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Planning To Invest In Fixed Deposits? Here Is What You Need To Know

Dec 03, 2021 Meghna Maiti

While FD rates are going up, you should know a few things before deciding to invest in them, so that you can get maximum returns on them. The real returns on FDs are a lot less than the rate of interest.

How Interest Income From Fixed Deposits And Savings Accounts Is Taxed

Nov 23, 2021 Meghna Maiti

While individual taxpayers who are not senior citizens get a tax benefit up to Rs 10,000 under Section 80TTA of the Income-tax Act on interest income from savings accounts, the entire interest income from FDs is added to their incomes.


Should You Invest In Corporate Fixed Deposits?

Corporate FDs are offering higher returns than bank FDs, but they are also riskier.

Your FD Real Returns May Have Turned Negative After RBI Slashes Inflation Projection By 40 Percentage Points

Oct 20, 2021 Pushpita Dey

With FD rates at an all-time low, inflation and tax outgo will erode your investment. This may hit senior citizens the most.


Received Covid Vaccine? Banks Offer You Higher Interest Rates On FDs

Some state-owned lenders have announced higher interest rates on deposits, though for a limited period, to encourage more COVID-19 vaccination.

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01 April, 2020

Govt Cuts Interest Rates On PPF, Other Small Savings Schemes

Outlook Web Bureau

The interest rate on the five-year term deposit has been reduced to 6.7 per cent from current rate of 7.7 per cent.


20 September, 2018

Interest Rates On PPF, NSC, Other Small Savings Raised By Up To 0.4%

Outlook Web Bureau

Interest rate for the five-year term deposit, recurring deposit Senior Citizens Savings Scheme has been raised to 7.8, 7.3 and 8.7 per cent, respectively. The interest on the senior citizens' scheme is paid quarterly.


06 October, 2017

Government Makes Aadhaar Mandatory For Post Office Deposits, PPF, KVP And NSC

Outlook Web Bureau

Ministry of Finance has issued four separate Gazette notifications making Aadhaar mandatory for opening all post office deposit accounts, Public Provident Fund (PPF), National Savings Certificate scheme and Kisan Vikas Patra deposits.


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