what is the difference between NSS and NSC?
1. NSS has a duration of four years whereas NSC has a duration of five and ten years for NSC VIII Issue and NSC IX Issue respectively. 2. NSS offers an interest rate of 9% whereas NSC offers 8.50% and 8.8% interest rate for NSC VIII Issue and NSC IX Issue respectively. 3.Income tax rebate for both the invested principal as well as the earned interest up to RS. 9000/- is offered by NSS whereas interest on NSC will be taxable.