At age 60, maximum 60 per cent of the corpus can be withdrawn while annuity is paid on the balance 40 per cent of accumulations. Although, maturity corpus was made partially tax-free by giving tax-exempt status to 40 per cent of the corpus amount, the balance 20 per cent of the corpus that can be withdrawn still remains taxable. One may, however, defer the lump sum withdrawal till age 70, or to avoid paying taxes on this balance, one may club it with 40 per cent annuitisation amount to buy annuity.
“A number of measures have been implemented to ensure clean banking. Through a transparent and accountable process, we (have) recognised NPAs,”
“There were high stressed and non-performing assets (NPAs) amounting to Rs 5.4 lakh crore in 2014. Many more were hidden through restructuring or otherwise which were discovered during Asset Quality Reviews and inspections carried out since 2015,”