TDS Rate Chart For Financial year 2019-20 and Financial year 2020-21

Finance Minister has presented Union Finance Budget on 01st February 2020. Vide the Budget FM has made various changes in TDS provisions and Introduces two New TDS Sections i.e. Section 194K and Section 194O which provides TDS on Mutual Fund Income and TDS on E-Commerce Transactions. There were also changes in few existing sections of TDS which includes amendment in Section 194J by which TDS on Technical Services been reduced to 2%. Post these changes some of our readers has asked us to come up with a TDS Chart applicable for Financial Year 2020-21. Hence, here we come up with TDS rate chart for Assessment Year 2020-21 (Financial Year 2019-20) and Assessment Year   2021-22 (Financial Year 2020-21).

TDS Rate Chart For Assessment year 2020-21 and Assessment year 2021-22:

Particulars TDS Rates (in %)

(AY 2020-21)

TDS Rates (in %)

(AY 2021-22)

1. In the case of a person other than a company
1.1 where the person is resident in India-
Section 192: Payment of salary Normal Slab Rate Normal Slab Rate
Section 192A: Payment of accumulated balance of provident fund which is taxable in the hands of an employee.

(Monetary Limit – Rs 50,000)

10 10
Section 193: Interest on securities
a) any debentures or securities for money issued by or on behalf of any local authority or a corporation established by a Central, State or Provincial Act; 10 10
b) any debentures issued by a company where such debentures are listed on a recognised stock exchange in accordance with the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (42 of 1956) and any rules made thereunder; 10 10
c) any security of the Central or State Government;

[i.e. 8% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2003 and 7.75% Saving (Taxable) Bonds, 2018]

(Monetary Limit – Rs 10,000)

10 10

 

d) interest on any other security 10 10
Section 194A: Income by way of interest other than “Interest on securities”

(Monetary Limit – Rs 40,000)

10 10
Section 194B: Income by way of winnings from lotteries, crossword puzzles, card games and other games of any sort (Monetary Limit – Rs 10,000) 30 30
Section 194BB: Income by way of winnings from horse races (Monetary Limit – Rs 10,000) 30 30
Section 194C: Payment to contractor/sub-contractor (Monetary Limit – Rs 30,000 per contract or Rs 1,00,000 for aggregate amount during the year)
a) HUF/Individuals 1 1
b) Others 2 2
Section 194D: Insurance commission

(Monetary Limit – Rs 15,000)

5 5
Section 194DA: Payment in respect of life insurance policy w.e.f. 1/9/2019, the tax shall be deducted on the amount of income comprised in insurance pay-out

(Monetary Limit – Rs 1,00,000)

5 5
Section 194EE: Payment in respect of deposit under National Savings scheme

(Monetary Limit – Rs 2,500)

10 10
Section 194F: Payment on account of repurchase of unit by Mutual Fund or Unit Trust of India 20 20
Section 194G: Commission, etc., on sale of lottery tickets

(Monetary Limit – Rs 15,000)

5 5
Section 194H: Commission or brokerage

(Monetary Limit – Rs 15,000)

5 5
Section 194-I: Rent

(Monetary Limit – Rs 2,40,000)

a) Plant & Machinery 2 2
b) Land or building or furniture or fitting 10 10
Section 194-IA: Payment on transfer of certain immovable property other than agricultural land

(Monetary Limit – Consideration exceeding Rs 50,00,000)

1 1
Section 194-IB: Payment of rent by individual or HUF not liable to tax audit

(Monetary Limit – Rent for the month or part of the month exceeds Rs 50,000)

Note: This provision is applicable from June 1, 2017

5 5
Section 194-IC: Payment of monetary consideration under Joint Development Agreements 10 10
Section 194J: Payment for fees for Technical services, Professional services or royalty etc.

(Monetary Limit –Rs 30,000 p.a)

a)  Fee for technical services 10 2

(w.e.f. 01/04/2020)

b)  Fee in other all cases as per Section 194J

Note: With effect from June 1, 2017 the rate of TDS would be 2% in case of payee engaged in business of operation of call center.

10 10
Section 194K: Payment of any income in respect of

a) Units of a Mutual Fund as per Section 10(23D)

b) Units from the administrator

c) Units from specified company

(This Section is inserted by Finance Act, 2020 which is applicable from 01/04/2020)

N.A. 10
Section 194LA: Payment of compensation on acquisition of certain immovable property

(Monetary Limit –Rs 2,50,000 p.a.)

Note: With effect from April 1, 2017, no deduction of tax shall be made on any payment which is exempt from levy of income-tax under Right to Fair Compensation Act, 2013.

