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Interest rates on small savings schemes unchanged for first quarter of FY23

March 31, 2022 6:07 pm

The interest rate has not been revised since the first quarter of 2020-21.

Have an inactive PPF account? Here is how to revive it

April 28, 2021 5:41 pm

Inoperative PPF Account: Here's how you can reactivate your inactive PPF account.

Small Savings Schemes: Latest interest rates on PPF, NSC, Sukanya Samriddhi and more

April 01, 2021 3:00 pm

Small Savings Schemes Interest rates 2021: We take a look at the current interest rates of the popular small savings schemes such as Public Provident Fund (PPF) and National Savings Certificate (NSC). Here's how much you can earn from these schemes by investing Rs 10,000.

Interest rates on small saving schemes cut sharply: PPF to fetch 6.4%, NSC 5.9%

April 01, 2021 8:22 am

Small saving rates are linked to yields on benchmark government bonds, which have fallen over the last one year as the Reserve Bank of India cut rates to support the economy.

Income Tax Saving Schemes: Investment instruments that are helpful in saving your tax under Section 80C

January 20, 2021 12:49 pm

Income Tax Saving Schemes: These are the top financial instruments that can be used for saving income tax under Section 80C in this financial year 2020-21.

Govt says financial year 2019-20 not extended; clarifies on income tax compliance

March 31, 2020 2:15 pm

The Ministry of Finance has issued a clarification after some reports claimed that the fiscal year was going to get extended.

Government may cut rate on small savings schemes in next quarter

March 18, 2020 5:38 pm

Bankers have been complaining that high rates on small savings schemes prohibit them from cutting deposit rates. Currently, there is a difference of nearly 100 basis points between deposit rate of banks and small savings rate for one-year maturity.

Small savings rate may see moderation next quarter: DEA secy

February 03, 2020 1:47 pm

During the current quarter, the government refrained from cutting interest rates on small savings schemes, including Public Provident Fund (PPF) and National Savings Certificate (NSC), despite moderating bank deposit rates.

What the numbers show: Adding ELSS to your tax-saving investments is a good idea

January 10, 2020 2:09 pm

In 2019, tax-saving mutual fund schemes performed better than crowd favourites like PPF. It’s a good time to consider including them in your portfolio.

Reinvest past investments to paying parents rent: Lesser known ways to save income tax

February 12, 2019 11:48 am

If you have tried the popular methods and are still falling short of meeting your tax saving requirement, there are some lesser-known ways to save tax.