As per Sec 194N of the income tax act, TDS is to be made
[email protected] 2% if the aggregate cash withdrawal/s exceeds 1 crore – where the ITR is filed for the preceding previous year.
[email protected] 2%, where withdrawal exceeds Rs.20 lakhs but not Rs.1 crore, @ 5% where withdrawal exceeds Rs. 1 crore — where the ITR is not filed for the preceding previous year.
For determining the ITR filing status, financial institutions were dependent on the documents provided by the assessee/deductee (account holder).
In order the ease the process, CBDT enabled the online mechanism for determining the ITR filing status. Here, department fetches the ITR filing status and provides you with the rate at which TDS is to be made u/s 194N for a given PAN.
In the above sample case, ITR return is filed for preceding PY, so it’s suggesting TDS is to be made @2% if the withdrawal exceeds Rs.1 crore