Tax Calculator to find maximum health insurance tax deduction eligible up to Rs. 1,00,000 under Section 80D for AY 2019-20 onwards, covering the expenses related to Health insurance premium paid, Preventive health check-up fees paid, Medical Expenditure paid for self, spouse, or children, either of parents
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Section 80D allows the deduction for the Health Insurance premium or money spent on Medical Expenditure for self and parents.
The following are the deductions covered u/s 80D.
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For claiming deduction u/s 80D, the payment modes should be as follows
|Self below 60 year and Parents below 60 years||Self below 60 years and Parents above 60 years||Self above 60 years and Parents above 60 years|
|Self, Spouse and Dependent Children||25000 (Premium + Preventive Health Check-up)||25000 (Premium + Preventive Health Check-up)||50000 (Premium + Preventive Health Check-up)|
|Parents||25000 (Premium + Preventive Health Check-up)||50000 (Premium + Preventive Health Check-up)||50000 (Premium + Preventive Health Check-up)|
Yes, HUF can also claim Tax Exemption u/s 80D.
The maximum deduction available to HUF is Rs 25,000 in case of premium paid to insure the health of any member and Rs 50,000 in case premium is paid for Senior Citizen
As a welfare measure, Resident Senior Citizens with the age of 60 years or more can claim the medical expenditure if no premium has been paid. The maximum deduction allowed is Rs 50,000.
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If you have paid the Health Insurance Premium in lumpsum for more than 1 year, the premium can be claimed proportionately for number of years paid
No, Premium paid under Group Health Insurance Policies cannot be claimed as deduction u/s 80D
Yes, you can claim deduction u/s 80D irrespective of whether parents are dependant or not
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No, Deduction u/s 80D can be claimed only for Dependent Children
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