Employees Provident Fund Nomination: Here’s How You Can Do It Online

June 13, 2019

EPFO or Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation allows subscribers to assign a nominee online. EPFO is the nodal agency to monitor EPF (Employees’ Provident Fund) contributions, which is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual. The nomination details can be submitted through the retirement fund body’s website, unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in. In the event of a subscriber’s death, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF savings. Subscribers can also nominate more…

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Here’s what your iPhone does when you sleep: Five steps to protect your personal data and limit app tracking

June 13, 2019

Data privacy in today’s time has become a very delicate subject. Smartphone manufacturers now bringing in various steps to protect data privacy while asking users on the other end of the spectrum to do the same. However, it is still scary when your iPhone which claims to be one of the foremost on the protection of data, still has apps which continuously beams out personal information like phone numbers, location…

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Govt may have to extend ITR filing deadline for FY18-19; extends Form 16 issue date to July 10

June 13, 2019

The government may have to extend the due date for filing income tax return (ITR) this year. The normal due date or deadline for filing ITRs by individuals is July 31. This is because the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued a notification dated June 4, 2019 extending the deadline for employers to file their TDS returns and also to issue Form 16 to employees to June 30th…

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