In order to boost the foreign investment, the Government inserted Section 194LD of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and made effective from 1st June 2013. Section 194LD provided tax deduction at lower rate for interest income earned by a Foreign Institutional Investor or a Qualified Foreign Investor from the government securities or specified bonds.
The present article provides short note on provisions of section 194LD of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
Provisions of Section 194LD
Section 194LD states that –
Time of tax deduction at source
The Deductor liable to deduct TDS under this section, shall deduct TDS either at the time of payment in cheque or draft or cash or any other mode or at the time of payment of credit of income to the account of the payee, whichever earlier.
Rate of tax deduction at source under section 194LD
The Deductor is liable to deduct TDS at the rate of 5%.
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|Section 192 – TDS on Salary|
|Section 192A – TDS on Premature withdrawal from EPF|
|Section 193: TDS on Interest on Securities|
|Section 194 – TDS on dividend|
|Section 194A: TDS on interest other than interest on securities|
|Section 194B and Section 194BB – TDS|
|Section 194C – TDS on Contractors|
|Section 194D – TDS on insurance commission|
|Section 194DA – TDS in respect of Life Insurance Policy|
|Section 194E – TDS on payment to Non-resident Sportsmen or Sports Association|
|TDS under Section 194EE and Section 194F|
|Section 194G TDS on Commission on Sale of Lottery Tickets|
|Section 194H – TDS on Commission or Brokerage|
|Section 194I of Income Tax Act, 1961 – TDS on Rent|
|Section 194IA TDS on transfer of immovable property|
|Section 194IB – TDS on Rent paid by Individual / HUF|
|Section 194LA: Payment of Compensation on acquisition of certain immovable property|
|TDS under Section 194LB, 194LBA, 194LBB and 194LBC|
|Section 194LC: TDS on income by way of interest from an Indian Company or a business trust|
|Section 194J TDS on Fees for Professional or Technical Services|
|Section 194N – TDS on Cash Withdrawals|
|Section 194M: TDS on Payment of certain sum by certain Individual / HUF|
|Section 195 TDS on payment of any other sum to a non-resident|