What to do with your Annual Bonuses?

It’s May. Apart from the heat, it’s also the season for your annual performance bonus. A few of you may already have made plans for the use of this money as soon as it hits the salary accounts. But many of you must be wondering what to do with this money. Often this money gets […]

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Do You Own More Than One House?

“The article idea triggered from  one of the few simple queries, how many properties a person can own? On the face of it answer is even simpler, as many as you want. There are no restrictions on the numbers of properties you can own either under the general laws or under the income tax laws. […]

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Get Your PAN Now, To Avoid PAIN Later

Of late PAN (Permanent Account Number) has gained a lot of significance not only as a proof of identification but also for keeping a track of financial records including tax liabilities. So how important is the Permanent Account Number for the rate at which TDS will be deducted before any income is credited or paid […]

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Prepone Your Tax Planning

The  financial year 2010  2011 has just ended and we are at the beginning of new financial year 2011-2012. The memories of last hour rush of making investments for claiming the tax benefits under Section 80C is still fresh in our minds. And these are certainly not very pleasant! How about planning investments in advance […]

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EPF: Lying Dormant, Act Now!

It was in March 2008 I changed the job, but never cared to know what happened to the balance in my PF account (Employee Provident Fund) accumulated over a period of time with my past employer as I had opened a new PF account through my new employer. But whenever the topic of EPF popped […]

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