Masala bonds

Masala Bonds

Introduction International Finance Corporation (IFC) issued and listed new debt instruments by the name of Masala Bonds on London Stock Exchange (LSE) to gather funds from foreign investors to invest in India. This can help foreign investors diversify their exposure to Indian …

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Budget 2016 Highlights

Budget 2016 highlights

Income Tax Income tax slab is not changed Maximum deduction under section 87A increased to Rs. 5,000. Maximum limit of deduction of rent  under section 80GG is increased from Rs. 24,000 to Rs. 60,000 p.a. Lowering of Corporate IT rate for companies not …

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Atal Pension Yojna is now eligible for tax deduction

Contribution to atal pension yojna is now eligible for tax deduction same as that of National Pension Scheme (NPS) under section 80CCD. The tax benefit of extra rs. 50,000 deduction under section 80CCD(1B) is also available for contribution to atal pension yojna. …

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Provident Fund (PF) Interest rate increased to 8.8%

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has increased the interest rate for provident funds for 2015-16 to 8.8% from 8.75%. EPFO Finance Audit and Investment committee (FAIC) had early recommended 8.95 percent interest on PF deposits for the current fiscal. But it …

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Joint Life Insurance Policy

Joint Life Insurance Policy

Life insurance policy is an indispensable aspect of sound financial planning. Any person who is an earning member of their family should have life insurance cover so that their death does not adversely affect the financial health of their family. The apprehension …

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Rajasthan VAT Rates – Complete list

Download complete list of Rasjathan VAT Rate Schedule SCHEDULE I [See sub-section (1) of section 8] Goods Exempt from Tax   S.No. Description of Goods Conditions, if any 1 2 3 1. Agricultural implements manually operated or animal driven or tractor or …

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