Income Tax Deductions for the Disabled

In order to provide tax benefit to those who are differently abled or those caring for dependents who may be differently abled – Income Tax Act has laid out deductions under section

Section 80DD – Deduction for maintenance including medical treatment of a handicapped dependent – a person with a disability

Section 80DDB – Deduction towards medical treatment

Section 80U – Deduction in case of a person with disability

Deductions under these sections are applicable based on type of dependants or in some cases also available to the tax payer who is disabled himself. These can also vary according to the degree of disability. Here are the relevant details from these sections so you can use them to claim deduction applicable, if any. Do reach out to us in case you have any queries.

Deduction under sections 80U, 80DD, 80DDB




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