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SEBI Rolls Out New Norms for Portfolio Managers

Professor of Financial Economics and Part-time Value Investor, Transfin.
Jan 23, 2020 12:59 PM 1 min read

Employees to mandatorily furnish PAN or Aadhaar card. SEBI rolls out new norms for portfolio managers.



Employees to mandatorily furnish PAN or Aadhaar card.

Show Up or Pay Up: As per a recent Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) circular, it has been mandatory for employees to furnish PAN or Aadhaar under Section 206AA of the Income Tax Act for receiving amount on which tax is deductible. Financial Express


The CBDT further said that if an employee fails to furnish his/her PAN or Aadhaar number, as the case may be, to the employer, the latter will be responsible to collect TDS at higher of the following rates:


  • At the rate specified in the relevant provision of this Act; or
  • At the rate or rates in force; or
  • At the rate of 20%


SEBI rolls out new norms for portfolio managers.

Levelling Up: Markets regulator SEBI has notified new norms governing portfolio managers, under which the minimum investment limit for investors has been doubled to ₹50L, and the managers have been directed to increase their net worth to ₹5cr within three years.


The new norms are aimed at curbing mis-selling, and weeding out dubious operators. Outlook


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