10 10
Section 194LBA(1): Business trust shall deduct tax while distributing, any interest received or receivable by it from a SPV or any income received from renting or leasing or letting out any real estate asset owned directly by it, to its unit holders. 10 10
Section 194LBB: Investment fund paying an income to a unit holder [other than income which is exempt under Section 10(23FBB)] 10 10
Section 194LBC: Income in respect of investment made in a securitisation trust (specified in Explanation of section115TCA) 25% in case of Individual or HUF

30% in case of other resident person

25% in case of Individual or HUF

30% in case of other resident person

Section 194M: Payment of commission (not being insurance commission), brokerage, contractual fee, professional fee to a resident person by an Individual or a HUF who are not liable to deduct TDS under section 194C, 194H, or 194J.

Tax shall be deducted under section 194M with effect from 1/09/2019 when aggregate of sum credited or paid during a financial year exceeds Rs. 50 lakh.

5 5
Section 194N: Cash withdrawal in excess of Rs. 1 crore during the previous year from one or more account maintained by a person with a banking company, co-operative society engaged in business of banking or a post office

(with effect from 01/09/2019)

2 2
Section 194-O: Applicable for E-Commerce operator for sale of goods or provision of service facilitated by it through its digital or electronic facility or platform. 

(This Section is inserted by Finance Act, 2020 which is applicable from 01/04/2020)

N.A. 1
1.2 where the person is not resident in India*-
Section 192: Payment of Salary Normal Slab Rate Normal Slab Rate
Section 192A: Payment of accumulated balance of provident fund which is taxable in the hands of an employee.

(Monetary Limit – Rs 50,000)

10.4 10.40
Section 194B: Income by way of winnings from lotteries, crossword puzzles, card games and other games of any sort

(Monetary Limit – Rs 10,000)

31.20 31.20
Section 194BB: Income by way of winnings from horse races

(Monetary Limit – Rs 10,000)

31.20 31.20
Section 194E: Payment to non-resident sportsmen/sports association 20.80 20.80
Section 194EE: Payment in respect of deposits under National Savings Scheme.

(Monetary Limit – Rs 2,500)

10.4 10.4
Section 194F: Payment on account of repurchase of unit by Mutual Fund or Unit Trust of India 20.80 20.80
Section 194G: Commission, etc., on sale of lottery tickets

(Monetary Limit – Rs 15,000)

5.20 5.20
Section 194LB: Payment of interest on infrastructure debt fund 5.20 5.20
Section 194LBA(2): Business trust shall deduct tax while distributing any interest income received or receivable by it from a SPV to its unit holders. 5.20 5.20
Section 194LBA(3): Business trust shall deduct tax while distributing any income received from renting or leasing or letting out any real estate asset owned directly by it to its unit holders. 31.20 31.20
Section 194LBB: Investment fund paying an income to a unit holder [other than income which is exempt under Section 10(23FBB)]. 31.20 31.20
Section 194LBC: Income in respect of investment made in a securitisation trust (specified in Explanation of section 115TCA) 31.20 31.20
Section 194LC: Payment of interest by an Indian Company or a business trust in respect of money borrowed in foreign currency under a loan agreement or by way of issue of long-term bonds (including long-term infrastructure bond)

Note: Now TDS at concessional rate of 5% will be applicable for borrowings made after April 1, 2020 but before July 1, 2023.

5.20 5.20
Section 194LD: Payment of interest on rupee denominated bond of an Indian Company or Government securities to a Foreign Institutional Investor or a Qualified Foreign Investor

Note: Now TDS at concessional rate of 5% will be applicable for borrowings made after April 1, 2020 but before July 1, 2023.

