Article explains Section wise requirement of TDS deduction, Threshold exemption limit and rate at which TDS needs to be deducted. Article is updated as on 01.10.2019 to include sections under which TDS needs to be deducted from 01st October 2019. Newly introduced section are Section 194M – TDS on any work in pursuance of contract (Commission, brokerage or professional Services) and Section 194N – TDS on Payment in Cash.

Section Deductor Deductee Limit Rate
192 – TDS on Salary Any Person (Employer) Any Person (Employee) Basic Exemption Limit Rate Applicable to employee
192A – TDS on payment of Accumulated balance in employee’s PF Employee’s PF Scheme Employee 50,000/- 10%
193 – TDS on Interest on Securities Any Person Any resident Person 10%
194 – TDS on Dividend Domestic Company Any resident Person 10%
194A – TDS
on Interest
(other than Interest on Securities)
Any resident Person 5000/- 10%
194B – TDS on Winning from lotteries Any Person Any person 10,000/- 30%
194BB – TDS on Winning from Horse Racing Any Person holding license granted by govt. Any Person 10,000/- 30%
194C – TDS on payments to Contractors Any Person (Applicable to IND, HUF, AOP, BOI only if covered by Sec 44AB in the immediately preceding PY) Any resident Contractors If Single payment exceeds Rs. 30,000/- OR Aggregate of all payments to a person during FY exceeds Rs. 1,00,000/- If Deductee is Ind/HUF – 1% Other Deductees – 2%
194D – TDS on Insurance Commission Any Person Ay Resident Person 15,000/- 5%
194DA – TDS on maturity proceeds of Life Insurance Policy Any Person Any Resident Person 1,00,000/- or more in a year 5% (w.e.f. 01/09/19)
194E – TDS on payment to NR Sportsmen, entertainer, Sports association or institution. Any Person NR Sportsmen, entertainer, Sports association or institution. 20% + 4% E cess
194EE – TDS on National Savings Schemes Payments Any Person Any Person 2500/- 10%
194G – TDS on Commission on sale of lottery tickets, etc. Any Person Any Person 15,000/- 5%
194H – TDS on Brokerage or Commission Any person (Applicable to IND & HUF only if their turnover/gross receipts exceed monetary limits specified in Sec 44AB in Preceding FY) Any Resident Person 15,000/- 5%
194I – TDS on Rent Any person (Applicable to IND & HUF only if their turnover/ gross receipts exceed monetary limits specified in Sec 44AB in Preceding FY ) Any Resident Person 2,40,000/- Rent for Land & building – 10% Rent for Plant & machinery – 2%
194IA – TDS on transfer of Immovable Property other than Agriculture Land Any Person Any Resident Person 50,00,000/- 1%
194IB – TDS on Payment of Rent by Ind Or HUF Ind or HUF whose turnover/ gross receipts does not exceed the limits of Sec 44AB in Preceding FY Any Resident Person 50,000/- per month 5%
194IC – TDS on payment under Joint Development Agreement Any Person Any Resident Person 10%
194J – TDS on Professional Fees/ Technical Services Any person (Applicable to IND & HUF only if their turnover/ gross receipts exceed monetary limits specified in Sec 44AB in Preceding FY) Any Resident Person 30,000/- 10% (For call centres – 2%)
194LA – TDS on Compensation for Compulsory acquisition of Immovable Property Any Person Any Resident Person 2,50,000/- in a FY 10%
194LB – TDS on Interest from Infrastructure Debt Fund Notified Infrastructure Debt Fund Non Resident & Foreign Company 5%
194LC – TDS on Interest from an Indian Company Indian
Company
Non Resident & Foreign Company 5%
194LD – TDS on Interest on Govt Securities/ Rupee Denominated Bond Indian

Company or Government

Foreign Institutional Investors (FII) or Qualified Foreign Investor (QFI) 5%
194M – TDS on any work in pursuance of contract (Commission, brokerage or professional Services) IND/HUF (other than those covered u/s 194C, 194H & 194J) Any Resident Person 50,00,000/- 5% (w.e.f. 01/09/19)
194N – TDS on Payment in Cash Banks, Co- operative banks & Post Offices. Any Person 1,00,00,000/- 2% (w.e.f. 01/09/19)
195 – TDS on Payments to Non Residents or Foreign Company (payments not covered specifically in other sections) Any Person Non Resident or Foreign Company Rate as per Finance Act or Rate Prescribed u/s 90 or 90A.

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