Government Schemes

form 10c

EPF Form 10C

What is EPF Form 10C? Under the EPF scheme, you (the employee) and your employer have to contribute to the Employee Provident Fund during your service period. When you leave the job, you might want to carry forward your EPF...

difference between gpf and epf

Difference Between GPF and EPF

Every working professional comes across a provident fund. All provident funds are savings schemes categorised based on their name, which helps create a substantial corpus for post-retirement life. There is EPF, which stands for Employee Provident Fund, while GPF stands...

ppf account for minors

PPF Account for Minors

A Public Provident Fund is a long-term savings scheme. Central Government offers this scheme to help Indian residents to invest and build a corpus. It is one of the ideal investment options for several investors for tax-saving purposes. The article...

nps vs ops

NPS vs OPS

The National Pension Scheme (NPS) is a retirement scheme.  Under this scheme, the subscriber shall make regular investments in the scheme.  The funds are invested in market-linked instruments.  Thus, NPS offers higher returns than other pension schemes.  60% of the...

eps vs nps

EPS vs NPS

Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) is a mandatory savings scheme for employees whose basic salary plus Dearness Allowance (DA) is up to INR 15,000. The maximum EPS contribution by the employer is 8.3% of basic salary + DA. EPS offers a...

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vpf vs nps

VPF vs NPS

A Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF) is a regular provident fund plan in which a depositor can choose how much he wants to contribute to the fund on a regular basis. VPF has a five year lock-in period. The National Pension...

nps vs epf

NPS vs EPF

The National Pension Scheme (NPS) is a retirement benefit plan that combines tax savings and pension payments. The pension amount depends on the asset classes and the fund manager's performance. The National Pension System offers the following two types of...

nps tier 1 vs tier 2

NPS Tier 1 vs Tier 2

The National Pension Scheme is a retirement benefits plan that combines tax savings and pension payments. The National Pension System offers the following two types of accounts, Tier 1 and Tier 2. NPS Tier 1 accounts are the most fundamental...