Can assessee claim deduction under section 80U and 80DD simultaneously?

Section 80DD is eligible for deduction to resident individual in respect of maintenance including medical treatment of a handicapped dependent, being a person with disability. Whereas Section 80U eligible for deduction to individual in respect of a person with disability.


An assessee may claim both deductions simultaneously where assessee is resident individual  himself and is a person with disability(Section 80U) and also has incurred an expenditure for the medical treatment of a dependent person with disability(Section 80DD) or has paid or deposited amount under any scheme framed in this behalf by the LIC or any other insurer, etc.

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