section 24

  • Feb
  • 07

Deduction of Interest on Home Loan From House Property income

Section 24(b) of the Act allows deduction from income from houses property on interest on borrowed capital as under:- (i) the deduction is allowed only in case of  house property which is owned and is in the occupation of the employee for his own residence.However, if it is actually not occupied by the Assessee in […]

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  • Feb
  • 04

Income Tax Benefits from House Property and Loan

Section 80C for Investment in Residential House Property and for payment of Principal amount – The Equated Monthly Installment (EMI) that you pay every month to repay your home loan consists of two components – Principal and Interest. The principal component of the EMI qualifies for deduction under Sec 80C.

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  • Feb
  • 04

Tax & Loan Eligibility benefits from Home loan in Joint Names

Tax benefits of Home Loan- Overall there are two types of tax benefits that are available on the repayment of a housing loan. Interest paid on the loan is eligible for a deduction up to Rs. 1.5 lakh per annum from the taxable income of the individual under Sec 24 when the property is self-occupied or it is one ownership property lying vacant.

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  • Feb
  • 01

Second ‘House’- Problematic in Real life as well as in Income Tax?

Krishna, what are the Provisions in Income Tax Act, when a Taxpayer already owns a house and again Purchases another house i.e., ‘Second House’? Arjuna, listen carefully; otherwise having a second house may become a hardship. E.g. If the Taxpayer is having a House at Aurangabad and he purchases another Flat at Mumbai, then he has to show any one property as Self Occupied Property and has to pay taxes on second House.

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  • Jan
  • 26

Deduction we use to forget while computing taxable income

Deduction for Medical treatment of dependent :- Under Section 80DD of the Act, where an individual has incurred expenditure for the medical treatment, training and rehabilitation of a dependent, being a person with disability or has paid or deposited any amount under prescribed scheme for the maintenance of dependent, such individual will be allowed a deduction to the extent of Rs 50,000. However, if the dependent is suffering from severe disability, a deduction of Rs 75,000 will be allowed.

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  • Jan
  • 16

Rent from Mobile antennae installed at terrace taxable as House Property Income

Rent is for space to host the antennas and not for the antennas. As long as the rent is for the space, terrace and roof space in this case and which space is certainly a part of the building, the rent can only be taxed as ‘income from house property’.

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  • Jan
  • 16

Buy home to reduce Income Tax burden

As the financial year comes to an end, it is time to start planning your tax saving strategies. A house can also be used to reduce the tax liability to a certain extent. Under Section 24 of the Income Tax Act, interest paid up to Rs 1.5 lakhs per annum on a home loan can be set-off from salary or business income, for a self-occupied property.

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  • Jan
  • 15

FAQs on Housing Loan & Income tax benefit

Home loan entitles Individuals to Deduction Under Section 80C of up to Rs. 1.50 Lakh and Interest Deduction under section 24 of up to Rs. 2 Lakh. Articles deals with Faqs on Benefit U/s. 24 and 80C on Jointly Owned Property, Under Construction Property, multiple properties and Simultaneous benefit of Interest exemption and HRA.

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  • Aug
  • 02

Double Benefit on Taxes on Housing Loan

The Income Tax Act provides deduction under section 80C against Principal Repayment and exemption under Section 24(b) on Interest payment of Housing Loan. Article explains tax benefit on Housing Loan taken and possession received in the same year and also when possession received in next year.

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  • Jul
  • 11

Home Loan Interest Exemption Limit increased to Rs. 2 Lakh

Government has raised Home/ Housing Interest Exemption amount under section 24 from Rs. 1.50 Lakh to Rs. 2 Lakh WEF Assessment Year 2015-16 in respect of Loan Taken for Purchase of Self Occupied House Property.

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