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Retirement Saving – National Pension System (NPS)

Corporate Law - NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM (N.P.S.) BACKGROUND The National Pension System is a defined contribution scheme launched by Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority (P.F.R.D.A) in 2004 for government employees & subsequently in 2009 for all citizen. The eligible subscribers are allotted a 12 digit unique Permanent Retirement Accou...

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Income Tax benefits under National Pension Scheme (NPS)

Corporate Law - NPS is a government-sponsored pension scheme. It was launched in January 2004 for government employees. However, in 2009, it was opened to all sections. The scheme allows subscribers to contribute regularly in a pension account during their working life. On retirement, subscribers can withdraw a part of the corpus in a lump sum and use ...

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Types of accounts under National Pension System

Corporate Law - A person can open two accounts under National Pension System (NPS). The main account is called Tier I account and an additional account is labelled as Tier II account. Let us understand about both of these accounts. Features of Tier I NPS account: Tier I is the default and proper pension account under NPS. This […]...

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Pensions Funds in India & Proposed Draft Rules 2020

Corporate Law - On 18th August 2020, the Central Board of Direct Taxes has issued a list of guidelines that prescribe conditions for the pension funds in India to take the benefit of income tax exemptions vide Notification No. 67/2020-Income Tax/[G.S.R. 508(E)] dated-17/08/2020. The announcement comes after a July notification related to Draft Proposed...

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How to open your NPS account

Corporate Law - We have already discussed the basics of an NPS account in an earlier article. I have also explained that an NPS account can be opened online as well as offline. Let us understand how to open the NPS in both the ways. Read Earlier post: Introduction to NPS account Registering for NPS offline For opening […]...

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Ombudsman under NPS & Atal Pension Yojana

Corporate Law - Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has appointed Shri Arnab Roy as Stipendiary Ombudsman in terms of PFRDA (Redressal of Subscriber Grievance) Regulations, 2015 for resolving NPS/APY subscriber grievances....

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Modification in Partial Withdrawal rules under NPS

Corporate Law - 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

Corporate Law - 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

Corporate Law - 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

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

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Pension can not be withheld for indefinite period contrary to Section 9(4) of C.G. Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1976

Krishna Kumar Tiwari Vs State of Chhattisgarh (Chhattisgarh High Court) - Krishna Kumar Tiwari Vs State of Chhattisgarh (Chhattisgarh High Court) Pension can not be withheld for indefinite period contrary to Section 9(4) of C.G. Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1976. FULL TEXT OF THE HIGH COURT ORDER /JUDGEMENT 1. Heard. 2. The grievance of the petitioner is that the petiti...

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Contribution to PNB Employees Pension Fund Trust allowed

Punjab National Bank Vs Add. CIT (ITAT Delhi) - Whether the disallowance of contribution made to PNB Employees Pension Fund Trust, which the assessee claims to be its legitimate business expenditure is justified in law?...

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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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PFRDA (Exits and Withdrawals Under the National Pension System) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020

Notification No. PFRDA/12/RGL/139/8 - (29/09/2020) - 1. These regulations may be called the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (Exits and Withdrawals under the National Pension System) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020. 2. These shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official gazette....

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e-Nomination facility for NPS subscribers

CIR No : PFRDA/2020/37/SUP-CRA/15 - (03/09/2020) - PFRDA has issued a Circular pertaining to ‘e-Nomination facility for NPS Subscribers’ in order to help and guide the Subscribers of NPS in understanding detailed provisions regarding ‘Nominations’ under NPS and process flow of e-Nomination facility....

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PFRDA (National Pension System Trust) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020

No. PFRDA/12/RGL/139/5 - (29/07/2020) - No person who is appointed as a trustee of the Board of Trustees of the National Pension System Trust shall be eligible to be appointed as a trustee of any other pension trust, or as a director of any of the intermediaries registered with the Authority or its sponsor:...

