provided is flat R50,000, irrespective of the expense incurred. If the disability is severe, the deduction can be up to Rs 1 lakh. One needs to provide a copy of all the certificates issued by a medical authority in order to avail this benefit.
The Finance Act 2012 introduced a new Section 80CCG to offer 50% tax break to new investors who invest up to Rs 50000 and whose GTI is less than or equal to Rs10 lakhs. It has been introduced for budding investors entering the equity markets for the first time and is a once-in-a-lifetime benefit. Hence, there are several sections apart from 80(c) that can help an individual benefit from tax exemptions.