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Payment of Pension to Government Pensioners – FAQ

Fema / RBI : Discover essential FAQs on government pension payments, including joint account continuation, crediting timelines, excess payment ...

April 2, 2024 3735 Views 0 comment Print

Pension Schemes in India: Evolution, Challenges & Future Prospects

Corporate Law : Explore the evolution of pension schemes in India, from the traditional old pension scheme to the modern New Pension Scheme (NPS)....

January 31, 2024 642 Views 0 comment Print

Tax Treatment of Income from Salary in Brief

Income Tax : Understand taxability of various salary components, allowances, perquisites, and retirement benefits in India. Learn about exempti...

August 1, 2023 329708 Views 42 comments Print

Employees’ Pension Scheme in India

Corporate Law : As India's workforce expands, understanding pension schemes becomes crucial. Explore the various public and private sector pension...

June 3, 2023 4161 Views 0 comment Print

EPS 95 Higher Pension Application- Submission and Processing

Corporate Law : Learn about the online submission and processing of EPS 95 higher pension applications. Understand error codes, solutions, refund ...

May 20, 2023 6444 Views 8 comments Print


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Speech by Chairperson PFRDA on Pension: A Necessity 

Corporate Law : Explore vital role of pensions in securing financial stability during retirement, as discussed by PFRDA Chairperson. Learn about N...

May 4, 2024 252 Views 0 comment Print

Pension Disbursing Banks’ Portals to Integrate for Pensioners’ Ease: P&PW Secretary

Corporate Law : Govt announced a significant step towards enhancing the ease of living for pensioners by integrating the pension portals of all pe...

April 28, 2024 5598 Views 0 comment Print

Draft PFRDA (Mechanism For Making And Review Of Regulations) Regulations, 2024

Corporate Law : Review the preliminary draft of PFRDA's proposed regulations for making and reviewing pension fund policies. Share your feedback b...

February 24, 2024 231 Views 0 comment Print

PFRDA’s Proposed Amendments: Stakeholder Comments & Responses

Corporate Law : Explore responses to stakeholder comments on proposed PFRDA amendments, focusing on grievance redressal. Clarifications on NPST ro...

January 6, 2024 480 Views 0 comment Print

PFRDA (Retirement Adviser) Regulations, 2016 – Proposed Amendments

Corporate Law : Explore key proposed amendments to PFRDA (Retirement Adviser) Regulations, 2016. Learn about changes in eligibility, security depo...

October 30, 2023 189 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Judiciary


Madras HC Directs Income Tax Department to Release Pension Account

Income Tax : In the case of G.K. Reddy vs. DCIT, Madras High Court has directed the Income Tax Department to lift the attachment of a pension a...

November 6, 2023 297 Views 0 comment Print

Exempt Disability Pension Income: HC grants Past Years’ Income Tax Refund

Income Tax : Read the full text of the judgment by Punjab and Haryana High Court granting a refund of income tax on exempted disability pension...

July 23, 2023 23619 Views 1 comment Print

Petitioner duly entitled for 5% simple interest on delayed payment of pension and gratuity

Corporate Law : Patna High Court held that petitioner is duly entitled for at least 5% Simple interest on delayed payment of pension and gratuity....

March 17, 2023 1230 Views 0 comment Print

Supreme Court upholds amended employees’ pension scheme with modifications

Corporate Law : Employees Provident Fund Organisation & Anr. Etc. Vs Sunil Kumar B. & Ors. Etc. (Supreme Court of India) The Apex Court on...

November 5, 2022 7674 Views 0 comment Print

Denial of pension is continuing wrong & court can’t be oblivious of difficulties of retired employee: SC

Income Tax : Denial of pension is a continuing wrong. This Court cannot also be oblivious to the difficulties of a retired employee in approach...

September 19, 2022 3456 Views 0 comment Print


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PFRDA (Mechanism for Making and Review of Regulations) Regulations, 2024

Corporate Law : Delve into the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority's (PFRDA) latest regulations for making and reviewing regulations...

April 26, 2024 135 Views 0 comment Print

Mandatory 2 Factor Aadhaar Authentication for CRA System Access w.e.f. 1st April 2024

Corporate Law : Learn about the PFRDA directive mandating 2-factor Aadhaar authentication for CRA system access starting April 1, 2024. Explore th...

