The Union Budget 2020 changed the way how dividends from mutual funds will be taxed. The following are the changes. Till FY 2020, dividend from mutual funds was exempt from tax in the hands of the investor. However, before paying the dividend to you, AMCs used to deduct Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) before paying such dividend to you. The effective impact of DDT was 11.46% … [Read more...] about Mutual Funds: With Tax on Dividends, The Choice between Growth and Dividend?
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The Finance Minister presented the Union Budget 2020 on February 1, 2020. Here are the key hNew Taxighlights of the Union Budget from personal tax perspective. There have been quite a few changes this time around. Therefore, I have divided the post into 5 broad sections. Change in Income Tax SlabsChange in Mutual Fund Taxation (includes dividend taxation and … [Read more...] about Budget 2020: New Tax Slabs, Tax on Dividend, Employer Contribution to NPS/EPF And Some Mess for NRIs
Budget 2018 introduced Dividend Distribution tax on dividend from equity mutual funds. In one of my earlier posts, I had highlighted how mutual fund houses are misguiding investors and convincing investors to invest in dividend plans of mutual fund schemes. Dividend schemes never made for a good choice in case of equity funds. In this post, we will look at the … [Read more...] about Do not invest in Dividend Schemes from Equity Mutual Funds