DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan

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Riskometer

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Very High

₹124.9800 -0.63%

As on 21-Feb-2024

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Upfront Investment

Monthly SIP Amount

Investment Duration

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Risk info

This fund has Very High risk.

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As per SEBI's Riskometer.

Portfolio of DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan

Asset Allocation

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Market Cap Weightage

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Other details of DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan

Assets info

₹13,846 Cr

Exit Load (Days) info

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Min. Investment (₹)

500

Min. Withdrawal (₹)

500

Min. SIP Investment (₹)

500

Min. No of Cheques

6

Investment Strategy

The scheme seeks to generate medium to long-term capital appreciation from a diversified portfolio that is substantially constituted of equity and equity related securities of corporates, and to enable investors avail of deduction from total income, as permitted under the income tax act.

Suitability

"When you invest for five years or more, you can expect gains that comfortably beat the inflation rate as well as returns from fixed income options. In addition, there is a tax benefit. Under Section 80C of the Indian income tax laws, investments of up to Rs 1.5 lakh in a financial year in eligible securities such as this fund are exempt from tax.

But be prepared for ups and downs in your investment value along the way. Also note that you cannot withdraw your money from this fund before completing three years from the date of investment.

Like for all equity funds, you must invest only through the SIP route. Click here to read a primer on SIP investing.

Warning: Do not invest in this, or any other ELSS, if you need to redeem your investment in less than five years.

Taxation

Capital Gains Taxation

  • If the mutual fund units are sold after 1 year from the date of investment, gains upto Rs 1 lakh in a financial year are exempt from tax. Gains over Rs 1 lakh are taxed at the rate of 10%.
  • If the mutual fund units are sold within 1 year from the date of investment, entire amount of gain is taxed at the rate of 15%.
  • No tax is to be paid as long as you continue to hold the units.

Dividend Taxation

  • Dividends are added to the income of the investors and taxed according to their respective tax slabs. Further, if an investor's dividend income exceeds Rs. 5,000 in a financial year, the fund house also deducts a TDS of 10% before distributing the dividend.

FAQ for DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan

DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan is mandated to invest at least 80 per cent of its assets in equity stocks. It offers tax exemption under Section 80C of the Indian income tax laws. As per this section, investments of up to Rs 1.5 lakh in a financial year in eligible securities are exempt from tax.

Mutual funds can be bought directly from the website of the fund house. For instance, DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan fund can be purchased from the website of DSP Mutual Fund. You can also buy mutual funds through platforms like MF Central, MF Utility, among others. However, if you are not comfortable buying mutual funds online, you can seek help of a mutual fund distributor. Most banks also act as mutual fund distributors. So you can connect with your bank for assistance.

The NAV of DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan is ₹124.9800 as of 22-Feb-2024.

The AUM of DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan Fund is ₹13,846 Cr as of 31-Jan-2024

The riskometer level of DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan is Very High. See More

As of 31-Jan-2024, DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan had invested 95.14% in Equity and 4.86% in Cash & Cash Eq. See More

DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan is 11 years 1 months old. It has delivered 18.36% returns since inception. See More

1Y
3Y
5Y
7Y
10Y
Since Inception
40.68%
21.71%
22.61%
17.61%
20.40%
18.36%

Yes, There is lock in period in DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan.

The expense ratio of DSP ELSS Tax Saver Fund - Direct Plan is 0.68.

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