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NAV as on 15 Nov

₹ 149.23 by 0.40 ( 0.27%)

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Fund Size (Cr)

₹ 7171.41

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investment objective

The scheme seeks capital appreciation through investments in equities, cumulative convertible preference shares and fully convertible debentures and bonds. The scheme was converted into an open-ended plan in November 1999.

Tax Implications

Returns are taxed at 15%, if you redeem before one year. After 1 year, you are required to pay LTCG tax of 10% on returns of Rs 1 lakh+ in a financial year.

Top Holdings
Top 10 Sectors %
Financial 30.53
Construction 10.96
Energy 10.74
Engineering 8.18
FMCG 7.24
Life Insurance 6.4
Technology 6.28
Health Care 5.36
Automobile 4.79
General Insurance 3.36
Top 10 Sectors %
Banking 6.74
Banking 6.47
Life Insurance 5.34
Crude Oil & Natural Gas 4.91
Housing Finance 4.8
Infrastructure 4.77
Banking 4
Banking 3.96
Others 3.8
Tobacco Prod. 3.24
Fund house details
Fund House SBI Mutual Fund
Fund Manager Dinesh Balachandran
Fund Setup Date 01 Jan 2013
Address 9th Floor-Crescenzo, C-38 & 39- G Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
Contact 022 - 61793000 / 1800 425 5425
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Whata is SBI Magnum Tax Gain Fund?

SBI Magnum Tax Gain Fund aims to offer the benefit of investments in an equity portfolio, while also offering exemption from tax under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. The fund invests a majority of its assets (at least 80%) in equity and other related securities. The remaining 20%, however, can be invested in other money market instruments. 

With historical performance over 17 years, Mr. Dinesh Balachandran has been managing this fund since September 2016. A B.Tech from IIT Bangalore, M.S. from MIT, USA and a CFA degree-holder, Mr. Dinesh had been working with Fidelity Investments before joining SBI Magnum Tax Gain fund. 

Who Should Invest?

  • Being an ELSS fund, the scheme is suitable for investors with a smaller risk appetite 
  • Investors who are willing to invest their money for a period of at least 3 years
  • The fund is suitable for investors who are looking forward to gain from additional tax benefits 

What You Gain?

  • There is no Exit Load applicable on the investments made in this fund
  • Being an equity linked savings scheme, investments in this fund help investors save taxes of up to 1.5 lakh in a financial year under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act

What You Lose?

  • All the equity funds are subject to market risks. Being a multi-cap fund, there is a moderate level of risk involved in this fund
  • The fund has an Expense Ratio applicable every year
  • The fund has a moderately higher level of risk involved

Taxation- How will they be taxed?

Investments made in SBI Magnum Tax Gain Fund are eligible for a tax deduction of Rs. 1.5 lakh under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. The scheme also allows a 2-in-1 benefit of investing and tax deduction, along with greater diversification of risk control and a 360-degree research. Being an Equity Linked Savings Scheme, SBI Magnum Tax Gain Fund has a lock-in period of 3 years, which is considered the lowest among all the tax saving alternatives in the country.

How to invest in SBI Magnum Tax Gain Fund?

  • Sign Up/Sign in to and go to ‘Direct Mutual Funds’
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  • Type and search directly by the name of SBI Magnum Tax Gain Fund Direct Growth. Once it opens up, look at the details. You can also compare similar funds as well as use SIP Calculator or Lumpsum Calculator to estimate the future value of your investment
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Q. What are multi cap funds?
A. Multi cap funds are diversified mutual funds that invest in stocks across market capitalization.The portfolio of these funds have large cap, mid cap and small cap stocks.

Q. Does SBI Magnum Tax Gain Fund come under Section 80C or offers tax benefits?
A. Yes, SBI Magnum Tax Gain Fund is an Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS). It is eligible for tax exemption of upto Rs. 1.5 lakh in a financial year under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act.

Q. What is Exit Load? Does SBI Magnum Tax Gain Fund have an Exit Load?
A. Exit Load is the fee charged from an investor when he decides to quit the scheme and redeem his money. Generally, there is some penalty charged only if funds are redeemed in less than 365 days, otherwise there are usually no charges. No, the fund does not have an Exit Load.

Q. What is Expense Ratio?
A. It is the fee charged from the investor for managing his fund money and allocating it to the stocks that can help him earn returns.

Q. What is the lock-in period of SBI Magnum Tax Gain Fund?
A. Being an Equity Linked Savings Scheme, the fund has a lock-in period of 3 years.