KNOW ALL ABOUT : Public Provident Fund
PPF is a 15-year investment scheme under which an investor enjoys tax exemption at the time of deposit, accrual of interest and withdrawal, i.e., it has EEE tax status. Read these ET articles on PPF and see how it fits in your investment portfolio.
Should I extend my PPF account post maturity or shift to debt mutual funds?
"Whether to extend or redeem your PPF account will be best answered by your financial adviser who is fami...
How to open PPF account online in SBI, PNB, ICICI Bank, or HDFC Bank
To open a PPF account online in one of these Banks, you need to have access to the bank's Net banking portal.
How to open a PPF account for your minor child
An individual with a PPF account of his own and as a guardian of his child can avail a maximum deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh taking both the accounts together.
How to deposit money online in PPF account
The best way to make use of these online methods of payment is to deposit your money before the fifth of every month.
Can I continue to invest in PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojna, mutual fund SIPs after I relocate abroad?
NRIs can't invest in PPF. So far as SIPs are concerned, whether you can continue with them will depend on the particular mutual fund.
Investing in PPF? Here's why you should do it before 5th of the month
According to PPF Rules, the interest on PPF deposits is calculated on the minimum balance between the fifth and at the end of the month.
How to revive inactive PPF, recurring deposit, Sukanya Samridhhi accounts, insurance policies
Sometimes, you can lose track of or control on some of your investments and they may end-up becoming inactive. Here's you can revive some of these dormant investments.
PPF and Sukanya Samriddhi interest rates kept unchanged; 1-year post office time deposits interest hiked
According to a circular issued by the Finance Ministry, interest rates of small savings schemes like PPF and Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana have been kept unchanged.
How to partially withdraw from your PPF
One is allowed to withdraw up to 50% of the PPF account balance after completion of five years from the end of the subscription year. Withdrawals are tax-free.
What to do with your PPF account in India after becoming an NRI
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How to open an online PPF account with SBI
The tax benefit on amount invested, a tax-free return on maturity and the backing of the government on the account balance, makes PPF a rock-solid investment.
Why opening PPF account for minors can be beneficial for them
Once your kid has become an adult and the account has completed its mandatory lock-in period of 15 years, he/she can decide whether to close the account or extend it.
Holding a PPF account in your as well as your child's name? Know the maximum you can deposit
Holding such separate PPF accounts does not mean that you can deposit Rs 1.5 lakh in each and earn tax-free interest on both deposits. Here is why.
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