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PPF Money Withdrawal: Big update! You can withdraw money from PPF in emergency, but you will get only half, know the rules

PPF Money Withdrawal: By depositing money in PPF, along with better returns, you can also take advantage of tax exemption. You can take advantage of tax exemption under section 80C of income tax. After running PPF account for three years, you can also take a loan on it.

Employed people invest in various types of Saving Schemes to make their future financiallyv secure. One of these is Public Provident Fund. It is counted among the popular small schemes of the country. In common parlance it is called PPF. In this government scheme, you can invest at least Rs 500 annually and the maximum investment amount is Rs 1.5 lakh. At present, the government is paying interest at the rate of 7.1 percent per annum on PPF. PPF has a locking period of 15 years. But you can withdraw money from PPF during any emergency even before 15 years.

Who can invest in PPF?

You can open PPF account in almost all government and private banks of the country including post office. For this it is necessary to be an Indian citizen. PPF account can be opened in the name of minor children. But for this it is necessary to have a parent. Earnings from the child’s account are clubbed with the parent’s income.

Withdrawal from PPF account is allowed only after seven years. While investing in this scheme, also keep in mind that the year of starting investment is not counted in the calculation of 15 years in maturity of PPF account.

How much amount can be withdrawn?

Partial withdrawal from PPF account can be done only after seven years. You can withdraw 50 percent of the amount from the account. But you can withdraw money only once in a year. The amount withdrawn will come under the ambit of income tax. Under this, 50 percent of the current amount in the account can be withdrawn at the end of the financial year before the current year or 50 percent of the current amount in the account at the end of the fourth financial year before the current year.

Will have to do this work for withdrawal

To withdraw money from PPF account, you have to submit Form C. This will be available in the bank or post office. In the form, you will have to mention your account number and the amount you want to withdraw. Apart from this, a revenue stamp will also be required. Then it has to be submitted along with the passbook. After the process is complete, the amount will be transferred to your account.

PPF is a better option for long term investment. After operating the PPF account for three years, you can take a loan on it. Loan facility is available from 3rd year to 6th year of account opening.

Parvesh Maurya
Parvesh Maurya
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