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80DD Calculator - Tax Deduction for Disabled Dependents

Before you file taxes, check out your potential tax benefits under section 80DD. It takes a few minutes to compute the deductions you can avail of under this section.

What is Section 80DD in Income Tax?

Residents Individuals or HUFs can claim a deduction under section 80DD of the Income Tax Act for a dependent who is differently abled and relies on the individual (or HUF) for assistance and maintenance. The deduction is only applicable if the disability is at least 40% and this deduction is allowed for a dependent of the taxpayer and not the taxpayer himself.

It is important to understand that deduction under Section 80DD is not allowed if the dependent relative claims a deduction under Section 80U for himself.

What is Section 80DD Calculator?

Section 80DD calculator helps you calculate the deduction you can avail if you have disabled dependents in your family. It will give you an accurate estimate of savings you can do under the given section.

What is the limit of the Section 80DD deduction?

The amount of deduction allowed is -

  • Rs 75,000 where disability is more than 40% and less than 80%
  • Rs 1,25,000 where disability is more than 80%
What are the benefits of Using the 80DD Calculator

With the help of the Section 80DD calculator by tax2win, you can easily calculate your 80DD deduction and keep track of your finances.

  • This is easy and safe to use.
  • You won't need any additional tool to calculate your 80DD Deduction amount.
  • It is free and can be accessed on any device of your choice.
What are the eligibility criteria for Using the 80DD Calculator?

The 80DD deduction calculator can be used by anyone eligible to claim the given deduction. You should be an individual or a part of HUF. This deduction does not apply to non-resident Indians (NRI).

What are the documents required to claim the deductions under SEction 80DD?
  • Medical certificates
  • Insurance-premium receipt
  • Form 10-IA
  • Self-declaration certificate
How Tax2win's Section 80DD Calculator Works?
  • Basic Information: You start by providing basic information such as your name, age, and residential status. You also specify the assessment year for which you are filing your tax return.
  • Dependent Details: You provide details about the dependent for whom you are claiming a deduction under Section 80DD. This includes the name of the dependent, their relationship to you, and their disability status.
  • Nature of Disability: You specify the nature of the disability, whether it is mild, moderate, severe, or profound. The deduction amount may vary depending on the severity of the disability.
  • Medical Certificate: You may be required to upload a medical certificate issued by a medical authority as proof of the disability.
  • Expense Details: You enter the actual expenses incurred for the medical treatment and rehabilitation of the disabled dependent during the financial year. These expenses can include medical bills, fees for a rehabilitation center, or other related costs.
  • Deduction Calculation: Based on the information provided, the calculator calculates the deduction amount you are eligible to claim under Section 80DD. This amount is subject to a maximum limit specified by the Income Tax Act.
  • Downloadable Report: The calculator generates a downloadable report that summarizes the details you entered and the deduction amount calculated. You can use this report when filing your income tax return.
  • Filing Tax Return: You can then use this deduction amount when filing your income tax return, ensuring that you claim the eligible deduction under Section 80DD.

FAQ

1

Who can claim the deductions under section 80DD?

All Indian residents and HUF who have dependent disabled can claim tax deductions under Section 80DD of the Income Tax Act, 1961. In other words, the amount paid toward a dependent's medical expenses with a specified disability is eligible for a deduction under section 80DD of the Income Tax Act. It includes the following disabilities

  • Cognitive or severe mental disabilities
  • Low vision
  • Blindness
  • Leprosy-cured
  • Hearing impairment
  • Locomotor disability
  • Mental illness
  • Autism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Multiple disabilities
2

What does dependents mean under section 80DD?

Under section 80DD dependents means

  • Spouse
  • Children
  • Siblings
  • Parents
  • Member of HUF
3

Which paperwork do I need to complete when claiming 80DD deductions?

To claim the deductions, all you need is a certificate of disability from one of the designated medical agencies. Form 10-IA must be completed if a dependent has cerebral palsy, autism, or multiple impairments. A neurologist, pediatric neurologist (for children), civil surgeon, or chief medical officer must sign this.

4

Can 80DD and 80DDB can be claimed together?

Yes, it is possible to claim deductions under both Section 80DD and Section 80DDB of the Income Tax Act in India, provided you meet the eligibility criteria for each section and the expenses incurred meet the specified conditions.

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