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Income tax return: ELSS vs PPF as tax-saving option as equity scores in the long run
Thu, Oct 11, 2018
The recent increase in the small savings schemes interest rates, accompanied with meltdown in the equity market, has created a perception that Public Provident Fund (PPF) is a better tax saving product than Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS).
How ELSS fares as tax saving instruments
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Section 80C of Income Tax Act has approved some of the saving options as tax saving instruments to an individual or a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF).
Why ELSS is best tax-saving instrument under section 80C
Wed, Jan 31, 2018
Among a slew of tax-saving instruments under section 80-C, ELSS returned the most in the last five years
Interview: 'Investor should have portions of investment in all possible options'
Sat, Jan 27, 2018
When a fixed sum of money is required back within a short span of time, investment in debt is preferable
What taxpayers expect from Budget 2018 on personal taxation
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Since this year's Budget is the last full one for the government ahead of the general elections in 2019, experts believe a favourable revisioning in income tax slabs, relaxation in Section 80C limit and a push in medical insurance for senior citizens and others is required.
What you need to know before investing in ELSS
Thu, Jan 04, 2018
Here's what you need to know about ELSS investments.
2018 financial resolution: 10 mutual fund portfolios for first-time investors
Tue, Jan 02, 2018
Disclaimer: This story is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as investment advice.
How to build a smart investment portfolio
Sat, Dec 23, 2017
Building the right investment portfolio can be considered both an art and a science.
ELSS can give you better returns than other tax saving options: Fund managers
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
ELSS have the shortest lock-in period of three years, compared to other instruments with minimum five years for bank FDs, 15 years for PPFs and for the life of the policy for insurance products.
Here are few important things to note before investing in an ELSS
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
As the financial year draws to a close in a few short months the acronym 'ELSS' will become a much talked about investment plan. Here's what you need to know about them.
How much to invest to make ELSS earn you Rs 1 crore in 11 years?
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
Saving up for a rainy day just like animals stock up on food for the winter? Here's what you need to know about investing in ELSS.
Looking for tax saving? Save up to Rs 45,000 every year and earn interest
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
Here are some tax saving options brought to you by tax consultancy ClearTax.
Gold ETFs see Rs 250 crore outflow in Apr-Jul FY18
Sun, Aug 06, 2017
On the other hand, equity and equity-linked saving scheme (ELSS) saw an infusion of more than Rs 41,000 crore during the first four months (April-July) of the current financial year. Stock markets have been on an upswing, touching new highs this year.
With markets being bullish, investing in ELSS should be your next option
Tue, Aug 01, 2017
Equity Linked Saving Scheme (ELSS) primarily revolve around equities and related equity products with a lock-in period of three years.
Change in fiscal year to Jan-Dec may impact your financial planning
Wed, Jul 26, 2017
While, the government is working on it closely, if the fiscal year changes, it will bring major transition in your tax planning.
Invest in housing mutual funds if you have high-risk appetite, say experts
Wed, Jun 07, 2017
HDFC Mutual Fund plans to launch a close-ended thematic equity scheme HDFC Housing Opportunities Fund.
Planning to invest? Here's a look at top mutual fund performers between May 15-May 19
Fri, May 19, 2017
The contribution of the country's smaller towns-- beyond-15 cities (B15) in industry parlance -- to mutual funds' (MFs) asset base surged 41% to Rs 3.09 lakh crore by March-end.
Top 3 tax planning mutual funds this week
Thu, Jan 26, 2017
Financial year is ending and everyone is scuttling to invest in mutual funds to take advantage of Income Tax Act Section 80C.
15 lesser known Income Tax Deductions
Mon, Jan 09, 2017
Starting January, you will be running around to make investments in tax-saving instruments or collect proofs for such investments already made. Most of us are aware of the tax deductions available for premium paid for life insurance and pension plans, investments made in ELSS, PPF and EPF and principal repaid on a housing loan. However, there are many lesser known tax benefits you can use to reduce your tax liability. In this post, I shall focus on a few such lesser known income tax deductions or exemptions.
What are ELSS funds and why you should invest in them
Fri, May 20, 2016
SIPs are beneficial for their own reasons, but also because investing in lump sum has many pitfalls. When you invest lump sum in an equity mutual fund, you run the risk of catching a market peak.