How to check PF balance amount – Here is step by step guide for Employee Provident Fund subscribers

January 22, 2019

Employee Provident Fund: For social security of working people with any government organisation, corporate sector or with any private entity, the provident fund is a compulsory, government-managed retirement savings scheme, under which employees contribute a portion of their salaries into this fund and employers also contribute on behalf of their employees. The amount in this fund is paid out to the employee when he/she retires. However, if the employee wants…

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Govt proposes IT Act changes to allow apps, sites to be take down

January 22, 2019

NEW DELHI: The government plans to amend the IT law to increase penalty on apps and websites that are unable to control fake news and child pornography. Amendments will include an extreme provision of taking down apps and websites in violation. The move comes days after senior officials of the IT ministry met representatives from top global social-media and internet companies and sought their views on proposed rules that would,…

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Income Tax efiling for AY 2018-19: How to file your income tax return using ITR Form-1 Sahaj

January 22, 2019

The Income Tax Department has recently opened the e-filing window for income tax returns (ITR) for financial year 2017-18 or assessment year 2018-19 for persons eligible for filing the ITR Form-1 (Sahaj). Resident individuals earning income from salary or from one house property or other sources up to Rs 50 lakh are supposed to file the ITR-1 form. This time, however, ITR Form-1 (Sahaj) has been notified with various changes….

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Income Tax Return (ITR) filing: Are you confused in which ITR form to file? Here’s a step-by-step guide

January 21, 2019

Income tax return (ITR) filing: Taxes form a major part of the outgo for any salaried employee. However, not everyone has to pay taxes and file for Income Tax Return. Yet, it can be said that a majority of working class people are liable to pay taxes. To make tax compliance easier for taxpayers, the Income Tax Department has broken down taxpayers into various groups based on their income and…

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How proposed changes in H1-B visa rules may impact Indian IT companies, techies

January 19, 2019

The US is reviewing the H-1B visa programme, which allows companies to temporarily employ foreign workers in America in speciality occupations. The new proposals, if implemented, could impact the profitability of Indian IT companies as it could lead to a reduction in H1-B visa approvals for regular applicants, says research agency Icra. There is a yearly cap of 65,000 on new H1-B visa issuance, with an additional 20,000 visas for…

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Have a low credit score? Here’s what you can do this year to fix it

January 19, 2019

If you have plans to buy a house or car this year or in the near future, you must make yourself well-versed with the importance of credit score. Your credit score is not just a number but an indication of your financial health and a lender looks at it to get an understanding of your loan repayment behaviour and credit worthiness. And it’s often used as a determining factor in…

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Order Aadhaar print — officially from UIDAI

January 19, 2019

It  is  now  possible  to  get  our  Aadhaar  card  printed  officially  by  the Unique Identification Authority of India – UIDAI.  The  UIDAI  has  started  reprinting  Aadhaar  cards on  a  pilot  basis.  This  move – getting the Aadhaar card directly from UIDIAI – will help  people  looking for  Aadhaar  reprint  centres. How  to  Print  Aadhaar  Card  officially It  takes  just  a  few  clicks  to  get  the  Aadhaar  card  printed. Step 1 Go  to…

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No, OTP is not surefire protection against online banking fraud

January 19, 2019

One-time password (OTP), a commonly used two-factor authentication, is considered an effective deterrent against criminals trying to steal money from your bank account through online transaction. Not any more. There has been a large number of cases in which criminals duped bank customers into revealing OTP or accessed it by hacking the smartphone. But now they have found another way to bypass the OTP deterrent — by requesting your bank…

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From tax saving to new PAN card rules, don’t miss these important financial deadlines in 2019

January 18, 2019

To avoid penalties from the Income Tax department and save taxes, it is important to plan your calendar keeping in mind all financial deadlines. Besides the usual income tax return (ITR) filing and tax saving deadlines, there are a few other important cut-off dates relating to shares, PAN card, home loan, etc which you should not miss to avoid trouble. Here is a compilation of all such key dates that…

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Zomato can now deliver your food using drones thanks to new government policy

January 18, 2019

Under the Drone 2.0 policy, India is all set to allow the commercial use of drones – as delivery vehicles, air taxis – beyond the visual line of sight. From a blanket ban on drones until a few years ago to rolling out a robust regulatory roadmap for drone operations, the Indian government has come a long way. Now, it is gearing up for the next phase of growth. At…

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Milk Basket- Get Free milk up to Rs.500 for 7 days

January 17, 2019

Milk Basket- Get Free milk up to Rs.500 for 7 days. Valid at MilkBasket website & app. Valid till 28th February 2019. After 7 days, MilkBasket will process the amount as cash back (Maximum Rs.500). The voucher is only valid for new households. Existing MilkBasket customers or their family members living in the same household will not be eligible for this offer. The voucher is not valid on flavored milk & variants/brands which comes in…

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Amazon Great Indian Sale 2019 Starts From January 20, Major Deals Previewed

January 17, 2019

Amazon’s Great Indian Sale is coming back this month. The sale will kick off from January 20 and will go on until January 23. The four-day Amazon sale promises big deals on smartphones, laptops, cameras, headphones, appliances, and a lot more. The Great Indian Sale will include great deals from lakhs of sellers, according to Amazon. The online marketplace has tied up with HDFC Bank to offer 10 percent instant…

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