Income Tax Return filing for previous years: How many years can tax returns be filed for?

August 1, 2018

Come 31 July and salaried tax payers get into a frenzy of filing their tax returns. The due date for individual tax return filing has generally been 31 July of the subsequent financial year. However, for FY 2017-18, the due date has just been extended to 31 August 2018. Similar extensions have been announced in the past, but these are more of exceptions. So what happens when the tax returns…

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How To Check Refund Status In Case Of Train Cancellation

August 1, 2018

IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, the ticketing arm of Indian Railways, allows refund on a booked train ticket under certain conditions. IRCTC allows refund through online and offline modes in case of cancellation of a regular train ticket. In case of reservation under the Tatkal quota, no refund is permitted in case of a confirmed ticket. However, in case of “contingent cancellation and waitlisted Tatkal ticket cancellations”,…

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LPG Cylinder Becomes More Expensive In Delhi: 5 Things To Know

August 1, 2018

LPG prices were increased in Delhi on Tuesday. Indian Oil said in a statement that the increase in non-subsidised price of LPG will be Rs. 35.50 per cylinder in August, compared to the current price. Subsidised LPG – or cooking gas – will cost the consumer Rs. 1.76 per cylinder more from Wednesday, said state-run Indian Oil, which supplies LPG or cooking gas under brand Indane. At present, the consumer…

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Vistara Offers ‘Freedom’ To Choose Fare, Services At Different Price Points. All Details Here

August 1, 2018

Full-service carrier Vistara on Tuesday announced the launch of its bundled scheme — Vistara Freedom Fares — which will allow customers to choose the fare and services, said the carrier in a tweet posted on it’s official handle- @airvistara. Vistara’s new offering will be effective from August, 2, 2018. Under the new scheme, travellers will have the freedom to choose from thoughtfully designed bundles of features and services at different…

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MoviePass Hikes Prices in the Face of Mounting Losses

August 1, 2018

MoviePass, the discount service for movie tickets, is raising prices by 50 percent and barring viewings of most major releases during the first two weeks. The new $15-a-month rate (roughly Rs. 1,000) for up to one movie each day still won’t make MoviePass profitable. Because it typically pays theatres the full cost of tickets — which can be $15 or more in big cities — a movie or two can…

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Flipkart Plus Programme With Free Delivery, Early Access to Sale Events, More Benefits Announced

August 1, 2018

Flipkart Plus, the e-commerce giant’s new loyalty programme, was announced on Wednesday. It is essentially a premium account that will let users access to free and early deliveries, early access to products, and more benefits. Flipkart Plus will officially launch on August 15 to take on Amazon Prime. However, the basic difference between Amazon Prime and Flipkart Plus is that the latter will not charge a membership fee while the…

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WhatsApp pay drops beta tag, adds Axis & HDFC Bank to list

August 1, 2018

BENGALURU: WhatsApp has updated its privacy policy for payment services in India and has added HDFC Bank and Axis Bank to its list of partner banks that already had ICICI Bank. The instant messaging service provider has also removed the sentence that it was testing a “beta product” while offering payment service to a limited set of users in the country. In the policy statement the service provider has listed…

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UIDAI advises people to refrain from posting Aadhaar number on social media

August 1, 2018

Days after TRAI Chairman R.S. Sharma put out his Aadhaar number on Twitter and dared anyone to cause any harm to him, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Tuesday advised people to refrain from publicly putting their Aadhaar numbers on internet and social media and posing challenges to others, terming such acts as “not in accordance with the law.” “This advisory has come from UIDAI with reference to…

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