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Having own house is everyone’s dream. Government also encouraging individuals to have own houses through providing tax benefits on home loan. Besides Income tax benefits govt also providing Interest subsidy up to 2.67L under PMAY Housing for all scheme. It boosts real estate sector thereby creates employment opportunities in real sector. This article aims to enable you to device your Investment strategies effectively with informed decisions.

Income tax act provides tax benefits to borrowers of home loan with respect to principal repayment, interest payment and registration charges as below

Home Loan Tax Savings

Income Tax Savings on Home Loan

Tax Savings on Principal Repayment

  • Tax Benefit on repayment of principal Part of Home Loan & stamp duty and registration charges
  • Deduction of principal repayment & stamp duty and registration charges maximum up to 1.5L

Conditions

  • House property must be possessed for at least 5 years
  • Stamp duty and registration charges can be claimed only in the year charges of incurred

Tax Savings on Interest Payment

 

Section 24

Tax Benefits

  • Interest deduction up to 2L for self occupied properties
  • No ceiling limit for rented out properties

Conditions

  • Loan may be taken for purchase or construction of the house property
  • Deduction is allowed after completion of construction of house property
  • If Construction, it must be completed within 5 years from financial year in which loan was granted
  • Interest part of under construction period shall be allowed in five equal installments after completion of construction.

Section 80EE

Tax Benefits

  • Tax Benefit on Interest Part of Home Loan
  • Deduction of Interest up to 50K in addition to section 24

Conditions

  • Loan must be taken from Financial Institutions only
  • Loan Sanctioned Period - 01 April 2016 to 31 March 2017
  • Shall not own any other house property on the date of sanction of loan
  • Value of the house shall not exceed 50L
  • Loan Amount shall not exceed 35L

Section 80EEA

Tax Benefits

  • Interest deduction up to 1.5L
  • This deduction over and above to deduction available u/s 24

Conditions

  • Loan must be taken from Financial Institutions only
  • Loan Sanctioned Period - 01 April 2019 to 31 March 2021
  • Shall not own any other house property on the date of sanction of loan
  • Value of the house shall not exceed 45L
  • Shall not be eligible claim deduction u/s 80EE
 

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