Sunday, 22 November 2015

ELSS funds-80C investment options to save income tax

Comparing popular 80C investment options to save income tax
There are various options to save tax under section 80C of the Income Tax Act. But,one of them is better than the others.

Comparing some of the most popular 80C investment options.

What are ELSS funds?

They are open-ended equity mutual funds that are eligible for tax deductions under Section 80C of the Indian Income Tax Act. They have the dual advantage of growing your wealth in addition to saving tax.

ELSS funds provide the best combination of

  1. Potential for Long term inflation beating returns (14-16%)
  2. Lowest lock in period (only 3 years) among all 80C investments and
  3. Zero tax on your income from investment

Like all equity funds, the returns on ELSS funds are not guaranteed but this is the historical average for long term investments in ELSS funds.

How to invest in ELSS funds?

At Scripbox, using our scientific algorithm, we carefully select ELSS funds with the best long term prospects for you.

How will my money grow by investing in ELSS funds?
Careful ELSS fund selection can help you grow your wealth quickly compared to other 80C investment options.

ELSS funds potentially give you inflation beating returns (14-16% historical long term average), which help you grow your wealth in addition to saving tax.

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