5.20 5.20
Section 195: Payment of any other sum to a Non-resident
a) Income in respect of investment made by a Non-resident Indian Citizen 20.80 20.80
b) Income by way of long-term capital gains referred to in Section 115E in case of a Non-resident Indian Citizen 10.40 10.40
c) Income by way of long-term capital gains referred to in sub-clause (iii) of clause (c) of sub-Section (1) of Section 112 10.40 10.40
d) Income by way of long-term capital gains as referred to in Section 112A 10.40 10.40
e) Income by way of short-term capital gains referred to in Section 111A 15.60 15.60
f) Any other income by way of long-term capital gains [not being long-term capital gains referred to in clauses 10(33), 10(36) and 112A 20.80 20.80
g) Income by way of interest payable by Government or an Indian concern on moneys borrowed or debt incurred by Government or the Indian concern in foreign currency (not being income by way of interest referred to in Section 194LB or Section 194LC) 20.80 20.80
h) Income by way of royalty payable by Government or an Indian concern in pursuance of an agreement made by it with the Government or the Indian concern where such royalty is in consideration for the transfer of all or any rights (including the granting of a licence) in respect of copyright in any book on a subject referred to in the first proviso to sub-section (1A) of Section 115A of the Income-tax Act, to the Indian concern, or in respect of any computer software referred to in the second proviso to sub-section (1A) of Section 115A of the Income-tax Act, to a person resident in India 10.40 10.40
i) Income by way of royalty [not being royalty of the nature referred to point g) above E] payable by Government or an Indian concern in pursuance of an agreement made by it with the Government or the Indian concern and where such agreement is with an Indian concern, the agreement is approved by the Central Government or where it relates to a matter included in the industrial policy, for the time being in force, of the Government of India, the agreement is in accordance with that policy 10.40 10.40
j) Income by way of fees for technical services payable by Government or an Indian concern in pursuance of an agreement made by it with the Government or the Indian concern and where such agreement is with an Indian concern, the agreement is approved by the Central Government or where it relates to a matter included in the industrial policy, for the time being in force, of the Government of India, the agreement is in accordance with that policy 10.40 10.40
k) Any other income 31.20 31.20
Section 196B: Income from units (including long-term capital gain on transfer of such units) to an offshore fund 10.40 10.40
Section 196C: Income from foreign currency bonds or GDR of an Indian company (including long-term capital gain on transfer of such bonds or GDR) 10.40 10.40
Section 196D: Income of foreign Institutional Investors from securities (not being dividend or capital gain arising from such securities) 20.80 20.80
2. In the case of a company-
2.1 where the company is a domestic company-
Section 193: Interest on securities
a) any debentures or securities for money issued by or on behalf of any local authority or a corporation established by a Central, State or Provincial Act; 10 10
b) any debentures issued by a company where such debentures are listed on a recognised stock exchange in accordance with the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (42 of 1956) and any rules made thereunder; 10 10
c) any security of the Central or State Government;

[i.e. 8% Saving (Taxable) Bonds, 2003 and 7.75% Saving (Taxable) Bonds, 2018]

(Monetary Limit – Rs 10,000)

10 10
d) interest on any other security 10 10
Section 194: Dividend 10

(Monetary Limit – Rs 2,500)

10

(Monetary Limit – Rs 5,000)

(w.e.f. 01/04/2020)

Section 194A: Income by way of interest other than “Interest on securities”

(Monetary Limit – Rs 40,000)

10 10
Section 194B: Income by way of winnings from lotteries, crossword puzzles, card games and other games of any sort

(Monetary Limit – Rs 10,000)

30 30
Section 194BB: Income by way of winnings from horse races

(Monetary Limit – Rs 10,000)

30 30
Section 194C: Payment to contractor/sub-contractor

(Monetary Limit – Rs 30,000 per contract or Rs 1,00,000 for aggregate amount during the year)

a) HUF/Individuals 1 1
b) Others 2 2
Section 194D: Insurance commission

(Monetary Limit – Rs 15,000)

10 10
Section 194DA: Payment in respect of life insurance policy w.e.f. 1/9/2019, the tax shall be deducted on the amount of income comprised in insurance pay-out

(Monetary Limit – Rs 1,00,000)

5 5
Section 194EE: Payment in respect of deposit under National Savings scheme

(Monetary Limit – Rs 2,500)

10 10
Section 194F: Payment on account of repurchase of unit by Mutual Fund or Unit Trust of India 20 20
Section 194G: Commission, etc., on sale of lottery tickets

(Monetary Limit – Rs 15,000)

5 5
Section 194H: Commission or brokerage

(Monetary Limit – Rs 15,000)

5 5
Section 194-I: Rent

(Monetary Limit – Rs 2,40,000)

a) Plant & Machinery 2 2
b) Land or building or furniture or fitting 10 10
Section 194-IA: Payment on transfer of certain immovable property other than agricultural land (Monetary Limit – Consideration exceeding Rs 50,00,000) 1 1
Section 194-IC: Payment of monetary consideration under Joint Development Agreements 10 10
Section 194J: Payment for fees for Technical services, Professional services or royalty etc.

(Monetary Limit –Rs 30,000 p.a)

10
a) Fee for technical services 10 2

(w.e.f. 01/04/2020)

b) Fee in other all cases as per Section 194J

Note: With effect from June 1, 2017 the rate of TDS would be 2% in case of payee engaged in business of operation of call center.

10 10
Section 194K: Payment of any income in respect of

d) Units of a Mutual Fund as per Section 10(23D)

e) Units from the administrator

f) Units from specified company

(This Section is inserted by Finance Act, 2020 which is applicable from 01/04/2020)

N.A. 10
Section 194LA: Payment of compensation on acquisition of certain immovable property

(Monetary Limit –Rs 2,50,000 p.a.)

