Archive | Budget 2017

Features of 8% assured return scheme for Senior Citizens

To protect our senior citizens from falling interest rates, the government has launched Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017. This is a pension scheme that guarantees 8% return for 10 years. The launch date has not been notified yet. Government has launched this scheme earlier as well. A similar program by the same name ‘Varishtha Pension […]

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Expectations from Budget 2017: A Promising Year for Fintech

2016 has been an eventful year for businesses. Demonetisation has posed a challenge for several traditional businesses. The government has given digital commerce a strong push. All businesses including agriculturalists are being brought into the mainstream economy. With this backdrop, 2017 is poised to be an exciting year for both taxation and the fintech space. […]

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