5 Best Post Office Schemes – Invest & Get Huge Profits and Benefits

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5 Best Post Office Schemes Public Provident Fund Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana 5 Years Post Office Time Deposit Scheme National Savings Certificate Senior Citizen Savings Scheme पब्लिक प्रोविडेंट फंड यानी (PPF) सुकन्‍या समृद्धि योजना (SSY) 5 साल की पोस्‍ट ऑफिस टाइम डिपॉजिट स्‍कीम नेशनल सेविंग्‍स सर्टिफिकेट सीनियर सिटिजन सेविंग्‍स स्‍कीम (SCSS)

5 Best Post Office Schemes – पोस्ट ऑफिस की 5 सबसे लाभकारी योजनाएं 

Everybody wants safety with maximum return on investment. Apart from this, if your income falls within the income tax, then you also want your investment to be helpful in tax saving. For the quarter from the 1st October to the 31st December, the Central Government has increased the interest rates of these schemes. The interest rate of Public Provident Fund (PPF), 5-year Post Office Deposit Scheme, National Savings Certificate (NSC), Sukanya Samrudhi Yojna and Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) has also been increased by the central government. All these schemes are helpful in saving taxes. Today, I will provide you details about 5 Best Post Office Schemes that will help you in future planning and also give good returns.

        5 Best Post Office Schemes

1. Public Providient Fund – पब्लिक प्रोविडेंट फंड यानी (PPF)

The PPF Scheme is on top of 5 Best Post Office Schemes. After increasing interest rates, 8 percent interest is given under PPF annually. This is more than 7.6% of the previous quarter. Talking about the tax benefits, then EEE applies. EEE means that the amount of money invested, the interest earned and the maturity benefits after 15 years are tax-free. You can invest in it and get the benefits of deduction on the investment up to Rs 1.50 lakh under Section 80C.

2. Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – सुकन्‍या समृद्धि योजना (SSY)

Apart from the post office, you can also open Sukanya Samrudhi Yojana Account in the name of your daughter in the selected bank branches. The interest rate of Sukanya Samrudhi Yojana has been increased from 8.1% to 8.5%. Under this scheme, you will also get EEE Tax benefits. You can open this account with a small amount i.e. Rs 250.

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3. 5 Years Post Office Time Deposit Scheme – 
5 साल की पोस्‍ट ऑफिस टाइम डिपॉजिट स्‍कीम

Under the 5-year Post Office Deposit Scheme, you can get EEE tax benefits. This is exactly like the 5 year FD of banks. However, you have to pay tax on the interest paid on it. At present, you will get interest of 7.8% annually on this.

4. National Savings Certificate – नेशनल सेविंग्‍स सर्टिफिकेट (NSC)

Interest rates of NSC or National Savings Certificate have also been increased. Earlier, there was 7.6 percent interest which has now been increased to 8 percent. In other words, if you invest Rs 100 in this, then it will be Rs 146.93 after five years. You can invest as much as you want in it, though the minimum investment amount is Rs 100. However, the amount of interest earned on maturity gets added to the earnings of the investment.

5. Senior Citizen Savings Scheme – सीनियर सिटिजन सेविंग्‍स स्‍कीम (SCSS)

Under the Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS), there is an interest of 8.7 percent per annum currently. Its maturity period is five years. However, no one can invest more than Rs 15 lakhs in it. However, interest from this is taxable. Anyone who is 60 years of age or above can open this account.


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