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What is PPF | PPF Withdrawal Options before Maturity

Finance - PPF is Central Government Tax Saving Scheme with long term investment and tax saving option. In this article, we will cover the following areas-What is PPF and where you can open such account, Interest rate applicable on PPF, Who can open a PPF Account,  Minimum and maximum investment required in PPF Account, Lock in period […]...

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Comparison of Various Income Tax Saving Schemes 2021

Finance - Comparison of Various Saving Scheme  Article explains comparison of Various Saving Scheme for the purpose of Tax Planning & Investment Plan i.e. Very Simple analysis / summarized view of below mentioned schemes is as under:- 1) Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme 2) Pubilc Provident Fund 3) Kisan Vikas Patra 4) Senior Citizen Saving Scheme ...

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Tax Saving – Public Provident Fund ( PPF)

Finance - P.P.F. Account is a LONG TERM SAVING INSTRUMENT provided by the CENTRAL GOVERNMENT, came into force from 1 July 1968. This investment gives us ASSURED RETURNS & PROVIDE OLD AGE INCOME SECURITY TO EVERY ONE. By investing in P.P.F Account we can see the POWER OF COMPOUNDING in the long run. This account is under […]...

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All about Public Provident Fund- an investment Avenue

Finance - Public Provident Fund (PPF) has always been lucrative investment avenue for those who wish to earn stable return without any risk. However the interest rate is subject to revision every quarter, but the returns are assured because investment in PPF is not market linked. The current rate of interest is 7.1% Salaried employees have the [&he...

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EPF Vs. VPF Vs. PPF

Finance - Article compares EPF (Employees Provident Fund), VPF (Voluntary Provident Fund) and PPF (Public Provident Fund) with reference to Opening Account for such accounts, Interest Rate, Tax Benefit, Period of Investment, Loan Availability, Employer Contribution on Basic + DA, Employee Contribution on Basic + DA and Taxation on Maturity Returns....

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Govt proposes single act for PPF & Govt small savings schemes

Finance - At present, premature closure of a Public Provident Fund (PPF) account is permitted on specified grounds on completion of five financial years from the date of opening of account. Opening of accounts in the name of a minor is permitted under all the small savings scheme except the Senior Citizens’ Savings Scheme....

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Government of India makes Amendments in Small Savings Act

Finance - As per PPF Act, the PPF account can’t be closed prematurely before completion of five financial years. If depositor wants to close PPF account before five years in exigencies, he can’t close the account. To make provisions for premature closure easier in respect of all schemes, provisions could now be made through specific scheme noti...

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Reduction of 0.1% in interest rates on Small Saving schemes

Finance - Government has decided to effect a reduction of 0.1 percentage points in interest rates across the board in all Small Savings Schemes except the Post Office Savings Account, which has been left untouched....

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Interest rate cut by 0.10% on KVP, PPF, SCSS 2004 & Sukanya Samriddhi

Finance - The interest rates of Public Provident Fund (PPF), Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP), Senior Citizens Savings Scheme, 2004 (SCSS 2004), and Sukanya Samriddhi Account (the Girl Child Scheme) were reduced by 0.10 percentage point for the quarter 01.10.2016 to 31.12.2016, and not 0.10 percentage per annum....

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Interest Rates on Small Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.07.2016 to 30.9.2016

Finance - On the basis of the decision of the Government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly basis. Accordingly, the rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the second quarter of financial year 2016-17, on the basis of the interest compounding/payment built-in in the schemes, shall be as under: ...

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Govt withdraws reduction in Small Saving interest Rates

F.No.1/4/2019-NS - (01/04/2021) - It has been decided that the rate of interest on various small savings schemes for the first quarter of FY 2021-22 starting from 01st April and ending on 30th June, 2021 shall remain unchanged from those notified for the fourth quarter (01.01.2021 to 31.03.2021) of the FY 2020-21....

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Interest Rate on Small Saving Scheme reduced Sharply?

F.No.1/4/2019-NS - (31/03/2021) - Update on 01.04.2021 at 09.00 AM: Tweet by FM– Interest rates of small savings schemes of GoI shall continue to be at the rates which existed in the last quarter of 2020-2021, ie, rates that prevailed as of March 2021. Orders issued by oversight shall be withdrawn. Read: Govt withdraws reducti...

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Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.01.2021

SB Order No. 38/2020 - (31/12/2020) - Rate of interest on various Small Savings Schemes (National Savings Schemes) for the fourth quarter of financial year 2020-21 (starting from 1st January, 2021 and ending on 31th March, 2021) shall remain unchanged from those notified for the third quarter of Financial Year 2020-21...

