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Hack the Tax

Mar 13, 2019
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Some tips for you to make tax saving #NotSoTaxing:

Hack the Tax with these tips

  • Find out all deductions available within your tax slabs

  • Claim deductions offered on employee benefits besides EPF, HRA

  • Consider investing in Equity Linked Saving Scheme (ELSS) for dual purposes - tax saving & wealth creation

  • Since capital gains up to Rs. 1 lac are tax-free, create a good long-term portfolio to minimize tax

Get Exemptions on

  • Interest income from Savings account or other bank deposits upto Rs. 10,000p.a. u/s 80TTA(1)

  • Got married? Need not pay any tax on cash gifts received on your marriage u/s 56(2)

  • No tax on money received from Direct Relatives

  • Cash gifts received from non-relatives up to Rs. 50,000 are tax free

  • Received money/property under a Will or as inheritance? It's exempted from tax

You can avail Deduction

  • Interest paid on Education Loan u/s 80E for 8 years from the date of starting repayment

  • Premium up to Rs 25,000 for medical insurance taken for self, spouse &dependent children

  • Up to Rs 50,000 for medical insurance taken for parents aged 60 years or above

  • Up to 100%deduction for contributions made to Government notified funds u/s 80G

  • On Home Loan Principal repayment up to Rs. 1.5 lacs u/s 80C and interest paid up to Rs. 2 lacs u/s 24 and 80EE

  • On Children's tuition fees up to Rs.1.5 lacs under Section80C

  • On Medical treatments of dependents with a 40% disability for Rs. 75,000

Source: https://cleartax.in/s/80c-80-deductions

https://www.incometaxindia.gov.in/_layouts/15/dit/mobile/faqs/faq-questions.aspx?key=FAQs+on+Gifts+received+by+an+individual+or+HUF&k=

Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.

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