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Govt slashes rates on small savings schemes by up to 1.1%, PPF down to 6.4%

Govt slashes rates on small savings schemes by up to 1.1%, PPF down to 6.4%

The government on Wednesday cut interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, by up to 1.1 per cent for the first quart...Read More

Investments or specific transactions to be made before March 31 to save taxes

Investments or specific transactions to be made before March 31 to save taxes

With the financial year coming to an end on March 31, many taxpayers would now be looking at ways to save taxes. In the old taxation regi...Read More

Budget 2021: ICAI suggests Centre should raise PPF limit to Rs lakh, section 80C to Rs 2.5 lakh

Budget 2021: ICAI suggests Centre should raise PPF limit to Rs lakh, section 80C to Rs 2.5 lakh

As the Union Budget is around the corner, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in its pre-memorandum recommended the Ce...Read More

Post office savings schemes: Interest rates on small savings remain unchanged for Jan to Mar 2021

Post office savings schemes: Interest rates on small savings remain unchanged for Jan to Mar 2021

The interest rates on post office savings schemes are revised every quarter by the government on the yield on government bonds.

FPJ News you can use: EPF v/s PPF v/s VPF — which provident fund will you pick?

FPJ News you can use: EPF v/s PPF v/s VPF — which provident fund will you pick?

With the reports stating that Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) will fetch lower returns in FY 2020-2021, it becomes more than important to...Read More

FPJ News You Can Use: How to revive inactive PPF account?

FPJ News You Can Use: How to revive inactive PPF account?

The Public Provident Fund (PPF) continues to be a favourite savings avenue for many, even after several decades. The PPF, which is one of...Read More

Investment Funda: What is the relation between PPF and the fifth day of every month?

Investment Funda: What is the relation between PPF and the fifth day of every month?

Well, rarely do people understand the logic or relation between the fifth day of the month and Public Provident Fund (PPF) investment. If...Read More

With repo rate falling, govt must lower small saving interest rate mountain for banks

With repo rate falling, govt must lower small saving interest rate mountain for banks

The Reserve Bank of India acted in impressive fashion on Friday, lowering the repo rate by 75 basis points to a record low of 4.40% and i...Read More

How to transfer money online in post office PPF, Sukanya Samridhi, RD accounts

How to transfer money online in post office PPF, Sukanya Samridhi, RD accounts

The Department of Posts (DoP) for more than 150 years has been the backbone of India’s communication and has played a crucial role in the...Read More

How to open Public Provident Fund (PPF) account online in SBI

How to open Public Provident Fund (PPF) account online in SBI

PPF comes with a lock in period of 15 years. The interest rate is determined on a quarterly basis by the government. Currently the intere...Read More

Government hikes interest rate on small savings by up to 0.4 per cent

Government hikes interest rate on small savings by up to 0.4 per cent

New Delhi: The government has raised interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, by up to 0.4 per cent for the Octobe...Read More

Government cuts interest rates on PPF, small saving schemes

Government cuts interest rates on PPF, small saving schemes

New Delhi: In a move expected to coax banks to lower their deposit rates, the government has reduced the interest rates on small saving s...Read More

PPF closes, NSC gets encashed if holder status changes to NRI

PPF closes, NSC gets encashed if holder status changes to NRI

New Delhi, With changes in investment rules for select small savings schemes including National Savings Certificate (NSC), the government...Read More

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PPF a/c to be closed if holder turns NRI

New Delhi : Amending rules on post office savings schemes like the National Savings Certificates (NSC) and Public Provident Fund (PPF), t...Read More

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How to convert PPF into a 5-year fixed deposit

The genesis of this article arose when we found that one of our close family friends, a sixty-year old gentleman, was about to open a fre...Read More

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Govt slashes small savings rates by 0.1%

New Delhi : The government has lowered interest rate on small saving schemes like PPF, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi by 0.1 per...Read More

Government lowers interest rate on small savings deposits, including PPF

Government lowers interest rate on small savings deposits, including PPF

New Delhi: The government has lowered interest rate on small saving schemes like PPF, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi by 0.1 per ...Read More

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Govt lowers interest rates on small saving schemes by 0.1%

New Delhi: The government has lowered interest rates on small saving schemes like PPF, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi scheme by ...Read More

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ELSS scores over PPF

Last week we wrote about investing in ELSS (tax saving) funds and how these prove to be akin to saving tax and getting paid for it. The r...Read More

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Address fears of small savings a/c holders: Panel to govt

New Delhi:  Concerned over a “drastic” cut in small savings rate, a Parliamentary panel has asked the government to address the concerns ...Read More

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