09.01.06. Tax allowances | India

09.01.06. Tax allowances | India

08 Jul 2022

Senior citizens have a higher tax exemption limit in comparison to regular taxpayers (Vikaspedia, n.d.-a). In addition, the Income Tax Department also provides some tax deduction to individuals caring for relative with disability under Section 80DD (Department of  Revenue, 2019).


Department of Revenue. (2019). Tax benefits due to life insurance policy, health Insurance policy and expenditure on medical treatment.

Vikaspedia (n.d.-a). Concessions and Facilities given to Senior Citizens. Government of India. Available from: https://vikaspedia.in/social-welfare/senior-citizens-welfare/concessions-and-facilities-given-to-senior-citizens