Monthly Archives: January 2009


Money is an essential commodity. I don’t know how many of you will be agreeing with me but it is just a commodity which is traded by one and all for something in return. Money is like any other commodity but the only difference is that it does not get perished as long as you believe in it and assume that it can be exchanged. Money functions as a medium of exchange, a unit of account, a standard of deferred payment, and a store of value. The dominant form of money is currency. Continue reading


Satyam Turmoil

I am sure every one of you would have heard about Satyam and how it is in deep trouble now. As you are aware many of the institutions have sold their shares and don’t wish to risk it but still there are people who are still buying the shares. It was confusing for me, if someone is selling it then who is buying them? What is that they think about the Satyam that makes them feel that it is the right time to buy when every other person just sticks with selling it? Continue reading


Definition of Salary

As per new rule 3(9) (vi) “Salary” includes the pay, allowances, bonus or commission payable monthly or otherwise or any monetary payment, by whatever name called from one or more employers, as the case may be, but does not include the following, namely: Continue reading


Medical bills and Tax

I have seen many people forge medical bills for the tax benefit. I know it is not right but many people do it for the obvious reason to save tax. I don’t know how far it is going to save their penny. I did little math out of it and this is what I have figured it out. Continue reading


Income Tax Plans for the year

I have decided to meticulously work out a plan for the financial year 2009-2010. As far as I know, every single individual wants to save up every penny that he pays as income tax. I was wondering whether it is possible and I think it is. Since I have learnt this hard way, I want to share it with you so that you don’t find it hard. Everything that is learnt by me will be shared and this is just for your information only. I am not a financial expert and you better get your advices from the right kind of people. Continue reading

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