fb

54EC Bonds

What's the catch?

54EC Bonds are for investors looking to economize
capital gain taxes.

Coming Soon
how-it-works-mascot
Issuers

Rural Electrification
Corporation

Power Finance
Corporation

National Highways
Authority of India

Indian Railway
Finance Corporation

Salient Features of 54EC BONDS

Tenure
clock

Lock-in period
of 5 Years

Rate of Interest
clock

5%
Per Annum

Taxability
clock

Taxable Interest
No TDS deducted

REDEMPTION
clock

Automatic
after 5 Years

Safety
clock

AAA rated
Highest Safety

NON-TRANSFERABLE
clock

For a period of
5 Years

max. investment
clock

Rs. 50L
In a financial year

MODE OF HOLDING
clock

Physical
or DEMAT

Salient Features of 54EC BONDS

Who can invest in 54EC Bonds?

INDIVIDUALS
users

Individuals who
have sold their property
and received capital
gains

MEMBERS OF HUF
users

Hindu Undivided Family
can make
investments through the
Karta of the family

54EC Bonds involve tax exemptions on long-term capital gains for investors who have sold their properties. The investment should be made within six months from the date of sale. The investment for individual investors is capped at Rupees Fifty lakhs. For partnership businesses, each partner qualifies to invest Rupees Fifty lakhs.

Why invest in 54EC or Capital Gain Bonds?

taxsaving

Investors can gain tax exemptions under section 54EC with capital gain bonds.

54EC Bonds do not allow any tax exemptions on short term capital gains tax.

taxsaving

54EC Bonds are issued by PSU’s notified by the government ( REC , PFC , NHAI and IRFC).

taxsaving

Since the interest rate on these bonds are fixed, there is no need to keep an eye on interest rate fluctuation.

taxsaving

An investor can choose the mode of issuance. The bonds can be credited in their DEMAT account or can be purchased in physical form.

Coming Soon

Additional Information for Investors

As per Section 54EC of the Income Tax Act, 1961:

  • 54EC Bonds are eligible for Long Term Capital Gain only if the assets (land,building or both) are held for a minimum period of 3 years before transfer of asset.
  • Investment Details: The 54EC Bond must be purchased within the period of six months from the date of sale/transfer of asset. The maximum investment allowed in a financial year is Rs 50 Lakhs.
  • Lock in Period: 54EC Bond have a lock in period of 5 years, thus the bond cannot be transferred within 5 years from the day of purchase.
  • Interest Rate and Taxability: The interest rate on this bond is 5% payable annually. TDS is not deducted from the interest on this bond; however it shall be included in the total income of the assessee.

Request a Call Back

Request in Process

Please enter the OTP sent to the mobile number with reference number

Didn’t recieve OTP? Resend Again

Request in Process

bondsindia

You will get a call back
within the next 2 minutes

Call Initiated

Select your time

Select the time slot as per
your preference

We will get back to you

tax