1+ The Reserve Bank of India released the banking ombudsman annual report for 2017-18 (July 1 2017 to June 30 2018). One of the highlights of the report is that the number of mis-selling complaints that reached the ombudsman were few. Only 0.4% of the 160,000 complaints the ombudsman received were regarding mis-selling. Anecdotally, mis-selling … Read more HOW TO REGISTER A COMPLAINT AGAINST YOUR BANK WITH THE BANKING OMBUDSMAN.
1+ The government notified the new income-tax return forms on 1 April 2019. There are many significant changes in the tax return forms that now require much greater disclosures by taxpayers. However, neither the instructions nor the software for filling up and uploading tax returns has been made available yet. This means that you may … Read more WHY SHOULD COMPLIANT TAXPAYERS PAY FOR THE SINS OF A FEW TAX EVADERS?
1+ India is one of the largest gold markets in the world. Gold is cherished both as an adornment and as an investment, but it is most sought-after in the form of jewellery. Akshya tritiya is considered to be an auspicious occasion to buy the yellow metal. But, in a rush to buy at the … Read more THE ABC OF GOLD HALLMARKING.
1+ With debt funds roiled in trust issues, you may be looking for fixed-income products beyond debt funds. Typically, there are two primary criteria that retail investors seek from debt investments—safety and returns that are better than what a bank fixed deposit (FD) gives. One option to populate this part of the portfolio is investing … Read more THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE INVESTING IN BONDS DIRECTLY.