March 15, 2024 558 Views 0 comment Print

Revised Dearness Relief for Central Government Pensioners, Effective January 1, 2024

Corporate Law : Government of India announces a 4% increase in Dearness Relief for pensioners effective from January 2024. Details & implications ...

March 13, 2024 330 Views 0 comment Print

SOP for processing Joint Declarations for member profile updation in EPFO

Corporate Law : Learn how to process Joint Declarations for member profile updation in EPFO with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) provided....

March 11, 2024 2088 Views 0 comment Print

PFRDA (Pension Fund) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2023

Corporate Law : Dive into the PFRDA's Second Amendment Regulations, 2023, impacting pension funds, fees, reporting, and disclosures for better fin...

February 27, 2024 774 Views 0 comment Print


Highlights of Revised Direct Tax Code

June 27, 2010 4057 Views 0 comment Print

EET :EET will not include Government Provident Fund (GPF), PPF, Recognised Provided Funds, Pension Scheme administered by Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority as well as approved pure life insurance products and annuity scheme. These will be governed by EEE.

ULIPS: New Regulatory & Tax Regime

June 26, 2010 874 Views 0 comment Print

The tug of regulatory war over unit linked insurance plans (ULIPs) has ended with regulatory regime to be retained with insurance regulatory body (IRDA). The Central Government has promulgated an Ordinance (legislation) to the effect that ULIPs shall be regulated by IRDA only, thus ending the ongoing claims by both regulators- SEBI and IRDA to regulate the ULIP schemes.

Clarification regarding deduction in respect of contribution to pension scheme under Section 80 CCD

February 10, 2010 2594 Views 0 comment Print

A number of representations have been received regarding deduction under Section 80 CCD for contribution made under pension scheme in the light of Circular No-1 /2010 dated 11th Jan’2010 issued on the subject of Deduction of Tax at Source etc.

Investing in new pension scheme (NPS)

December 25, 2009 8481 Views 10 comments Print

When it comes to social security measures, India is still considered to be an evolving country even after more than sixty years of independence. Central Government has announced a new pension scheme (NPS) w.e.f. 1st May, 2009 established under Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority. The scheme has been in operation for government employees since 2004 but has been only now opened to Indian citizens which will benefit all citizens, particularly those in private sector employment and those who are self employed.

Provident Fund contribution for International Workers

December 5, 2009 12465 Views 0 comment Print

The Government of India has recently made fundamental changes in the Employees Provident Fund Scheme, 1952 and the Employees Pension Scheme, 1995 (collectively referred to as Indian Provident Fund schemes) which will impact the expatriates and the employers with whom they work in India.

Proposal for Mandatory PF to workers with a salary of up to Rs 15,000 a month instead of Rs 6,500 at present

December 4, 2009 4581 Views 0 comment Print

Employers may soon be required to make mandatory provident fund contributions to workers with a salary of up to Rs 15,000 a month instead of Rs 6,500 at present. Union labour minister Mallikarjun Kharge is likely to ratify a proposal to this effect on Saturday, when he presides over a meeting of the Employees’ Provident Organisation’s Central Board of Trustees.

Tax saving habit–a change is required series-1

November 28, 2009 1896 Views 0 comment Print

All we need to do is to bring some changes in our habits and do the tax planning for the financial year 2009-10 in advance. Moreover before one decides for tax saving one should look into the all the list of probable deductions under which one gets benefits of tax saving.

New Pension System : A study in question answer mode

May 5, 2009 1262 Views 0 comment Print

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).

Pension plans are essentially investment products & can be quite taxing

February 21, 2009 703 Views 0 comment Print

Pension plans offered by insurance companies have gained tremendous popularity in recent years, though whether they really help the person retiring remains debatable. Also, this is that time of the year when investors are looking to save on income tax by making investments to that effect. Here are things you should keep in mind before […]

Pension – Whether an allowable expenditure

July 20, 2007 2033 Views 0 comment Print

In the present day scenario, looking at the high rate of attrition, it has become very necessary for the employers to provide various incentives to their employees in order to retain their services. One of such incentives is provision of pension to the employee after his retirement from service. In this context, it must be clearly understood that a grant of pension on retirement to employees,

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