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Developers can resume construction of real estate projects in some areas

New Delhi, April 15 -- Real estate developers with projects under construction in non-containment zones can resume building activities, with workers available on the site, after 20 April. On Tuesday,... Read More


What happens when you fail to deposit minimum contribution in PPF or SSY

NEW DELHI, April 14 -- If you have failed to make the minimum contributions in small savings schemes such as the Public Provident Fund (PPF) or Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) for fiscal 2019-20, for w... Read More


CBDT clarifies how employers should deduct TDS in FY21

New Delhi, April 13 -- In a circular dated 13 April 2020, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) clarified that employers can seek a declaration from employees and deduct tax at source (TDS) according t... Read More


65% home buyers expected to default on their home loan EMIs: ICC

New Delhi, April 13 -- Real estate sector, especially residential segment, is likely to witness tougher times ahead. While the construction activities have completely halted because of the lockdown, i... Read More


65% home buyers expected to default on their installments: ICC

New Delhi, April 13 -- While the construction activities have completely halted because of the lockdown, it will take months for developers to resume it even after lockdown is lifted. Another problem ... Read More


Labour shortage due to reverse migration to hit real estate hard

New Delhi, April 13 -- The reverse migration of workers since the government announced the lockdown to contain the covid-19 outbreak is a serious issue for labour-intensive sectors such as real estate... Read More


No tax on EPF withdrawals amid covid-19

New Delhi, April 12 -- Considering the financial stress that many salaried individuals might be facing because of covid-19 pandemic, government allowed special provision for withdrawal from Employees'... Read More


What is CII used for?

New Delhi, April 8 -- The cost inflation index (CII) denotes inflation in the cost of goods and assets. The CII value is declared by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) every FY. For FY20, it is ... Read More


Why you should stop or pause your SIP if you can't service it

New Delhi, April 7 -- With some companies already resorting to pay cuts and lay-offs, and small businesses being hit due to the ongoing covid-19 lockdown, regular cash flow has become a problem for ma... Read More


How covid-19 will impact realty sector

New Delhi, April 5 -- It is difficult to think of a business that has not been impacted by the covid-19 pandemic. However, for the Indian real estate sector, the impact of the crisis can be a double w... Read More