To claim exemption u/s 80IBA of the income tax act, there are certain conditions to be fulfilled.
Project has to be approved by competent authority after June 1 2016 but before March 31, 2019.
Project should be completed within 3 years from date of approval.
Buil up area of the shops and other commercial establishment included in the housing project should not exceed 3 % of aggregate built up area
Size of plot, area of residential units and minimum utilization of floor area ratio (FAR) should satisfy the criteria
Project within the city of Mumbai, kolkatta, delhi, chennai or 25 kms from municipal limits of these cities
a) area of plot not less than 1000sq mt
b) area of residential units not to exceed 30 sq mt
c) utilization of permissible FAR not less than 90%
Project in any other city
a) area of plot not less than 2000 sq mt
b) area of residential units not to exceed 60 sq mt
c) utilization of permissible FAR not less than 80%
IF the above conditions are satisfies the assessee can claim deduction under the above section.
However deduction is not available to any assessee who executes the housing project as a works contract awarded by any person ( including the Central/state government)
Hence if you are carrying out the project as a works contract. You would not be eligible for the aforesaid deduction.
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