How will my ELSS mutual fund returns be taxed?
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Equity Linked Saving Scheme or ELSS are taxed like any other equity mutual fund scheme. Equity investments held over a year qualify for long-term capital gains tax of 10 per cent on gains of over Rs 1 lakh in a financial year. Even the proceeds from ELSS would be taxed similarly. The fund house does not deduct any tax. You will have to calculate the capital gains tax and make the payment. Read: Best ELSS funds to invest in 2019