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Tax returns: Make full disclosures and preserve records of financial transactions

Tax returns: Make full disclosures and preserve records of financial transactions

Taxpayers should go through the income tax website and familiarise themselves with the various services available


Motor insurance: What policyholders need to know about the regulator’s new measures

Motor insurance: What policyholders need to know about the regulator’s new measures

If you get penalised for bad driving, your motor insurance premium will go up


A personal finance house-keeping checklist for NRIs to focus on during their India visit

A personal finance house-keeping checklist for NRIs to focus on during their India visit

The list will make it easier for them to manage their monies once they go back to their professional and personal routines


Aviva Life faces IBC trial over ‘not paying landlord’

Aviva Life faces IBC trial over ‘not paying landlord’

Aviva is facing proceedings under the IBC, for not meeting payment obligations to the Apeejay Group.


Opinion: Not having a comprehensive travel insurance cover can pinch you hard

Opinion: Not having a comprehensive travel insurance cover can pinch you hard

Healthcare is quite expensive these days, particularly when you’re travelling abroad


Life insurers post 32% rise in new premiums in Apr-Oct period; LIC beats industry

Life insurers post 32% rise in new premiums in Apr-Oct period; LIC beats industry

At the end of October 2019, LIC held a market share of 70.9 percent while private insurers held 29.1 percent based on new premium collection


Income Tax Return 2019: How to pre-validate your bank account to get income tax refund

Income Tax Return 2019: How to pre-validate your bank account to get income tax refund

If the ITR is processed by the I-T Department but still the tax refund is not credited in the bank account, then it might be possible that the taxpayer has not fulfilled the new requirement.


Fitness freak? You may soon get discount on your health insurance premium

Fitness freak? You may soon get discount on your health insurance premium

IRDAI has floated a draft proposal that will allow insurers to give premium discounts in health insurance for those living a fit lifestyle.


GST taxpayers alert! CBIC is going to use this unique number from Friday, here’s how it will benefit you

GST taxpayers alert! CBIC is going to use this unique number from Friday, here’s how it will benefit you

GST Latest Circular: CBIC has made it compulsory to use a unique document identification number (CBIC-DIN) to protect honest taxpayers from any harassment.


5 important points to remember while reading policy benefit illustration

5 important points to remember while reading policy benefit illustration

The rates of return mentioned in the benefit illustration are not the upper or lower limits of what you may get in reality. You may get even higher gross yield of more than 8 percent per annum or lower than 4 percent per annum on your investment.


3 out of 10 lung cancer patients in India are non-smokers, doctors blame pollution

3 out of 10 lung cancer patients in India are non-smokers, doctors blame pollution

Doctors blame increased exposure to indoor and outdoor pollutants like PM2.5 for the rising number of lung cancer cases among non-smokers.


LIC to withdraw many products from November 30

LIC to withdraw many products from November 30

Among the retail products that would be closed are some of LIC’s best sellers such as Jeevan Anand, Jeevan Umang, Jeevan Lakshya and Jeevan Labh.


LIC allows revival of lapsed policy of over 2 years

LIC allows revival of lapsed policy of over 2 years

From January 1, 2014, revival period of a lapsed LIC policy was restricted to two consecutive years from the date of first unpaid premium


5 Pointers To Check Before You Opt For A Travel Insurance

5 Pointers To Check Before You Opt For A Travel Insurance

If you are planning to travel outside India anytime in the near future, it is advisable to get a proper travel insurance cover to protect yourself from any unfortunate incidents that could take place on your holiday or business trip.


Cancer cases rise by over 300% in 1 year

Cancer cases rise by over 300% in 1 year

NEW DELHI: Cases of common cancer, including oral, cervical and breast cancer, diagnosed at state-run NCD clinics increased by nearly 324% between 2017 and 2018, according to National Health Profile, 2019 data.


Gujarat recorded most cases of common cancer in 2018

Gujarat recorded most cases of common cancer in 2018

NEW DELHI: The states which recorded the most cases of common cancer in 2018 — Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana and West Bengal — also recorded a significant jump in cases as compared to the previous year, according to National Health Profile, 2019 data.


Negative Interest Rates

Negative Interest Rates

Imagine a bank that pays negative interest. In this upside-down world, savers are penalized and borrowers get paid to borrow money. Crazy as it sounds, the 2008 financial crisis created a lingering economic slump that drove the European Central Bank to experiment by cutting benchmark lending rates below zero in 2014. Then Japan followed.


Vehicle owners may be able to self-claim 50% more on motor insurance

Vehicle owners may be able to self-claim 50% more on motor insurance

With proposed draft, consumers can claim upto Rs 75,000. And anything above this limit would have to be assessed by an insurance surveyor.


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