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    What are the income tax exemptions and other monetary benefits available to women?

    What are the income tax exemptions and other monetary benefits available to women?

    ​​Up until FY 2011-12, women and men had different income tax slabs with women having to pay slightly less income tax. However, from FY 2012-13, this was done away with and tax slabs for men and women were made the same.

    Invest in these tax-saving schemes by March 31 to keep your accounts active

    Invest in these tax-saving schemes by March 31 to keep your accounts active

    Here is a look at the minimum amount you need to invest in some schemes to keep them active and what happens if it is not done.

    Understanding how section 80C of the Income Tax Act works

    Understanding how section 80C of the Income Tax Act works

    Eligible payments include life insurance premium, principal repayment of the home loan and children's tuition.

    5 changes in Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme, 2019 that you need to know

    5 changes in Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme, 2019 that you need to know

    Though there are no major changes in the new Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana scheme rules 2019, however, you should know about the small modifications that have been made. Here are five changes that have been made to the Sukanya Samriddh...

    How to know which income tax slab you fall in?

    How to know which income tax slab you fall in?

    ​​As your income level increases, income at different levels will be taxed at different rates which are called the slab rates. To know how much is your income tax liability in a financial year, it is important to know which incom...

    Here's a quick comparison of interest rates on tax-saving debt investments

    Here's a quick comparison of interest rates on tax-saving debt investments

    But before you get down to choosing a tax saving investment you should probably first calculate how much you need to invest to save tax.

    ELSS Vs PPF Vs FD - What works for you?

    ELSS Vs PPF Vs FD - What works for you?

    ELSS tax saving mutual funds have been getting traction in the past few years as individuals are becoming more aware.

    Want a safe option to save tax and fund your retirement? Invest in PPF

    Want a safe option to save tax and fund your retirement? Invest in PPF

    Since the Public Provident Fund (PPF) has a long tenure of 15 years, the impact of compounding is huge, especially in the later years.

    Have you done your tax-saving right?

    Have you done your tax-saving right?

    Calculating your tax liability correctly and using the tax breaks offered under Section 80C are few points to check during your tax-saving exercise.

    Senior Citizens Savings Scheme saves tax, beats bank FDs: Here's all you need to know about it

    Senior Citizens Savings Scheme saves tax, beats bank FDs: Here's all you need to know about it

    Backed by the government, the scheme offers capital protection, along with quarterly interest payment as a source of income.

    Don't forget to claim your LTA tax exemption this year: Here is how

    Don't forget to claim your LTA tax exemption this year: Here is how

    LTA exemption is available for 2 journeys in a block of 4 yrs. While the current block is 2018-21, one can carry it forward to the next block year.

    6 online tax-saving investments for late-starters

    6 online tax-saving investments for late-starters

    The equity-linked savings scheme (ELSS) is a product where you can make online investments up till 3PM on the day when stock market is open.

    Investments under section 80C to save tax

    Investments under section 80C to save tax

    Most people invest in life insurance policies, PPF, ELSS in order to avail this deduction, but there are other options too worth considering.

    Tax-saving for young earners simplified

    Tax-saving for young earners simplified

    Here's how you can save on tax without locking away your money in long-term investments and without putting a dent in your wallet.

    Investing in PMVVY LIC pension scheme will not help in tax saving

    Investing in PMVVY LIC pension scheme will not help in tax saving

    The scheme allows premature exit during the policy term under exceptional circumstances like the Pensioner requiring money for the treatment of any critical illness of self or spouse.

    Post tax, Rs 5 lakh income will be higher than Rs 5.16 lakh: Here's why

    Post tax, Rs 5 lakh income will be higher than Rs 5.16 lakh: Here's why

    If your net taxable income exceeds Rs 5 lakh by even Re 1 then you will be ineligible to avail a tax rebate.

    Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana: Important watchouts before you invest

    Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana: Important watchouts before you invest

    The EEE status of the scheme may not be a good enough reason to invest in it. Read on to find out if you should put your money in the scheme or not.

    Check these 7 tax savers before you invest again

    Check these 7 tax savers before you invest again

    It's always better to plan your tax saving investments in advance than make the wrong moves at the fag end of the financial year.

    Double benefit: Here are 6 tax saving investments with tax-exempt returns

    Double benefit: Here are 6 tax saving investments with tax-exempt returns

    Here are 6 tax savers that will not only help you save tax but also help you earn tax-free income.

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