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    This include Labour Law & HR news updates, Important Court Decisions, Good Articles for HR / Accountants / Business Owners to read. 

    Calculators which will make your work a lot easier, Example: ESI Calculator, PF Calculator, TDS Calculator etc

    A detailed article which will help you to make a deep dive into the topic, topics will be on Law, HR, Accounting, etc.

    At the end of every month get a compliance Calendar for next month which you help you to remember all the important dates in the coming month. 

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    Rishabh from LLA says, Hello!

    Rishabh from LLA says, Hello!

    Rishabh here! We have completed one year of LLA Newsletter and I would like to share our journey with you. The LLA Newsletter began with an urge to do more, to add more value to our jagruk tribe and to make a difference in every reader’s life through meaningful and useful content. Our first newsletter …

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    The Great Indian Budget

    The Great Indian Budget

    The news is flooded with estimates and expectations from the upcoming Union Budget 2022. Be it a shopkeeper, a student, a farmer, a businessman or even a homemaker; each one of us has our eyes and ears glued to the TV set as soon as the budget is presented. But how many of us know …

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    Have you filed your professional tax return?

    Have you filed your professional tax return?

    Filed the ITR before the deadline? Great!But have you filed your professional tax return? What is Professional Tax?Each state government of India levies a professional tax on the salary a resident earns through employment. It is mandatory for every private limited company, sole proprietor, limited liability partnership firm, etc. to apply for the professional tax …

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    New Beginnings: Lead and Inspire

    New Beginnings: Lead and Inspire

    Economic Advisory Council advises PM to scrap contentious labour codesWhat India’s New Labour Codes May Bring In 2022Govt to chalk out legal road map for working from homeFour labour codes that everyone is talking about51 bills cleared by Parliament in turbulent year For accident compensation, the victim need not be a ‘worker’ of the factory. (Trip. …

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    Compliance Calendar for January 2022

    Compliance Calendar for January 2022

    A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of January, 2022 to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due  dates because “Safety begins with compliance”. Bonus: We have made a detailed video about “Buying US …

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    ITR for Salaried Employees

    ITR for Salaried Employees

    ITR is one of the most dreaded words for almost all salaried employees. Most of us have our taxes deducted at source yet, most individuals somehow find the process of filing the ITR tricky as we often get confused about the forms, deductions and exemptions. Hence, we end up either outsourcing the task or not …

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    Decode your CTC

    Decode your CTC

    Cost to Company (CTC) has become a common term in the employment world today. The biggest and the smallest employers prefer to offer a CTC package while making an offer of employment. So, in this edition we will learn to decode the CTC and negotiate better. CTC> Gross Salary> Net Salary CTC is the calculation …

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    The Great Indian Attrition

    The Great Indian Attrition

    Haryana:  75% reservation to locals in private jobs applicable  from Jan’22 Amid Centre prodding, 9 states finalise rules for 4 labour codes Labour laws come into focus amid protest threat Gurugram’s loss becomes Noida’s gain? EPFO moots entry of former members with minimum contribution of Rs 500 a month  Manufacturing activity with 10 or more …

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    Compliance Calendar for December 2021

    Compliance Calendar for December 2021

    A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of December, 2021 to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due  dates because “Safety begins with compliance”. Bonus: We have made a detailed video on “A to …

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    Understanding the Maternity Benefit Act

    Understanding the Maternity Benefit Act

    With the advent of modern age, as the number of women employees started growing, maternity leave and other maternity benefits became the need of the hour.  Hence, the Maternity Benefit Act was legally introduced in India for the first time in the Bombay Legislative council  on  28th  July  1928,  Dr.B.R.Ambedkar  supported  and  defended  it.   The  …

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    How to calculate your Gratuity amount?

    How to calculate your Gratuity amount?

