PPF Articles

Provident Fund
December 19, 2019
New PPF rules announced; 6 things you need to know

The Government of India has replaced the Public Provident Fund (PPF) Scheme, 1968 with the Public Provident Fund (PPF) Scheme, 2019. Here are the major changes

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PPF ELSS returns comparison
August 28, 2018
Even worst performing ELSS funds beat PPF returns by a wide margin

PPF has lagged behind even the worst performing ELSS by a wide margin which has clocked an annual return of 12.6% over the last 15 years

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Public Provident Fund
April 19, 2018
A quick guide to PPF withdrawals

Withdrawing from or extending the PPF account is quite complicated. Here are the ins and outs of the process

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small savings
March 29, 2018
PPF, NSC and other rates unchanged for first quarter of 2018-19

The Government has kept the rates on the Public Provident Fund, National Saving and other small savings unchanged for the first quarter of FY 19

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Provident Fund
March 28, 2018
A quick guide to Public Provident Fund

We tell you all about one of India’s most popular savings instruments in this article

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Provident Fund
February 28, 2018
PPF account of NRIs to remain open, govt suspends earlier order

Government has suspended its earlier order, and now NRIs can continue to enjoy the PPF benefits

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February 14, 2018
Govt announces premature closure and other benefits for PPF, small savings

The government had proposed the merger of various small savings acts and the PPF act, which will be later governed by a new act, Government Savings Promotion Act

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February 13, 2018
PPF will be safe from income tax, creditors’ attachment, says Government

Economic Affairs Secretary SC Garg clarifies that the proposed Government Savings Promotion Act will retain protection against attachment for the PPF

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February 8, 2018
EPF, PPF or mutual funds, what should you go for?

We take a close look EPF and PPF and see how they stack up against mutual funds

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