Holiday List

Sr No.DateDayDescription
1 25-Dec-2017MondayChristmas
2 26-Jan-2018FridayRepublic Day
3 13-Feb-2018TuesdayMahashivaratri
4 02-Mar-2018FridayHoli Festival
5 29-Mar-2018ThursdayMahaveer Jayanthi
6 30-Mar-2018FridayGood Friday
7 14-Apr-2018SaturdayDr.Ambedkar Jayanthi
8 01-May-2018TuesdayMay Day
9 16-Jun-2018SaturdayRamzan Festival
10 15-Aug-2018WednesdayIndependence Day
11 22-Aug-2018WednesdayBakrid
12 13-Sep-2018ThursdayGanesh Chaturthi
13 29-Sep-2018ThursdayMuharram
14 02-Oct-2018TuesdayGandhi Jayanthi
15 18-Oct-2018ThursdayDasara Festival
16 07-Nov-2018WednesdayDeepavali Festival - Muhurat Trading
17 08-Nov-2018ThursdayDeepavali Festival - Balipadyami
18 23-Nov-2018FridayGurunanak Jayanthi
Under Section 54 EC of Income Tax, 1961 an investor need not pay any tax on any long-term capital gains arising on sale of any asset, if the amounts of capital gains are invested in certain specified bonds. Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) & National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) are permitted to issue capital gains bonds under Section 54 EC.

Some key features of Section 54 EC bonds are:

  •   AAA rated
  • Interest is taxable although no TDS is deducted
  •  Lock-in of 3 years and non- transferable
  •  Minimum investment-1 Bond amounting to ` 10,000/- and maximum investment-500 Bonds amounting to ` 50 lakhs in a financial year
  • Rate of Interest 5.25% p.a. payable annually
  •  Bonds can be held in Demat /Physical Form
  • Facility of Payment of Interest and Redemption through NECS
  • The Bonds will automatically redeem after expiry of three years
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