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SAVE YOUR TAX

Last minute tax planning often leads to bad decisions. Ones that can lock up your money for years or make your money grow at snail's pace. Scroll to see how much tax you can save and the difference choosing ELSS can make.

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Not everyone is aware, but you can save tax under section 80C by investing in tax-saving instruments like EPF, PPF, FD, NSC, ULIP, and ELSS before March 31, 2018. The investment limit is `1.5 lakh and you can save upto
save upto 46530
*For highest tax bracket

Let's invest your money in all the tax saving instruments and see what happens.

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NSC
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PPF
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ELSS
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EPF
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ULIP
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Alright, here is the first good news.

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No matter where you invest, depending on your tax-slab, you will save
  • 10% slab
  • 20% slab
  • 30% slab*
*For income under `1 Cr.
After
1
year
After
1
year

Select a box to see where your investment stands in 3 years.

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Locking period
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Locking period
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ELSS
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After
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years

One other thing, with ELSS all the returns you get are also tax-free.

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Locking period
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FD
Locking period
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PPF
Locking period
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ELSS**
Locking period
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EPF
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ULIP**
Locking period
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*Disclaimer
Data Sources: www.myinvestmentideas.com/2015/01/best-tax-saving-investment-options-in-india-for-2015 (NSC, FD and PPF), ICRA online (ELSS and ULIP), www.cleartax.in/s/80C-Deductions (EPF)
All the returns has been calculated as on 11th November 2016 for 5 years.
**ELSS and ULIP are market linked and there is no guarantee of future returns.
Equity mutual funds, while offer potential for better returns, also carry higher risk with volatility. Further, while fixed deposits offer fixed returns, there is no assurance or guarantee of returns on mutual fund investment.
Source: ICRA Online
Methodology
*Tax free based on prevailing tax laws.

One other thing, with ELSS all the returns you get are also tax-free.

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*Tax free based on prevailing tax laws.

To sum it up, ELSS gives you so much more!

  • Save Tax

    Save tax

  • Lowest lock period

    Lowest lock-in period

  • Linked to stock market

    Returns are linked to stock market and are tax-free

Choose ELSS and don't miss the tax-saving deadline.
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