There are some deductions you can claim as salaried.
- Standard deduction up to Rs. 50,000 or amount of salary (whichever is lower)
- Entertainment allowance (for government employees). Least of the following is deductible :
- Rs 5,000
- 1/5th of salary (excluding any allowance, benefits or other perquisites)
- Actual entertainment allowance received
- Employment Tax/Professional Tax (any amount actually paid during the year is deductible)