PPF

10 Things you may not know about PPF

Finance - One of the popular, preferred, and preeminent tax saving investments is PPF – Public Provident Fund. We all know about PPF. Do we know all about PPF? Let us discuss in detail about PPF in this article and understand it comprehensively and completely....

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PPF Account -12 Frequently Asked Questions

Finance - Public Provident Fund (PPF) is considered as most important and safe amongst all tax saving investments schemes.  This scheme is falls under the EEE category i.e. Exempt, Exempt and Exempt which means if you invest in it, you will get a deduction u/s 80C on your income. Further, the interest you earn on it alongwith […]...

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It’s Not Too Late To Save tax!

Finance - The deadline for making tax saving investments is 31 March. But, there is still time to adopt last minute tax saving tips to claims tax benefits offered by the Government. This article discusses some tax investment avenues which can be utilized before 31 March to lower one’s overall tax liability....

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6 Things to know about Public Provident Fund

Finance - As we all aware that the Public Provident Fund (PPF) is considered as most important and safe amongst all tax saving investments schemes.  This scheme is falls under the EEE category i.e Exempt, Exempt and Exempt which actually means if you invest in it, you will get a deduction u/s 80C on your income. Further, […]...

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Deduction under section 80C and Tax Planning

Finance - Section 80C replaced the existing Section 88 with more or less the same investment mix available in Section 88. The new section 80C has become effective w.e.f. 1st April, 2006. Even the section 80CCC on pension scheme contributions was merged with the above 80C. However, this new section has allowed a major change in the method of prov...

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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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Public Provident Fund Scheme, 2019 | PPF Scheme, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 915(E). - (12/12/2019) - An individual may open a PPF account by making an application in Form-1. (2) An individual may also open one account on behalf of each minor or a person of unsound mind of whom he is the guardian:...

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Government rescinds Public Provident Fund Scheme, 1968

Notification No. G.S.R. 913(E) - (12/12/2019) - Central Government hereby rescinds with immediate effect the Public Provident Fund Scheme, 1968, published vide number G.S.R. 1136(E), dated the 15th June, 1968, except as respects things done and omitted to be done before such rescission....

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Govt withdraws rules related to PPF, NSC, NSS, Sukanya Samriddhi etc.- Issued New Rules

Notification No. G.S.R. 912(E) - (12/12/2019) - Central Government rescinds rules, namely The Post Office Savings Account Rules, 1981, The National Savings Time Deposit Rules, 1981, National Savings Recurring Deposit Rules, 1981, National Savings (Monthly Income Account) Rules, 1987, National Savings Certificate (VIII Issue) Rules, 1989, Senior C...

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Govt notifies Interest Rate on PPF applicable from 1st July 2019

G.S.R.506(E). - (16/07/2019) - Central Government hereby notifies that subscriptions made to Public Provident Fund on or after the 1st day of July, 2019 and balances at the credit of the subscriber shall bear interest at the rate of 7.9 per cent. per annum....

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Govt reduces interest rates for Small Savings Schemes by 0.10%

F. No. 01/04/2016-NS - (28/06/2019) - Rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the second quarter of financial year 2019-20 starting 1st July, 2019, and ending on 30th September 2019, on the basis of the interest compounding / payment built-in in the schemes. shall be as under....

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10 Things you may not know about PPF

One of the popular, preferred, and preeminent tax saving investments is PPF – Public Provident Fund. We all know about PPF. Do we know all about PPF? Let us discuss in detail about PPF in this article and understand it comprehensively and completely....

Read More
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PPF Account -12 Frequently Asked Questions

Public Provident Fund (PPF) is considered as most important and safe amongst all tax saving investments schemes.  This scheme is falls under the EEE category i.e. Exempt, Exempt and Exempt which means if you invest in it, you will get a deduction u/s 80C on your income. Further, the interest you earn on it alongwith […]...

Read More

It’s Not Too Late To Save tax!

The deadline for making tax saving investments is 31 March. But, there is still time to adopt last minute tax saving tips to claims tax benefits offered by the Government. This article discusses some tax investment avenues which can be utilized before 31 March to lower one’s overall tax liability....

Read More
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6 Things to know about Public Provident Fund

As we all aware that the Public Provident Fund (PPF) is considered as most important and safe amongst all tax saving investments schemes.  This scheme is falls under the EEE category i.e Exempt, Exempt and Exempt which actually means if you invest in it, you will get a deduction u/s 80C on your income. Further, […]...

Read More
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Deduction under section 80C and Tax Planning

Section 80C replaced the existing Section 88 with more or less the same investment mix available in Section 88. The new section 80C has become effective w.e.f. 1st April, 2006. Even the section 80CCC on pension scheme contributions was merged with the above 80C. However, this new section has allowed a major change in the method of prov...

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Difference between PPF Scheme, 1968 and PPF Scheme, 2019

Public Provident Fund ( PPF) was initially introduced in India in 1968, which is now overruled by the new scheme introduced by Central Government on 12th December, 2019 i.e Public Provident Fund Scheme, 2019 vide notification No. G.S.R. 915(E).  As we all aware that the Public Provident Fund (PPF) is considered as most important and [&he...

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How to extend PPF account beyond 15 years

We have to initially open the Open the PPF account for 15 years and after the initial period of 15 years is over, one can keep on extending the deposit for a period of 5 years at a time. In fact, this is where the magic of PPF begins. One need not start a fresh PPF account and continue it for all of 15 years — just extend the old one fo...

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Public Provident Fund – Best investment destination

Introduction PPF is money that will be yours forever. Knowledge of the different features of the PPF account will help you when you want to take a loan against the account, withdraw from the account, re-activate a discontinued account etc. Here an attempt is made to introduce you all features of Public Provident Fund (PPF) […]...

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Everything You need to know about PPF (Public Provident Fund)

Article explains What is Public Provident Fund (PPF), Who can Invest under PPF Scheme, Rate of Interest on PPF and Taxability, Tax Benefits from Investment in PPF, Minimum and Maximum Deposit in PPF, Period and Lock in period, How to Open a PPF A/C, Documents required for opening PPF account, Closure of PPF Account and […]...

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How to withdraw amount from PPF Account

(i) Anytime after the expiry of 5 years from the end of the financial year in which the initial subscription for Public Provident Fund (PPF) Account was made, the subscriber may withdraw 50% of the balance to his credit at the end of 4th year immediately preceding the year of withdrawal or the amount at the […]...

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