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Video: Our Take on the EPF Tax in 10 minutes

While the government discusses whether (or not) to keep the EPF tax that they recently introduced, let’s take a dive into what this tax really is, in a ...

Budgetonomics 2016: Our Take on the Budget In An E-Book

Every year we produce a book on the Budget called Budgetonomics. It’s about the Budget. The What, the Why, the How and the Who Does It Affect. The ...
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Budget 2016: First Thoughts Of Deepak Shenoy

Deepak Shenoy simplifies the elaborate Budget 2016 documents and answers a few questions on Periscope. We do these kind of Periscope videos on a regular ...

Budget 2016: The Indirect Tax Show

The Budget 2016 saw several small changes here and there, while the truly substantial ones were hidden deep in the fine print. Nothing truly head-turning, but ...

Budget 2016: Small Savings Schemes: Interest Rates Slashed!

In February this year, not even 3 weeks ago, the Finance Ministry announced some radical measures around the rates that various Small Savings Schemes currently ...

Budget 2016: Meets Deficit Targets Through Higher Taxes and Lower Expense Growth

Budget 2015-16 was the first real budget by the government. Which missed many estimates and added many more things. But here are the elements to note in the ...
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Update from Finmin: PPF Is Not Taxable, But EPF Corpus is Taxable at Exit And More

This is an update to our (very popular) post on Clearing the Confusion on how EPF is Taxed in Budget 2016. The Finance Ministry has released a note confirming ...

Budget 2016: Black Money Amnesty 2.0: Will they, Won't they?

The Budget 2016 continues its stance against Black Money, and is replete with new schemes, or updated older schemes to bring into the system, funds that have ...

Clearing the Confusion on How EPF is Taxed at Exit in Budget2016

There’s a lot of confusion about the whole EPF taxation thing. Let us explain. Employees put money every month into their EPF (12% of salary) and the ...
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Budget 2016: For you and me – some taxes, some more taxes, and even more taxes!

The budget wasn’t as big a deal as we might have expected but there are a few things we have to note: You have a lot more taxes. Nothing happened ...