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Does NSC investment on behalf of a minor qualify for 80C deductions?

You can claim NSC investments on behalf of a minor under Section 80C

My father (senior citizen) wants to invest in National Savings Certificate (NSC) in the name of my minor children. Would he be able to get deduction under Section 80C?
- Viresh K R Singh

Yes, your father can invest in National Savings Certificate on behalf of your minor children and also avail tax deductions for it under Section 80C upto a maximum of Rs 1.5 lakh in a financial year.

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