Capital Gains on Securities

Invested in Indian Stock Market? Worried about tax implications?
Don't worry. We are here to help. 

We have tried to create a simple summary for the capital gains on commonly held securities. Bear in mind that this is just for reference and there may be additional conditions/ provisions for each asset type.

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For tax implications on foreign stocks, click here

Points to Remember:

  • STT paid on sale of shares is not an allowable deduction.

  • Long term capital gains tax exemption benefit is limited to Equity shares and Equity oriented mutual funds.

  • Capital gains on shares is calculated on the first-in-first out basis (FIFO).