Now EPF offers Life Insurance of Rs.2.5 lakh to Rs.6 lakh!!

March 23, 2018

Now EPF offers Life Insurance of Rs.2.5 lakh to Rs.6 lakh!! Earlier the limit of minimum insurance benefit was Rs.1.5 lakh and the maximum was Rs.6 lakh. Many of the salaried unaware this part that their EPF also offers insurance coverage of up to Rs.6 lakh. Earlier I wrote a post when EPFO increased the maximum limit from the existing Rs.3.6 lakh to Rs.6 lakh (Refer the post “Do you…

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Invest In These Post Office Saving Schemes To Save Income Tax

March 23, 2018

March 31 – the last day of financial year – is only a few days away. So iIf you want to save on income tax outgo during FY18 (April 1 ,2017-March 31, 2018), you may consider investing in nine small savings schemes offered by post offices. The Department of Posts or India Post offers nine small savings investment schemes: Post Office Savings Account, 5-Year Post Office Recurring Deposit Account (RD),…

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Reliance JioPhone to get WhatsApp support soon

March 23, 2018

Reliance JioPhone is apparently getting WhatsApp support, according to a report byWABetaInfo. The report says WhatsApp support for KaiOS, a Linux-based OS that powers the JioPhone, will be out soon. As per claims made by WABetaInfo, references to a native KaiOS app have been found in the latest WhatsApp beta for Windows Phone 2.18.38. This is a clear indication that WhatsApp support for the KaiOS is being planned. It should be noted that…

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Cambridge Analytica scandal: Don’t want to delete Facebook account? Here’s what you can do to make it safe

March 23, 2018

The social media – including Facebook – is abuzz with posts calling Facebook users to delete their accounts. Even the co-founder of popular messaging service WhatsApp has advised his followers on Twitter to shun the world’s biggest social media network. Interestingly, Brian Acton, the WhatsApp co-founder who has called on Facebook users to delete accounts made a fortune when Mark Zuckerberg’s social media platform bought the company for $19 billion….

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Income Tax (I-T) Saving Of Up To Rs. 45,000 Before March 31, 2018

March 23, 2018

If you have not made any investments in this financial year (2017-18), there are still a few more days to do so. As there are ten more days before the financial year draws to a close, you can invest in any of the notified schemes mentioned under section 80C of the Income Tax (I-T) Act to save some money by slashing the tax outgo. Any investments that you have made…

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Cheque bounce: HC wants to give chance to settle

March 23, 2018

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat high court has directed all courts hearing cases of cheque return to use technology and give a chance to the accused to settle the dispute by depositing the sum in complainant’s account, so that the court can dispense with the presence of the accused and the case could end before the trial. On guidelines issued by the Supreme Court, the high court has suggested a pro forma of…

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