Budget 2020: Govt may allow tax exemptions of up to Rs 2.5 lakh for savings under Section 80C

New Delhi: The Union Budget 2020-21 on February 1 could have some good news for salaried taxpayers as the government is reportedly considering giving tax exemptions of up to Rs 2.5 lakh for savings under the 80 category and carve out a separate section under 80C of the Income Tax Act to provide tax exemptions up to Rs 50,000 for National Savings Certificate (NSC).

CBSE Board Exam 2020: 75% attendance must to appear for Class 10, 12 board exams.

CBSE Board Exam 2020:┬áThe Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed all of its affiliated schools to calculate attendance of students going to appear for class 10 and class 12 board exams this year as on January 1, 2020. CBSE in its latest notice said, “Students whose attendance will be calculated less than 75 per cent will not be allowed to appear for the exams, as per the rule”. If a candidate has a genuine reason behind the shortage of attendance, students will have to submit the supporting documents, such as, medical reports etc, with the authorities by January 7. As per the circular, no case will be considered post the deadline.