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Interim Budget 2019: Tax rebate for affordable housing excites developers

In an effort to push the Prime Minister's 'Housing for All' initiative, the government has announced a set of tax reforms for the real estate sector in the interim Budget

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Interim Budget 2019  |  Budget 2019  |  Real Estate Sector

Raghavendra Kamath & Karan Choudhury 

real estate, housing, buildings

The government on Friday allowed a rebate on taxable income between Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh per annum in the interim Budget for 2019-20 (FY20). Experts believe this might boost the prime minister’s housing for all initiative, as it would provide additional disposable income to potential buyers of affordable homes.

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First Published: Fri, February 01 2019. 20:36 IST