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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 →

RGESS – Save Taxes up to Rs 25000

RGESS - Save Taxes upto Rs 25000 Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme, 2012 (RGESS) was introduced in Budget 2012-13 as a new tax saving investment by investing in eligible stocks and mutual funds through Demat account. RGESS would offer tax benefit under the Income Tax Act, 1961 under section 80CCG. (Read more here) RGESS Eligibility: ‘New Retail Investors’ who invest maximum of Rs 50,000 in ‘Eligible Securities’ […] Continue reading →

REC Bonds to Save Long Term Capital Gains Tax u/s 54EC

REC Capital Gain Bonds sec 54EC After NHAI, REC (Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd) too has  come up with its fresh issue of Capital Gains Bonds (Series IX) of Rs 1,000 crores. REC Capital Gains Bonds – Significant Points: Offer Period: April 1, 2013 – March 31, 2014. So you can invest in these bonds for the entire financial year of 2013-14 Annual Interest Rates: 6% […] Continue reading →