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Invest by the 5th of a month to optimise return on PPF, say experts

One significant point investors must remember while investing in PPF is that they must put in the money at the right time to maximise the return they earn from it.

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Public Provident Fund | Employees Provident Fund | PPF

Bindisha Sarang 



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A (PPF) investment offers a tax-free return of 7.1 per cent. Among government-backed fixed-income schemes, only Employee’s Provident Fund (or EPF, which gives 8.1 per cent) and (SSY, which gives 7.6 per cent) offer higher tax-free returns. One significant point investors must remember while investing in is that they must put in the money at the right time to maximise the return they earn from it.

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First Published: Thu, March 31 2022. 06:10 IST

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