National Savings Recurring Deposit Account

5-Year Post Office Recurring Deposit Account (RD)

Interest payable, Rates, Periodicity etc. Minimum Amount for opening of account and maximum balance that can be retained
From 01.04.2020, interest rates are as follows:-
  • 5.8 % per annum (quarterly compounded)
Minimum INR 100/- per month or any amount in multiples of INR 10/-. No maximum limit.
Salient features including Tax Rebate
  • Account may be opened by
    (i) a single adult
    (ii) Joint Account (Maximum 3 adults)
    (iii) Minor above 10 years of age
    (iv) A guardian on behalf of a minor/Person of unsound mind
  • Account can be opened by cash / Cheque and in case of Cheque the date of deposit shall be date of clearance of Cheque
  • Nomination facility is available at the time of opening and also after opening of account
  • Premature closure is allowed after three years from the date of opening of the account and interest at the rate applicable from time to time to the Post Office Savings Account shall be payable on such premature closure of account
  • Account can be transferred from one post office to another
  • Any number of accounts can be opened in any post office
  • Subsequent deposit can be made up to 15th day of next month if account is opened up to 15th of a calendar month and up to last working day of next month if account is opened between 16th day and last working day of a calendar month
  • If subsequent deposit is not made up to the prescribed day, a default fee is charged for each default, default fee @ 1 Rs for every 100 rupee shall be charged. After 4 regular defaults, the account becomes discontinued and can be revived in two months but if the same is not revived within this period, no further deposit can be made
  • *If in any RD account, there is monthly default amount , the depositor has to first pay the defaulted monthly deposit with default fee and then pay the current month deposit. This will be applicable for both CBS and non CBS
  • There is rebate on advance deposit of at least 6 installments, Rs. 10 for 6 month and Rs. 40 for 12 months Rebate will be paid for denomination of Rs. 100
  • Minor after attaining majority has to apply for conversion of the account in his name
  • One loan up to 50% of the balance allowed after one year. It may be repaid in one lumpsum along with interest at the prescribed rate at any time during the currency of the account
  • Protected Savings Scheme is applicable for the account of denomination Rs 100/-
  • Online Deposit facility is available through Intra Operable Netbanking/Mobile Banking
  • Online Deposit facility is available through IPPB Saving Account
  • Date of maturity will be 5 years after date of opening. Account can be extended for further 5 year by giving application at account office

National Savings Time Deposit Account

Post Office Time Deposit Account (TD)

Interest payable, Rates, Periodicity etc. Minimum Amount for opening of account and maximum balance that can be retained
Interest payable annually but calculated quarterly. Minimum INR 1000/- and in multiple of 100. No maximum limit.

Interest rates From 01.04.2020 to 30.06.2020

Period Rate
1yr.A/c 5.5%
2yr.A/c 5.5%
3yr.A/c 5.5%
5yr.A/c 6.7%
Salient features including Tax Rebate
  • .Account may be opened by
    (i) a single adult
    (ii) Joint Account (Maximum 3 adults)
    (iii) Minor above 10 yearsof age
    (iv) A guardian on behalf of a minor/Person of unsound mind
  • Account can be opened by cash /Cheque and in case of Cheque the date of realization of cheque in Govt. account shall be date of opening of account
  • Nomination facility is available at the time of opening and also after opening of account
  • Account can be transferred from one post office to another
  • Any number of accounts can be opened in any post office
  • Single account can be converted into Joint and Vice Versa
  • Minor after attaining majority has to apply for conversion of the account in his name.
  • TD account can be extended by giving an application in account office
  • Interest shall be payable annually, No additional interest shall be payable on the amount of interest that has become due for payment but not withdrawn by the account holder
  • The annual interest may be credited to the savings account of the account holder at his option
  • Premature encashment not allowed before expiry of 6 month, If closed between 6 month to 12 month from date of Opening, Post Office Saving Accounts interest rate will be payable
  • The investment under 5 Years TD qualifies for the benefit of Section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961 from 1.4.2007.
  • Online Account Opening facility is available through Intra Operable Netbanking/Mobile Banking

National Savings Monthly Income Account

Post Office Monthly Income Scheme Account (MIS)

