All stories by Tinesh Bhasin
Want to gift a financial product? Read thisRediff.com3 Dec 2019
Each financial product is governed by a different regulator and the rules for gifting vary, points out Tinesh Bhasin.
Property transfers through PoA not validRediff.com29 Nov 2019
An income tax tribunal held that the PoA could not be construed as an instrument of transfer concerning any right, title, or interest in the immovable property.
Is compensation received from employer taxable?Rediff.com27 Nov 2019
There are judicial precedents where it has been held that if payment is made for temporary disablement, it would be taxable, points out Tinesh Bhasin.
Why home-buyers may have to renegotiate with buildersRediff.com1 Aug 2019
After the NHB asked housing finance cos to desist from offering interest subvention schemes, disbursement of loans are likely to get delayed, points out Tinesh Bhasin.
How to steer clear of online classified sites fraudstersRediff.com18 Jul 2019
It's best to avoid deals that sound too good to be true.
Want to invest in start-ups? Here's howRediff.com26 Jun 2019
Investing in start-ups can be highly rewarding, but direct investing is not meant for everyone. For the majority of wealthy investors, taking the private-equity route could still be the better option.
Why small investors must avoid gilt fundsRediff.com5 Jun 2019
If you are a retail investor, you can allocate a portion of the portfolio to the medium- to long-term debt fund category instead of gilt funds.
Planning to sell property? Here's how to save on taxRediff.com5 Jun 2019
Selling property below market value can lead to litigation. Tinesh Bhasin offers tips on how to avoid it.
Should you invest in quant funds?Rediff.com31 May 2019
'Investors need to understand that these schemes may not do well in the market that is in a bull run, but quality stocks would protect the downside.'
Rented property income can't be business incomeRediff.com21 May 2019
If you are merely letting out the property and enjoying the rent as an individual or as a company, in most cases, you will need to mention rental income under the head 'income from house property' in the income-tax return form, points out Tinesh Bhasin.
When you should disclose jewelry, cash in your tax returnsRediff.com13 May 2019
Those earning over Rs 50 lakh a year need to disclose all jewellery and cash in their returns, says Tinesh Bhasin.
Check out all offers before taking car loanRediff.com10 May 2019
Interest rate and tenure are not the only two factors to consider.
Go paperless. Use DigiLockerRediff.com10 May 2019
In DigiLocker, a user can get different government departments to issue documents in digital format. At present, there are 117 such issuers. You can get PAN, Aadhaar, vehicle fitness certificate, vehicle tax receipt, class ten and twelve mark sheets, driving licence, caste certificate, ration card, birth certificate, college degrees and diplomas, marriage certificate, and many more.
Deductions claimed? Keep documents readyRediff.com9 May 2019
Employers will now need to furnish detailed break-up of exemptions that an employee has claimed.
How your health insurance policy may soon change for the betterRediff.com17 Apr 2019
Irdai to allow 12 minor changes including expansion of critical illness and day care procedure lists, premium payment in instalments, change sum assured, etc.
Want an education loan to study abroad?Rediff.com8 Apr 2019
The biggest challenge with public sector banks is the processing time, which is why starting early helps.
Studying abroad? Here's how you can save on health insuranceRediff.com13 Mar 2019
General insurers in India have started campaigns highlighting the benefits of buying a student's travel insurance in India, as opposed to buying one offered by the university abroad, says Tinesh Bhasin.
A rare case, when I-T withdrew money from start-up accountsRediff.com12 Feb 2019
It's not unusual for the tax departments to freeze bank accounts and there have been instances of the authorities recovering the outstanding from the bank, though such course of action is not common.
Now you can insure your pets!Rediff.com9 Feb 2019
'Our pet insurance policy is similar to the health insurance for humans.'
Want to save LTCG on property sale?Rediff.com5 Feb 2019
'To save the LTCG, it's always better that the owner of the property that was sold also becomes the title holder in the new one.'