Section 80TTA | How to Claim Deduction on Interest

Claim 80TTA Deduction for AY 2020-21

Section 80TTA provides a deduction of Rs 10,000 on interest earned on the Savings account. However, only individuals and HUFs can claim deduction under this section.

So, Senior citizens can claim deduction under section 80TTB, with has a higher deduction limit of Rs 50,000. Furthermore, you cannot claim an 80TTA deduction for interest earned on time deposits such as fixed deposits or recurring deposits.

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