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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 between the close of the fifth day and ...

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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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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 […]...

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Revised Public Provident Fund (PPF) Scheme w.e.f 12.12.2019

Interest 8.6% w.e.f 01.12.2011 (subject to change as per GOI/RBI directives) to be applied annually. (1) This Scheme may be called the Public Provident Fund (Amendment) Scheme, 2011 2) It shall come into force on the 1st day of December 2011. (3) The Public Provident Fund scheme is a statutory scheme of the Central Government framed und...

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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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How to maximise your return with PPF?

PPF is an excellent tool for long-term investment. It is risk-free as it is backed by the government. It is especially suitable for self-employed professionals and small businessmen who are not covered by the Employees' Provident Fund. Those who don'...

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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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PPF Scheme- Amendments to procedural rules

S.B. Order No. 08/2020 14/02/2020

Amendments to procedural rules relating to Public Provident Fund Scheme in POSB (CBS) Manual in the light of recent changes circulated vide SB Order 13/2019 dated 18.12.2019....

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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....

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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 […]...

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