July 06, 2015 11:06 (IST)
There are about 9 types of ITR or income tax return forms. Which income tax return form a taxpayer should file depends on the taxpayer's income and sometimes on the disclosure requirements applicable to the taxpayer, where he/she may be a resident with foreign income or assets.
July 06, 2015 11:06 (IST)
If complex tax forms and tax terms bewilder you, let's break down your return filing process in segments. By taking these small careful steps and you will be on a roll with your return filing this year.
July 05, 2015 19:38 (IST)
Are you a self styled freelancer, a software developer, a photographer, an interior decorator, fashion designer or a tutor? If you are worried about how you should do your income tax returns, this brief guide will help you navigate your way through income taxes.
July 05, 2015 18:58 (IST)
Do you stuff your wallet with cash or prefer a card instead? Most of us prefer plastic money because it is convenient to carry and can be swiped almost everywhere these days. But if not used diligently, you can get into a mess. Read on to know more.
June 30, 2015 15:55 (IST)
Greece is staring at the possibility of being shunted out of the euro zone as it is likely to default on its debt payment to IMF or the International Monetary Fund.
June 28, 2015 16:28 (IST)
With the new income tax return or ITR forms being recently notified for assessment year 2015-16, filers can perform an easy check of their annual tax liability on a new computer-based calculator launched by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
June 25, 2015 14:55 (IST)
Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) intends to place an initial 1 per cent of its investments in exchange traded funds, increasing to 5 per cent of the annual total in equity products by March 31.
June 25, 2015 14:03 (IST)
The income tax rules on provident fund withdrawal from Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) have changed from June 1, 2015.
June 24, 2015 17:36 (IST)
Taxpayers wanting to file ITRs or income tax returns online for assessment year 2015-16 using the newly notified ITR-2 or ITR-2A forms will have to wait for few more days as the Income Tax Department is in the process of launching the facility on its official website.
June 23, 2015 20:22 (IST)
The last date for filing of the ITR has already been extended for this year to August 31.
June 23, 2015 16:49 (IST)
In a step that would bring delight to taxpayers, the Income Tax Department has put in motion a new plan which will ensure that any refund on tax paid is safely deposited in their personal bank accounts as soon as it is processed and released.
June 22, 2015 21:16 (IST)
The government was considering the proposal to make UAN mandatory for availing of benefit of the scheme. The UAN facility was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October last year.
June 22, 2015 20:32 (IST)
The move is aimed at encouraging non-cash transactions and curbing the flow of black money.
June 22, 2015 17:08 (IST)
The asset base of gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) fell after mutual fund managers pulled out close to Rs 500 crore from these products in the first two months of the fiscal, mainly on account poor return.
June 21, 2015 18:16 (IST)
All pre-2005 notes continue to remain a legal tender. These notes can be exchanged for their full value at bank branches.
June 21, 2015 17:22 (IST)
Your CIBIL Report and CIBIL TransUnion Score not only determine whether or not you qualify for a loan, but it may also have an impact on the terms and conditions on which you can avail the loan.
June 20, 2015 16:59 (IST)
Now, the pension regulator, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), has made a few changes to the scheme to make it more attractive.
June 20, 2015 16:18 (IST)
Fixed deposits or FDs are India's most popular savings tool. A significant part of a household's savings is locked up in fixed deposits. Investment security and ease of withdrawal draw in a lot of people to park their money in FDs.
June 20, 2015 12:12 (IST)
The government is planning to come out with sovereign bonds linked to the price of gold in an effort to reduce import of the precious metal. India consumes nearly 1,000 tonnes of gold every year,
June 19, 2015 13:42 (IST)
The Reserve Bank of India is planning to issue sovereign bonds linked to the bullion price in an effort to divert some of the estimated 300 tonnes of annual demand for gold bars and coins and curb bullion imports, which can push up the trade deficit.