|Coal India||Mining & Mineral products||Equity||6.42%|
|HCL Technologies||IT - Software||Equity||5.04%|
|Power Grid Corpn||Power Generation & Distribution||Equity||5.01%|
|TCS||IT - Software||Equity||4.95%|
|Wipro||IT - Software||Equity||4.41%|
|Infosys||IT - Software||Equity||2.58%|
|NMDC||Mining & Mineral products||Equity||1.79%|
|VST Industries||Tobacco Products||Equity||1.6%|
|CMS Info Systems||Miscellaneous||Equity||1.24%|
|Motil.Oswal.Fin.||Stock/ Commodity Brokers||Equity||1.12%|
|Dr Reddy's Labs||Pharmaceuticals||Equity||0.96%|
|C D S L||Miscellaneous||Equity||0.55%|
|Multi Comm. Exc.||Miscellaneous||Equity||0.53%|
|Indian Energy Ex||Miscellaneous||Equity||0.52%|
|CCL Products||Plantation & Plantation Products||Equity||0.49%|
|ICRA||Credit Rating Agencies||Equity||0.43%|
|Oracle Fin.Serv.||IT - Software||Equity||0.14%|
|Minerals & Mining||1.78%|
|Cash & Others||0.03%|
PPFAS Mutual Fund’s Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund Direct-Growth is a Tax Saver mutual fund. It is an open-ended equity-linked savings plan with a mandatory 3-year lock-in period and tax benefits. This plan was introduced on 04/07/2019 and is handled by Raj Mehta, Rajeev Thakkar, Raunak Onkar, and Rukun Tarachandani.
The fund invests 81.66% of its assets in domestic equities, with 63.67% in large-cap stocks, 3.75% in mid-cap stocks, and 10.8% in small-cap stocks.
The objective of the Scheme is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by constructing a diversified portfolio of equities and equity-related products. (80% of the total assets are in compliance with the Equity Linked Saving Scheme, 2005, announced by the Ministry of Finance).
Pros & Cons
|Exit load is zero.||Lock in period – 3 Years.|
|Low expense ratio.|
|1 year and 3 year annualised returns higher than category average.|
|Provides regular income for the investors.|
How to invest in Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund?
5paisa streamlines the Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund investment, and documentation is no longer necessary. Simply follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Log in to your 5Paisa Account. In case you do not have one, register and create a new 5Paisa account in 3 easy steps. Alternatively, you can also download the 5Paisa app on your smartphone for Android or IOS and log in from your device.
Step 2: Search for the PPFAS Mutual Fund scheme that you wish to invest in
Step 3: Select the suitable option as per your specific requirement and risk appetite
Step 4: Select the investment type from SIP (Systematic Investment Plan) or Lumpsum investment
Step 5: Put the amount that you’d like to invest and proceed with the payment option by clicking on the ‘Invest Now button
This completes the investment process on the 5Paisa platform. Once your payment is successfully debited, you can see the PPFAS Mutual Fund reflected in your 5Paisa account In approximately 3-4 working days. If you selected the SIP option, the amount chosen would get deducted every month starting from the initial payment date.
What is the expense ratio of the Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund?
The expense ratio is a measure of the yearly cost of the mutual fund’s management services. The Expense Ratio, which is calculated as a percentage of the fund’s AUM, reduces the return of each unit. Choose a fund with a low-cost ratio if you want to retain a bigger portion of your returns.
Who should invest in the Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund?
● The Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund is suitable for investors who are looking to save on taxes: This fund provides tax benefits under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act, making it an attractive option for investors who are looking to reduce their tax liability.
● Those investors who want to keep their money in the market for at least 3 years and who, in addition to greater return expectations, want to minimise their income tax liability can invest in Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund. Also, these investors must be willing to commit to a 3 holding period and the prospect of modest losses on their investments.
● It’s important to note that this fund may not be suitable for all investors, and investors should consider their risk tolerance, and investment goals, and consult a financial advisor before making an investment decision.
What are the benefits of investing in the Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund?
Some benefits of investing in the Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund fund include:
● Tax benefits
Investments in the Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund are eligible for tax deductions up to ₹1.5 lakhs per financial year under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. This, however, is not the cap. Gains will be taxed at a flat rate of 10%. *As per Income Tax Rules prevailing for the Financial Year 2022-23.
By investing in a mix of stocks, the fund provides diversification and reduces the risk of investing in a single stock.
● Long-term growth potential
Equity investments have the potential to provide higher returns over the long term, compared to fixed-income investments.
● Professional management
The fund is managed by experienced investment professionals who make investment decisions based on in-depth research and analysis.
- Fund Name
- Fund Size
- 3Y Returns
- Nippon India ELSS Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth
15.8%Fund Size - 12,323
23.3%Fund Size - 12,323
12.9%Fund Size - 12,323
- Franklin India Taxshield – Direct Growth
18.2%Fund Size - 5,224
23%Fund Size - 5,224
16.5%Fund Size - 5,224
- Kotak ELSS Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth
15.7%Fund Size - 4,122
21.6%Fund Size - 4,122
18.6%Fund Size - 4,122
- ICICI Pru ELSS Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth
13.7%Fund Size - 11,062
20.1%Fund Size - 11,062
15.5%Fund Size - 11,062
- Sundaram ELSS Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth
13.5%Fund Size - 1,061
20%Fund Size - 1,061
15.3%Fund Size - 1,061
Frequently Asked Questions
How to invest in Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth ?
- Login to your 5paisa account, Go to the Mutual Funds section.
- Search for Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth in the search box.
- Click on "Start SIP" if you wish to do a SIP or click on “One-time” if you wish to invest a lumpsum amount then click on "Invest Now"
What is the NAV of Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth ?
How to redeem Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth holding ?
What is the minimum sip amount of Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth?
What are the top sectors Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth has invested in?
- Banks - 18.84%
- IT-Software - 17.55%
- Debt - 14.91%
- Finance - 12.99%
- Consumable Fuels - 6.24%
Can I make investments in both the SIP and Lump Sum schemes of Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth?
How much returns have Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth generated ?
What is the expense ratio of Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth ?
What is the AUM of Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth?
What are the top stock holdings of Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth?
How can I redeem my investments in Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth?
Step 2: Log in to your account by adding Folio No. and M-Pin
Step 3: Click on Widhrawal > Redemption
Step 4: Select Parag Parikh Tax Saver Fund – Direct Growth in Scheme, enter the redemption amount, and click on submit button.