Monthly Archives: November 2016

Franklin Tax Shield Fund Online – A Tax Saving Fund

Invest in Franklin Tax Shield Fund Online As the due date (March 31) for declaration of investments approaches, risk-averse retail investors can consider Franklin Templeton Tax Shield Scheme, among the ELSS schemes. Having a performance record of over 16 years, the scheme has consistently beaten its peers and benchmark index, thanks to its robust stock-picking… Read More »

How to stop Investment in PPF?

How do I stop my investment in PPF? You have to deposit a minimum of Rs 500 in a PPF account in a financial year You cannot discontinue a Public Provident Fund (PPF) account cannot. You have to deposit a minimum of R500 in a PPF account in a financial year. If you fail to… Read More »

Invest in NPS for Extra Tax Benefit

Extra tax benefit for NPS The total tax exemption under Section 80C, including the NPS contribution, cannot exceed Rs 2 lakh Tax contribution on NPS does not work the way you have interpreted. As a central government employee, you have to make a mandatory contribution to NPS, which is matched by your employer. Your own… Read More »