Difference between Section 80TTA and Section 80TTB

Difference between Section 80TTA and Section 80TTB

Two sections of Income Tax Act, 1961 always attracts the taxpayers, 80TTA and 80TTB. Every Tax Payer knows that there is certain deduction we can claim with these section but remain confused with the Applicabilities.

Here, in this blog with easy explanation we would try to make it easy to be understood by common taxpayers.

Particular80TTA80TTB
ApplicabilityApplicable to Individuals and HUF, except Senior Citizens. Applicable to Senior Citizens only.
Maximum DeductionUpto Rs. 10,000/- onlyUpto Rs. 50,000/-
Basis of DeductionThis is interest based deduction. This is interest based deduction.
Interest CoveredOnly Saving Account Interest is eligible for deduction.All types of Interest from all kinds of Deposits are eligible for deduction.
Method of implyingFirst add the interest income in total income then less Interest Amount or Rs. 10,000/- whichever is lower under section 80TTA. First add the interest income in total income then less Interest Amount or Rs. 50,000/- whichever is lower under section 80TTB.
RD & FD InterestNot Covered, only saving interest will be considered for deduction.Yes, all interest form all deposits will be considered for deduction upto Rs. 50,000/-

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