New PF and cheque rules, gas cylinder price, car insurance, Aadhaar-PAN linking, Maruti Suzuki car rates - KNOW MAJOR CHANGES happening from TODAY
Maruti Suzuki has mentioned that the price will be hiked on every model from September 1
As September month is about to start, here are a few changes that are taking place around the country and this you must know. These are changes that will directly impact you! From September 1, 2021, the major changes that will affect you largely are new PF rules, changes in the cheque clearing system, LPG cylinder price, changes in car insurance, change in the prices of Maruti Suzuki, and the last date for seeding Aadhar card with PAN cand. Let’s see some of the major changes that will impact you directly.
New PF rules: From September 1, if your Universal Account Number (UAN) is not linked with your Aadhaar card, then employers will not be able to credit your Provident Fund (PF) account. It is mandatory for Employees Provident Fund (EPF) account holders to link their Aadhaar number and PF account by August 31, 2021, as the PF rule is going to change from September 1, 2021. If the EPFO members fail to link their Aadhaar with EPF by August 31 then it can lead to discontinuation of the recruiter's contribution in one's PF account. It can be noted that earlier the deadline for linking PF account with Aadhaar was May 30, 2021, which was later extended by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to August 31, 2021.
Changes in cheque clearing system: Positive Pay System will be applicable for the transaction of Rs 50,000 or more checks of RBI. Under this, the bank will have to give information about the transaction of Rs 50,000 or more checks through net banking, mobile banking, or by visiting the bank branch. If this is not done, the check may be rejected. As per the new rule, the customers, who are looking to issue cheques, will have to inform their respective banks about the cheque details via net/mobile banking or a physical visit to the branch. If the issuer fails to inform the bank prior to the cheque being issued, then the cheques will get bounced. Similarly, this could prove a hurdle for senior citizens or people who are unfamiliar with online/net banking.
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LPG cylinder price: LPG cylinder prices will change from September 1. The price of LPG cooking gas may go up in September. Before this, the price was increased on August 18 by Rs 25 per cylinder. With the prices changing every month since July, it is expected that they will rise again in September 2021.
Changes in car insurance: Buying a new car is going to become more expensive from September 1, 2021. After the decision of the Madras High Court of mandating own damage coverage for cars from the month of September, now you may have to pay Rs 10 to Rs 12,000 more as the down payment for a four-wheeler. After the decision of Madras HC, bumper-to-bumper insurance will be mandatory on new vehicles from September 1
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Change in the prices of Maruti Suzuki: The price will be hiked on every model of Maruti Suzuki from September 1. For the third time in a year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) today announced a price hike from 1st September 2021 without revealing the details amid the rising input cost. India’s largest carmaker earlier in January and April had also announced a price rise across variants earlier this year. “Over the past year, the cost of company's vehicles continues to be adversely impacted due to increase in various input costs. Hence, it has become imperative to pass on some impact of the additional cost to the customers through a price rise,” Maruti Suzuki in its statement said.
Seeding Aadhaar card with PAN card: The last date to link your Permanent Account Number (PAN) with your Aadhaar number is till September 30, 2021. Previously, the deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar was June 30, 2021. The decision was taken keeping in the view disruption caused by COVID-19, said the Income Tax Department had mentioned earlier.
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