Why should you invest in ELSS

Shweta Nichani

By now, most of you might agree that Mutual Funds Sahi Hai. You now probably know that mutual funds are a great way to build wealth, but did you know…Continue Reading


All you wanted to know about ELSS funds

Mutual Fund Research Desk

You have a choice of several investments under the Section 80 C’s capacious umbrella, in order to cut tax payments. Among these is ELSS, or equity-linked savings schemes. Here’s all…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Invesco India Tax Plan

Bhavana Acharya

Short on time? Listen to a brief overview of this week’s review. Traditional go-to options to save on taxes are bank or post office deposits, public provident fund, or national…Continue Reading

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