Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company Ltd. (MOAMC) is a public limited company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 on November 14, 2008, having its Registered Office at 10th Floor, Motilal Oswal Tower, Rahimtullah Sayani Road, Opposite Parel ST Depot, Prabhadevi, Mumbai - 400025.
Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company Ltd. has been appointed as the Investment Manager to Motilal Oswal Mutual Fund by the Trustee vide Investment Management Agreement (IMA) dated May 21, 2009, executed between Motilal Oswal Trustee Company Ltd. and Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company Ltd.
 
Close
NAV
MOSt Focused Dynamic Equity - Direct Plan – Annually Dividend - 12.0577MOSt Focused Dynamic Equity - Direct Plan – Quarterly Dividend - 12.1441MOSt Focused Dynamic Equity - Regular Plan – Annually Dividend - 11.8648MOSt Focused Dynamic Equity - Regular Plan – Quarterly Dividend - 11.9218MOSt Focused 25 Fund- Direct Plan (D) - 19.9042MOSt Focused 25 Fund- Direct Plan (G) - 23.6535MOSt Focused 25 Fund-(D) - 18.5348MOSt Focused 25 Fund-(G) - 22.1333MOSt Focused Long Term (D) - 17.7719MOSt Focused Long Term (G) - 18.4005MOSt Focused Long Term- Direct Plan(D) - 18.558MOSt Focused Long Term- Direct Plan(G) - 19.1937MOSt Focused Midcap 30- Direct Plan(D) - 25.0224MOSt Focused Midcap 30- Direct Plan(G) - 28.4678MOSt Focused Midcap 30(D) - 23.7621MOSt Focused Midcap 30(G) - 27.111MOSt Focused Multicap 35- Direct Plan(D) - 28.2914MOSt Focused Multicap 35- Direct Plan(G) - 28.6402MOSt Focused Multicap 35(D) - 27.2712MOSt Focused Multicap 35(G) - 27.6188MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan-Fortnightly Dividend Option - 10.0048MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan-Monthly Dividend Option - 10.0199MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan-Quarterly Dividend Option - 10.0407MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan-Weekly Dividend Option - 10.0075MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan-Fortnightly Dividend Option - 10.0023MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan- Growth - 13.5785MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan-Daily Dividend Option - 10.0008MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan- Growth - 13.2471MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan-Daily Dividend Option - 10.0109MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan-Monthly Dividend Payout - 10.0191MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan-Quarterly Dividend Payout - 10.0488MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan-Weekly Dividend Option - 10.0072Motilal Oswal Most Focused Dyn Eq Fund (G) - 12.1348Motilal Oswal Most Focused Dynamic Equity Fund-Dir (Div-A) - 12.3283

5 key reasons to choose an ELSS fund

Equity investors are usually a lot more cautious about losing money in the market. Smart investors, on the other hand, are cautious about saving money and investing with a longer term perspective. Equity linked saving scheme (ELSS) is ideal for the investors who wish to save tax. ELSS is precisely, a kind of mutual fund scheme that invests majority of its corpus in equity or equity related products. It’s February already! You might be looking forward to learn or know more about ELSS. Let’s learn 5 key reasons to choose an ELSS funds.

Tax Benefit

Investing in ELSS Funds

One of the primary reasons to invest in ELSS is to save tax. Investments in ELSS qualify for tax deduction under section 80C of the income tax act of 1961. But any dividend or long term capital gain earned by the investor is exempted from income tax. Simply, your returns from ELSS become tax free. Government of India also provides tax rebate for equity linked saving schemes (ELSS) u/s 80C of Income Tax Act 1961. You can invest into ELSS and deduct upto Rs. 1,50,000/- from your taxable income to effectively reduce your tax liability.

Lock in period

5 Reasons to choose an ELSS fund

Pertaining to the performance of the mutual funds, good mutual fund portfolios are constructed for long term investments, however, they are not bound with the lock in periods. But in case of ELSS, the funds are locked in for at least 3 years. Which means, in ELSS fund you are obligated to stay invested for 3 years or more to exempt from taxes applicable on returns. This forcefully embeds a good habit to stay invested for a longer period.

Ride the long term value growth

Although, the lock in period for ELSS is 3 years, you can allow the continuous growth of your fund for longer or redeem after 3 years. Inherently, equity investments are subject to market risk. But since these funds invest your money in equity, you possess chances of higher returns with tax exemption.

Inculcate saving habit

ELSS schemes allow you to invest systematically with as low as Rs. 500 per month. Your savings turn into your investments. This nurtures a habit of continuous investing. Since there’s a lock in period of 3 years, if you start an SIP in Equity Linked Saving Schemes, the returns for your SIP amounts will be generated every month after 3 years of the first investment.  Besides, the returns will be exempted from your taxes.

Opportunity to invest in equity while saving

ELSS also allows you the benefits of equity mutual fund schemes to ride the growth cycle of stocks in your ELSS portfolio. Where savings can give about 8% of returns, investing in equity may produce higher returns in favorable situations in the stock market. In the rising economy like India, a good portfolio with quality stocks may reap higher returns.

Disclaimer: Investors are advised to consult their tax advisor in view of individual nature of tax benefits. Further, tax deduction(s) available u/s 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961 is subject to conditions specified therein. Investors are requested to note that fiscal laws may change from time to time and there can be no guarantee that the current tax position may continue in the future.

Share this articles
  • FB Comments
  • Other Comments

Subscribe to our newsletter

connect with us :

Facebook
Twitter
Googleplus
YouTube
Most Viewed
5 Keys To Evaluate Performance Of Your Mutual Funds
5 keys to evaluate performance of your Mutual Funds
5 key characteristics of a good investor
Long term wealth creation
5 key ideas for wealth creation in equity
Warren Buffett Quote
5 key quotes of Warren Buffett on value investing
difference between investing and trading
5 key differences between investing and trading

Disclaimer:The information herein alone is not sufficient and should not be used for the development or implementation of an investment strategy and shall not constitute as an investment advice. MOAMC shall not be liable for any direct or indirect loss arising from the use of any information contained in this document. Readers shall be fully responsible for any decision taken on the basis of this document. Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.

Site best viewed in IE 9.0+, Mozila Firefox 4.0+ and Google Chrome at 1024 x 768 pixels resolution
KYC is one time exercise while dealing in securities markets - once KYC is done through a SEBI registered intermediary (broker, DP, Mutual Fund etc), you need not undergo the same process again when you approach another intermediary