What is Section 80D?
What deductions are allowed u/s 80D?
- Money spent as Premium for Health Insurance Policy
- Money Spent on Healthcare of family members including parents
Money spent on maintaining a health insurance policy can be claimed under section 80D. The amount is limited by the age of the insured under the plan. These restrictions apply to people (insured under the policy) aged below 80 years :
|Insured||Deduction Amt. (`)|
|Age Below 60 yrs.||Age Above 60 yrs.|
Table 1: Medical Deduction u/s 80D
In the case of people over 80 years of age, health insurance is usually not available. Thus, the deduction of
Therefore, a maximum deduction that you can claim under this section is
- Your family falls in ‘below-60 age group’ (max deduction of 25,000),
- Your parents are aged above 60 years (max deduction of 50,000) and
*Preventive Healthcare Expenses: If your total insurance premium paid is less than the maximum allowed limits for any of the categories, then up to `5000 can be claimed for a preventive health check of your family in the financial year, within the said limits.
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