- The amount invested in fixed deposits with a maturity period of 5 years in a Scheduled bank is eligible for tax deduction under section 80C. However, the interest earned on the deposit is taxable.
- Tax will be deducted at the source, if the interest income on a fixed deposit per annum exceeds Rs.10000
a) For NRE Fixed Deposit - Less than Rs. 2 cr (last revised on Jun 08, 2020)