November 24, 2020

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What is the Maximum Income Tax You can Save for the F.Y. 2019-20

What is the Maximum Income Tax I can save for this Year (FY 2018-19)? A question I am often asked. Tax laws keep changing year on year, especially in Budget. 2019

S. No.
Tax Sections
Description
Maximum Tax Exemption Limit (Rs.)
1
80C/ 80CCC/ 80CCD
Investment
in EPF, ELSS, PPF, FD, NPS, NSC, Pension Plans, Life Insurance, SCSS,
SSA and NPS. Also includes Home Loan Principal repayment, Tuition Fees,
Stamp Duty.
Best Tax Saving Investments u/s 80C
150,000
2
80CCD(1B)
Investment in NPS
Should you Invest Rs 50,000 in NPS to Save Tax u/s 80CCD (1B)?
50,000
3
24
Interest paid on Home Loan for Self occupied homes.
You can claim Tax Benefit on both HRA & Home Loan – Know How?
200,000
4
80E
Interest paid on Education Loan. No Limit – Rs 50,000 is just an assumed value
Tax Benefit on Education Loan (Sec 80E)
50,000
5
80D
Premium payment for medical insurance for self and parents.
Making Sense of Tax Benefit on Health Insurance u/s 80D
60,000
6
80DDB
Treatment of Serious illness for self and dependents (Limit of Rs 1,00,000 for Senior Citizens and Rs 40,000 for others)
80,000
7
80U
Physically Disabled Taxpayer (Rs 75,000 for 40% to 80% disability and Rs 1,25,000 for more than 80%)
125,000
8
80DD
Physically Disabled Dependent (Rs 75,000 for 40% to 80% disability and Rs 1,25,000 for more than 80%)
125,000
9
80G
Donation to approved charitable funds like Prime Minister Relief Fund, etc (assumed value)100% Or 50%
50,000
12 A
80TTA
Interest received in Savings Account
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50,000
13
80GG
For Rent Expenses who do have HRA component in salary
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60,000

Tax Saving Sections Summary:

Below is the recap of all tax saving sections for FY 2018-19:
Section 80C/80CCC/80CCD: Investment
in EPF, ELSS, PPF, FD, NPS, NSC, Pension Plans, Life Insurance, SCSS,
SSA, and NPS. Also includes Home Loan Principal repayment, Tuition Fees,
Stamp Duty (Best Tax Saving Investments u/s 80C)
Section 80CCD(1B): Investment in NPS (Should you Invest Rs 50,000 in NPS to Save Tax u/s 80CCD (1B)?)
Section 24: Interest paid on Home Loan for Self occupied homes. Budget 2017 has capped the limit to Rs 2 Lakhs for both rented and self-occupied house. You can claim Tax Benefit on both HRA & Home Loan – Know How?
Section 80EE: Additional exemption on Home Loan Interest for First time home buyers. (Budget 2016)
Section 80E: Interest paid on Education Loan. No upper/lower Limit! (Tax Benefit on Education Loan (Sec 80E))

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Section 80D: Premium payment for medical insurance for self and parents. Also includes Rs 5,000 limit for preventive health checkup (Making Sense of Tax Benefit on Health Insurance u/s 80D)
Section 80DDB: Treatment
of Serious illness for self and dependents (Limit of Rs 80,000 for the
person above 80 years, Rs 60,000 for the person above 60 years and Rs
40,000 for rest)
Section 80U: Physically Disabled Taxpayer (Rs 75,000 for 40% to 80% disability and Rs 1,25,000 for more than 80%)
Section 80DD: Physically Disabled Dependent (Rs 75,000 for 40% to 80% disability and Rs 1,25,000 for more than 80%)
Section 80G: Donation to approved charitable funds like Prime Minister Relief Fund, etc
Section 80TTA: Interest received in Savings Account Rebate Rs. 50000/-

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