Don’t forget to encash your unutilized leaves

Govt and some private employers pay a compensation against certain unutilized leaves during your service or after retirement or resignation.Leaves encashed at the time of retirement or resignation are fully exempt for government employees Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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How gains from different forms of gold investments are taxed

Gold ETFs invest in physical gold, and gold MFs invest in gold ETFs. The taxation, exemption rules are the same as for physical gold.If you hold your gold bond investment till maturity, any capital gains would be exempt from tax Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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How initial discounts can get you hooked to a product or service

Unsustainable initial ‘deep discounts’ are typically meant to tap into behavioural biases that people have.Once lured in by initial discounts, people might stay because they’re simply unwilling to make the effort to switch Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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Hurricane Dorian is a dangerous Category 5 hurricane — and heading toward the Bahamas and Southeast US

NOAA/NESDIS/STAR The latest forecast has Dorian turning north before hitting Florida. But uncertainties remain. After skirting by Puerto Rico on Wednesday, Hurricane Dorian is gaining intensity and has its sights set on the Bahamas and, possibly, both Florida and the Southeast coast of the United States. And, increasingly, there are risks of impacts through Georgia and South and North Carolina by the middle of next week. The storm currently is sustaining 160 mph winds, which…

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse proves Spider-Man doesn’t need the MCU to be great

Sony Pictures Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse can be a blueprint if Spider-Man exits the MCU Spider-Man’s exit from the Marvel Cinematic Universe doesn’t feel real. Marvel can’t just surrender a character that it’s primed for the spotlight, can it? Sony wouldn’t just abandon the blockbuster Marvel Cinematic Universe right after it bumped July’s Spider-Man: Far From Home into becoming Sony’s biggest-ever movie worldwide, right? But according to Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, Spider-Man and the…

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