You may not know this but supporting politics can also reduce the burden of your taxes. Under section 80GGC, any donation made to political parties is exempt from tax if it satisfies certain conditions.
Can I claim donations made to charitable institutions under this section?
Donations made to charitable institutions can be claimed but not under this section. Section 80G offers tax deduction for donations made to political parties. To know more, click here.
Can I claim deduction for donation made to entities in scientific research?
Yes but not under this section. Section 80GGA allows deduction for donation made for scientific research. To know more, click here.