement from their services additionally people who have contributed towards Employee Provident Fund (EPF) also get pension under Employee Pension Scheme (EPS), 1995. Even after the death of the employee their family members are also e...

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Tax implication of partial or full withdrawals from PPF, EPF & NPS

Finance - We have already discussed the withdrawal facility for three major retirement products- Employee Provident Fund (EPF), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and National Pension System (NPS) in previous articles. Now it is logical to understand and discuss the tax implications for such withdrawals....

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Tax benefits for NPS contribution

Finance - After having discussed the withdrawal rules for National Pension System (NPS) last week, this let us discuss income tax benefits available for contributions made by you to your NPS account.  Though you can open Tier I and Tier II account under the NPS, the tax benefits are available only in respect of contributions made to […]...

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Modification in Partial Withdrawal rules under NPS

Finance - Modification in Partial Withdrawal rules under NPS: Partial withdrawals will now be allowed to NPS subscribers who wish to improve their employability or acquire new skills by pursuing higher education/ acquiring professional and technical qualifications. Further, individual NPS subscribers who wish to set up a new business/ acquire new b...

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‘View Pension Passbook’ Service for pensioners through Umang App

Finance - Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), which is providing a host of e-services for its stakeholders, has now introduced a new service through ‘UMANG app’. On clicking ‘View Passbook’ option, it requires PPO Number and Date of Birth information to be entered by the pensioner. ...

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Investment Limit for Sr Citizens doubled to Rs.15 lakh under PMVVY

Finance - The Union Cabinet chaired by chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for extending the investment limit from Rs 7.5 lakhs to Rs 15 lakhs as well as extension of time limits for subscription from 4th May 2018 to 31st March, 2020 under the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY) as part of Government's commitme...

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PFRDA prescribes New NPS Subscriber Registration Form

Finance - Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority prescribes New NPS Subscriber Registration Form – Additional Mandatory Requirements ...

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Three recent changes in National Pension Scheme (NPS)

Finance - The Government of India has recently made three changes in the National Pension Scheme (NPS) including withdrawal norms. The details are as under:...

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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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Clarification to pensioners about suggestion to hike exemption limit to Rs. 5 Lakhs

D.O. No. 370150/9/2017- TPL - (14/11/2017) - Clarification to pensioners about the hike in exemption limit to Rs 3 Lakhs from Minister of State for Finance Shri. Shiva Pratap Shukla by his letter dated 14th November 2017....

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Simplification of pension procedure- Handing over of PPO before retirement

No. 1/27/2011-P&PW (E) - (01/08/2017) - Simplification of pension procedure – i) Handing over of PPO to the retiring employee by the Head of Office before retirement and (ii) Submission of undertaking by retiring Government servant along with pension papers ...

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Benefit of 2 Years weightage of Service under Employees Pension Scheme

Circular No. Pension- Pen-I/3/4/2016/MOL&E/2 - (08/05/2017) - In the case of the member who superannuates on attaining the age of 58 years, and who has rendered 20 years pensionable service or more, his pensionable service shall be increased by adding a weightage of 2 years....

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Amendment in rule for Disbursement of pension and other benefits

G.S.R. 437(E) - (04/05/2017) - Disbursement of pension and other benefits.- (1) The Commissioner shall, with the approval of the Central Board, enter into arrangement for the disbursement of pension and other benefits under this Scheme with disbursing agencies like post office or nationalised banks or Treasuries or scheduled comm...

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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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NPS Withdrawal: Norms, Purpose, Limits and Frequency

NPS Withdrawal Norms The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has changed the norms for withdrawal of National Pension System (NPS) subscribers. Keeping in view the possibility of sudden financial needs of the subscribers, the requirement of minimum period under National Pension System (NPS) for availing the facility ...

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How the cabinet decision on NPS affects you

Post my two articles on National Pension System (NPS), the cabinet has made certain important amendment to NPS on 6th December, 2018. There is confusion galore in the minds of taxpayers about the implications and applicability of the decisions. Taxation of pension Tax benefits for NPS contribution Let us discuss. Increase in the contribu...

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Taxation of pension

People working in government services or those working with government departments get pensions after retirement from their services additionally people who have contributed towards Employee Provident Fund (EPF) also get pension under Employee Pension Scheme (EPS), 1995. Even after the death of the employee their family members are also e...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Tax implication of partial or full withdrawals from PPF, EPF & NPS

We have already discussed the withdrawal facility for three major retirement products- Employee Provident Fund (EPF), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and National Pension System (NPS) in previous articles. Now it is logical to understand and discuss the tax implications for such withdrawals....

Read More

Tax benefits for NPS contribution

After having discussed the withdrawal rules for National Pension System (NPS) last week, this let us discuss income tax benefits available for contributions made by you to your NPS account.  Though you can open Tier I and Tier II account under the NPS, the tax benefits are available only in respect of contributions made to […]...

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National Pension Scheme-NPS- Mix of EET & EEE (whether only for tax saving or investment for retirement life)

Insertion of Section 10(12A) Finance Act (FA), 2016 was a welcome step by the CBDT to the NPS subscribers wherein 40% of the accumulated NPS corpus was made exempt from income tax on closure of NPS account at the time of withdrawal. Earlier, the entire amount was taxable. CBDT is introducing new provisions in IT Act to provide NPS a level...

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FAQs: National Pension System For Non Resident Indians

NPS is an easily accessible, low cost, tax-efficient, flexible and portable retirement savings account. Under the NPS, the individual contributes to his retirement account. NPS is designed on Defined contribution basis wherein the subscriber contributes to his own account. The benefit subscribers ultimately receive depends on the amount o...

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National Pension System – Complete Guide

About National Pension System 1. What is National Pension System? National Pension System (NPS) is a pension cum investment scheme launched by Government of India to provide old age security to Citizens of India. It brings an attractive long term saving avenue to effectively plan your retirement through safe and regulated market-based ret...

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National Pension scheme: Additional Deduction of Rs. 50,000

An employee can claim overall deduction of Rs. 2,00,000 (i.e. Rs. 1,50,000 u/s 80C/80CCC/80CCD(1) and Rs. 50,000 u/s 80 80CCD(1B)) for National Pension scheme...

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Tax Treatment of Income from Salary in Brief

Salary is defined to include: a) Wages b) Annuity c) Pension d) Gratuity e) Fees, Commission, Perquisites, Profits in lieu of or in addition to Salary or Wages f) Advance of Salary g) Leave Encashment h) Annual accretion to the balance of Recognized Provident Fund i) Transferred balance in Recognized Provident Fund j) Contribution by Cent...

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