pension scheme

Either INVEST or Pay TAX!

Income Tax - There are many options in the market where a person can invest and save his/her tax. But before investing anywhere, all the factors must be kept in mind like return on investment, risk involved, lock-in period, minimum and maximum amount that can be invested and many more....

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Wrong Method of EPFO to Calculate Pension Under EPS 1995

Income Tax - Section 12(3)(b) – Past service pension for FPF1971 membership depends on salary and no. of years under FPF 1971 with minimum of Rs.80/- for 11 years or less on salary of Rs.2500 or less and maximum of Rs.170/- for 20 years or more for FPF1971 membership on salary of more than Rs.2500/-...

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NPS Scheme Looking Attractive Now

Income Tax - A subscriber under NPS is entitled to get additional tax benefit up to Rs. 50,000 in a financial year under section 80CCD (IB) of Income Tax Act. This is over and above the deduction of Rs. 1,50,000 available under section 80C /80CCE of Income Tax Act ....

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NPS Withdrawal: Norms, Purpose, Limits and Frequency

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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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Modification in Partial Withdrawal rules under NPS

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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)

Income Tax - 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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Recent Posts in "pension scheme"

Either INVEST or Pay TAX!

There are many options in the market where a person can invest and save his/her tax. But before investing anywhere, all the factors must be kept in mind like return on investment, risk involved, lock-in period, minimum and maximum amount that can be invested and many more....

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Wrong Method of EPFO to Calculate Pension Under EPS 1995

Section 12(3)(b) – Past service pension for FPF1971 membership depends on salary and no. of years under FPF 1971 with minimum of Rs.80/- for 11 years or less on salary of Rs.2500 or less and maximum of Rs.170/- for 20 years or more for FPF1971 membership on salary of more than Rs.2500/-...

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Posted Under: Finance |

NPS Scheme Looking Attractive Now

A subscriber under NPS is entitled to get additional tax benefit up to Rs. 50,000 in a financial year under section 80CCD (IB) of Income Tax Act. This is over and above the deduction of Rs. 1,50,000 available under section 80C /80CCE of Income Tax Act ....

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Posted Under: Finance |

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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Posted Under: Finance |

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...

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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....

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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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