Table of Contents of the Book: 9386268531




Glossary of Frequently Used Acronyms

The All-time Best Budget

Part I: Axe, Not Evade, Tax

1. Income Tax

2. Wealth Tax & Gift Tax Gone? Not Really

3. Salary and Perquisites

4. Retirement Benefits

5. Capital Gains

6. House Property

7. Hindu Undivided Family

8. Partnership Firms & Associations of Persons (AoP)

9. Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

10. Private Family Trusts

11. Religious & Charitable Trusts

12. STT, CTT & DDT

13. PAN is PAIN

14. Tedious TDS

Part II: Select and Collect

15. Public Provident Fund (PPF)

16. National Pension System (NPS)

17. Post Office Small Savings Schemes

18. Insurance on Life

19. Mutual Funds

20. REIT & InvIT

21. Unit-Linked Insurance Plan (ULIP)

22. Bulls, Bears and Bakras

23. Tear the Share

24. Futures and Options

25. Scheduled Banks

26. RBI Savings & Gold Bonds

27. Company Fixed Deposits

28. Mediclaim

Part III: Appendices -- Mathematics of Finance

Appendix A.: Compound Interest

Appendix B.: Annuity

Appendix C.: Present Value

Appendix D.: Interest at Higher Frequency

Appendix E.: Advance Contribution

Appendix F.: Effective Rate of Interest after Tax

Appendix G.: General Formula

Part IV: Measure Your Money

Table I : Compound Amount of Rs. 1

Table II. : Annuity Value of Rs. 1

Table III. : Present Value of Rs. 1 Received After 'n' Years

Table IV. : Present Value of Rs. 1 Received Annually for 'n' Years

Table V. : Compound Amount of Rs. 1 at Higher Frequencies

Table VI. : Break-Even & Equivalent Rates of Interest Received Annually