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Myth: Insurance alone help to save Tax

Myth: Insurance alone help to save Tax The Central Board of Direct Taxes - Ministry of Finance extended the deadline to August 31 from the earlier July 31st, for Income Tax returns on Individual (Order u/s. 119 of the Income Tax act, 1961). There is a time that the Individual Tax payers rush to the Insurance Company / Agent to get their Tax Benefits. I don't want to criticize or against anyone here. But the truth is why we have to rush to buy the Insurance policies urgently on behalf of Tax Saving. We are aware that our regular pay check (Salary) will rise by every year and the Bonus or any incentives where we getting. Without a proper financial planning, buying an insurance product is nothing but, putting our hard earned money in a garbage. When we become a Tax Payer of a country, we can find the best way to get tax benefits. We thought that the Income tax is favored for the Corporate where we work for and the Government is involved in Tax Robbery. Most of us rely on the Insurance

Interest rate hike for Small savings scheme for Q3FY19

Interest rate hike for Small savings scheme for Q3FY19   The Last trading day of this week (21-09-2018), Nifty50 and Sensex tumbled down and finally settled with (-0.81 % Nifty) and (-0.75 % Sensex) respectively. Today afternoon the sensex went down above 1000 points ( 35,993) as compared with the previous close of (37,121) and Nifty50 also down from the high of 11,346 points to the day's low of 10,866 , but finally Nifty50 closed with 11143 points. DHFL (Deewan Housing) crashed and closed with 42 percent down on the panic news on Default rumours of DHFL bonds. The bond yield is also in the rising rates and presently the 10 year bond yield is trading above the 8 percent. Yesterday, the Government also announced the small savings interest rate for the period of October - December 2018. The upcoming Q3FY19 interest rates are published with a better rates as compared with the previous quarter (June - September). PPF (Public Provident Fund) and NSC (National Savings Certificate) inte