It is that time of the year when the rush to save tax* begins. Searching for the right option can be a complicated and dull task, which most of us just want to get done with.
But did you know that investing in the right option can give you more than just tax saving? Life insurance is one such option that provides you with a life cover**, helps you Save Tax* & Get More!
Tax benefits offered under the Income Tax Act, 1961:
Section 80C:You can get tax benefits up to 46,800/-* on premiums paid under Section 80C. This deduction under Section 80C* from taxable income can be claimed for an Individual or a HUF.
- 1/3rd of the payment that you receive under the pension plan at the time of retirement is also tax-free*. This is known as commutation.
Please refer to the table below to view the details of plans eligible under Section 80CCC of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and under Section 10(10A) of the Income Tax Act, 1961
- You can get tax benefits of up to 7,800/-* on health insurance premiums paid for Accelerated Critical Illness benefit@ on ICICI Pru iProtect Smart - Life & Health option and All-in-one option under Section 80D of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
Please refer to the table below to view the details of plans eligible under Section 80D of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
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You can get tax benefits on premium paid up to 1,50,000/- towards pension/retirement policies. However, if you surrender the plan, the pension/annuity received will be taxed as per the existing tax laws.
- 1/3rd of the payment that you receive at the time of retirement is also tax*-free. This is known as commutation.
- Under this section, the overall limit of deduction from taxable income to get tax benefits under Sections 80C, 80CCC and 80CCD(1) is
1,50,000/-. Section 80CCE is not a separate deduction. The maximum limit for deduction under Sections 80C,80CCC & 80CCD is a total of 1,50,000/-.
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In unit linked plans, the investment risk in the investment portfolio is borne by the policyholder.
Please note: The tax write-up above is for general understanding and reference. You will have to verify the facts, law and content with the prevailing tax statutes and seek appropriate professional advice before acting on the basis of the above information. Tax laws are subject to amendments from time to time. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited expressly disclaims any liability to any person, if tax benefits stated above are denied to the customer.
@ Accelerated Critical Illness Benefit (ACI Benefit) is optional and available under Life & Health and All in One options. This benefit is payable, on the first occurrence of any of the 34 illnesses covered. Medical documents confirming the diagnosis of critical illness need to be submitted. The benefit is payable only on the fulfilment of the definition of the diagnosed critical illness. The ACI Benefit is accelerated and not an additional benefit, which means the policy will continue with the Death Benefit reduced by the extent of the ACI Benefit paid. The future premiums payable under the policy will reduce proportionately. If ACI Benefit paid is equal to the Death Benefit, the policy will terminate on payment of the ACI Benefit. To know more in detail about the ACI Benefit and terms & conditions governing it, kindly refer to the sales brochure. ACI Benefit term would be equal to policy term or 30 years or (75-Age at entry), whichever is lower.
** Life Cover is the benefit payable on the death of the life assured during the policy term.
Unlike traditional products, Unit linked insurance products are subject to market risk, which affects the Net Asset Values & the customer shall be responsible for his/her decision. The names of the Company, Product names or fund options do not indicate their quality or future guidance on returns. Funds do not offer guaranteed or assured returns.
* Tax benefit of ` 46,800/- under Section 80C & `7,800/- under Section 80D is calculated at highest tax slab rate of 31.2% (including Cess excluding surcharge) on life insurance premium under Section 80C of ` 1,50,000/- and health premium under Section 80D of ` 25,000/-. Tax benefits under the policy are subject to conditions under Sections 80C, 80D, 10(10D), 115BAC and other provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Goods and Services Tax and Cesses, if any, will be charged extra as per prevailing rates. Tax laws are subject to amendments made thereto from time to time. Please consult your tax advisor for details, before acting on the above.
ICICI Pru Life Time Classic UIN: 105L155V07
ICICI Pru iProtect Smart UIN: 105N151V06