What is the maximum exemption under 80E?

The deduction under Section 80E is only available for the interest paid on the loan taken for higher education. This amount has no upper limit, you can get tax benefit on the entire amount of interest paid but not on the principal amount.

Who is eligible for 80E?

Any Indian citizen who takes an education loan for self, spouse, children or a student of whom the individual is a legal guardian is eligible for deductions under Section 80E.

Can I claim both 80C and 80E?

Tax Benefits of Education Loan Under Section 80E Even if an individual has availed the maximum available deduction of INR. 1,50,000 under section 80C, they can still avail deduction under Section 80E.

How do I claim 80E deduction?

To claim deduction under section 80E, the assessee needs to avail loan from any financial institution or a recognised charitable institution. Deduction Section 80E cannot be availed towards the interest paid to a relative or employer towards a loan taken for higher education.

What is under Section 80E?

Section 80E provides you tax deduction on the “interest component” paid on loan taken for higher education by an individual assessee. Education loan taken for higher studies in India or overseas both are eligible for deduction under this section.

What is 80 E in income tax?

’80E. Deduction in respect of repayment of loan taken for higher education.

What are provisions available under Section 80E?

Section 80E of the Income Tax Act provides provisions for tax deduction on educational loans. Such loans can be availed for higher studies of the spouse or children of a taxpayer, with the deduction available only on the interest component of said loan.

Can I deduct my son’s student loan interest?

You can’t deduct qualified student loan interest payments you paid on a loan in your dependent’s name. Neither of you can deduct the loan interest if both of these are true: You claim the student as a dependent.

Is ITR required for education loan?

The co-applicants’ ITR documents of at least 2 years is a mandatory requirement to be able to borrow an unsecured education loan from InCred.

Who can claim deduction u/s 80E in respect of payment of interest on loan taken for higher education state the conditions and amount of such deduction?

An individual taxpayer can claim the tax deduction against repayment of an education loan under section 80E. Such an individual taxpayer can be the student himself, his/ her parent, or spouse. The person claiming the deduction must be the person who is repaying the educational loan.

What is income limit for education deduction?

To claim the full credit, your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) must be $80,000 or less ($160,000 or less for married filing jointly). You receive a reduced amount of the credit if your MAGI is over $80,000 but less than $90,000 (over $160,000 but less than $180,000 for married filing jointly).