Know all about - Public Provident Fund (PPF)

Investment Type Assured Returns Tax Treatment Lock-in Period
PPF
8%
Assured
Tax Free Returns 15 years

Public Provident Fund (PPF) - Features, Rules & Income Tax Benefits

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Public Provident Fund (PPF) continues to be a favourite savings avenue for many investors. The principal and the interest earned have a sovereign guarantee and the returns are tax-free. Therefore, anyone looking for a safe investment option to save taxes and earn guaranteed returns should open a PPF account.

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How to open PPF account online - Complete Online Process

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PPF account can be opened either directly through a post office or through a bank. To make PPF account opening process easier and more accessible, it is now possible to open PPF accounts online with Banks. Aadhaar e-verification process has now enabled opening of PPF account in very simple way.

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List of PPF Forms and Purpose of Forms A to H

ppf list of forms a to h

There are a number of rules and regulations governing the Public Provident Fund Scheme. There are various forms pertaining to PPF accounts. They are Forms A to H, each of which are issued for a specific purpose.

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PPF account for NRIs - Old Rules and Feb 2018 Notification

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Non-resident Indians (NRIs) cannot open a PPF account. However, account-holders who leave the country and obtain non-resident status after having opened a PPF account can continue to maintain their accounts until it matures i.e. until the end of the account's 15 year term.

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