Money Today Archive January 25, 2007 Issue
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Edition: January 25, 2007

Cover Story

ROHIT SARAN and SHARADH MANIAN

Gizmos to save tax

You just have to know how to ask for it, pick your products carefully and justify the purchase.

 

In this MT Issue
By Narayan Krishnamurthy
Evaluating past favourites for present day investors. The safest bet for the risk-averse investor, which offers guaranteed returns with liquidity.
Mutual Fund
MONEY TODAY and Value Research team up to analyse select new schemes being launched by fund houses
  • Trawling for Safe Returns What makes arbitrage funds safe for risk-averse investors looking at fixed incomes? MONEY TODAY gives a lowdown on this improved variant of short-term debt that allows you to fish safe, market-linked returns in calm waters
Tax
No, only one residential property entitles you to tax deduction to the tune of Rs 1.5 lakh.
  • Tax Planning in 2007 An analysis of the tax-saving options available under S ection 80C
  • How to be a smart tax payer Money Today presents a comprehensive guide on Income Tax. Look for information on tax saving instruments, long-term tax planning and so on.
Careers
By Rajshree Kukreti
Behind every successful professional is a realistic career plan.Are you ready with one? Read on to find out
New Business
By Rajshree Kukreti
Satyan Mishra’s indomitable desire to be financially independent sees him chart a rather unusual route to success.
Expert View
Yogesh Bhatt
Arbitrage involves the concurrent purchase and sale of identical or equivalent underlyings from two or more markets to benefit from their price differential.
  • One tax to rule them all Asuccession of finance ministers has industriously chipped away, for the last 20 years, on achieving a remarkable transformation of India’s tax system.
  • Investor or Trader What is the tax rate applicable to profits earned on share trading? Most “knowledgeable” people that I popped this question to responded with 10%.
  • KEEP IT SIMPLE THE NEW ACT WILL COMBINE ALL DIRECT TAXES SUCH AS INCOME TAX AND FRINGE BENEFIT TAX INTO ONE DIRECT TAX CODE
  • EETing into Your Returns THE FINANCE MINISTER WANTS WITHDRAWALS FROM TAX-FREE AVENUES TO BE MADE TAXABLE. BUT HOW HE INTENDS TO DO IT IS NOT CLEAR.
Portfolio Doctor
Coimbatore-based marketing professional, Appavoo Muralie, has played the stock markets and real estate to gain good returns. But it’s time he invested in mutual funds and debt instruments to add stability to his lopsided portfolio.
Books
By Kapil Mehta
Kapil Mehta, an insurance professional, finds One Up on Wall Street, by the legendary Fidelty fund manager Peter Lynch, an excellent guide for investors in India
Editors Note
"Tell me how you spent your income?” is what the taxman asked. “Dig your own grave” is what the taxpayer heard.
Talk Back
Upfront
It is said that Ravana performed miraculous feats of parallel processing by virtue of his 10 heads. One recited
shlokas, another conducted matters of state, a third carried on a flirtation and a fourth sang hymns.

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