public provident fund

Public Provident Fund India (PPF)-Brief and New changes

Income Tax - New Changes in Public provident fund (PPF) account: The Govt. of India has notified the revised Public Provident Fund Scheme 2019 on 12th December 2019, wherein a few changes have been made primarily related to the account operations. Here are five changes in PPF account rules that you must know: √ Removal of restrictions in […]...

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NPS vs PPF – Which Is A Better Option For Investing?

Income Tax - Articled explains about Public Provident Fund (PPF) and National Pension Scheme (NPS) stating Key Features, Who can invest in PPF & NPS, Maturity period, Investment limit, Tax benefits, Premature /Partial withdrawal, Mode of Investment, Returns and Risk. Key Features Public Provident Fund (PPF) National Pension Scheme (NPS) Who can in...

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Public Provident Fund: Features and Benefits of investing in PPF

Income Tax - Public Provident Fund is the schemes started by the central government from 1968 for the welfare of the people of India. As this scheme was launched for the benefit of people who made investment by very small amount and they will get more amount at the maturity. Since this scheme was backed by Central government, […]...

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What is PPF | PPF Withdrawal Options before Maturity

Income Tax - 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

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

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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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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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Public Provident Fund (Amendment) Scheme, 2020- Interest Rate Notified

Notification No. G.S.R. 290(E) - (05/05/2020) - Public Provident Fund (Amendment) Scheme, 2020- The deposits made in the account between 12th December, 2019 to 31 st March, 2020 (both days inclusive) and the balances at the credit of the account shall bear interest at the rate of 7.9 per cent. per annum. Lowest balance at the credit of an account...

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Massive interest rate cut on Small Savings PPF/ SSA/ NSC/KVP/SCSS

F. No. 1/4/2019-NS - (31/03/2020) - Government has declared Rate of Interest on Small saving for the Quarter of April 2020 to June 2020 with Massive cut in in interest Rate ranging from 0.70 to 1.40 % per annum. For example rate of interest on PPF been reduced by 70 basis points to 7.1% per annum and same on Sukanya Samriddhi [&hellip...

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No penalty/revival fee in RD/PPF/SSA Accounts till 30.06.2020

SB Order No. 14/2020 - (31/03/2020) - The subscribers of RD/PPF/SSA Accounts may deposit the mandated due amount, if any of current F.Y. (2019-20) and April, 2020 (as the case may be) in their respective accounts till 30th June, 2020 and no penalty/revival fee shall be charged...

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Public Provident Fund India (PPF)-Brief and New changes

New Changes in Public provident fund (PPF) account: The Govt. of India has notified the revised Public Provident Fund Scheme 2019 on 12th December 2019, wherein a few changes have been made primarily related to the account operations. Here are five changes in PPF account rules that you must know: √ Removal of restrictions in […]...

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NPS vs PPF – Which Is A Better Option For Investing?

Articled explains about Public Provident Fund (PPF) and National Pension Scheme (NPS) stating Key Features, Who can invest in PPF & NPS, Maturity period, Investment limit, Tax benefits, Premature /Partial withdrawal, Mode of Investment, Returns and Risk. Key Features Public Provident Fund (PPF) National Pension Scheme (NPS) Who can in...

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Public Provident Fund: Features and Benefits of investing in PPF

Public Provident Fund is the schemes started by the central government from 1968 for the welfare of the people of India. As this scheme was launched for the benefit of people who made investment by very small amount and they will get more amount at the maturity. Since this scheme was backed by Central government, […]...

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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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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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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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Tax Saving Investment Options & Deductions for Individual & HUF

Tax Saving Investment Options and Deductions under Income Tax for Individual and HUF I have brief the deductions available to Individual and Hindu Undivided Family for Assessment Year 2020-21. To claim deduction in any year, it is necessary to invest in that year. Due to Covid Pandemic, Govt. has extended the date to 31.07.2020 for [&hell...

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