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

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

Rediff.com1 days ago

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.com3 days ago

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.

Heard About Tax-Loss Harvesting In Stocks?

Heard About Tax-Loss Harvesting In Stocks?

Rediff.com6 Feb 2024

Investors can sell a part of the stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and other securities held in their portfolios at a loss and use this loss to offset tax on the capital gains made on the sale of other securities.

How To Claim HRA

How To Claim HRA

Rediff.com29 Jan 2024

A taxpayer paying rent to his/her spouse is entitled to claim HRA benefit under relevant sections and within prescribed limits.

How To Align Your Portfolio This Year

How To Align Your Portfolio This Year

Rediff.com23 Jan 2024

The bulk of an investor's portfolio should be in shorter-duration funds of up to one year portfolio duration.

Missed ITR Deadline? Read This!

Missed ITR Deadline? Read This!

Rediff.com17 Jan 2024

'If taxpayers have not filed a belated ITR, they will be allowed to file an updated ITR from April 1, 2024.'

What Is Special Marriage Act?

What Is Special Marriage Act?

Rediff.com4 Jan 2024

Children born under the Special Marriage Act have equal rights over both parents' properties, regardless of their parents' religion or background.

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