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How To Avoid TDS?

How To Avoid TDS?

Rediff.com14 May 2024

'Tax is not required to be deducted from specified payments if a recipient files a self-declaration with the deductor for no deduction of tax.'

Safeguard Streedhan. Read To Know More

Safeguard Streedhan. Read To Know More

Rediff.com13 May 2024

Streedhan refers to gifts, money or property that a woman receives before her marriage, at the time of her marriage, during childbirth or widowhood, primarily from her parents, relatives or in-laws.

File tax return in mid-June, once all necessary info is available

File tax return in mid-June, once all necessary info is available

Rediff.com7 May 2024

Taxpayers are filing their income tax returns (ITRs) early for the Assessment Year 2024-25 (FY25). By April 29, over 592,000 returns were filed, with over 538,000 verified and 367,000 processed. Early filing allows revisions without penalties.

'Invest 10-15% Of Your Portfolio In Gold'

'Invest 10-15% Of Your Portfolio In Gold'

Rediff.com1 May 2024

Gold is an excellent asset class for diversification and should be included in all long-term portfolios.

Selling Jewellery? You Can Save Capital Gains Tax

Selling Jewellery? You Can Save Capital Gains Tax

Rediff.com30 Apr 2024

Taxpayers seeking to save tax from the sale of gold (including inherited) should reinvest the capital gains in residential property to avail of the benefit provided by Section 54F.

Old Vs New Tax Regime: Which Saves You More Money?

Old Vs New Tax Regime: Which Saves You More Money?

Rediff.com23 Apr 2024

The choice of tax regime dictates how your income will be taxed. If you don't make the right pick, you might end up losing money.

FMPs Or TMFs? Where Should You Invest?

FMPs Or TMFs? Where Should You Invest?

Rediff.com22 Apr 2024

FMPs remain an option for investors who believe interest rates could head downward over time and wish to lock in the current rates. TMFs have very low expense ratios, which makes them cost-efficient.

When You Should Invest In PPF

When You Should Invest In PPF

Rediff.com11 Apr 2024

If you fail to make the lump sum deposit before April 5, do so at least before the 5th of the next month (May). That way you will only lose out on the interest for April.

Here Are Tax Saving Options For You...

Here Are Tax Saving Options For You...

Rediff.com10 Apr 2024

Don't solely focus on tax-saving alone.

Want To Gift Investment?

Want To Gift Investment?

Rediff.com8 Apr 2024

If the gift is received from a relative, there is no tax implication. But if the gift is received from a non-relative and exceeds Rs 50,000 in value during a financial year, the entire value of the gift is taxable.

Insurance: How You Can Lose Money

Insurance: How You Can Lose Money

Rediff.com22 Mar 2024

In numerous instances, family members are unaware of an insurance policy's existence, let alone its details.

Want Tax Benefit On Insurance Plan?

Want Tax Benefit On Insurance Plan?

Rediff.com21 Mar 2024

An individual can avail tax deduction on the amount spent during the year on a deferred annuity for self, spouse, or child.

Your Outstanding Income Tax Can Be Waived If...

Your Outstanding Income Tax Can Be Waived If...

Rediff.com16 Mar 2024

Taxpayers with old, outstanding taxes will benefit from the CBDT's new scheme.

Advance Tax Deadline Today: Who Should Pay?

Advance Tax Deadline Today: Who Should Pay?

Rediff.com15 Mar 2024

Everyone (with some exceptions) whose estimated tax liability is Rs 10,000 or more in a financial year must pay advance tax.

NRIs, Are You Aware Of Indian Tax Rules?

NRIs, Are You Aware Of Indian Tax Rules?

Rediff.com12 Mar 2024

Understanding tax residency rules and maintaining proper documentation is imperative to ensure smooth tax compliance.

Are you paying property tax? If not, read this now

Are you paying property tax? If not, read this now

Rediff.com11 Mar 2024

Municipal corporations penalise late property tax payments. 'Penalties can include attachment of properties, bank accounts, rent and other movable assets," says Anand Moorthy, co-founder, Square Yards.

Want To Invest In FDs? Read This

Want To Invest In FDs? Read This

Rediff.com26 Feb 2024

'The barbell strategy says that the best way to strike a balance between risk and reward is to invest at the extremes of the risk spectrum.'

You Can Reduce Tax By...

You Can Reduce Tax By...

Rediff.com22 Feb 2024

What many don't realise is that including their spouse and children in their tax planning can enable them to reduce their tax burden legally.

What Are Multi-Asset Allocation Funds?

What Are Multi-Asset Allocation Funds?

Rediff.com21 Feb 2024

Since MAAFs invest across multiple asset classes, they offer diversification.

Which ITR Should You File?

Which ITR Should You File?

Rediff.com16 Feb 2024

A new schedule has been added to report income from cryptocurrencies and other Virtual Digital Assets.

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