Reasons why PPF is better than bank deposit: #2 Taxation on interest
Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 11:12 AM
Bank deposits are fully taxable. The interest earned on them is added to the total income of a person for the purposes of paying tax. The interest earned on the PPF is tax-free. So, if you are in the highest tax bracket, you need to reduce 30% of your returns from bank deposits.