May 04, 2015 15:40 (IST)
Taxability of LPG subsidy and other benefits paid directly into the bank accounts of beneficiaries is unclear with tax experts divided on the issue and want an explicit clarification from the government.
May 02, 2015 19:54 (IST)
Fixed deposit rates have come down over the last few months and are expected to fall further. Analysts say investors should look at other avenues to maximise returns at a time when interest rates are headed lower.
May 02, 2015 18:00 (IST)
Becoming a guarantor for a loan is a huge responsibility. It means you are providing a guarantee to the lender that you shall repay the debt of the borrower if he is unable to do so. But what if you decide, after some time, that you want to be relieved?
April 29, 2015 17:37 (IST)
Over half of the working population in urban areas of the country will prefer cutting down on their working hours before completely retiring from jobs, according to a survey by HSBC.
April 28, 2015 21:44 (IST)
During an internal meeting of the EPFO held earlier this month, its Central Provident Fund Commissioner K K Jalan told senior officials that making UAN mandatory for availing of benefit of the scheme is under consideration of the government.
April 24, 2015 21:21 (IST)
Pitching for simpler income tax returns, business leaders on Friday asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to ensure that details about all foreign travels and bank accounts should not be made mandatory in these forms.
April 24, 2015 17:16 (IST)
The government has allowed the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to invest 5 per cent of its corpus in exchange traded funds (ETFs) which will result into an inflow of around Rs 5,000 crore into the stock markets during this fiscal year.
April 24, 2015 11:13 (IST)
If a Maruti customer had invested Rs 2 lakh (the price of the popular Maruti 800 then, which has now gone out of production) in the company's IPO in 2003, he would be sitting pretty with Rs 56 lakh today, enough to buy an Audi, BMW or Mercedes.
April 23, 2015 18:41 (IST)
The facility may be availed by converting one occasion of hometown LTC out of the block of four years, it said.
April 23, 2015 12:52 (IST)
Game of Thrones Season 5 is finally here. While the residents of Westeros are busy planning, scheming and fighting for the Iron throne, we enjoy being a part of their world. Fans all over the world eagerly await the episodes, so that they can launch into a fantasy flight. And while we touch base back to reality, what are the lessons we can carry back to our lives to get rich?
April 22, 2015 16:54 (IST)
While increased spending on the credit card will not necessarily affect one's credit score, an increase in the current balance of your credit card indicates a higher repayment burden and may negatively affect your credit score.
April 21, 2015 23:59 (IST)
China accounts for a record one-fifth of all billionaires in the world, rising from 17.6 per cent in 2014, according to US business magazine Forbes's China Rich List 2015.
April 21, 2015 22:34 (IST)
The government will soon launch a facility under which a PAN (Permanent Account Number) card will be issued within 48 hours of applying, according to a senior official.
April 21, 2015 17:11 (IST)
The new pattern of investment may allow investment of about Rs 17,000 crore in ETFs during 2015-16.
April 21, 2015 13:33 (IST)
As summer approaches, it's time to pull out that large hat, put on those shades, pack that bag and head to someplace cooler. And if the hot sun isn't enough of an excuse, then your credit card rewards definitely are. You can make the most of the summer season with your reward points while planning your vacation.
Written By: Varun Sinha | April 21, 2015 13:10 (IST)
Akshaya Tritiya, considered an auspicious day for starting new ventures, has ended up as being a day when Indians splurge on gold and property. Understandably, jewellers and real estate developers get excited as Akshaya Tritiya nears.
April 21, 2015 11:19 (IST)
During last year's Akshaya Tritiya (May 2, 2014), prices were hovering around Rs 30,000 levels/10 gm. Currently, they are down to around Rs 27,000 levels.
April 20, 2015 20:23 (IST)
As part of the new notification, the government has also made a "photo identity card issued by the central government or state government or central public sector undertaking or state public sector undertaking or the central government health service scheme photo card or ex-servicemen contributory health scheme photo card" as the valid proofs for establishing the date of birth of an individual.
April 20, 2015 08:19 (IST)
Lending to companies has traditionally been the mainstay for banks in Asia's third-largest economy.
April 19, 2015 19:00 (IST)
Formal sector workers may soon have an option to choose between the New Pension Scheme (NPS) and the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation-run EPF scheme.