List Of Deductions allowable to tax payer in Income Tax Act







Capital expenditure incurred, wholly and exclusively, for the purpose of any specified business [setting up and operating a cold chain facility; setting up and operating a warehousing facility for storage of agricultural produce; laying and operating a cross-country natural gas or crude or petroleum oil pipeline network for distribution, including storage facilities being an integral part of such network; building and operating, anywhere in India, a hotel of two-star or above category as classified by the Central Government; building and operating, anywhere in India, a hospital with at least one hundred beds for patients; developing and building a notified housing project under a scheme for slum redevelopment or rehabilitation framed by the Government, as the case may be, in accordance with prescribed guidelines; developing and building a notified housing project under a scheme for affordable housing framed by the Government, as the case may be, in accordance with prescribed guidelines; production of fertilizer in India; setting up and operating an inland container depot or a container freight station which is approved/notified under the Customs Act, 1962; bee-keeping and production of honey and beeswax; and setting up and operating a warehousing facility for storage of sugar. Lying and operating a slurry pipeline for the transportation of iron ore; setting-up and operating a notified semi-conductor wafer fabrication manufacturing unit; developing or maintaining and operating or developing, maintaining and operating a new infrastructure facility4, carried on by the assessee during the previous year in which such expenditure is incurred (subject to certain conditions)


























Donations to certain approved funds, trusts, charitable institutions/donations for renovation or repairs of notified temples, etc. [amount of deduction is 50 per cent of net qualifying amount]. 100 per cent of qualifying donations to National Defence Fund, Prime Minister's National Relief Fund, Prime Minister's Armenia Earthquake Relief Fund, Africa (Public Contributions - India) Fund, National Children's Fund (from 1-4-2014), Government or approved association for promoting family planning, universities and approved educational institutions of national eminence, National Foundation for Communal Harmony, Chief Minister's Earthquake Relief Fund (Maharashtra), Zila Saksharta Samitis, National or State Blood Transfusion Council, Fund set up by State Government to provide medical relief to the poor, Army Central Welfare Fund, Indian Naval Benevolent Fund and Air Force Central Welfare Fund, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Cyclone Relief Fund, National Illness Assistance Fund, Chief Minister's Relief Fund or the Lt. Governor's Relief Fund in respect of any State or Union Territory, National Sports Fund, National Cultural Fund, Fund for Technology Development and Application, Indian Olympic Association, etc.20, fund set up by State Government of Gujarat exclusively for providing relief to victims of earthquake in Gujarat, National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral palsy, Mental retardation and Multiple Disabilities, and sums paid between 26-1-2001 and 30-9-2001 to any eligible trust, institution or fund for providing relief to Gujarat earthquake victims21, the Swachh Bharat Kosh and the Clean Ganga Fund (from assessment year 2015-16) and National Fund for Control of Drug Abuse (from assessment year 2016-17) [subject to certain conditions and limits]22






















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