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The income tax department of India offers numerous deductions from tax liability under chapter VI A. These exemptions and deductions act as effective means to motivate taxpayers to save and invest, which is the ultimate objective. Although the 80C deduction income tax act is the most well-known, other similar tax deductions can help people decrease their tax bills.
Read on to understand the different means through which you can avail the benefits of income tax deductions and make the most of your hard-earned income.
Individuals can seek tax deductions and lower their taxable income via tax exemption under 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Individuals and Hindu Undivided Families (HUF) can also claim ₹1,50,000 as non-taxable earnings from their yearly income if they make specified investments.
There are certain subsections to the 80C tax exemption list under the Income Tax Act, 1961 as mentioned below:
INCOME TAX ACT SUB-SECTIONS
Tax exemption under 80C is for payments made towards life insurance premiums, ELSS, the principal amount of a house loan, SSY, NSC, SCSS, and other provident funds, such as EPF, PPF, etc.
Payments to annuity pension schemes can be deducted under Section 80CCC. The annuity pension or amount received on surrendering of the annuity is taxed in the year of payment, along with any interest or bonus accumulated on the annuity.
Section 80CCD (1)
Payments by employees are considered
under section 80CCD (1).
The following are the maximum deductions that can be made:
Section 80CCD (1b)
For money placed in an NPS account, an extra deduction of ₹50,000 is permitted. Additionally, payments to the Atal Pension Yojana are also deductible.
Section 80CCD (2)
Under this clause, employers, can take up to 10% of their base wage plus dearness allowance as NPS contributions. Only salaried employees are eligible for this perk; self-employed persons are not.
Life insurance plans are commonly utilized to receive a tax deduction under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Amounts up to ₹1,50,000 can be withdrawn from the 80C insurance premium limit (₹1 lakh for the fiscal year 2014-15). However, you should duly note that all premiums paid on life insurance plans are not deductible under section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and the full amount is not deductible.
Contributing to the list of benefits is the fact that it is possible to claim the 80C tax exemption list even across sub-sections if you file your income tax return before the end of the assessment year.
The Indian Government has meticulously crafted the Income Tax Act to benefit both the country and its people. Thus, it is critical to pay your taxes on time and claim any exemptions or deductions allowed by the law. Section 80C and other similar provisions when understood well and employed correctly can not only help you avail the maximum benefits effortlessly but also empower you to build your wealth and savings manifolds.
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