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PFRDA (Central Recordkeeping Agency) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020

Notification No. PFRDA/12/RGL/139/7 - (29/07/2020) - These regulations may be called the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (Central Recordkeeping Agency) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020. . These shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official gazette....

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National Pension Scheme Tier II-Tax Saver Scheme 2020

Notification No. 45/2020-Income Tax F. No.370142/26/2019-TPL [S.O. 2232(E)] - (07/07/2020) - CBDT notified vide Notification No. 45/2020-Income Tax dated 07th July, 2020 that Tax benefit of Section 80C will be available to the Government employee if, they contributes towards Tier-II of NPS. Benefit is notified under Section 80C (2) (xxv) Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961) raad with  Nationa...

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Pension can not be withheld for indefinite period contrary to Section 9(4) of C.G. Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1976

Krishna Kumar Tiwari Vs State of Chhattisgarh (Chhattisgarh High Court)

Krishna Kumar Tiwari Vs State of Chhattisgarh (Chhattisgarh High Court) Pension can not be withheld for indefinite period contrary to Section 9(4) of C.G. Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1976. FULL TEXT OF THE HIGH COURT ORDER /JUDGEMENT 1. Heard. 2. The grievance of the petitioner is that the petitioner is now aged about 80 years [&hellip...

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Retirement Saving – National Pension System (NPS)

NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM (N.P.S.) BACKGROUND The National Pension System is a defined contribution scheme launched by Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority (P.F.R.D.A) in 2004 for government employees & subsequently in 2009 for all citizen. The eligible subscribers are allotted a 12 digit unique Permanent Retirement Accou...

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PFRDA (Exits and Withdrawals Under the National Pension System) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020

Notification No. PFRDA/12/RGL/139/8 (29/09/2020)

1. These regulations may be called the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (Exits and Withdrawals under the National Pension System) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020. 2. These shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official gazette....

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Ombudsman under NPS & Atal Pension Yojana

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has appointed Shri Arnab Roy as Stipendiary Ombudsman in terms of PFRDA (Redressal of Subscriber Grievance) Regulations, 2015 for resolving NPS/APY subscriber grievances....

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

e-Nomination facility for NPS subscribers

CIR No : PFRDA/2020/37/SUP-CRA/15 (03/09/2020)

PFRDA has issued a Circular pertaining to ‘e-Nomination facility for NPS Subscribers’ in order to help and guide the Subscribers of NPS in understanding detailed provisions regarding ‘Nominations’ under NPS and process flow of e-Nomination facility....

Read More

Income Tax benefits under National Pension Scheme (NPS)

NPS is a government-sponsored pension scheme. It was launched in January 2004 for government employees. However, in 2009, it was opened to all sections. The scheme allows subscribers to contribute regularly in a pension account during their working life. On retirement, subscribers can withdraw a part of the corpus in a lump sum and use ...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Types of accounts under National Pension System

A person can open two accounts under National Pension System (NPS). The main account is called Tier I account and an additional account is labelled as Tier II account. Let us understand about both of these accounts. Features of Tier I NPS account: Tier I is the default and proper pension account under NPS. This […]...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Pensions Funds in India & Proposed Draft Rules 2020

On 18th August 2020, the Central Board of Direct Taxes has issued a list of guidelines that prescribe conditions for the pension funds in India to take the benefit of income tax exemptions vide Notification No. 67/2020-Income Tax/[G.S.R. 508(E)] dated-17/08/2020. The announcement comes after a July notification related to Draft Proposed...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

How to open your NPS account

We have already discussed the basics of an NPS account in an earlier article. I have also explained that an NPS account can be opened online as well as offline. Let us understand how to open the NPS in both the ways. Read Earlier post: Introduction to NPS account Registering for NPS offline For opening […]...

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New Pension Scheme

New Pension Scheme Everyone has a retirement plan for travel, leisure, meeting daily expenses, only one can enjoy retirement if one has available funds. Retirement is the condition when there is no active income, unlike developed countries, there is no Government support. With increasing, medical advancement life expectancy after retireme...

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