Microsoft Office Lens is now Microsoft Lens; gets new logo and scanning features

February 4, 2021

Microsoft has rebranded its Office Lens scanning app and introduced new features. The scanner app, which was launched back in 2015, is now called Microsoft Lens. The app helps people scan receipts, business cards, notes, photos, and other types of documents from mobile phones. Microsoft’s scanner app has been downloaded by more than 10 million users on Play Store. “We’re taking the next step in our evolution by changing our…

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Interest income from PF to be taxed akin to interest from FDs

February 4, 2021

The proposed taxation of interest income accruing from provident fund on annual contribution above Rs 2.5 lakh would be treated in the same manner as the taxability of interest income on fixed deposits is governed, a Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) official said on Wednesday. This means that the interest earned on the part of provident fund contribution that is above Rs 2.5 lakh would be added to the…

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