Income Tax Deductions

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Tax Benefit on Home Loan: Section 24, 80EE & 80C

Budget 2016 Update: Additional Deduction of Rs. 50,000 under Section 80EE has been allowed to first time home buyers. The details of this section are provided at the end of… Read More

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Standard Deduction in Income Tax for Indians

A Standard Deduction is basically a deduction allowed in Income Tax irrespective of the expense incurred or the investment made by the Individual. No Disclosures/ Investment Proofs/ Expense Bills are… Read More

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Tax Benefit for Life Insurance Premium and Maturity Amt

Life Insurance Premium is a premium which is paid by a person for insuring the life of the person insured. In case any mis-happening happens to the life of the… Read More

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11 useful Income Tax Deductions for 2016-17

The Income Tax Act provides for various income tax deductions which can be claimed at the time of filing of income tax returns. The total taxable income (after reducing the… Read More

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Section 80CCC: Tax Deduction for Contribution to Pension Funds

Section 80CCC was introduced so as to encourage taxpayers to invest in Pension Funds and secure their future. Section 80CCC provides for Income Tax Deduction for contribution to Pension Funds… Read More

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Section 80DDB: Deduction for Treatment of Specified Disease

Section 80DDB provides for Income Tax Deduction under Chapter VI-A for payment of medical treatment of a person suffering from a specified disease. The deduction under Section 80DDB is allowed… Read More

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Section 80D: Deduction for Medical Insurance: Budget 2015

Budget 2015 Update: The Deduction allowed under Section 80D is Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 20,000 (for Senior Citizens). Keeping into account the rising cost of Medical Expenses, Budget 2015 has… Read More

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Section 80CCD: Deduction for NPS Contribution: Budget 2016

Income Tax Act provides for various deductions under Chapter VI-A for Contribution to Pension Plans. These Deductions are available under Section 80C, Section 80CCC & Section 80CCD and can be… Read More

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Income Tax Slab Rates for 2015-16 & 2016-17 in India

Budget 2016 Update: There is no change in the Income Tax Slabs for Financial Year 2016-17. The same income tax slab rates as applicable for 2015-16 would continue to be… Read More

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Advance Tax Payment: Due Dates and Interest on Late Payment

If the Income Tax Liability of any taxpayer is more than Rs. 10,000 in a financial year, then he is liable to pay such tax in installments during the year… Read More

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Section 80C: Deduction for Children School/Education Fee

To promote education in India, the govt allows for Income Tax Deduction under Section 80C & Section 80E. Deduction under Section 80C is allowed for payments made by self and… Read More

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Section 80CCG: Rajiv Gandhi Equity Saving Scheme (RGESS)

To promote the Retail Investor to invest in Shares and Mutual Funds, the Govt has introduced the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Saving Scheme (RGESS) which allows a deduction under Section 80CCG… Read More

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Section 80GGA: Deduction for Donation for Research/ Development

Deduction under Section 80GGA is an Income Tax Deduction for Donations made for Scientific Research or Rural Development. The whole amount given as donation to the institutions specified under Section… Read More

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Section 87A: Income Tax Rebate inc to Rs. 5000 – Budget 2016

Income Tax Rebate under Section 87A was introduced by P. Chidambaram while presenting Budget 2013 and this Income Tax Rebate is applicable from Financial Year 2013-14, or in other words… Read More

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Section 80GG: Deduction for Rent Paid increased – Budget 2016

Budget 2016 Update: The limit has been increased from Rs. 24,000 p.a. to Rs. 60,000 p.a. This Section has been explained below in detail. Section 80GG provides for Deductions for… Read More

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