Tax Benefit under Section 80DDB
Section 80DDB provides the tax payer a tax benefit of rs 40,000 for persons having age less than 60 years
Rs 60,000 tax rebate for senior citizens having age 60 years and less than or equal to 80 years.
And Rs 80,000 tax benefit for super senior citizens having age above 80 years onwards for treatment of specified diseases.
How you can avail tax benefit u/s 80DDB
Under this 80DDB sectionTax payer can avail tax benefit for himself/herself,dependent children and parents.
The Income Tax Department has made a list of specified diseases for the treatment of which tax payer and his/her dependent family members can take tax benefit under section 80DDB.
List of specified diseases
- Dystonia Musculorum Defrmans
- Motor Neoron Disease
- Parkinsons Disease
- Breast Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Basal cell Cancer
CHORONIC RENAL FAILURE
It is very clear that tax benefit under section 80DDB requires prescription or certificate from the DOCTORS as specified by IT department.
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