Normally, a person is taxed in respect of income earned by him/her only. However, in certain special cases income of other person is clubbed (i.e. included) in the taxable income of the taxpayer and in such a case he will be liable to pay tax in respect of his income (if any) as well as […]
What is Negative Real Interest Rate? | How Can Interest Rates Be Negative?
The RBI has been reducing its benchmark repo rate for the last few quarters. The repo rate was cut by 115 basis points between March and May 2020, to support the economy in light of the coronavirus induced slowdown. As a result, banks also have had to reduce their lending and deposit rates to adjust […]
Latest Post Office Small Saving Schemes Interest rates Apr – Jun 2020 | Q1 of FY 2020-21
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently cut key policy rates to mitigate Covid-19 impact. RBI has slashed the Repo Rate by 75 basis points to 4.4%. It has cut the Reverse Reop Rate by 90 basis points to 4% and CRR has been reduced by 100 baiss points to 3%. In view of […]
How to apply for Instant PAN through Aadhaar based e-KYC?
CBDT has recently announced the launch of new Instant PAN allotment provision. This latest facility has been made available on the Income Tax e-filing portal. Instant PAN allotment will now be done in near to real-time at free-of cost. Individuals (other than minors) with a valid Aadhaar number (with updated Mobile number) can avail this […]
NRI Residential Status & Taxation (new) rules FY 2020-21 | Budget 2020
The residential status of taxpayers plays a key role in determining the scope of taxable income (Indian Income / Foreign Income) for a financial year in India and there by the tax payable. The residential status of an individual is based on the duration for which he/she is present in India. There are 3 types […]
15 Q&As on Fixed Deposit Interest Income Taxation Rules (FY 2020-21)
Fixed Deposits and Recurring Deposits are the most popular financial saving tools in India. It is not an exaggeration to say that most of us might have started the investment plan with an investment in Post office RD or bank Fixed Deposit (FD). The below table gives you an idea about the total outstanding amount (as […]