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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 ta...

November 13, 2020 4257 Views 1 comment Print

New Paint On Door One: A Bond Update

Finance : The government has executed a re-think on the outstanding GST compensation issues by announcing intent to borrow itself under the ...

October 16, 2020 876 Views 0 comment Print

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 h...

April 30, 2020 30482 Views 2 comments Print

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 :- Indi...

February 27, 2014 6698 Views 0 comment Print

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

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

December 29, 2013 3379 Views 0 comment Print


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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 res...

January 4, 2018 4545 Views 0 comment Print

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...

February 10, 2012 759 Views 0 comment Print

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 ...

November 18, 2010 237 Views 0 comment Print

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...

May 25, 2010 985 Views 0 comment Print

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 b...

February 4, 2010 495 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Posts in tax free bonds

Should you invest in tax-free bonds?

November 13, 2020 4257 Views 1 comment Print

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 […]

New Paint On Door One: A Bond Update

October 16, 2020 876 Views 0 comment Print

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, it will not borrow the amount itself.

Tax Free Bonds V/S Tax Saving Bonds

April 30, 2020 30482 Views 2 comments Print

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. 20,000 whereas same is not available in case of Tax free Bonds.

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

January 4, 2018 4545 Views 0 comment Print

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:

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

February 27, 2014 6698 Views 0 comment Print

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.

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

December 29, 2013 3379 Views 0 comment Print

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:

Taxability and Salient Features of IRFC Tax Free Bonds

January 16, 2013 29888 Views 0 comment Print

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

HUDCO – Tax Free Bonds – Tax Benefits

December 29, 2012 29377 Views 1 comment Print

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 […]

Highlights of REC Tax Free Bonds

March 8, 2012 2715 Views 0 comment Print

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 Income.

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

February 10, 2012 759 Views 0 comment Print

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.