Section 80 DDB Medical Treatment of Mother


06 October 2008

Suppose Mr. "A" is working in pvt. company. His mother (age 67)get partial(35%) paralysis attack and admitted to the hospital for treatment under Neurosurgon Doctor. Mr. A get Rs. 15000/- from company towards treatment for the same, But in form 16A they didn't given the benefit of 80DDB and treated as incentive & included in salary & no dedction. Can Mr. A still claim deduction u/s 80 DDB even Form 16A didn't mentioned ? Can only Hospital Exp. will be claimed or exp. on medicine are also allowed ? Upto what limit Mr. A claim deduction u/s 80 DDB. What about medicine exp even after discharge from hospital? If the medicine remain continue more than 1 year then what? What is procedure to claim deduction u/s 80DDB ? Did any Certificate required from Dr. of govt hospital ? Note :

CMA Jitendra Singh (Expert)
06 October 2008

Hi deepak ,

Your case is of senior citizen in this case Rs.60000/= exemption is there ,in your revised return file the certificate of neurologist also.

B.Chackrapani Warrier (Expert)
06 October 2008

If the disability level is < 40%, Mr.A will not get deduction u/s 80DDB.

deepak (Querist)
07 October 2008

Thanks for your prompt reply

Sir,I want to know, what kind of certificate of neurologist needed. Wheather exp. incurred on medicine are allowed or not. Medicine are continued as on date also and she is on recovering stage. It is true that if disability level is < 40% then no deduction u/s 80DDB. Pls Share the information, rule or procedure for claiming deduction u/s 80DDB

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