Senior Citizens Savings Scheme

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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Special tax benefits for senior citizen under Income Tax Act 1961

Finance - Senior citizens in every country are given special treatment in various forms. In India senior citizens are given concession in train tickets, medical expenses cost etc. Similarly senior citizen are given special benefits under Income Tax Act as well. In this article we will understand meaning of senior citizen and various benefits availa...

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Investments options for Senior Citizens

Finance - One of my journalist friends, who retired after completing 60 years, called me to seek my opinion about safe investment avenues with relatively better returns available for senior citizens. And this is how the idea germinated about this article. Let us discuss the safe investment avenues with better returns which are available to senior c...

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Why a senior citizen should invest in Senior Citizen Savings Scheme?

Finance - All retired senior citizens are finding it difficult to meet both their ends due to double whammy of constant inflation accompanied with reducing interest rates all around. The interest rates offered by banks on fixed deposits have come down to around 6%. Though the private banks and corporate offer higher rates they cannot risk their [&h...

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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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Investment Limit for Sr Citizens doubled to Rs.15 lakh under PMVVY

Finance - The Union Cabinet chaired by chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for extending the investment limit from Rs 7.5 lakhs to Rs 15 lakhs as well as extension of time limits for subscription from 4th May 2018 to 31st March, 2020 under the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY) as part of Government's commitme...

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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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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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Senior Citizen Savings Schemes – Taxation and Status

Finance - Senior Citizen Savings Schemes deposits are eligible for deduction under section 80C of Income Tax Act but interest earned on deposit is taxable....

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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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Eligibility for opening of Senior Citizen Savings Scheme Accounts

File No. FS-10/17/2020-FS - (07/12/2020) - Senior Citizen Savings Scheme 2019 specifies, an individual who has attained the age of fifty-five years or more but less than sixty years, and who has retired on superannuation or otherwise on the date of opening of an account under this Scheme is eligible to open the Senior Citizen Savings Scheme ...

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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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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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Special tax benefits for senior citizen under Income Tax Act 1961

Senior citizens in every country are given special treatment in various forms. In India senior citizens are given concession in train tickets, medical expenses cost etc. Similarly senior citizen are given special benefits under Income Tax Act as well. In this article we will understand meaning of senior citizen and various benefits availa...

Read More
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Eligibility for opening of Senior Citizen Savings Scheme Accounts

File No. FS-10/17/2020-FS 07/12/2020

Senior Citizen Savings Scheme 2019 specifies, an individual who has attained the age of fifty-five years or more but less than sixty years, and who has retired on superannuation or otherwise on the date of opening of an account under this Scheme is eligible to open the Senior Citizen Savings Scheme account....

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Investments options for Senior Citizens

One of my journalist friends, who retired after completing 60 years, called me to seek my opinion about safe investment avenues with relatively better returns available for senior citizens. And this is how the idea germinated about this article. Let us discuss the safe investment avenues with better returns which are available to senior c...

Read More
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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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Why a senior citizen should invest in Senior Citizen Savings Scheme?

All retired senior citizens are finding it difficult to meet both their ends due to double whammy of constant inflation accompanied with reducing interest rates all around. The interest rates offered by banks on fixed deposits have come down to around 6%. Though the private banks and corporate offer higher rates they cannot risk their [&h...

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