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
How To Change Passenger’s Name In Booked IRCTC E-Ticket

How To Change Passenger’s Name In Booked IRCTC E-Ticket

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Want to change name of a passenger in your e-ticket? IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Operation) now offers the facility of changing name of e-ticket passenger. This can be done by approaching the nearest railway reservation office, said IRCTC on its official website- irctc.co.in. For availing this facility, customer can now approach the nearest Railway Reservation Office with 'electronic reservation slip' print out and photo identity proof in original of one of the passenger traveling in the ticket at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure of train as per extant railway rules, IRCTC added. Here are few things to know about passenger's name change in IRCTC e-ticket: 1.    The reservation offices can change passenger's name against a request from the passenger as per
How To Claim Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Money Online: 5 Points

How To Claim Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Money Online: 5 Points

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Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) is deducted every month from a salaried person’s monthly income. EPF is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every company that has more than 20 employees has to deduct. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) monitors and takes care of EPF contributions, which are shared equally between employees and employer. If you have shifted from one company to another, you need to file a transfer claim for EPF money. This claim can be filed online via EPFO’s website, epfindia.gov.in. Here are five things you need to know about transfer of EPF claims online: 1) The EPFO member is required to be registered on member portal to file the transfer claim online. The detailed process flow for the registration is available at the link av
Tax department sends notices to GST non-filers

Tax department sends notices to GST non-filers

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After months of large scale non-compliance in filing of the summary return (GSTR-3B) by taxpayers under Goods and Services Tax (GST), the tax department has started sending reminder notices to such assessees. Some of the notices issued for the first three months of this year has given taxpayers three days to comply, or else the department would assess the liability based on information available with them. The notices are in line with government’s stated approach of employing enforcement actions gradually as the system stabilises. The tax department has also asked assessees to explain the mismatch of details filed in GSTR-3B and GSTR-1 (outward supply). Besides, central board of indirect taxes and customs (CBIC) has launched a year-long exercise to verify transitional credit claims made
How to make money with smartphone to keep your wallet loaded

How to make money with smartphone to keep your wallet loaded

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There may be thousands of ways that can help you make money. Among the ways you find online, many may be legit, while a lot of options may not necessarily help you make any money. With the advent of smartphones, people have found a lot of ways to earn money with them. These apps won’t make you a millionaire overnight, but help you for your day to day needs and save money. Money earned from these apps will help you with your monthly bills. Check these seven smartphone applications SquadRun With the help of SquadRun, you can now make money by doing meaningful tasks. On this app, you need to complete a given mission to show you’re capable of doing the tasks in the app. Based on your mission completed, you will be given tasks that suit your skills and experience. Once you have complet
Income Tax Returns (ITR) Filing: Steps To E-Verify Using Aadhaar OTP

Income Tax Returns (ITR) Filing: Steps To E-Verify Using Aadhaar OTP

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Tax payers can use Aadhaar based e-verification of their Income Tax Returns (ITR) for making ITR filing easier and quicker, informed UIDAI on it's official twitter handle. UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority Of India) is mandated to issue an easily verifiable 12 digit random number as Unique Identity - Aadhaar to all residents of India, as mentioned on the official website of UIDAI. 16.65 crore individuals have verified their PAN (Permanent Account Number) with Aadhaar. They can now also instantly e-verify their income tax return using Aadhaar OTP, the tweet further added. Steps to e-verify Income Tax Returns (ITR) using UIDAI's Aadhaar: 1.    Log in to income tax e-filing website (incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in) 2.    Click on 'Aadhaar' link from left hand side menu 3. 
How To Store Driving License Online Through DigiLocker?

How To Store Driving License Online Through DigiLocker?

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Just like Aadhaar card and PAN (Permanent Account Number) card, an individual's driving licence can also be stored in DigiLocker, a cloud-based platform for issuance, storage, sharing and verification of documents and certificates in digital form. DigiLocker enables select registered organisations to provide electronic or e-copies into 'digital lockers' allotted to citizens, according to its official website -digilocker.gov.in. Users can store identification cards issued by government agencies, education certificates, PAN cards, driving licence and vehicle ownership documents, among others, in DigiLocker. The inclusion of driving licence in DigiLocker means users don't have to carry the original papers with them all the time, according to the DigiLocker website. Instead, they can show
How to make money online with WhatsApp: Check top tricks and step by step guide

How to make money online with WhatsApp: Check top tricks and step by step guide

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Social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Linkedin have become a way of life in the present times. Day-to-day life as such cannot be imagined without the presence of these mediums. The first thing in the morning that pretty much everyone does is checking notifications on his/her subscribed social media platforms, and possibly this is true for the end of the day too. With the user engagement on these platforms at these escalated levels, the natural question is: Can these interactions be monetized? For example, Facebook video creators could earn from ad revenues, and similar is the case with Youtube content creators. While WhatsApp itself doesn’t allow ads or commercial transactions, there are still plenty of ways to take advantage of its unique format and earn small
What is Aadhaar Card KYC and E-KYC?

What is Aadhaar Card KYC and E-KYC?

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KYC Through Aadhaar: Aadhaar KYC is an online service that allows service providers to instantly access the necessary information of the individual. The service is also known as E-KYC. In this service, an individual can allow Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to disclose his/her personal information to specific service providers to avail instant access or connection. This includes various types of service providers such as Banks, Telecom companies, etc. What is Aadhaar Card KYC and E-KYC? Aadhaar Card KYC is a very basic but compulsory process required for mobile connections and in financial institutions. The Aadhaar card is a good way to complete this process as you do not have to provide multiple documents for each type of proof such as identity proof, address pro...