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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 →

Infrastructure Bonds (Sec 80CCF) no more Tax Saving Instrument – FY 2012-13

Infra bonds not eligible for tax benefit FY2012-13 If you were celebrating the tax cuts for next year (FY 2012-13) in Budget 2012, there is some bad news! Infrastructure Bonds would not be eligible as Tax saving instrument under Section 80CCF from FY 2012-13.  What was the benefit? Two years ago there was an additional deduction introduced to encourage investors to put money into […] Continue reading →