1. After holding for two years Mugdha sold her investments in PQR equity fund for a loss. Which of the following statements is true?

2. Pravin sold his mutual fund investments at a loss. This capital loss can be carried forward for a period of _____ years.

3. _______ capital loss can be set off against long and short term capital gains

4. Long term capital loss can be set off against ________.

5. Set off means deduction of capital gain from __________.

Set-off of capital losses from mutual funds

mutual funds: set-off provisions

  • Level - 6,3,8,6 BASIC

Capital gains from mutual funds can be set off against capital losses so that taxes need to be paid only on the net gains. Watch this investor education video by Moneykraft to understand how short and long term capital gains and losses can be set off to the advantage of the investor.

AUTHOR(s):Uma Shashikant


capital gains tax in mutual funds, mutual fund investing, mutual fund taxation


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