Income Tax Deduction – 80GG (AY 2016-17)

80GG (Individual not receiving HRA)

Rent paid for furnished/unfurnished residential accommodation subject to following conditions:

Least of the following shall be exempt from tax:

a) Rent paid in excess of 10% of total income*;
b) 25% of the Total Income; or

c) Rs. 2,000 per month.

Total Income = Gross total income minus long term capital gains, short-term capital gains under section 111A, deductions under sections 80C to 80U (other than 80GG) and income under section 115A.