Note: With effect from April 1, 2017, no deduction of tax shall be made on any payment which is exempt from levy of income-tax under Right to Fair Compensation Act, 2013.

10 10
Section 194LBA(1): Business trust shall deduct tax while distributing, any interest received or receivable by it from a SPV or any income received from renting or leasing or letting out any real estate asset owned directly by it, to its unit holders. 10 10
Section 194LBB: Investment fund paying an income to a unit holder [other than income which is exempt under Section 10(23FBB)] . 10 10
Section 194LBC: Income in respect of investment made in a securitisation trust (specified in Explanation of section 115TCA) 10 10
Section 194M: Payment of commission (not being insurance commission), brokerage, contractual fee, professional fee to a resident person by an Individual or a HUF who are not liable to deduct TDS under section 194C, 194H, or 194J.

Tax shall be deducted under Section 194M with effect from 1/09/2019 when aggregate of sum credited or paid during a financial year exceeds Rs. 50 lakh.

5 5
Section 194N: Cash withdrawal in excess of Rs. 1 crore during the previous year from one or more account maintained by a person with a banking company, co-operative society engaged in business of banking or a post office

(with effect from 01/09/2019)

2 2
Section 194-O: Applicable for E-Commerce operator for sale of goods or provision of service facilitated by it through its digital or electronic facility or platform. 

(This Section is inserted by Finance Act, 2020 which is applicable from 01/04/2020)

N.A. 1
2.2 where the company is not a domestic company*-
Section 194B: Income by way of winnings from lotteries, crossword puzzles, card games and other games of any sort 31.2 31.2
Section 194BB: Income by way of winnings from horse races 31.2 31.2
Section 194E: Payment to non-resident sports association 20.80 20.80
Section 194G: Commission, etc., on sale of lottery tickets 5.20 5.20
Section 194LB: Payment of interest on infrastructure debt fund 5.20 5.20
Section 194LBA(2): Business trust shall deduct tax while distributing any interest income received or receivable by it from a SPV to its unit holders. 5.20 5.20
Section 194LBA(3): Business trust shall deduct tax while distributing any income received from renting or leasing or letting out any real estate asset owned directly by it to its unit holders. 41.6 41.6
Section 194LBB: Investment fund paying an income to a unit holder [other than income which is exempt under Section 10(23FBB)]. 41.6 41.6
Section 194LBC: Income in respect of investment made in a securitisation trust (specified in Explanation of section115TCA) 41.6 41.6
Section 194LC: Payment of interest by an Indian Company or a business trust in respect of money borrowed in foreign currency under a loan agreement or by way of issue of long-term bonds (including long-term infrastructure bond)

Note: Now TDS at concessional rate of 5% will be applicable for borrowings made after April 1, 2020 but before July 1, 2023..

5.20 5.20
Section 194LD: Payment of interest on rupee denominated bond of an Indian Company or Government securities to a Foreign Institutional Investor or a Qualified Foreign Investor

Note:  Now TDS at concessional rate of 5% will be applicable for borrowings made after April 1, 2020 but before July 1, 2023.

5.20 5.20
Section 195: Payment of any other sum
a) Income by way of long-term capital gains referred to in sub-clause (iii) of clause (c) of sub-section (1) of Section 112 10.40 10.40
b) Income by way of long-term capital gains as referred to in Section 112A 10.40 10.4
c) Income by way of short-term capital gains referred to in Section 111A 15.60 15.60
d) Any other income by way of long-term capital gains [not being long-term capital gains referred to in clauses 10(33), 10(36) and 112A 20.80 20.80
e) Income by way of interest payable by Government or an Indian concern on moneys borrowed or debt incurred by Government or the Indian concern in foreign currency (not being income by way of interest referred to in Section 194LB or Section 194LC) 20.80 20.80
f) Income by way of royalty payable by Government or an Indian concern in pursuance of an agreement made by it with the Government or the Indian concern after the 31st day of March, 1976 where such royalty is in consideration for the transfer of all or any rights (including the granting of a licence) in respect of copyright in any book on a subject referred to in the first proviso to sub-section (1A) of Section 115A of the Income-tax Act, to the Indian concern, or in respect of any computer software referred to in the second proviso to sub-section (1A) of Section 115A of the Income-tax Act, to a person resident in India 10.40 10.40
g) Income by way of royalty [not being royalty of the nature referred to in point e) above C] payable by Government or an Indian concern in pursuance of an agreement made by it with the Government or the Indian concern and where such agreement is with an Indian concern, the agreement is approved by the Central Government or where it relates to a matter included in the industrial policy, for the time being in force, of the Government of India, the agreement is in accordance with that policy—
A. where the agreement is made after the 31st day of March, 1961 but before the 1st day of April, 1976 52 52
B. where the agreement is made after the 31st day of March, 1976 10.4 10.4
h) Income by way of fees for technical services payable by Government or an Indian concern in pursuance of an agreement made by it with the Government or the Indian concern and where such agreement is with an Indian concern, the agreement is approved by the Central Government or where it relates to a matter included in the industrial policy, for the time being in force, of the Government of India, the agreement is in accordance with that policy—
A. where the agreement is made after the 29th day of February, 1964 but before the 1st day of April, 1976 52 52
B. where the agreement is made after the 31st day of March, 1976 10.4 10.4
i) Any other income 41.6 41.6
Section 196B: Income from units (including long-term capital gain on transfer of such units) to an offshore fund 10.4 10.4
Section 196C: Income from foreign currency bonds or GDR of an Indian company (including long-term capital gain on transfer of such bonds or GDR) 10.4 10.4
Section 196D: Income of foreign Institutional Investors from securities (not being dividend or capital gain arising from such securities) 20.80 20.80

