Digital Banks – The Future of Banking?

We’ve all heard of them, seen their florescent cards, admired their ads on the tube: App-Based Banks. They don’t have branches, if you need to speak to customer services, just open a chat on the app. These banks can be fantastic. They give you live spending notifications, round up your purchases to save up, and help you create a budget. Live Notifications One of my biggest issues with banking, while I was at University, was…

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India Union Budget 2019 – Simplified

  Here’s a simplified summary of the Union Budget 2019 for India (including the proposals from the Interim budget presented in February 2019) If you are a … Salaried Individual / Pensioner   (no change since interim budget) Net taxable Income : upto 5 Lakhs – Tax liability zero above 5 lakhs – No change to previous tax liability calculations Standard Deduction increased by 10,000 Interest income on bank/post office deposits up to ­ 40,000 will…

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India Budget 2019 – Personal income tax implications

The interim Union Budget 2019 has made some changes which could be beneficial for small tax payers, we try to summarize the changes in simple terms, hope this helps you understand the implications to your personal income tax liability Net taxable income up to ₹ 5 Lakh would have zero tax liability There is no increase in the exemption limit for Income tax, the benefit is being given by way of rebate under sec 87A,…

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