Presently, Navi Mumbai is witnessing a rapid boom in its real estate sector, and the area of Taloja is becoming one of the preferred destinations in Navi Mumbai. Real Estate Developers in Navi Mumbai are offering many world-class projects at competitive prices.
If the buyer is using the means of a home loan to invest in the Property in Taloja, they can claim tax benefits under Section 80C, 80 EE, and 24B.
Under this section, the repayment of home loan’s principal is eligible for a tax deduction in Income tax. The maximum tax benefit under this section is Rs.1, 50,000 lakhs. The section 80C allows a deduction for the following schemes of PPF account, tax-saving fixed deposits, equity-oriented mutual funds, National Savings Certificate, and Senior Citizens’ Saving Scheme. The home buyers can avail the tax benefit only when the construction has been completed and the completion certification received by the taxpayer.
If the taxpayer has availed the loan for renovation and extension of their Property in Navi Mumbai or their Property in Taloja; the interest for that add-on loan can be deducted from this Section provided the construction is complete.
This income tax rebate is available for first-time home buyers. For example, if the taxpayer is investing in the projects of Builders in Navi Mumbai, the taxpayer can avail an additional deduction of Rs 50,000 above the tax deduction of Rs 2 lakh under section 24 and the default Rs 1.5 lakh under section 80C. This deduction and rebate are available from the financial year of 2016-17. To claim this deduction and rebate, the cost of the house should not be more than Rs.50 lakhs and the maximum loan availed should be Rs.35 lakhs. The duration of this section is available till the repayment of the home loan.
Section 24 deals with the interest paid by the taxpayer towards the home loan. If the owner occupies the property, the maximum deduction is Rs.2 lakhs. However, the loan can be availed for the purposes of construction, reconstruction, repair, renewal, or purchase of a residential property.
If the owner has not occupied for the property nor has given it for rent, then there is no maximum limit, and the whole interest can be deducted from the gross income of the taxpayer.
Joint home loan:
If the buyer has availed a joint home loan for purchasing a Property in Navi Mumbai, then they get the benefit of claiming a deduction on interest of the home loan up to Rs 2 lakhs separately. The stipulation for claiming the benefit on the joint home loan is that the:
- There must be a co-owner in the property
- There must be a co-borrower for the loan
These are some of the tax benefits available for home buyers when purchasing a property in Taloja or with real estate developers in Navi Mumbai. To provide affordable housing for all, the government has given the above-detailed tax benefits to the common man. Buy your dream house today and avail of these benefits to become a proud home owner.