* The rate of TDS are after considering cess @4% and shall be increased by applicable surcharge.

[As amended by Finance Bill, 2020]

(Compiled by CA Sandeep Kanoi and CA Prapti Raut)

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5 Section 271J Penalty on professionals for furnishing incorrect information in reports / certificates
6 Section 271I Penalty for failure in furnishing Form 15CA & Form 15CB
7 Section 271H Penalty for late filing/non-filing of TDS or TCS return
8 Penalty for failure in furnishing report or furnishing inaccurate report under section 286 – Section 271GB
9 Section 271GA Penalty for failure in furnishing the information / document in Form 49D as required under section 285A
10 Section 271G Penalty for failure to furnish information / document as per provisions of section 92D
11 Section 271FB Penalty for default in furnishing return of fringe benefits
12 Section 271FAB Penalty for failure to furnish statement / information / document by an eligible investment fund
13 Penalty for providing inaccurate statement of financial transaction or reportable account- Section 271FAA
14 Section 271FA Penalty for failure in furnishing statement of financial transactions or reportable account
15 Section 271E Penalty for contravening provisions of section 269T
16 Section 271DB | Penalty for contravening provisions of section 269SU
17 Section 271DA Penalty for contravening provisions of section 269ST
18 Section 271CA Penalty for failure to collect tax at source (TCS)
19 Section 271D Penalty for contravening provisions of section 269SS
20 Section 271C Penalty for failure / non-deduction / non-payment of TDS
21 TDS Rate Chart for AY 2020-21 and AY 2021-22
22 Section 271BA Penalty for failure to furnish section 92E report
23 Section 271B Penalty for failure to get accounts audited
24 Section 271AAC Penalty in respect of certain specified income
25 Section 271AA Penalty for failure to maintain Transfer Pricing documents
26 Section 271A Penalty for failure to keep / maintain or retain books of accounts, documents
27 Section 270A(1) Penalty for under-reporting & misreporting of income
28 Section 269SU Acceptance of payment through electronic modes
29 Section 234F Late fees for default in filing of income tax return
30 Section 234E Late Fee for default in filing of TDS / TCS returns
31 Section 158BFA(2) – Penalty on undisclosed income for block period
32 Section 140A(3) Penalty for non-payment of self-assessment tax

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8 Comments

  1. A Wilson says:

    Sir,

    Pls check and update, if correct – Threshold Limit for 194A [ Rs.40,000 for Banks/Post Office/Co-operative Society & Rs.5000 for Others ]

  2. raj says:

    clarifications:-
    01. once an income from salaries/individual assess opts of new scheme of tax rates for return under new syllabus without exemptions and deductions of concessional tax rate and cannot resort to old syllabus of return in future years. foe ex: for 2020-21 new scheme and 2021-22 old scheme return filing feasible or not

    02.income tax act revamp to cut the corruption in revenue dept by litigations and disputes is path breaking step by the finance minister. present income is on income from various sources, tds on payments at source, tcs on collections, advance taxes etc will be gradually stopped and payments on payments and expenses at transaction level will be levied like in foreign countries. will the income tax act get changed to expense & payment tax in future.
    3. please provide articles on new and old cost/benefit criteria of complexity of computations under income from salaries of individuals. present compulsory saving and eligible loan payments under sec80 & other deductions hra, strd deductions, rebates etc payments to be made but not claim in roi.

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