Interest payable, Rates, Periodicity etc. Minimum Amount for opening of account and maximum balance that can be retained
From 01.04.2020, interest rates are as follows:-
  • 6.6 % per annum payable monthly.
  • In multiples of INR 1000/-
  • Maximum investment limit is INR 4.5 lakh in single account and INR 9 lakh in joint account
  • An individual can invest maximum INR 4.5 lakh in MIS (including his share in joint accounts)
  • For calculation of share of an individual in joint account, each joint holder have equal share in each joint account.
Salient features including Tax Rebate
  • Account may be opened by
    (i) a single adult
    (ii) Joint Account (Maximum 3 adults)
    (iii) Minor above 10 years of age
    (iv) A guardian on behalf of a minor/Person of unsound mind.
  • Account can be opened by cash/Cheque and in case of Cheque the date of realization of Cheque in Govt. account shall be date of opening of account
  • Nomination facility is available at the time of opening and also after opening of account
  • Account can be transferred from one post office to another.
  • Any number of accounts can be opened in any post office subject to maximum investment limit by adding balance in all accounts (Rs. 4.5 Lakh)
  • Single account can be converted into Joint and Vice Versa
  • Minor after attaining majority has to apply for conversion of the account in his name
  • Maturity period is 5 years from 1.12.2011
  • Interest can be drawn through auto credit into savings account standing at same post office,orECS./In case of MIS accounts standing at CBS Post offices, monthly interest can be credited into savings account standing at any CBS Post offices
  • Can be prematurely en-cashed after one year but before 3 years at the discount of 2% of the deposit and after 3 years at the discount of 1% of the deposit. (Discount means deduction from the deposit.)
  • A bonus of 5% on principal amount is admissible on maturity in respect of MIS accounts opened on or after 8.12.07 and up to 30.11.2011. No bonus is payable on the deposits made on or after 1.12.2011
  • Interest shall be payable to the account holder on completion of a month from the date of deposit
  • If the interest payable every month is not claimed by the account holder such interest shall not earn any additional interest.

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30 Oct 20 furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IA in month of September 2020
30 Oct 20 Due date for furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IB in month of September 2020
31 Oct 20 Filing of GSTR-1 for the quarter Jul-Sep, 2020
31 Oct 20 Quarterly statement of TDS deposited for the quarter ending September 30, 2020
07 Nov 20 Payment of TDS of October 2020 (For Govt deductors paying through challan)
10 Nov 20 Return of TDS (Tax deducted at source) with payment of tax (GSTR-7) for the month of October 2020
10 Nov 20 Statement by e-commerce operator with tax (GSTR-8) for the month October 2020
11 Nov 20 Filing of GSTR-1 for the month of Oct, 2020
13 Nov 20 Filing of GSTR-6 for input service distributor for the month of Oct 2020
14 Nov 20 Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194-IA in the month of September, 2020.
14 Nov 20 Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194-IB in the month of September, 2020
15 Nov 20 P.F Payment for the month of October 2020
15 Nov 20 ESIC Payments for the month of October 2020
15 Nov 20 furnishing of Form 24G by an office of Government where TDS for m/o Oct 20 has been paid without production of a challan
15 Nov 20 Quarterly TDS certificate (in respect of tax deducted for payments other than salary) for the quarter ending September 30, 2020
20 Nov 20 Filing of GSTR-5 for Non-resident foreign taxpayer for the month of Oct 2020
20 Nov 20 GST Return for NRI OIDAR service provider for the month of Oct 2020 (GSTR 5A)
30 Nov 20 furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IA in month of October 20
30 Nov 20 Due date for furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IB in month of October 2020
07 Dec 20 Payment of TDS of November 2020 (For Govt deductors paying through challan)
10 Dec 20 Statement by e-commerce operator with tax (GSTR-8) for the month November 2020
10 Dec 20 Return of TDS (Tax deducted at source) with payment of tax (GSTR-7) for the month of November 2020
11 Dec 20 Filing of GSTR-1 for the month of Nov, 2020
13 Dec 20 Filing of GSTR-6 for input service distributor for the month of November 2020
15 Dec 20 Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194-IA in the month of October, 2020.
15 Dec 20 Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194-IB in the month of October, 2020
15 Dec 20 P.F Payment for the month of November 2020
15 Dec 20 ESIC Payments for the month of November 2020
15 Dec 20 furnishing of Form 24G by an office of Government where TDS for m/o Nov 20 has been paid without production of a challan
20 Dec 20 Filing of GSTR-5 for Non-resident foreign taxpayer for the month of Nov 2020
20 Dec 20 GST Return for NRI OIDAR service provider for the month of November 2020 (GSTR 5A)
30 Dec 20 furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IA in month of November 2020
30 Dec 20 Due date for furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IB in month of November 20
07 Jan 21 Payment of TDS of December 2020 (For Govt deductors paying through challan)
10 Jan 21 Return of TDS (Tax deducted at source) with payment of tax (GSTR-7) for the month of December 2020
10 Jan 21 Statement by e-commerce operator with tax (GSTR-8) for the month December 2020
11 Jan 21 Filing of GSTR-1 for the month of Dec, 2020
13 Jan 21 Filing of GSTR-6 for input service distributor for the month of December 2020
14 Jan 21 Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194-IA in the month of November, 2020.
15 Jan 21 P.F Payment for the month of December 2020
15 Jan 21 ESIC Payments for the month of december 2020
15 Jan 21 furnishing of Form 24G by an office of Government where TDS for m/o Dec 20 has been paid without production of a challan
15 Jan 21 Submission of Forms No. 15G, 15H, 27C for the quarter ending 31st December 2020
18 Jan 21 Filing of CMP-08 for the quarter Oct-Dec 2020
20 Jan 21 Filing of GSTR-5 for Non-resident foreign taxpayer for the month of Dec 2020
20 Jan 21 GST Return for NRI OIDAR service provider for the month of Dec 2020 (GSTR 5A)
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