PFC 54EC Bonds – Features | Application Form | Rate of Interest | Allotment

PFC 54EC Bonds

PFC 54EC Bonds

If you have sold a residential property, land, or building recently, you can avail of tax exemption on the resultant profit by investing in 54EC bonds (i.e. capital gains bonds).
The exemption is available u/c 54EC of the IT Act. The investment has to be made within 5 months of selling the property. These 54EC bonds are floated by Power Finance Corp. Ltd (PFC) from time to time.
PFC 54EC bonds come with a lock-in period of 5 years and are non-transferable. These bonds offer an interest rate of 5.00 percent per annum, payable annually.

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Issued byPower Finance Corporation Limited
TrusteeBeacon Trusteeship Limited
Investment OptionOnline or Offline.
EligibilityAny individual, Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), approved institution, and non-resident Indian (NRI), can invest in these bonds provided certain conditions are met.
Mode of HoldingPhysical or Demat.
Issue priceINR 10000/- per Bond
Minimum investment Two Bonds of INR 10,000/- each. (i.e. Minimum ₹ 20,000)
Maximum investment 500 Bonds of INR 10,000/- each (i.e. maximum ₹ 50,00,000) in a financial
Note – Subject to provisions of Section 54EC of IT Act, 1961, as
TransferabilityNon-transferable and Non-negotiable
Loan facilityNo
Lock in Period5 Years
MaturityAt par, 5 years from Deemed Date of Allotment
Interest paymentEvery year on 31st July till redemption and balance along with
Rate of Interest5.00% annually
Redemption5 years
Tax StatusTaxable
Tax BenefitSEC 54 EC

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Application Form

  • The PAN no. should be mentioned in the Application Form. A self-certified copy of PAN card, Adhar card and certified copy of address proof of 1st Applicant and one canceled cheque should be submitted along with the application form.
  • The applicant’s name, address, and application number should be mentioned on the reverse of the Demand Draft/Cheque. Cash, Money Orders, or Postal Orders will NOT be accepted.
  • It is advisable that you keep a photocopy of the application form and mention his/her mobile number, and email ID in the application form.

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PFC 54EC Bonds Allotment Status

Investors could check the status of the application from the below link. Usually, it takes 10-15 working days
for the status to get updated in the below links.

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Contact Details


KFin Technologies Pvt Ltd, Selenium Tower B, Plot 31-32, Gachibowli,
Financial District, Nanakramguda, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500032.
Contact Person: Mr. M Murali Krishna & Mr. R. Williams
Tel: +91-40-6716-2222
Fax : +91-40-2343-1551

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