IDFC, L&T starts their second innings for Tax saving Infrastructure Bonds

January 16, 2012   ·   1 Comments

& L&T has come out with the second tranche of tax saving infrastructure bonds issue which can help investors save tax up to Rs 20,000 under section 80ccf. After successful tranche -1 from both the companies, they have come up to play their second innings. This is an additional tax saving option that was introduced by government over and above Rs 1 lakh limit under section 80c.

For L&T:

L&T Infrastructure tax saving bonds 2012A issue opens from 10 January, 2012 and shall close on 11 February, 2012.

The investors will get an interest rate of 8.7% per annum. There are 2 options available:
– Non-Cumulative: The interest rate will be paid annually
– Cumulative: The interest will be reinvested and paid at the time of maturity giving better return

The minimum application is 5 bonds and each bond costs Rs 1000 each. The bonds mature in 10 years but can be sold after 5 years lock-in on BSE where they will be listed.

CARE and ICRA have assigned AA+ ratings to these bonds.


The issue shall open on 11 January and shall close on 25 February, 2012.

IDFC offers 8.70% interest rate with two options:

– Annual in which interest will be paid annually
– Cumulative in which interest will be paid along with principal at maturity

Maturity period is 10 years with buyback option after 5 years. Both ICRA and Fitch have rated these bonds as AAA which is higher than L&T bond ratings.

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