Can one get income tax rebate if one pays house rent even if he also gets house rent allowance?



I would like to know if one is entitled to get income tax deductions (in India) if one pays some amount for house rent even if the same person receives house rent allowance as part of his pay. If the answer is yes then what amount can be deducted and how?

Can one get income tax rebate if one pays house rent even if he also gets house rent allowance?
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2 Replies to “Can one get income tax rebate if one pays house rent even if he also gets house rent allowance?”


  1. Actually exemption against HRA is available for person like you who receive HRA and pay house rent. Amount for HRA exemption is least of below
    1- HRA Actualy Received
    2- Rent Paid minus 10% of salary
    3- 40% of salary





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