    Will you receive gratuity if you took a service break?  How much gratuity will you get at retirement? Is it taxable? More gratuity for a long service period? These are some questions about the Gratuity that most of us don’t know much about.. In this edition, we demystify the rules and calculation of gratuity. Gratuity …

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    Compliance Calendar for November 2021

    Compliance Calendar for November 2021

    A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of November 2021 to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due dates because “Safety begins with compliance”. Set Compliance Calendar as wallpaper and never forget these important …

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    Understanding the Employment Contract

    Understanding the Employment Contract

    An employment contract is a legally binding agreement between two parties, the employer and the employee, and is designed to give both parties security and protection. Employment contracts are important for both employee and employer. It binds both parties to their duties and responsibilities. Generally, contracts of employment are poorly drafted and inadequate and in …

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    A life changing product designed with emotions

    A life changing product designed with emotions

    Just imagine you wanted to remember a moment from 10 years ago & not be able to remember it even after a lot of struggle then it will hurt, right! Similarly, we all come across such situations but are not able to do anything. Then, think of a diary, a journal, or something like that …

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    How to calculate your PF amount at retirement?

    How to calculate your PF amount at retirement?

    Will you receive the interest if your employer pays the contribution late?  How much interest will you get if you make a partial withdrawal? PF is paid on employee share or the employer’s share?  These are some questions about the PF interest that most of us don’t know much about   PF Interest Rules The PF …

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    Labour Codes Update

    Labour Codes Update

    Labour Codes Update The 21st-century crusade for labour reform started with the report submitted by the Second National  Commission for Labour in 2002. It stated that the labour laws were very old and outdated and they need to be reformed.The publication of the India Labour Report followed this in 2005. Finally the central government proposed …

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    Compliance Calendar for October 2021

    Compliance Calendar for October 2021

    A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of October 2021 to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due dates because “Safety begins with compliance”. Set Compliance Calendar as wallpaper and never forget these important …

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    Legal vs Illegal termination of employment

    Legal vs Illegal termination of employment

    Can an employer terminate an employee anytime? What is the correct procedure of termination? How much compensation does the employer owe to incase of layoff or termination of a workman? Don’t know? Here’s a deep dive into the bylaws of termination and layoff of workmen and related regulations and compensation.  Definition of Workman As per …

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    Diwali Bonus made simple!

    Diwali Bonus made simple!

    In ancient times, a “bonus” or “inaam”,  was usually paid by the employer to the employee as a reward for his work and dedication. Traditionally, this reward was paid around Diwali as a gift so  that the employees could shop and enjoy the festivities. However, post independence as India became more industrialised and moved towards …

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    First Law for Working Women in India

    First Law for Working Women in India

    The  first law established for working women in India was the Bombay Maternity Benefit Bill. It was first introduced in 1929 in the Bombay legislative council. Since its inception this legislation has always remained a double-edged sword.   The bill was first introduced in Bombay as it had textile industries with more female worker population. However, …

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    Compliance Calendar for September 2021

    Compliance Calendar for September 2021

    A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of September, 2021 to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due  dates because “Safety begins with compliance”. Set Compliance Calendar as wallpaper and never forget these important …

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    Sold your stocks? Understand TAX liability

    Sold your stocks? Understand TAX liability

    Most investors don’t know that profit from stock investing is not your income, but it is capital gain. It is not taxed as per your income tax slabs but as per Long term and Short term capital gain rules. Infact by knowing these basics can help you with trading decisions and save a lot of …

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    Ab nahi rukegi sarkari daftar mein apki file!

    Ab nahi rukegi sarkari daftar mein apki file!

    We’re Sorry! Our deepest apologies. The News Digest was not delivered and this one is a bit delayed too due to unavoidable circumstances. However, we are back on track and you can now enjoy reading the latest newsletters seamlessly.  Thank you for your incessant support always. Gone are the days when the sarkari babu’s could …

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    What if….

    What if….

