## What is the annual value of self occupied house?

zero

The annual Value of a self-occupied property is zero or can even be negative if home loan interest is paid. If the property is let out, its rent received is your Gross Annual Value. For a deemed to be let out property, a reasonable rent of a similar place is your Gross Annual Value.

## How many properties can be considered as self occupied?

two self

Answer: As per the income tax laws a person can have maximum of two self-owned houses as self-occupied. In case the tax payer has more than two self-owned houses as self-occupied, he has to select any two of the house as self-occupied and treat the other house/s as deemed to have been let out.

**What is the maximum limit for self occupied house?**

Rs 2 lakh

The current maximum limit for self-occupied house is Rs 2 lakh. This is the maximum amount you can enter, even if the actual interest you have paid is higher.

### How do you calculate loss on self occupied property?

Loss from House Property – Reasons Self occupied property: If you own the property and also dwell in it, the Gross Annual value of the property will be nil. Since you’re not earning any rent or income due to self occupation, the property taxes paid and interest on loan will ultimately lead to loss under the heading.

### What is deemed self-occupied house?

a. A self-occupied house property is used for one’s own residential purposes. This may be occupied by the taxpayer’s family – parents and/or spouse and children. A vacant house property is considered as self-occupied for the purpose of Income Tax.

**How is income of self-occupied house property calculated?**

Calculation of Income from House property

- a. Determining Gross Annual Value (GAV) of the property :
- b. Reduction of Municipal Taxes(property tax):
- c. Determination of Net Annual Value (NAV):
- d. Reduction of standard Deduction @30% of Net Annual Value:
- e. Reduction of home loan interest:
- f.
- g.

## What is deemed self occupied house?

## How is deemed rent let out calculated?

For instance, if the annual fair rent of an apartment is ₹2.40 lakh, the municipal value is ₹1.80 lakh, and the standard rent is ₹3 lakh. To calculate the expected rent, take the higher of the fair rent and municipal value. In this case, the fair rent of ₹2.40 lakh is the higher of the two.

**Do we have to pay tax for self occupied house?**

Self Occupied Property & HRA (House Rent Allowance) If you live in your own house, the HRA given by your company is fully taxable. In this case, you are not entitled for HRA and the entire HRA amount is taxable. There are few exceptions to this, as below.

### How is income of self occupied house property calculated?

### Can we claim property tax for self occupied property?

The answer is, YES. The property is treated as 50% let-out and 50% as SOP. The total interest amount has to be divided equally i.e., Rs 2.5 Lakh per portion. The maximum interest amount that he can claim u/s 24 (b) for self occupied property & Let-out portion is Rs 2 Lakh only.

**Can self-occupied property be rented?**

No tax on notional rent on Second Self-occupied house has been proposed. So, you can now hold 2 Self-occupied properties and don’t have to show the rental income from second SoP as notional rent. This is with effective from FY 2019-20 / AY 2020-21.