Rebate under Sec.80D for Premium paid for mother in law's health insurance

Please let me know if I can claim rebate under Se.80D for the health insurance premium that i have been paying for my dependent mother-in-law.The premium is being deducted from my salary.I am a female employee and my mother-in-law is 75 years old.

asked Mar 28 '11 at 01:17 by V B Vijaya 1111


You will not get any deduction under Section 80D for Mediclaim premium for your in-laws. But if your spouse is making the payment, Section 80D deduction is available since your spouse would be making payment for his / her parents which is allowable under Section 80D. Please note your spouse has to make the payment from his / her taxable income.

answered Mar 29 '11 at 13:53 by pankaj 5.2k320

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Yes u can get deduction u/s 80D on health insurance premium paid for dependent parents:-

1) You can get deduction u/s 80D upto the limit of Rs. 20000/- (Rs. 15000 +Rs. 5000*)for premium paid.

*Note:- Additional amount of Rs. 5000/- ,premium paid on the health of a senior citizen who is at least of 65 years old or more

answered Mar 28 '11 at 02:32 by sagar 4012

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