It is that time of the year when salaried class tax paying Indians look for suitable options to invest before their final income tax payout is calculated. Of the options that are available, Public Provident Fund (PPF) remains popular with all the investors and Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS) is fast catching up as the … Read more
The main purpose of investing for most investors is tax saving. Equity linked saving schemes (ELSS) are those mutual fund schemes that help you save taxes as well as generate decent returns. But, how do you separate the wheat from the chaff? Here is a list of few ELSS schemes that you should consider for investing.
Saving tax through Mutual Fund? While the traditional options of Life Insurance, National Saving Certificates (NSC) and Public Provident Fund (PPF) are on top of the mind when one thinks of investments directed at saving taxes, it would be worthwhile to take a look at some mutual funds that offer tax benefits under Section 80C. One such type of mutual fund scheme is called Equity Linked Saving Schemes or ELSS.
Systematic Investment Plans (SIP) in Mutual Funds are gaining popularity with investors. Unlike some investors who like to park their money as a lumpsum into a Mutual fund Scheme and forget about it, investors going in for SIP have an edge. SIP offers investors choice to invest a fixed sum, as low as Rs.500 at regular intervals.