A N Shanbhag

Stories By A N Shanbhag

Hindu Undivided Family - 1

Hindu Undivided Family - 1

This time we shall see how an HUF comes to an end, tax benefits associated with an HUF and other related issues.

Budget 2019: How to save taxes -- Hindu Undivided Family - 1

Budget 2019: How to save taxes -- Hindu Undivided Family - 1

There was a time when a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) was useful as a tax-saving device. Now that it is possible to save tax on investible...Read More

NEW ITR Forms For Filing Tax Returns

NEW ITR Forms For Filing Tax Returns

Income Tax Return (ITR) forms for FY18-19 have been notified.Earlier, only super senior citizens whose age is 80 years or above and indiv...Read More

Third gender group from Churu wishes Rahul Gandhi poll win

Third gender group from Churu wishes Rahul Gandhi poll win

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi was taken by surprise when a group of third genders from Rajasthan visited his residence, here...Read More

An alternative to debt funds

An alternative to debt funds

Conservative investors seeking higher, more tax efficient return than is available on a fixed deposit, hitherto invested their funds in f...Read More

Tax planning tips for this financial year

Tax planning tips for this financial year

Income tax filing forms have just been announced and soon the tax filing for FY 18-19 will be done and dusted. FY 19-20 has already begun...Read More

The Basics of Investing in Mutual Funds

The Basics of Investing in Mutual Funds

The genesis of the most of our articles arise from emails that we receive from readers. This week’s article is to do with investing in mu...Read More

Do NRIs / PIOs need Aadhaar?

Do NRIs / PIOs need Aadhaar?

I am an NRI living abroad. However, I have family in India, I have some shares, insurance policies and bank accounts in India. I routinel...Read More

Overseas money transfer to your family- Here are the rules

Overseas money transfer to your family- Here are the rules

We have written on this subject earlier, however the rate at which we routinely get questions / inquiries on this topic, formally as well...Read More

Congress banking on lies, might win poll in Pakistan: Ram Madhav

Congress banking on lies, might win poll in Pakistan: Ram Madhav

Guwahati: BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said the Congress might win an election in Pakistan if it contests from the...Read More

The Art and Science of Investing

The Art and Science of Investing

The last one year has been one of the worst period for equity investors all over the world. They have collectively lost over US$ 1 trilli...Read More

What role does happiness play in cancer treatment?

What role does happiness play in cancer treatment?

What does it mean for the families who have lost loved ones to the disease? Ayan Roy tries to find out

Bhopal: EC bans Chowkidar chor hai campaign

Government to seek EC’s nod on some decisions left out

New Delhi: The Modi government is seeking the Election Commission’s nod for some of the Cabinet decisions it could not take despite the h...Read More

Equity Linked Saving Schemes Vs PPF

Equity Linked Saving Schemes Vs PPF

We have already written about investing in ELSS (tax saving) funds and how these prove to be akin to saving tax and getting paid for it. ...Read More

Knowing more about partnership firms- II

Knowing more about partnership firms- II

Last week we examined the basic structure of a partnership firm. We discussed the advantages of a partnership firm, the tax deductions av...Read More

Panel asks for extension to replace old direct tax law with new one

Panel asks for extension to replace old direct tax law with new one

New Delhi: The task force set up to draft a new direct tax law to replace the existing Income Tax (IT) Act has sought 2-3 months extensio...Read More

Knowing more about partnership firms – Part I

Knowing more about partnership firms – Part I

Some years ago, we had done a two part series on partnership firms. Over a period of time, we have received several emails inquiring abou...Read More

Budget 2019: Tax rebate vs tax threshold

Budget 2019: Tax rebate vs tax threshold

Last time we covered the amendments to Long-Term Capital Gains proposed by the recent Interim Budget. Today we shall deal with the amendm...Read More

Short but impactful Budget

Short but impactful Budget

Budget 2019 being an Interim Budget was supposed to be only a Vote on Account. However, it being an election year, certain populist measu...Read More

Venezuela: Court bars opposition leader Juan Guaido from leaving nation

Venezuela: Court bars opposition leader Juan Guaido from leaving nation

Caracas: Venezuela’s Supreme Court barred opposition leader Juan Guaido from leaving the country Tuesday, a move certain to heighten tens...Read More

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