BharatQR Code - All about Bharat QR code

BharatQR code (or Bharat QR code) is the new scheme launched by Indian Government to simplify the process of digital payment at merchant and retail outlets.

Earlier QR code has been successfully used by PayTM to enable payments at retails or merchants. But currently Paytm does not support deducting or depositing money directly to your bank account and hence one need to operate an additional wallet account (with its associated fees for withdrawing money).

BharatQR code fixes this problem and democratizes the QR code for indian masses. more

Income tax rate / slab for AY 2018-19 / FY 2017-18

Income tax rates and slabs in India are an important aspect impacting each and every salaried person. From individual perspective, they want the tax rate as low as possible. While from government perspective, it want to increase the money collected from tax without impacting the economy.

FY 2017-18 (AY 2018-19) starts from Apr 1, 2017 and end of Mar 31, 2018. It is a crucial year from tax and budget perspective due to demonitisation impact on economy.

Below is the income tax slab and rates based on budget 2017 presented on Feb 1, 2017. more

Difference Between NEFT and IMPS (IMPS vs NEFT in detail)

To transfer money electronically (without cash, cheque, etc.) from one bank account to another, the most common options are NEFT and IMPS apart from a lesser known option RTGS which can be used only for high valued transactions (minimum limit for RTGS is 2 lakhs).

While transferring money, most of the people are confused about IMPS vs NEFT and at last choose something at random. For the best results, it is important to understand the difference between NEFT and IMPS in detail and only then choose what is best for your need. more

UAN EPF Aadhaar Card - Mandatory Linking by EPFO

In early Jan 2017, EPFO (Employee Provident Fund Organization) has come up with new rule mandating the Aadhaar (Aadhar) Card linking for all EPF India members and pensioners by end of Jan 2017 with their UAN.

At this moment, there is not much clarity about the exact procedure to link the EPF UAN with Aadhdar number. For example, can members do it online themselves on UAN Member Portal or they need to compulsory go through their employers. We will update this article once the clarity emerges.

For EPF members, it is recommended to apply for Aadhar card as soon as possible if you don't have one. more

What is UPI? Understand UPI App Quickly

UPI full form is Unified Payment Interface and it is a phone based payment app to transfer funds instantly from one's bank account. Using UPI app one can transfer money from/to directly from their bank accounts and does not require to keep money in e-wallet (where it does not earn any interest). more

What is UPI Virtual Payment Address (VPA)?

UPI (Unified Payment Interface) is a new initiative from Government of India to make digital cashless transactions easy and smooth. Using a UPI App, we can send money to a friend or pay to a merchant directly from our app without the hassle of having a credit and debit card, or without going through netbanking site and its password flow. It is a credible ... more

SBI PIN Generation at SBI ATM

We have observed many times that people get their SBI debit cum ATM card, but PIN is not received. SBI allows you to generate PIN or change your PIN without standing in a line at your bank.

Generating or changing your PIN is a two step process. First, you need to generate an OTP (One time password) and then you can use this OTP to set your PIN at an ATM. OTP itself can be generate at an ATM or ... more

USSD Payments - What it means and How to Transfer Money using USSD

Due to demonitisation and resulting cash crunch, there is a very big demand of digital money transfer. But most of the digital money transfer systems require access to smartphones and internet, which is not always available. Especially, the poor people can't afford the smartphone or Internet.

USSD based payments provide a solution and allow people having feature phones to do digital money ... more

Lucky Grahak and Digi Dhan Yojana - Peer to Peer vs Customer to Merchant Transaction?

NPCI and Niti Aayog has launched two new schemes named - "Lucky Grahak Yojana" and "Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana" to promote use of digital transactions. Under these schemes, there will be weekly lucky draws and rewards for customers and merchants (shopkeepers, retailers) to use digital payments instead of cash transactions.

The rules of the scheme allow only a set of transactions for lucky draws and... more

AEPS Payments - What it is? and How to Use it + Lucky Draws

AEPS full form is 'Aadhar Enabled Payment System'. AEPS payments is a digital money transfer mechanism built on top of Aadhar.

AEPS allows a bank customer to use Aadhaar as his/her identity to access his Aadhaar enabled bank account and perform basic banking transactions like balance enquiry, cash deposit, cash withdrawal, money transfers through a Business Correspondent. more