Sebi in June 2022 had mandated nominations or opting out of nominations for all the existing individual unitholders.
Tax treatment for gains made on investments through NPS Tier-II accounts ought to be similar to that of mutual funds, but remains a grey area in the absence of a formal government notification, say tax experts
Commission payouts in the insurance sector are high, especially when compared to other financial sector segments such as mutual funds where expense ratios have been trending downwards.
Though there is a clear tilt towards open-ended funds, some wealth managers prefer to play it safe with target maturity funds (TMFs). Broadly, it makes sense to invest in a scheme the duration of which matches your investment time-frame.
A Will is a must if you want to pass on your assets as per your wishes, but that comes into effect only after the testator passes on. A trust and a power of attorney takes care of people when they are alive. A solid estate plan includes all three.
Finance minister Nirmala Sitaraman proposed the amendment to introduce marginal relief, implying that the tax liability cannot be greater than the income that exceeds the threshold.
Arbitrage funds have friendlier taxation
With the indexation benefits gone, debt funds will focus on generating better returns compared to bank fixed deposits. If that happens, they will still be a good bet for long-term fixed-income investors
Though experts are recommending short to medium-duration products for the regular investor, savvy investors are eyeing long-duration funds like Bharat Bond 2031 ETF and Bharat Bond 2032 ETF as well.
Don’t just go for the policy with the lowest premium. Conditions could apply, and you could end up spending a lot more than you saved on the premium.
Investors should look at their asset allocation, and if there’s a need to buy more international funds, only then should they invest. Taxation shouldn’t be the only reason to invest, experts say
The amendment to the Finance Bill, 2023, proposes to bring taxation of debt mutual funds on par with other debt instruments, like fixed deposits, by abolishing long-term capital gains. This also closes the indexation facility that came with it.
Balanced advantage funds stand to gain as experts predict that conservative investors might shift to them to get the equity tax advantage
Taxpayers can use the mobile app to view their information related to TDS/TCS, interest, dividends, share transactions, tax payments, Income Tax refunds, Other Information (GST Data, Foreign Remittances, etc.) as available in the Annual Information Statement or Taxpayer Information Summary.
The Quant Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund will dynamically switch between equities and debt. The one difference this scheme has from existing balanced advantage funds is that it doesn’t insist on a minimum 65% equity exposure at any time. The NFO opened on March 23 and will close on April 6
Capital gains from debt funds, international funds and gold funds bought from April 1, 2023, onwards will be taxed as short-term capital gains.
Integrating credit cards with UPI will increase the usage of cards at smaller outlets, helping one manage one’s cash flow without breaking the bank.
If you want to play the India growth story over the next 5-10 years, there is a lot of opportunity only in mid and small caps, says its Head of Equity.
The person holding a credit card of other bank is eligible to apply for a lifetime free credit card on SwipeUp platform. The users get one of the AU Small Finance credit cards as upgraded option from AU Xcite series launched with three variants.
Optimists had hoped that global dislocations would not impact Indian banks, but data shows otherwise. Banking funds have delivered the worst returns among all the mutual fund categories at -9.13 percent since the start of the year.
With inflation still elevated and the banking sector facing a question mark, the world is looking at this week’s meeting of the Federal Reserve. But that doesn’t mean you should change your portfolio. Not yet, at least.
These mid-cap stocks aren’t just favourites with MF and PMS. Aside from being top holding stocks, they’ve also hit their 52-week lows recently. That might well be an opportunity for those who can take on some risks
The clock has started ticking for those who have not made their tax-saver investments yet. March 31 is the last date to complete your tax-planning exercise for the financial year 2022-23 and claim deductions of up to Rs 1.50 lakh under Section 80C. Well, better late than never. But we tend to make mistakes, when in a rush. Watch this video to find out 4 mistakes that you need to avoid while devising a tax-saving plan at the last minute.
Bandhan US Treasury Bond 0-1 Year Fund-of-Fund will invest in US short-term treasury securities. But with scores of Indian fixed income bond funds giving higher yields, this might not suit everyone.
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