My Favourite Tax-Saving Investment

A quick disclaimer to begin. My favourite tax-saving investment does not have to be your favourite tax-saving investment and we can always agree to disagree. We discussed “Things to consider before investing in a tax-saving product” in an earlier post. The post is a good primer on how to think about your tax-saving choices. My… Continue Reading

Budget 2022 Highlights: Crypto Tax Is Here

The Finance Minister presented the Union Budget 2022 on February 1 2022. I share a few important proposals from the Budget announcements. There were no fireworks on the retail taxation front with no change in income tax slabs or Section 80C investment limit. However, there is a good and bad news for crypto investors. #1… Continue Reading

3 Benefits for Women Home Buyers in India

Asset ownership is one of the ways of women empowerment. Thus, the Government tries to incentivise women house ownership. In this post, let’s look at 3 benefits available to women home buyers in India. #1 Banks Offer Lower Interest Rates to Women The lenders usually offer lower interest rates to women borrowers. For instance, State… Continue Reading

Are You Planning to Make a Tax-Saving Investment?

The tax-saving season is round the corner. Are you still running around to finalize tax-saving investments? Well, there are so many ways to save tax. There is PPF, EPF, NPS, ELSS, LIC policies, ULIPs, 5-year FDs, life and health insurance plans, pension plans and many more. In this post, I do not intend to discuss… Continue Reading

Home Loan Tax Benefits 2019

For most young professionals, buying a house tops the list of priorities. Even those who do not believe real estate makes for a good investment, do not have second thoughts about purchasing a house to stay in. Not only does it give you the comfort of living in own house, it also provides financial security… Continue Reading

Budget (July) 2019 — Salient Points

The Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, presented the final budget for the FY2019-2020 on July 5, 2019. The Interim Budget was present in February this year.  The new budget retains the relief offered to the taxpayers and adds a few tax incentives for the taxpayers. At the same time, there will a small section of taxpayers… Continue Reading