Budget 2021: The coming budget of the country is very important amidst the corona virus epidemic. The people are expected to get a lot of relief from this budget. It is believed that the government can make several announcements to bring the economy back on track.
Real estate also has hopes of relief from budget
Developers are also hoping for relief from this budget to complete real estate projects stuck in demand due to the epidemic and cash crisis. Real estate developers have also demanded a separate fund in the budget from the finance minister to complete half of its unfinished projects. Apart from this, he has demanded to restore the interest subvention scheme and to include houses up to Rs 75 lakh in the affordable housing segment.
Stress Funds are important
Niranjan Hiranandani, president of the developers’ association NAREDCO, says that to overcome the sector cash crisis, the government provided us with Stress Funds on the lines of the current SBI scheme SWAMIH.
Hiranandani said the government’s Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is a better plan. In metros, the price of land is very high. In this case, the government should also include houses up to Rs 75 lakh in the affordable segment.
Income tax rates should also be cut
Apart from this, the builders are demanding a reduction in income tax rates in this budget as well as a reduction in LTCG tax to 10% on the lines of equity in real estate transactions. DLF Managing Director Rajeev Talwar says that the government needs to increase the existing deduction in income tax from 30% to 50% to promote rental housing.
2 lakh deduction in interest of homelone
Apart from all these, the developers are also demanding to restore the interest subvention scheme to directly benefit the home buyers. Along with this, they are demanding the B government to increase deduction in interest of Homalon by 2 lakhs and boost SEZ.