### House Rent Allowance (HRA) Online calculator for Central Government Employees

Learn how to calculate your House Rent Allowance (HRA) from your basic salary with our simple three-step process. Select your pay matrix level, basic salary from the level pay hierarchy, and the admissible percentage of HRA to calculate your HRA. Our HRA calculation formula is 24% of your basic salary per month or a minimum of Rs. 5400 for X class cities and towns, 16% of basic salary per month or a minimum of Rs. 3600 for Y class cities and towns, and 24% of basic salary per month or a minimum of Rs. 1800 for Z class cities and towns.

HRA slab rates for government employees depend on the classification of cities and towns in India. For X class cities, the HRA slab rate is 24% of your basic salary per month. For Y class cities, it’s 16% of your basic salary per month, and for Z class cities, it is 8% of your basic salary per month.

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### How to calculate House Rent Allowance (HRA) from Basic salary?

- Step 1: Select your pay matrix level
- Step 2: Select the basic salary of your level pay hierarchy
- Step 3: Select your admissible percentage of HRA

### House Rent Allowance Calculation Formula

Employees based in Class X cities and towns are required to contribute either 24% of their basic salary per month or a minimum of Rs. 5400, whichever is higher. Those located in Class Y cities and towns must contribute either 16% of their basic salary per month or a minimum of Rs. 3600, whichever is higher. As for employees in Class Z cities and towns, they are required to contribute either 24% of their basic salary per month or a minimum of Rs. 1800, whichever is higher.

### HRA Slab Rates

The slab rates for House Rent Allowance are based on the categorization of Indian cities and towns and apply to Government workers. X Class Cities have a rate of 24% of their monthly basic salary, while Y Class Cities have a rate of 16%, and Z Class Cities have a rate of 8%.

### How to Calculate Income Tax Exemption in HRA?

Learn how to determine your income tax exemption for House Rent Allowance with this guide for both Central and State Government Employees, including all relevant rules and regulations. A free and easy-to-use online tool for calculating your exemption is also available by clicking on the provided link.