equity fund

Simple tips to choose the right tax-saving ELSS fund

Simple tips to choose the right tax-saving ELSS fund

Equity-Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS) are multi-cap equity investment fund. They have a lock-in period of three years. ELSS provide you tax advantages along with wealth creation opportunities. You can claim a tax exemption of up to Rs 1.5 lakh on ELSS funds under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. There are numerous ELSS funds available for consideration in the market. Selecting the appropriate one for investing is becoming overwhelming at times. Usually, investors choose the fund which gives the [...]

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Why are ELSS funds still better than ULIPs despite new LTCG tax?

Why are ELSS funds still better than ULIPs despite new LTCG tax?

In the budget of 2018, LTCG (Long-Term Capital Gains) Tax was re-introduced on stocks, shares and share-oriented products. Ever since the LTCG tax was announced, Ulips (Unit-Linked Insurance Plans)  have come into the spotlight. This is because returns from ELSS became taxable after the budget passed where returns from Ulips continue to be tax-exempt. Investments in both Ulips and Equity-Link Savings Schemes (ELSS) are eligible for Income Tax benefits under Section 80C. But under Section 10(10D), the short-term gains are [...]

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Comparison between ELSS Funds and Public Provident Fund

Comparison between ELSS Funds and Public Provident Fund

If you are looking to make some investments to save tax, then you would have most certainly come across Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. This section offers a tax deduction for investments made in certain financial instruments like Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS), Public Provident Fund (PPF), Tax saving Fixed Deposits (FD), National Pension Scheme (NPS), etc. Each of these investment options has different features but one thing in common – tax benefits. Aligning one or more [...]

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How Financial Planning helps to get your child future goals

How Financial Planning helps to get your child future goals

PTIC INDIA’s main goal is to provide good finance and investment-related services to their customers. Here we will describe how Financial Planning helps to get your child future goals. As a parent, you always dream to see your child’s success in whichever career they opt for in their lives. And to help them succeed, you provide them all the facilities. Starting with the best education so that they can achieve their career goals timely and in a right way. However, with [...]

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Financial tasks you should complete before financial year 2018-19

Financial tasks you should complete before financial year 2018-19

Financial tasks you should complete before financial year 2018-19. The beginning of the Financial Year 2018-19 can be the best time to check out your belongings.  Yet, before that, there are few questions we will ask you. Same as the general population, are you leaving tax planning to the last minute and investing in wrong instruments because of the year-end rush? Do you routinely check your portfolio? Are you confirm about your capital gain tax liability? Are you ensure that [...]

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Mutual Fund industry Average AUM reaches Rs 22.61 lakh crore in December

Mutual Fund industry Average AUM reaches Rs 22.61 lakh crore in December

Mutual Fund industry Average AUM reaches Rs 22.61 lakh crore in December Mutual Fund industry Average AUM reaches Rs 22.61 lakh crore in December. The AUM has reached an all-time high of Rs 22.61 lakh crore. As on December 31, 2017, the AUM remained at Rs 21.38 lakh crore. In 31st March 2007, the AUM of Mutual Fund industry was Rs 3.26 lakh crore and now it has developed to Rs 21.38 lakh crore as on 31st December 2017. Around six and [...]

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