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# HRA Exemption Calculator

HRA refers to House Rent Allowance. It is the amount paid by the employers to the employees as a part of their salary to meet their rented accommodation-related expenses. This provide some tax deductions for the employees. HRA allowance is only applicable for individuals who lives in the rented house. Use this online HRA Exemption Calculator to find how much portion of HRA you get from your employer is exempted from tax (house rent allowance exemption).

## House Rent Allowance Exemption

HRA refers to House Rent Allowance. It is the amount paid by the employers to the employees as a part of their salary to meet their rented accommodation-related expenses. This provide some tax deductions for the employees. HRA allowance is only applicable for individuals who lives in the rented house. Use this online HRA Exemption Calculator to find how much portion of HRA you get from your employer is exempted from tax (house rent allowance exemption).

#### Formula:

HRA Exemption = Rent - Total Salary x (10/100) Chargeable tax = Exempted HRA - HRA Where, Total Salary = Basic Salary + DA

### Example:

What would be the amount of exempted HRA and tax that is chargeable on an employee whose total salary (Basic+DA) is 25000, HRA is 3000 who pays a rent amount of Rs. 5000

#### Solution

HRA Exemption = Rent - Total Salary x (10/100)
= 5000 - 25000 x (10/100)
= 2500

Chargeable tax = Exempted HRA - HRA
= 2500 - 3000
= 500