can we avail tax exemption u/s 80u and 80dd 'simultaneously' ?

my father is a government official. he is more than 40% disabled and my brother is 90% disabled can my father avail tax exemption u/s 80u and 80dd 'simultaneously' ? total tax exemption is 50,000 + 1,00,000 = 1,50,000.

asked Mar 28 '12 at 23:16 by Ridhi Negi 1113


It should be allowed as two have different purpose.

80DD is for expenses in medical treatment of disabled dependents, whereas 80U is available in case assessee himself is disabled.

answered Mar 28 '12 at 23:28 by Pankaj Batra 5.2k320

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