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Posted under Get Ahead on 14 Oct,18 9:54p.m.
The government is looking to put in place an incentive programme to reward and recognise honest taxpayers to encourage a culture of compliance. The proposal will be vetted by the Finance Ministry and sent for final approval to the Prime Ministers Office (PMO) before it is cleared by the Union cabinet. A cabinet note to enhance the output of the Central Processing Centre (CPC) of the department in ....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 25 Sep,18 1:39p.m.
Enthused by the success of other Pradhan Mantri schemes such as Jan Dhan Yojana, the Modi government has rolled out a mammoth scheme, deemed the largest in the world, to provide free health insurance to India’s poor and marginalised families. Named Pradhan Mantri Jan Ayogya Yojana or Ayushman Bharat, the scheme was rolled out this week.What is it?Ayushman Bharat (thankfully not an acronym) is a he....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 20 Sep,18 12:06p.m.
The government has raised interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, by up to 0.4 per cent for the October-December quarter, in line with rising deposit rates in the banks.Interest rates for small savings schemes are notified on a quarterly basis.The rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the third quarter of financial year 2018-19, starting October 1 and endin....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 23 Jul,18 6:20p.m.
50 per cent of the money from the EPF can be withdrawn for his or her own marriage, the marriage of his or her daughter, son, sister or brother on the condition that he or she have completed contribution to EPF for seven years.  EPF money can also withdrawn for the post-matriculation education of his or her son or daughter.     EPFO members can seek withdraw money fro....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 03 May,18 8:11p.m.
Pension fund regulator PFRDA today said NPS subscribers will now have the option to partially withdraw funds from their accounts for pursuing higher education or setting up new business. The decision was taken at the board meeting of the Pension Fund and Regulatory Development Authority (PFRDA) last week. "Partial withdrawals will now be allowed to National Pension System (NPS) subscribers who wis....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 17 Jan,18 4:50p.m.
Here are some of the FAQs about Aadhaar which card holders need to know, according to UIDAI,1. The UIDAI has all my data including biometrics, bank account, PAN etc. Will it be used to track my activities?Absolutely false. UIDAI database has only the following information -(a) Your name, address, DOB, gender, date of birth(b) Ten finger prints, two IRIS scans, facial photograph(c) Mobile number an....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 17 Jan,18 1:07p.m.
The focus of Union Budget 2018 seems to be around agriculture and mid-income group and here are five reasons why FM is likely to raise Income Tax Exemption Limit from ₹2.5 Lakh to ₹3 Lakh:1. Retail InflationIndia is witnessing retail inflation in recent times; thereby expanding the exemption limit will provide some relief to the middle-income group of the country.2. Disposable IncomeAn increase in....
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Posted under Get Ahead on 27 Dec,17 9:25p.m.
The government on Wednesday slashed interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, by 0.2 percentage point for the January-March period from the rates applicable in the previous quarter, a move that will prompt banks to lower deposit rates. The interest for the five-year Senior Citizens Savings Scheme has been retained at 8.3%.The finance ministry notification said rates have been....
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