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NPS – Maturity, Partial Withdrawal & Early Exit Rules

NPS: Maturity, Partial Withdrawal and Early Exit Rules The government wants NPS (National Pension Scheme) to be the preferred investment vehicle for pension planning for majority of its citizens. Unfortunately as it happens with most of Government plans, NPS too has flaws which are holding investors back. To encourage investment in NPS, PFRDA (Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority) which regulates it have made […] Continue reading →

PPF Calculator for Maturity, Loan and Partial Withdrawal

PPF Calculator in Excel PPF (Public Provident Fund) is one of the most popular and one of the best debt investment instruments. We have Excel based calculator for PPF Withdrawal, Loan and Maturity. PPF Calculator: This PPF calculator can calculate the maximum loan eligibility, partial withdrawal eligibility and the maturity value at the end of 15 years. It takes […] Continue reading →

TDS on Fixed Deposit, Recurring Deposit and EPF

Budget 2015 - TDS on FD, RD and EPF Along with changes in income tax, budget 2015 has also made some changes in TDS (Tax Deduction at source) for Fixed Deposit, Recurring Deposit and EPF (Employee Provident Fund). The post discusses these changes: TDS on Recurring Deposit (RD) Until now recurring deposit was not subjected to TDS. Budget 2015 has amended this and now […] Continue reading →

Tax Treatment of Various Financial Instruments

Tax Treatment for Various Financial Assets Taxation on your investment is as important as the return on Investment. All financial instruments go through three stages Investment Earning Withdrawal The tax rules vary across the above three phases. This post would tell you how different financial Instruments are taxed in these three phases and what would be its impact on you. Based on […] Continue reading →

EPF ePassbook: How to Check your EPF Balance Online?

EPFO Member Portal Employee Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has finally gone digital. Now you can check your EPF (Employee Provident Fund) balance online and generate e-passbook online. Here are 7 Steps to access your EPF e-Passbook: Step 1: Visit the EPFO members’ portal by clicking this link – http://members.epfoservices.in/ Step 2: Click on Register button at the bottom […] Continue reading →