Finance Minister hints at review of tax limit on EPF

No plan to merge the EPF with NPS, says Nirmala Sitharaman. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said there is no intent to discourage higher income earners from saving with the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and that she was open to reviewing the contribution limit of ₹2.5 lakh a year for tax-free interest, imposed in the … Read more

India’s ten most memorable Budgets

The Union Budget is right around the corner! This is a big year for Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as she presents her third budget right after the pandemic shocker. Although it’s one of the most-awaited budgets in a long time, it certainly is not the only memorable one in India’s history. From Independent India’s first … Read more

HDFC pitches for one-time loan recast for realty projects

Mumbai: Ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget 2020-21, largest pure play home financier HDFC on Tuesday pitched for a one-time loan recast for realty projects. Its Chairman Deepak Parekh said lenders are not able to write new loans for projects because a new borrowing by an entity which is already a non performing … Read more