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Should you invest in tax-free bonds?

Income Tax - One of my friends,  who had already decided to invest his retirement savings in such a way so that he does not have to pay any tax after his retirement and so wanted to invest in tax free bonds,  had called me to know about the tax-free bonds available. I discussed the matter threadbare with […]...

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New Paint On Door One: A Bond Update

Income Tax - The government has executed a re-think on the outstanding GST compensation issues by announcing intent to borrow itself under the Option 1 amount of INR 1,10,000 crores and allocating this to states as loans. It may be remembered that earlier the center had apparently insisted that, while it will ‘facilitate’ the borrowing for states,...

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Tax Free Bonds V/S Tax Saving Bonds

Income Tax - The basic difference between Tax Free Bonds and Tax Saving Bonds is Tax free Bonds yields Interest which is not taxable in the hands of Investor whereas in case of Tax Saving bonds it is chargeable to Tax in hands of Investor. Investor gets Deduction under Section 80CCF if he invests in Infrastructure Tax Saving Bonds up to Rs. 20,00...

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IRFC Tax Free Bonds Tranche II – Key Features & Tax Benefits

Income Tax - IRFC is issuing Tranche II of Tax Free Bonds from 28 Feb 2014 to 07 Mar 2014. Key Features of the issue are as follows :- Indian Railway Finance Corporation Ltd is fully owned by the Government of India and is a dedicated financing arm of the Ministry of Railways....

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Product Note of National Housing Bank (NHB) Tax free bonds

Income Tax - National Housing Bank (NHB) has decided to play Santa this Christmas and has announced an issue of tax free bonds with coupon/ interest rates as under:...

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GOI launches 7.75% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2018 -Main Features

Income Tax - Government of India has announced to launch of 7.75% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2018 commencing from 10th January 2018 to enable resident citizens/HUF to invest in a taxable bond, without any monetary ceiling. The main features of the Bonds are: ...

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Bangalore Metro to float tax-free bonds to raise Rs 2,000 crore

Income Tax - The Bangalore Metro Corporation (BMRC) will issue a tax free Metro Bond to raise Rs 2,000 crore for the first phase of the project. The bond, pending with the Union Finance Ministry at present for clearance, is expected to hit the market in a few days, the Union Urban Development Secretary Sudhir Krishna said on Friday. ...

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IRFC receives bids of over Rs 300 crore on first day for tax-free bonds

Income Tax - The tax-free bonds of Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) received bids of over Rs 300 crore on the very first day after it opened for subscription on Monday, according to distributors of the bonds. IRFC plans to raise Rs 1,000 crore through ...

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Infrastructure special purpose vehicles (SPV) to get nod for tax-free bonds

Income Tax - The government may soon allow infrastructure special purpose vehicles (SPVs) to raise long-term funds by issuing tax-free bonds to individual households. The scheme is an extension of a plan to allow private infrastructure firms to issue such securities, which was announced by finance minister Prana Mukherjee in March....

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Budget may not fulfill the demand of banks to allow them to issue tax-free infrastructure bond

Income Tax - The long-standing demand of banks that they be allowed to issue tax-free bonds to fund long-term infrastructure projects may not be accepted by the government and included in the Budget. The government has not found any reason to accept the demand, especially at a time when the state of its finances has gone awry....

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Should you invest in tax-free bonds?

One of my friends,  who had already decided to invest his retirement savings in such a way so that he does not have to pay any tax after his retirement and so wanted to invest in tax free bonds,  had called me to know about the tax-free bonds available. I discussed the matter threadbare with […]...

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New Paint On Door One: A Bond Update

The government has executed a re-think on the outstanding GST compensation issues by announcing intent to borrow itself under the Option 1 amount of INR 1,10,000 crores and allocating this to states as loans. It may be remembered that earlier the center had apparently insisted that, while it will ‘facilitate’ the borrowing for states,...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Tax Free Bonds V/S Tax Saving Bonds

The basic difference between Tax Free Bonds and Tax Saving Bonds is Tax free Bonds yields Interest which is not taxable in the hands of Investor whereas in case of Tax Saving bonds it is chargeable to Tax in hands of Investor. Investor gets Deduction under Section 80CCF if he invests in Infrastructure Tax Saving Bonds up to Rs. 20,00...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

GOI launches 7.75% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2018 -Main Features

Government of India has announced to launch of 7.75% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2018 commencing from 10th January 2018 to enable resident citizens/HUF to invest in a taxable bond, without any monetary ceiling. The main features of the Bonds are: ...

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Posted Under: Finance |

IRFC Tax Free Bonds Tranche II – Key Features & Tax Benefits

IRFC is issuing Tranche II of Tax Free Bonds from 28 Feb 2014 to 07 Mar 2014. Key Features of the issue are as follows :- Indian Railway Finance Corporation Ltd is fully owned by the Government of India and is a dedicated financing arm of the Ministry of Railways....

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Product Note of National Housing Bank (NHB) Tax free bonds

National Housing Bank (NHB) has decided to play Santa this Christmas and has announced an issue of tax free bonds with coupon/ interest rates as under:...

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Taxability and Salient Features of IRFC Tax Free Bonds

The Bonds are issued in the form of tax-free, secured, redeemable, non-convertible bonds and the interest on the Bonds will not form part of the total income as per provisions u/s. 10 (15) (iv) (h) of I.T. Act, 1961...

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HUDCO – Tax Free Bonds – Tax Benefits

Salient features of the bond issue (Tranche I) a. Issue Opens on – January 09, 2013 b. Issue Closes on – January 22, 2013 c. The Bonds are issued in the form of tax-free, secured, redeemable, non-convertible bonds and the interest on the Bonds will not form part of the total income as per provisions […]...

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Highlights of REC Tax Free Bonds

REC – Tax Free Bonds- Issue is likely to open on 6th March 2012.Likely Coupon for 10 years series 7.93% & for 15 years series 8.12% with a step up additional coupon of 0.20% for Retail Investors in both the series. Tax benefits u/s 10 (15) (iv) (h) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 – interest on these Bonds shall not form part of Total ...

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Bangalore Metro to float tax-free bonds to raise Rs 2,000 crore

The Bangalore Metro Corporation (BMRC) will issue a tax free Metro Bond to raise Rs 2,000 crore for the first phase of the project. The bond, pending with the Union Finance Ministry at present for clearance, is expected to hit the market in a few days, the Union Urban Development Secretary Sudhir Krishna said on Friday. ...

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