Posts in Category: tax saving mutual funds

ELSS vs Mutual Fund: Comparison, Differences, Review

ELSS and Mutual funds are similar in nature but serve a completely different purpose to investors. In this post, we discuss ELSS vs mutual funds difference, comparison and review.

Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS)

Equity Linked Saving scheme (ELSS) are open-ended equity mutual fund scheme with the benefit of taxation under Income tax section 80C. The investment made in ELSS are tax exempted up to Rs 150000 under section 80C. These are diversified equity fund suitable for investors

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Available ELSS Options and ELSS Plans for investors

Equity Link Savings Scheme is a kind of equity mutual fund that qualifies for tax exemption under section 80C of Income Tax. This post discusses various ELSS options that investors have for investing.

  • ELSS has the lock-in period of 3 years which is lowest among other options available like PPF or tax saving fixed deposit or national saving certificate.
  • The returns in ELSS is comparatively higher as compared to other tax

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ELSS Mutual Fund Charges: All you want to know

Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS) is a kind of mutual fund having a lock-in period of 3 years and qualifies for income tax exemption under section 80-C. As it is equity diversified fund and investment for a longer period of time can give the higher return than traditional investment option like PPF, NSC, Fixed Deposits. It should be noted that high returns attract high risk, ELSS fund involves higher risk as well. In

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ELSS vs PPF vs ULIP : Features and Comparison

There are different wealth creation and tax saving options available for retail investor in India like PF, PPF, life insurance plans, ELSS, ULIPs and many more. A sensible investor will always invest in an option that gives him overall benefit of appreciation of value, protection of wealth, savings of tax and strategic flexibility. This blog intends to present an opinion on ELSS vs PPF vs ULIP.

When it comes to tax saving people are always

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What is ELSS : meaning and features

One of frequent question I get from readers is What is ELSS? so let me start with the answer up front.

“ELSS means Equity linked saving schemes.These are saving or investment schemes which invest majorily is equity assets. ELSS schemes are essentially a diverisfied mutual funds. Popularity of ELSS schemes stems from the fact that investments made in ELSS are tax deductible under section 80C.”

Here is a Video to help you understand ELSS better