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Tax externalities of equity mutual funds

Joel M. Dickson

Tax externalities of equity mutual funds

by Joel M. Dickson

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mutual funds -- Taxation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoel M. Dickson, John B. Shoven, Clemens Sialm.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 7669, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7669.
    ContributionsShoven, John B., Sialm, Clemens., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. ;
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22400215M

    In a related paper -- Tax Externalities of Equity Mutual Funds (NBER Working Paper No. ) -- Joel Dickson, John Shoven, and Clemens Sialm explain why, demonstrating that investors who fail to pay attention to after-tax returns may well end up considerably poorer. Bonds and bond funds are taxed in 2 ways—based on the income that's distributed and on any gains if the investment is sold at a profit. Because individual bonds and bond funds distribute income differently and treat your principal differently, there are also some .

      Top Tax-Efficient Funds for Non-U.S. Equity Exposure ETFs: Foreign-stock ETFs have all of the structural tax-efficiency benefits that U.S. stocks do, but their tax-cost ratios tend to be a bit. For any time during the year you bought or sold shares in a mutual fund, you must report the transaction on your tax return and pay tax on any gains and dividends. Additionally, as an owner of the shares in the fund, you must report and potentially pay taxes on transactions conducted by the fund, that is, whenever the fund sells securities.

      If you find yourself in a situation that requires tax efficiency, you may want to reduce your exposure to mutual funds. #3: You desire a more reliable income stream. Here again bond funds . LTCG in debt funds. Mutual funds provide returns in the form of dividends and capital gains. The dividend is paid periodically by the mutual fund to its investors from the returns earned.


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Tax externalities of equity mutual funds by Joel M. Dickson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Investors holding mutual funds in taxable accounts face a classic externality. The after-tax return of their investment depends on the behavior of others. In particular, redemptions may force the mutual fund to sell some of its equity positions in order to pay off the liquidating by: Tax externalities of equity mutual funds.

Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Joel M Dickson; John B Shoven. externalities are important determinants of the after-tax performance of equity mutual funds.

Mutual fund managers can significantly influence the magnitude of these externalities by choosing tax-efficient accounting techniques and investment policies.

The authors would like to thank Olivia Lau of Stanford for superb assistance with this research. Tax Externalities of Equity Mutual Funds These two negatives are offset by a sig-nificant benefit for mutual fund share-holders: the pass–through of the fund’s expenses.

Mutual funds distribute net in-vestment income to shareholders, which is income received by the fund less charged expenses.

Take, for example, a. Investors holding mutual funds in taxable accounts face a classic externality. The after-tax return of their investment depends on the behavior of others. In particular, redemptions may force the mutual fund to sell some of its equity positions in order to pay off the liquidating by: Investors holding mutual funds in taxable accounts face a classic externality.

The after-tax return of their investment depends on the behavior of others. In particular, redemptions may force the mutual fund to sell some of its equity positions in order to pay off the liquidating investors. fund trade association—total assets of equity mutual funds have increased from $40 billion at year-end to $2, billion at year-end 1, representing a compound annual growth rate of.

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Investors holding mutual funds in taxable accounts face a classic externality. The after-tax return of their investment depends on the behavior of others. In particular, redemptions may force the.

Get this from a library. Tax externalities of equity mutual funds. [Joel M Dickson; John B Shoven; Clemens Sialm; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: Investors holding mutual funds in taxable accounts face a classic externality.

The after-tax return of their investment depends on the behavior of others. In particular, redemptions may. The Short Term Capital Gains are taxed at % (including cess). Download: Tax Planning Guide for FY Non-Equity Mutual Funds (includes Debt, Liquid, International Funds, etc): Long Term Capital Gains/Losses: If the redemption of mutual fund happens after 3 year of investment [Changed in Budget ], the gains or losses are classified as long term capital.

The other way to minimize your income tax bill is to invest in so-called tax-free mutual funds. These funds invest in government and municipal bonds, also called "munis," that pay tax.

Some mutual fund advisors are asking their clients to book profits in their equity mutual funds before the end of the financial year on March 31 to escape paying long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax. After the re-introduction of LTCG tax, equity investors should pay a tax of 10% on long term capital gains of over Rs 1 lakh in a financial year.

Equity investments held over a year qualify for LTCG. There are certain other benefits as well of investing in equity oriented funds. But before that, it becomes important to highlight the meaning of equity oriented Mutual Funds. For the purpose of Income Tax, an equity oriented Mutual Fund is the Fund which invests at least 65% of its fund corpus into equity and equity related instruments.

Hence, as it stands DDT has been abolished under the new tax regime. Tax Benefit of Mutual Funds. Equity-Linked Savings Scheme is a type of equity fund and the only mutual fund scheme which qualifies for a tax deduction of Rs.

lakh per annum under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. An ELSS comes with a lock-in period of 3 years which means. MUMBAI: The 10 per cent long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax on equity funds will make investment in international equity funds and fundof-funds (which invest in equity funds) more attractive since they are treated as debt funds for taxation even though their underlying asset class is equity, say experts.

“For an investment horizon of three years and above, effective debt taxation could be. Meaning – Equity Oriented MF are defined under Income Tax as those mutual funds where equity holding is more than 65% of the total portfolio of the fund.

Income from Dividend – any dividend received by the investor is exempt from Income Tax. The LTCG tax rate on non-equity funds is 20% (with Indexation) on listed mutual fund units and 10% on unlisted funds.

Mutual Funds Taxation Rules on Dividends Dividends on Equity Mutual Funds: The dividend received in the hands of unit holder for an equity mutual fund is completely tax free. Taxes Investing in Mutual Funds 1 Overview Why understanding taxes is important This guide provides general tax information related to the purchase and sale of mutual fund investments in a non-registered account, with a specific focus on how mutual fund distributions are taxed.

The goal is to help you gain. Equity Mutual Fund Tax Rules. Equity mutual funds by definition invest a major portion of their capital assets in domestic equities, while the remainder is invested in various debt and money market schemes.

Equity mutual fund returns are not subject to wealth tax unlike gold and property however, they are subject to short and long term capital. Network externalities in mutual funds. Cash holdings of equity mutual funds impose a drag on fund performance but also allow managers to make quick investments in attractive stocks and satisfy.Clemens Sialm is an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Texas at Austin, and is the author/co-author of numerous papers on tax and performance issues involving mutual funds.

Papers. Sialm is the author/coauthor of the following most cited works, listed from most to least cited.You might have come across the people who want to invest money in equities but hesitate due to lack of knowledge or misconceptions.

It is true that investors often lack adequate knowledge, expertise and guidance while investing in equities. Moreover, the amount they wish to invest is comparatively smaller. Equity mutual fund schemes are good options for such individuals.

Equity mutual fund.