Section 80GG - Page 2

Time to declare house rent payments

With the year coming to an end, salaried people rush to submit their tax declarations to their employers. It hurts when your employer deducts tax from your reward for 30 days of hard work. In order to save tax, one has to jump through all kinds of hoops; investments in ELSS, fresh insurance policies, PPF, etc. House Rent Allowance (HRA) i...

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Deduction under section 80GG of Income Tax Act

In general, the employee who is receiving ‘House Rent Allowance’ has a benefit of claiming an available exemption under section 10 (13A) of the Income Tax Act. However, there can be a situation, wherein, the individual (either self-employed or a salaried person) would not be receiving House Rent Allowance, but, is paying rent for his ...

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General Exemptions & Deductions for Salaried employees

General Exemptions & Deductions available for salaried employees for FY 2018-19 i.e. AY 2019-20 includes House Rent Allowance, Interest on Home Loan, Standard Deduction and Chapter VI-A deductions which includes- Section 80C, Section 80CCC – Pension Funds, Section 80CCD – National Pension Scheme (NPS), Section 80CCE, Section 80D ...

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Lesser Known Tax Saving Tips / Deductions

For most of the people 'tax savings' brings to mind life insurance, PPF, NSC, Sukanya Samriddhi Account and equity-linked savings scheme, among others, that qualify for tax deduction under Section 80C of the Income-Tax Act. An individual can claim tax deductions of up to Rs 1.50 lakh (One Lakh Up to AY 2014-15) under 80C. ...

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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...

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Whats Better- House Rent Allowance or Deduction U/s 80GG?

Employees generally receive a house rent allowance (HRA) as a part of the salary package, in accordance with the terms and conditions of employment. HRA is given to meet the cost of a rented house taken by the employee for his stay. Exemption on HRA is available under Section 10(13A) of the Income Tax Act and Rule 2A of the Income Tax Rul...

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Section 80GG Deduction on Rent paid

Section 80GG allows the employee to a deduction in respect of house rent paid by him for his own residence. Such deduction is permissible subject to the following conditions :- (a) the employee has not been in receipt of any House Rent Allowance specifically granted to him which qualifies for exemption under section 10(13A) of the Act; (...

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10 lesser known Income Tax Deductions

We all know about the popularly know deductions like deduction u/s. 80C & 80D. But many times we use to forget to claim many other deductions which are available under the Income Tax Act, which can reduce our tax burden significantly. In this article we discussed 10 such lesser know deductions which taxpayers tend to forget to claim while...

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Budget 2016 impact on deduction for rent paid (Section 80GG)

In order to provide relief to the individual tax payers, it is proposed to amend section 80GG so as to increase the maximum limit of deduction from existing Rs. 2000 per month to Rs. 5000 per month. This section allows an individual a deduction in respect of house rent paid for his own residence. Such […]...

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Union Budget- Key Direct tax proposals

Union budget for the year 2016-17 has been presented by the finance minister, this budget facing basic challenges global slowdown and additional fiscal burden due to 7th Central pay Commission recommendation. This budget focusing on the agricultural, farmer’s welfare and infrastructure investment and financial sector reforms. ...

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