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Public Provident Fund (PPF) – Tax benefit and Returns

Finance - Eligibility - Individuals who are residents of India are eligible to open an account under the Public Provident Fund scheme. A PPF account may be opened under the name of a minor by his/her legal guardian. However, each person is eligible for only one account under his/her name....

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Things to be done before March 31 by individual Assessee

Finance - Tax Planning is important for every taxpayer and the same needs to be done before the end of the year to which Income Pertains. In Addition to Tax Planning Assessee needs to Collect Relevant Supporting and Calculate His Tax Due and Pay the same....

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All about PPF and Income tax benefit

Finance - The Public Provident Fund is the darling of all tax saving investments. You invest in it and you get a deduction on your income. Besides, the interest you earn on it is tax-free. Since it is a scheme run by the Government of India, it is also totally safe. ...

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Investments which qualifies for deduction u/s. 80C

Finance - Under this section, you can invest a maximum of Rs 1.50 lakh (1 Lakh upto AY 2014-15) and if you are in the highest tax bracket of 30%, you save a tax of Rs 45000. The various investment options under this section include:PPF; Life Insurance Premium, Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS), Provident Fund (PF) & Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF)...

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PPF (Public Provident Fund) Account

Finance - What is PPF (Public Provident Fund) Scheme ? The full form of PPF is Public Provident Fund Scheme. Public Provident Fund scheme of the Central Government was framed under Public Provident Fund Act, 1968. ...

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Rate of interest w.e.f. 01.01.2018 to 31.03.2018 on small savings schemes

Finance - The revised Rates of Interest on various Small Savings Schemes Including Saving Deposits, Public Provident Fund, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts Scheme for the 4th Quarter of financial year 2017-18 is as below:...

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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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Public Provident Fund (PPF) Scheme for unorganised sector

Finance - Subject to the provisions contained in section 16, the Employees’ Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Provisions Act., 1952 applies to scheduled establishments employing 20 or more persons. The establishments which are not coverable statutorily could be covered on voluntary basis if a majority of the employees and employer are willing. For ...

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PPF, MIS, and other Post office Deposit Scheme to earn higher interest from 1st December, PPF limit raised to 100000

Finance - The finance ministry has notified rules which will pave the way for small savings account holders to earn higher returns from December 1. Earlier this month, the government had accepted the recommendations of a panel which would help investors earn higher interest on small savings schemes.An expert panel, headed by former RBI deputy gover...

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No fixed return on PPF

Finance - Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs (Budget Division)Government has vide its office memorandum No. No. 6-1/2011-NS.II (Pt.) Dated 11th November, 2011 announced increase in interest Rates on small saving schemes which includes interest rate on Public Provident Fund and other schemes. To address the issue of asset-liability...

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Interest Rates of Small Savings Schemes hiked by 0.30 to 0.40 percent

Government announces the Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes for the Third Quarter of the current Financial Year 2018-19 On the basis of the decision of the Government of India, the interest rates for Small Savings Schemes are to be notified on Quarterly Basis with the approval of t...

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Regularisation of PPF accounts opened in Joint names

SB Order No. 06/2018 - (28/05/2018) - As per the Public Provident Fund Scheme, 1968, a PPF account can not be opened in joint names, i.e. in the names of more than one individual. Ministry of Finance has been receiving references from various Banks and Post Offices seeking regularization of irregular PPF accounts opened in joint capacit...

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Enrollment of member under Employees’ Pension Scheme- Reg.

No :Pension-1/17(10)2016-17/Jeevan Parman/23945 - (26/03/2018) - It has been decided to make available following additional route for allotment of UAN for enrollment as member of EPS, 1995 in the event of non-possession of aadhar number to facilitate immediate enrollment as member and to avoid delay in remittance of contributions in respect of the new employees....

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EPFO Instructions for payment of erroneous contributions deposited for certain periods

No. WSU/9(1)2013/Settlement of Claims/Pt /1985 - (23/03/2018) - References have been received in Head Office for furnishing guidelines on belated refund of contributions received by EPFO owing to wrong coverage, voluntary or erroneous deposits etc....

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Aadhar based identification of pensioners under EPS 1995 – reg

No: Pension-I/7(10)2016-2017/Jeevan Praman/30479 - (23/03/2018) - It has come to the notice of Head Office that payment of pension has been stopped in some cases by the field offices due to the reason of non submission of Digital Jeevan Praman....

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Interest Rates of Small Savings Schemes hiked by 0.30 to 0.40 percent

Government announces the Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes for the Third Quarter of the current Financial Year 2018-19 On the basis of the decision of the Government of India, the interest rates for Small Savings Schemes are to be notified on Quarterly Basis with the approval of the Union Finance Minister. Accordingly, ...

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Public Provident Fund (PPF) – Tax benefit and Returns

Eligibility - Individuals who are residents of India are eligible to open an account under the Public Provident Fund scheme. A PPF account may be opened under the name of a minor by his/her legal guardian. However, each person is eligible for only one account under his/her name....

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Things to be done before March 31 by individual Assessee

Tax Planning is important for every taxpayer and the same needs to be done before the end of the year to which Income Pertains. In Addition to Tax Planning Assessee needs to Collect Relevant Supporting and Calculate His Tax Due and Pay the same....

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

All about PPF and Income tax benefit

The Public Provident Fund is the darling of all tax saving investments. You invest in it and you get a deduction on your income. Besides, the interest you earn on it is tax-free. Since it is a scheme run by the Government of India, it is also totally safe. ...

Read More
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Investments which qualifies for deduction u/s. 80C

Under this section, you can invest a maximum of Rs 1.50 lakh (1 Lakh upto AY 2014-15) and if you are in the highest tax bracket of 30%, you save a tax of Rs 45000. The various investment options under this section include:PPF; Life Insurance Premium, Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS), Provident Fund (PF) & Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF)...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance | ,

Regularisation of PPF accounts opened in Joint names

SB Order No. 06/2018 (28/05/2018)

As per the Public Provident Fund Scheme, 1968, a PPF account can not be opened in joint names, i.e. in the names of more than one individual. Ministry of Finance has been receiving references from various Banks and Post Offices seeking regularization of irregular PPF accounts opened in joint capacity. ...

Read More

Enrollment of member under Employees’ Pension Scheme- Reg.

No :Pension-1/17(10)2016-17/Jeevan Parman/23945 (26/03/2018)

It has been decided to make available following additional route for allotment of UAN for enrollment as member of EPS, 1995 in the event of non-possession of aadhar number to facilitate immediate enrollment as member and to avoid delay in remittance of contributions in respect of the new employees....

Read More

EPFO Instructions for payment of erroneous contributions deposited for certain periods

No. WSU/9(1)2013/Settlement of Claims/Pt /1985 (23/03/2018)

References have been received in Head Office for furnishing guidelines on belated refund of contributions received by EPFO owing to wrong coverage, voluntary or erroneous deposits etc....

Read More

Aadhar based identification of pensioners under EPS 1995 – reg

No: Pension-I/7(10)2016-2017/Jeevan Praman/30479 (23/03/2018)

It has come to the notice of Head Office that payment of pension has been stopped in some cases by the field offices due to the reason of non submission of Digital Jeevan Praman....

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Rate of interest w.e.f. 01.01.2018 to 31.03.2018 on small savings schemes

The revised Rates of Interest on various Small Savings Schemes Including Saving Deposits, Public Provident Fund, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts Scheme for the 4th Quarter of financial year 2017-18 is as below:...

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