    Hey Jagruk Janta! This is Rishabh! Today I would like to share an interesting experience with you. A story full of “what-ifs.” It was early 2016, I had recently shifted to Jaipur for my tutoring startup, living at the company guest house with few other office mates. A couple of my colleagues had booked a …

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    Compliance Calendar for August 2021

    Compliance Calendar for August 2021

    A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of June 2021 to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due dates because “Safety begins with compliance”. Set Compliance Calendar as wallpaper and never forget these important …

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    Retirement Planning with NPS

    Retirement Planning with NPS

    NPS is the National Pension System initially designed for Central Government Employees, however, in 2009, the PFRDA (Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority) extended it to all the citizens of India. As an investment scheme, NPS has always been under fire for some or the other reason. Some argue that NPS is a bad investment …

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    How much gratuity money will I get?

    How much gratuity money will I get?

    Payment of Gratuity is a ‘Defined benefit’ provided to an employee as a lump sum, on his retirement. It is the money given to an employee in recognition of his services as a parting gift. The maximum amount of gratuity that can be paid to an employee is Rs 20 lakh. The employer can, however, …

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    Evolution of the Minimum Wage in India

    Evolution of the Minimum Wage in India

    Cabinet approves Loan Guarantee Scheme for Covid Affected Sectors (LGSCAS) and to enhance the corpus of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman announces relief package of Rs 6,28,993 crore Government grants further extension in timelines of compliances Registration under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY) extended from 30th June 2021 …

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    Compliance Calendar for July 2021

    Compliance Calendar for July 2021

    A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of July, 2021 to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due  dates because “Safety begins with compliance”. Bonus: We have made a detailed video about the Ultimate …

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    Tax Planning for Salaried Individuals

    Tax Planning for Salaried Individuals

    Payment of taxes wipes out a huge portion of one’s savings. This is especially true when one is not aware of the benefits that can come from tax planning. Tax planning helps to reduce the tax liability and in turn saves your hard earned income. It is a completely legal process but involves several steps …

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    HRA Calculator by LLA

    HRA Calculator by LLA

    House Rent Allowance, or commonly known as HRA, is an amount which is paid by employers to employees as a part of their salaries to employees for paying their house rent. This allowance is on the basis that the employee is renting a place for accommodation for his work purpose.  How is HRA Calculated? The …

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    News Digest | 10th June

    News Digest | 10th June

    ESIC extends deadline for filing ESI contribution for April till June 15 New benefits for families of EPF and ESIC subscribers amid Covid-19 EPFO allows  second Covid-19 advance withdrawal EPFO made Aadhaar linking mandatory Government expands scope of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme Trade Unions demand withdrawal of four labour codes PUDR Demands Withdrawal of …

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    Compliance Calendar for June 2021

    Compliance Calendar for June 2021

    A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of June 2021 to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due dates because “Safety begins with compliance”. Set Compliance Calendar as a wallpaper and never forget these …

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    Are you looking for work from home?

    Are you looking for work from home?

    Hey Jagruk Janta! I Pray that you and your families are safe.  Today I would like to draw your attention to an ongoing scam. If you are looking for work from home you may face it. We at LLA get several mails and messages every day. DATA ENTRY SCAM. Let’s know it better. What exactly …

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    Local Employment Bill | Good or Bad for you?

    Local Employment Bill | Good or Bad for you?

    In 2020, the state of Haryana passed the controversial Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill, which sparked a  debate among the industry and the citizens. Not just Haryana, recently many state governments have passed such laws, many states have tried implementing the quotas previously as well. Let’s discuss the idea and the future of …

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    ESI Calculator by LLA

    ESI Calculator by LLA

    ESI stands for Employee State Insurance managed by the Employee State Insurance Corporation which is an autonomous body created by the law under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India. This scheme was started for Indian workers. The workers are provided with a huge variety of medical, monetary and other benefits from the …

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    News Digest | 2nd May

    News Digest | 2nd May

    Labour laws of Maharashtra, Haryana and UP to be reviewed Big breather for India Inc as government defers implementation of labour codes 70 percent of the salary will be paid by ESI upto 91 days if Covid affected EDLI Amount Under EPF hiked GPF interest rate unchanged Income tax changes effective from 1st April 2021 …

