Avoid mistakes while filing your tax returns this year

Mutual Fund Research Desk

As you near the deadline for filing your returns for FY-17 (AY 2017-18), make sure you pay attention to changes in filing requirements this year and avoid the common mistakes…Continue Reading


FundsIndia Views: What to expect from GST – the ‘One India tax’

Vidya Bala

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be a reality in India from July 1. GST can be a gamechanger in the way India does business in the long term.…Continue Reading


FundsIndia Explains: Section 80 C investments

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Reducing taxes is at the forefront of our minds. Section 80 C plays the most important role in our tax-saving efforts. The list of deductions allowed under Section 80C is…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Franklin India Taxshield

Bhavana Acharya

It’s around this time that most of us begin to think about tax planning. Among the options allowed under Section 80C deductions, Franklin India Taxshield is a good one. An…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Explains: Capital gains set off

Mutual Fund Research Desk

We covered taxation on mutual funds in detail last month, over two different posts. This week, we will go a bit more into detail, especially as many of you had…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Explains: How are mutual funds taxed? Part I

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Please note – With the proposals detailed in the 2018-19 budget, the rules regarding equity fund taxation as explained in this article do not apply any longer. Click here for the…Continue Reading

Tax-saving NFOs and you

FundsIndia Desk

The tax planning season has started, and that means a slew of tax saver New Fund Offers (NFOs) from AMCs. The first NFOs in this category to hit the market…Continue Reading

Let’s have the ‘tax talk’

Noorain Mohammed Nadim

Income tax is important. It is what we are compulsorily required to pay to our Government for all the services we receive from them. But here’s the irony – none…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Tax-saving Funds

Bhavana Acharya

There are several investment avenues doubling up as tax-savers under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act’s capacious umbrella. And at Rs. 1,50,000, the Section 80C limit is no mean…Continue Reading


FundsIndia Debt Strategy – Post Budget

Vidya Bala

In a move that could disturb the tax efficient structure of some of your debt mutual funds, the Union Budget 2014 has proposed changes to the way your non-equity mutual…Continue Reading