Principal Personal Tax Saver Fund - Regular Plan - Regular - Latest NAV [ ₹298.85 ], Returns, Performance, Portfolio & Returns 2021

Principal Personal Tax Saver Fund - Regular Plan

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  • Save up to Rs 46,800 in taxes every year.
  • Highest returns compared to other 80C investments.
  • Lowest lock-in of 3 years
Note: Every instalment of SIP and every lumpsum order must complete the lock-in period before redemption.
Average Annualised Returns i
Tax rates i
30%Not taxable10%*
Returns after tax i
Current rate of Inflation i
Real Rate of Return i
Lock-in Period i
5 years15 years3 years
*Taxable @ 10% over and above Rs 1 lakh.

Fund Summarystar

PeriodReturns(per year)
10 Years13.34%
5 Years11.96%
3 Years14.54%
1 Year57.46%
6 Months22.16%
Fund Details
RiskVery High Risk
Fund TypeELSS (Tax Savings)
Exit Load--

More about this fundstar

Top HoldingsWeightage
ICICI Bank Ltd8.27%
Infosys Ltd6.91%
HDFC Bank Ltd5.81%
Polycab India Ltd3.71%
Reliance Industries Ltd.3.37%
Bharti Airtel Ltd3.21%
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd3.06%
Axis Bank Ltd2.99%
State Bank of India2.96%
Tata Steel Ltd2.89%

About Principal Personal Tax saver

Being an Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS), the fund primarily invests in equity shares of companies and the balance is invested in money market instruments. The fund manager picks up only growth-oriented stocks to achieve wealth maximisation of investors over the long term investment horizon. The scheme, however, does not guarantee assured returns due to presence of market risks.

Pros & Cons of Quant Tax Plan

Principal Personal Tax saver offers 3 benefits:

  1. Save upto ?46,800 in taxes under section 80C of Income Tax Act, 1961 (by investing in ELSS funds)
  2. Shortest lock-in period allows the fund manager to take better decision and look through the interim volatility.
  3. Being a star-rated fund, it has a considerably long performance record. However, it has not been able to outperform its category and the benchmark across different time horizons.

Fund Information and Statistics of Principal Personal Tax saver

i) Inception / Launch date

Principal Personal Tax saver was launched on 31 March 1996 by Principal Mutual Fund.

ii) Risk level

Being a multi-cap fund, Principal Personal Tax saver is a moderately high risk bet and suitable for investors who have a long-term investment horizon of more than 5 years

iii) Redemption

Redemption of Units can be made only after the expiry of the lock-in period of three years from the date of allotment of units which the holder has proposed to redeem. It will be done by a repurchase/buyback by the fund house. Under normal circumstances, your fund house will dispatch the redemption proceeds within 10 business days from date of receipt of request.

iv) Fund Manager

Mr. P V K Mohan, who is an alumnus of IIM Bangalore, has been managing the Principal Personal Tax saver since July 2017.

v) Entry / Exit load

The fund house does not charge any entry load and exit load for investing in Principal Personal Tax saver. However, the investor would be able to redeem the units of the scheme only upon completion of the lock-in period of 3 years from the date of allotment.

Tax benefits of investing in Quant Tax Plan

Principal Personal Tax saver has a lock-in period of three years which is the lowest amongst all other tax saving alternatives available in India. It helps you to claim a tax deduction of up to Rs. 1.5 lakhs under Section 80C from your Gross Total Income and enables saving taxes up to Rs. 46,800.

About Principal Mutual Fund

In 2000, Principal Mutual Fund began its mutual fund operations in India. Its investment philosophy is based on the pillars of clarity and integrity. The fund house strives to provide diversified investment options which focus on investment needs of the investors across all stages of life.

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Very High Risk

All investments come with risk. Risk is the volatility or fluctuation in the price (and returns) of the investment. Usually,

  • High Risk = High possible returns
  • Low Risk = Stable, relatively lower returns