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Small Savings Scheme Interest rates- January 2021 to March 2021

F. No. 1/4/2019-NS - (30/12/2020) - Rate of interest w.e.f 1st January, 2021 and ending on 31st March, 2021 on Small Savings Scheme i.e. Post Office Savings Account, 1,2,3,5 Year Time Deposit, 5 Year Recurring Deposit Scheme, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, Monthly Income Account, National Savings Certificate (VIII Issue), Public Provi...

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Revision of interest rates for National (Small) Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.10.2020

SB Order No. 33/2020 - (01/10/2020) - Rate of interest on various Small Savings Schemes (National Savings Schemes) for the third quarter of financial year 2020-21 (starting from 1st October ,2020 and ending on 31th December, 2020) shall remain unchanged from those notified for the second quarter of Financial Year 2020-21...

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Govt withdraws reduction in Small Saving interest Rates

F.No.1/4/2019-NS 01/04/2021

It has been decided that the rate of interest on various small savings schemes for the first quarter of FY 2021-22 starting from 01st April and ending on 30th June, 2021 shall remain unchanged from those notified for the fourth quarter (01.01.2021 to 31.03.2021) of the FY 2020-21....

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Interest Rate on Small Saving Scheme reduced Sharply?

F.No.1/4/2019-NS 31/03/2021

Update on 01.04.2021 at 09.00 AM: Tweet by FM– Interest rates of small savings schemes of GoI shall continue to be at the rates which existed in the last quarter of 2020-2021, ie, rates that prevailed as of March 2021. Orders issued by oversight shall be withdrawn. Read: Govt withdraws reduction in Small Saving interest […]...

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What is PPF | PPF Withdrawal Options before Maturity

PPF is Central Government Tax Saving Scheme with long term investment and tax saving option. In this article, we will cover the following areas-What is PPF and where you can open such account, Interest rate applicable on PPF, Who can open a PPF Account,  Minimum and maximum investment required in PPF Account, Lock in period […]...

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Comparison of Various Income Tax Saving Schemes 2021

Comparison of Various Saving Scheme  Article explains comparison of Various Saving Scheme for the purpose of Tax Planning & Investment Plan i.e. Very Simple analysis / summarized view of below mentioned schemes is as under:- 1) Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme 2) Pubilc Provident Fund 3) Kisan Vikas Patra 4) Senior Citizen Saving Scheme ...

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Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.01.2021

SB Order No. 38/2020 31/12/2020

Rate of interest on various Small Savings Schemes (National Savings Schemes) for the fourth quarter of financial year 2020-21 (starting from 1st January, 2021 and ending on 31th March, 2021) shall remain unchanged from those notified for the third quarter of Financial Year 2020-21...

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Small Savings Scheme Interest rates- January 2021 to March 2021

F. No. 1/4/2019-NS 30/12/2020

Rate of interest w.e.f 1st January, 2021 and ending on 31st March, 2021 on Small Savings Scheme i.e. Post Office Savings Account, 1,2,3,5 Year Time Deposit, 5 Year Recurring Deposit Scheme, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, Monthly Income Account, National Savings Certificate (VIII Issue), Public Provident Fund Scheme, Kisan Vikas Patra and ...

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Tax Saving – Public Provident Fund ( PPF)

P.P.F. Account is a LONG TERM SAVING INSTRUMENT provided by the CENTRAL GOVERNMENT, came into force from 1 July 1968. This investment gives us ASSURED RETURNS & PROVIDE OLD AGE INCOME SECURITY TO EVERY ONE. By investing in P.P.F Account we can see the POWER OF COMPOUNDING in the long run. This account is under […]...

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Revision of interest rates for National (Small) Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.10.2020

SB Order No. 33/2020 01/10/2020

Rate of interest on various Small Savings Schemes (National Savings Schemes) for the third quarter of financial year 2020-21 (starting from 1st October ,2020 and ending on 31th December, 2020) shall remain unchanged from those notified for the second quarter of Financial Year 2020-21...

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Revised Small Savings Scheme interest rates w.e.f. 01.10.2020

F.No.1/4/2019-NS 30/09/2020

The rates of interest on various Small Savings Schemes for the third quarter of financial year 2020-21 starting from 1st October, 2020 and ending on 31st December, 2020 shall remain unchanged from those notified for the second quarter (1st July, 2020 to 3oth September, 2020) of financial year 2020-21....

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All about Public Provident Fund- an investment Avenue

Public Provident Fund (PPF) has always been lucrative investment avenue for those who wish to earn stable return without any risk. However the interest rate is subject to revision every quarter, but the returns are assured because investment in PPF is not market linked. The current rate of interest is 7.1% Salaried employees have the [&he...

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