Category Archive for "Taxes"

Is Insurance a Good Way to Save Taxes?

January 16, 2017

This post is about a delicate topic, often discussed amongst friends, colleagues and relatives — Insurance. It’s a difficult topic in my view, as it is not just about returns on investment. It’s about a sense of security for the…

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PPF, EPF or FD — Which is Better for Tax Planning?

January 6, 2017

Investing and tax planning go hand in hand. The amount of money you save in taxes can be re-invested to create more wealth in your compounding journey. Remember creating wealth is all about compounding. In our previous post, we have…

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What Investments Can Help You Save Income Tax Legally?

December 27, 2016

s This article is the first one in a 5-article series on ‘Guide to Saving Income Tax Legally’. In this series, we will discuss everything from investment options which help save income tax to striking the right balance between different…

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Is Demonetization Good for Salaried Professionals?

It has been more than 3 weeks since 500 and 1000 rupee notes have been demonetized. Some are hailing it as the biggest reform to hit India since 1991. Only time will reveal how this move affects the economy a…

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Benefits of Investing in ELSS

  Often we ignore the simplest of investment options, and look for more complex solutions for higher returns. The formula for success in creating wealth in investing is have a simple framework and being patient. This is termed as the flywheel…

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GST – How Does It Affect You?

  “GST passed in Rajya Sabha.” This notification was doing rounds in all my Whatsapp groups.   But I was wondering why the whole nation was so happy that my neigbour’s son, Gurjeet Singh Taneja, or GST, as he is commonly…

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Income Tax Return Filing Made Quick and Easy with Money View

Aditya received notice from the Income Tax Department in respect of non-filing of his Income Tax Return (ITR) during the previous year. The notice had been sent to him on the basis of certain financial transactions performed by him, but…

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7 incomes that are tax-free in India

7 Incomes That Are Tax-free in India

What would be the two most dreaded words in the lexicon of a professional, a business person, or anybody with surplus income? You got that right – income tax! Nobody likes to part with hard-earned money, and people like it…

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Guide to Submitting Tax Investment Proofs to Your Employer

I hate it! This is probably your reaction when it comes to gathering and filing proofs for your investments, medical expenses, rent receipts, donation receipts etc. for this financial year. Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Don’t despair….

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Swachh Bharat Cess and Its Impact on Consumers

November 22, 2015
Sridevi Datta

Since the last few weeks, Swachh Bharat Cess (SBC) has been the subject of many a heated debate and discussion. While the proponents of SBC argue that, there would be a separate fund now, which can be utilized exclusively for…

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