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Question ID : 40454

sec.80D

A senior citizen has paid Rs.50,000 as health insurance premium for himself. He has also incurred Rs.8000 towards medical expenditure for himself. He has further incurred Rs.5000 for preventive health check up for himself . He being a senior citizen, what is the total amount of deduction available to him under section.80D?

Posted by balasubramanian on Nov 05, 2019

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Answer ID : 80249

Total deduction available is Rs.25000 only. Sec 80D(2) allows deduction of Rs.25000/- only including any payment on account of preventive health check up Proviso 1 to Sec 80 D does not allow any medical expenditure if the senior citizen has a medical insurance policy in force

Posted by D SANTHANAM on Nov 18, 2019