May 21, 2015 23:59 (IST)
Buying your first house on a loan comes with multiple tax benefits. These deductions not only reduce your tax outgo but also help in managing your cash flows better.
May 21, 2015 20:42 (IST)
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will deduct tax at source from next month on PF withdrawals where accumulations are over Rs 30,000 and the employee has worked for less than five years.
May 21, 2015 19:27 (IST)
India has the lowest income inequality among all emerging economies, but it is much higher than most of the advanced economies, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Thursday.
May 19, 2015 14:14 (IST)
An estimated 20,000 tonnes of gold, worth over Rs. 60 lakh crore, is held in the country.
May 18, 2015 18:37 (IST)
Rising demand for talent seems to have a positive impact on salaries as candidates are expected to witness a double-digit growth of up to 15 per cent in remunerations this season, according to a report.
May 16, 2015 18:42 (IST)
In the desperation to make things right, one may end up making some mistakes that actually do more harm than good.
May 12, 2015 17:06 (IST)
Do you think you have run out of ideas on how to save money, and there is no way that you can save more? By changing a few spending habits, you can make the most of your income.
May 10, 2015 19:34 (IST)
Many existing borrowers would look to switch their home loan to another lender in order to take advantage of the new rate and lower their EMI. This is also called refinancing. In this article, we will discuss when to switch your home loan or refinance your home loan.
May 10, 2015 17:51 (IST)
The government in the Budget had announced that quoting of PAN ((Permanent Account Number) will be mandatory for any purchase or sale exceeding Rs 1 lakh. But, concerns were raised about complying with this condition since everyone, particularly in rural areas, does not possess a PAN card.
May 08, 2015 17:46 (IST)
The new Income Tax Return (ITR) forms which the tax department released have invited much clamor and discussion. While the tax department is working on a refreshed form or possibly a clarification on the forms it released, here's a quick check on what to expect.
May 08, 2015 17:45 (IST)
A good CIBIL report and a high CIBIL TransUnion score can be your gateway to building a prosperous future.
May 06, 2015 18:24 (IST)
The Central Board of Trustees of the EPF, at a meeting on March 31, deliberated the new pattern of investment notified by Finance Ministry and recommended it for the EPFO, Labour and Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said during Question Hour in Rajya Sabha.
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.