Transport allowance for deaf and dumb exempted to Rs. 3200 per month

CBDT issued a notification no. 75/2015 dated 23 September 2015 on thirteenth amendment rule 2015 about the transport allowance under rule 2BB in sub rule(2) and serial no. 11. Earlier this allowance is for blind or orthopaedically handicapped. Now deaf and dumb word also inserted there. So the new serial no. 11 in rule 2BB is as follows.

1. (1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (Thirteenth Amendment) Rules, 2015.

 (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in rule 2BB, in sub-rule (2), in the Table, against serial number 11, in the entry under column (2) relating to “name of allowance”, after the words “who is blind”, the words “or deaf and dumb” shall be inserted. 

Transport allowance granted to an employee, who is blind or orthopaedically handicapped or deaf and dumb with disability of lower extremities, to meet his expenditure for the purpose of commuting between the place of his residence and the place of his duty.
All over India
Rs.3200 per month
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