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    Compliance Calendar for May 2021

    Compliance Calendar for May 2021

    A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of May, 2021 to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due  dates because “Safety begins with compliance”. Set Compliance Calendar as a wallpaper and never forget these …

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    Code on Social Security, 2020

    Code on Social Security, 2020

    Today we deep dive into the Code on Social Security, 2020 to understand what the future holds for the  employers and employees. Keeping it Simple The Code on Social Security, 2020 (SS Code) repeals and replaces the following nine national labour laws: The Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 The Employees’ State Insurance …

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    The HR will be dead by 2030?

    The HR will be dead by 2030?

    The flood of change to the HR industry in the last decade and particularly post the pandemic has brought about a revolution in the industry. Many industry experts believe that as a result of technological development which have made the job more convenient and simple, the HR would become redundant. Is it so?  Will HR …

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    Decoding Your Salary Slip

    Decoding Your Salary Slip

    When you join a company, you are promised a cost to the company (CTC), and that usually is a handsome amount, but when the salary is credited into your account, the figure somehow looks much smaller and the only document where you can find the details is your monthly salary slip. However, it is not …

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    Compliance Calendar for April 2021

    Compliance Calendar for April 2021

    A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of April, 2021 to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due  dates because “Safety begins with compliance”. Due Date Description Section/ Act/ Form 7-4-2021 TDS Payment for …

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    Bond in Investing?

    Bond in Investing?

    When it comes to investing our hard-earned money Fixed Deposits and Post Office schemes are the most popular forms of investment among Indian investors. However, with dipping interest rates these options are losing their shine. At such a time, bonds turn out to be a safe bet for such risk-averse investors who are looking beyond …

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    Its Raining IPOs

    Its Raining IPOs

    Post the lockdown, there has been a huge shift in the mindset of common man  regarding the stock market. As people have become more aware and open about investing and growing wealth, 2021 has become a good time for new market entrants. The companies are making the most of  this optimistic trend and are coming …

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    Compliance Calendar for March 2021 📅

    Compliance Calendar for March 2021 📅

    A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of March,, 2021 to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due  dates because “Safety begins with compliance”. Tweet this or Share on Whatsapp

    Tax Time of the Year

    Tax Time of the Year

    It’s that time of the year when your company’s accounts department knocks on your door to submit your income-tax saving proofs. The taxes deducted at source (TDS) are covered under Section 192 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 making it the obligation of the employer to withhold taxes at the time of payment of salaries. The …

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    BUDGET DECODE

    BUDGET DECODE

    The Finance minister in her Budget 2021 speech announced a slew of taxation reforms along with increased spending on healthcare and other sectors.  The budget received a lukewarm response from the citizens. However, the budget was praised by the International Monetary Fund for its futuristic approach and focus on growth. Addressing the nation after the …

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    What’s new in the WhatsApp Privacy Policy?

    What’s new in the WhatsApp Privacy Policy?

    What’s new in the WhatsApp Privacy Policy?Experts fear that the new WhatsApp policy will integrate Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram to give a 360-degree profile into a person’s online activity, with a high level of insight into a person’s private and personal activities. This could be dangerous without any government oversight and in the absence of …

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    Crucial Changes in GST Rules

    Crucial Changes in GST Rules

    Crucial Changes in GST RulesIn the year 2021,  the tax department has come up with various changes in Goods and Service Tax (GST) Rules which will impact businesses registered under the GST regime and the businessmen who are planning to get themselves registered under GST. Here are the points you should know to run a …

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    Compliance Calendar for January 2021

    Compliance Calendar for January 2021

    Compliance Calendar for January 2021 A meticulous and timely compliance mechanism is instrumental in meeting the rapid pace of legislative and regulatory changes. Here is the Compliance Calendar for the month of January, to keep you updated & reminded of the essential due dates. Bonus: We have made a detailed video about PF and TDS …

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