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Posted under Get Ahead on 20 Feb,17 7:37p.m.
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation or EPFO is expected to soon launch an online facility for withdrawal of provident fund (PF) money and pension fixation. The launch of this facility will not only ease the process for subscribers but also speed up the processing time. "The process of connecting all field offices with a central server is going on. We may introduce the facility for online su....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 16 Feb,17 8:55p.m.
According to provident fund norms, 12 per cent of an employee's salary goes into the fund along with a matching contribution from the employer. The PF money can be withdrawn after two months from the cessation of employment. The application form in this regard can be filed with PF authorities, or through the employer.Here are five things to know:If the withdrawal from a recognised PF happens after....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 12 Feb,17 8:07p.m.
With some tinkering in the income tax rates for 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reduced the tax rate for income between Rs. 2.5 lakh and Rs. 5 lakh to 5 per cent in the Union Budget, while adding a surcharge of 10 per cent on tax for income between Rs. 50 lakh and Rs. 1 crore. Although the basic income tax exemption limit remains the same at....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 23 Jan,17 9:21p.m.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) made it mandatory for a banking company or a cooperative bank to report high value transactions. The CBDT has also set up an e-platform for the purpose of effecting such reporting. The following transactions will be reported as per the latest notification from the tax department. Banks have to report cash deposits aggregating to Rs 10 lakh or more....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 30 Dec,16 7:04p.m.
What is BHIM app?With the BHIM app, anyone can send or request money through the app to make a digital payment. The app is linked to your bank account, so you don't have to load money in it unlike a wallet, and a merchant does not have to worry about transferring the money back to their bank account.How can I get it on my phone?Download the BHIM app by the National Payments Corporation of India (N....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 02 Nov,16 10:53a.m.
In news that will bring huge cheer to many borrowers, State Bank of India (SBI), has cut its home loan rate to the lowest level in six years. The country’s largest public sector lender has cut its home loan rate to 9.1%. The rate cut comes as part of a festive scheme by SBI. Under the new scheme, home loans for women, or loans with women as co-borrowers, will be available for 20bps above the bench....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 02 Aug,16 9:54p.m.
Even if all your taxes have been paid you would still lose out on certain benefits if you do not file your income tax return by the due date.Cannot revise a belated return"If you file your income tax return for FY 2015-16 after the due date you cannot file a revised return later in case you discover a mistake in the one originally filed", says Kuldip Kumar, Partner and Leader Personal Tax, PwC. Th....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 24 Jul,16 12:57p.m.
Provident fund or PF accounts for a big chunk of one's savings toward retirement. This is the reason why financial experts suggest that the accumulated savings in PF accounts should not be withdrawn during one's working years. Keeping a tab on PF balance regularly gives employees a better handle to plan for their retirement years. Employees' Provident Fund Organisation has rolled out many initiati....
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