Day: May 29, 2018

New scheme for birth certificates

New scheme for birth certificates

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Very soon, the State Government will launch a scheme where for the issue of birth certificates, mother’s medical records related to pregnancy will be mandatory. The government has had a soft launch for the scheme and is testing the software for the purpose. At the time of issue of birth records, the child’s family will have to furnish a RCH (Reproductive and Child Health) identity number, which the private or government hospitals will use to send the records to the local body concerned for issue of birth certificates. Without the RCH identity number no birth certificate will be issued, say sources in the Coimbatore Corporation. The number is generated when pregnant women go to private or government hospitals for their first consultation. In case of government hospitals, the authoritie
Three reasons to file income tax returns on time

Three reasons to file income tax returns on time

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Higher penalty The last date to file your income-tax returns (ITR) is usually 31 July, unless it is extended by the income tax department. From the assessment year 2018-19, if you don’t pay your tax on or before the deadline, you will have to pay a penalty of up to Rs 10,000 for late payment. If you file returns after 31 July and on or before 31 December, you will have to pay Rs 5,000 as penalty. However, if you file returns after 31 December, you will have to pay a fine of Rs 10,000. This penalty is applicable for those who have a taxable income of more than Rs 5 lakh. If your taxable income is up to Rs 5 lakh and you have delayed your ITR, you will have to pay Rs 1,000 penalty. 1% interest a month LiveMint if you don't file your ITR your tax on or before the deadline, you will hav