February 28, 2015 16:45 (IST)
In his Budget proposal, Mr Jaitley introduced an additional deduction of Rs 50,000 for contribution to the New Pension Scheme under Section 80CCD.
February 28, 2015 13:53 (IST)
In his Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has hiked service tax rate from 12 per cent to 14 per cent. The increase means utilities will cost more, so bigger phone bills.
February 28, 2015 12:40 (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his first full-year Budget did not hike income tax exemption limits, as he did last year. However, he hiked the tax exemption limits of some allowances.
February 28, 2015 12:20 (IST)
In his Budget 2015-16 proposals, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the government will change provident fund or PF laws after consultations with stakeholders.
February 23, 2015 19:53 (IST)
Axis Capital and Edelweiss Financial Services are the lead managers to the issue, which opens on February 26 and closes on March 16.
February 22, 2015 10:58 (IST)
The outflow led to assets under management (AUM) of gold funds plunging by more than 19 per cent during the period.
February 22, 2015 10:43 (IST)
The committee wanted that the medical facility to pensioners should be provided free of cost and the EDLI funds should be used for the purpose.
February 21, 2015 18:22 (IST)
A majority of 67 per cent consumers of financial services feel that provision of incentives leads to bank staff providing wrong information or mis-selling of products, says a survey by Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS).
February 21, 2015 12:42 (IST)
A survey carried out by industry body Assocham has found that a majority of salaried employees want Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to increase the income tax exemption in the forthcoming Budget.
February 20, 2015 12:43 (IST)
There is a buzz that import duty on gold may be cut in the Budget.
February 18, 2015 19:24 (IST)
Provident fund accounts which fail to make contributions for 36 continuous months to the retirement fund body are classified as inoperative accounts.
February 15, 2015 15:38 (IST)
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation's trustees in a meeting on Thursday will consider a proposal to raise the age limit from 58 to 60 years for vesting of pension under the Employees' Pension Scheme (EPS-95).
February 14, 2015 14:45 (IST)
'Money fetching more money' should be your goal. And the first step for that is learning to save. It does not mean you cut down on occasional weekend dinners or not give in to the retail therapy once in a while. Saving need not be boring. You just need to think a little and make it a part of your lifestyle.
February 14, 2015 13:39 (IST)
As soon as one starts looking out at properties to buy a house, banks start offering home loans. This can be overwhelming at times. Making a choice then largely depends on comparing what competitor banks have to offer. Here is a list, which compares home loan rates by different banks.
February 14, 2015 12:41 (IST)
A whopping Rs 27,500 crore of provident fund money is lying with Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) in inoperative accounts.
February 07, 2015 12:26 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in January this year launched a small deposit scheme for the girl child, as part of the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign. This scheme is specially designed for girls higher education or marriage needs.
February 07, 2015 12:25 (IST)
The government is likely to introduce a Bill to amend the Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act in the Budget session of Parliament, with the objective of bringing more workers under the social security benefit, said Rajesh Bansal, additional central provident fund commissioner.
February 05, 2015 18:28 (IST)
The government is likely to introduce a Bill to amend the Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act in the Budget session of Parliament, with the objective of bringing more workers under the social security benefit.
February 05, 2015 18:03 (IST)
Individual investors have increased their assets base by 32 per cent over the last nine months of the current fiscal year (2014-15) to Rs 5.24 lakh crore.
February 04, 2015 20:26 (IST)
India has for the first time managed to find a place among the top three countries generating the maximum number of billionaires in the world, according to a report by China-based magazine Hurun.