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Children Education Allowance Form for Central Government Employee
The Children Education Allowance (CEA) is paid to the government employees in India for the schooling and hostel facilities offered to their children. The amount provided under CEA for a differently abled child is double that offered to a normal child. In India Government employees are paid for educational expenses (hostel and school) of their children from the Children Education Allowance (CEA). There are different components, allowances, and updates for educational allowances under the CEA
For the reimbursement of the educational expenses, a certificate from the head of the educational institution is required. The certificate should show that the child was enrolled in the school for the previous academic year. For hostel subsidy, a certificate is required from the head of the institution that shows the amount incurred by the parent of the student for lodging and boarding.
Exemption for Children’s Education and Hostel Expenditure
The following exemption* is provided to an individual employed in India:
- If you are receiving children education allowance from your employer then you are eligible to claim a tax exemption under the Income-tax Act. However, the maximum amount exempted is Rs. 100 per month or Rs. 1200 per annum for a maximum of up to 2 children. Along with this, you can also claim deductions for fees paid for your children under section 80C.
- Hostel Expenditure Allowance: INR 300 per month per child up to a maximum of 2 children.
(*Only if expenses are incurred in India as per Section 10(14) of the income tax act)
You can download the Children Education Allowance Form for Central Government Employee in PDF format using the link given below.