Can you really save tax with a home loan?!

Published: January 9, 2016 at 8:06 am

Last Updated on September 11, 2021

When you get a home loan, are you really saving tax? Listen to Ashal Jauhari explain why it is an illusion to think that one can save tax by getting a home loan!

Here are the videos of the third Chennai investor meet held on Sep. 2015. I was able to videograph only part of Ashal’s talk  (Apologies, should have done better). Here are 3 segments.

‘Who is Ashal Jauhari?’, you ask? Read this to find out: Interview with Ashal Jauhari: Relentless Financial Awareness Activist

A good number of people have Facebook accounts only to be part of Asan Ideas For Wealth, his Facebook group. He also blogs occasionally at Asan Ideas for Wealth: Personal Finance & Investments


Note:  Reduce volume before playing and gradually increase it, until comfortable. The room was dark. Therefore, although the slides are clear, for the most part, only Ashal’s silhouette  will be seen.

Capital Gains and how they are taxed (3 mins)

Can you really save tax with a home loan?!

In this video, Ashal clears many doubts about HRA,home rent, home loans and answers if we can really save tax with a home loan or is it just an illusion (awesome!)

Writing a will and Q/A

In this segment Ashal discusses ‘how to write a will’ and answers questions. Unfortunately, the will part is not complete.  You can download the sample will provided by Ashal here: Sample Will

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