The TDS rates applicable from April 1, 2009 to September 30, 2009 are same as that for the financial year 2008-2009. Read this http://mytaxes.in/index.php?topic=8.0The following TDS rates are effective from October 1, 2009.
TDS amount is not subject to 3% Education Cess except in case of the TDS on salary. There is no surcharge if the recipient is an individual or HUF. TAX DEDUCTION AT SOURCE
All those persons who are required to deduct tax at source or collect tax at source on behalf of Income Tax Department are required to apply for and obtain TAN Current Rates for the Tax Deduction at Source
In case of salary to an employee, the TDS amount is subject to 3% Education Cess (includes Sec and Higher Edu cess). In all other cases there is no Edu. cess on the TDS deducted. There is no surcharge if the recipient is an individual or HUF. There is a surcharge if the recipient is:
- An AOP or BOI and aggregate of payment or credit subject to tax deduction exceeds Rs. 10,00,000, and
- An artificial juridical person, a firm/domestic company and the aggregate payment or credit subject to tax deduction exceeds Rs. 1 crore.
In on the salary paid the TDS amount is Rs.100 then with Edu cess the TDS amount becomes Rs. 103.
If the TDS rate is 20% and there is also a surcharge of 2%, then the net TDS rate with surcharge is 22.00% (20% Plus 2% ).Salaries (section 192).
The TDS is based on the tax at the applicable rate on the estimated income of employee for the year. Employer must not deduct TDS on all the non-taxable allowances like conveyance allowance, rent allowance, medical allowance and the deductible investments under sections like 80C, 80CC, 80D, 80DD, 80DDB, 80E, 80GG and 80U. No tax is required to be deducted from source unless the estimated salary exceeds the amount not chargeable to tax. The employer can increase or decrease the amount to be deducted to make the adjustments for any previous deficiency or excess deduction. Rent of land, building or furniture to a resident (section 194-I).
If the annual rent together with advance rent credited/paid exceeds Rs. 1,20,000 per annum, you must deduct TDS at 10% if the rent paid to an individual or HUF or at 20 in case of others.
[CIRCULAR NO. 4/2008, DATED 28-4-2008. The Central Board of Direct Taxes has through this circular has clarified that tax deduction at source (TDS) under sections 194-I of Income-tax Act would be required to be made on the amount of rent paid/payable without including the service tax.]Rent of plant, machinery or equipment to a resident (section 194-I).
The rate of TDS for is 2%, and the surcharge is 1%.
[CIRCULAR NO. 4/2008, DATED 28-4-2008. The Central Board of Direct Taxes has through this circular has clarified that tax deduction at source (TDS) under sections 194-I of Income-tax Act would be required to be made on the amount of rent paid/payable without including the service tax.]Winnings from lottery or crossword puzzle or card game or any other game (section 194B).
If the payment to a resident or non-resident (in cash or kind or partly in cash and kind) exceeds Rs. 5,000, you must deduct TDS at 30%.Winnings from Horse race (section 194BB).
If the payment to a resident or non-resident exceeds Rs. 2,500, you must deduct TDS at 30% of the prize.. Payments to resident contractors and subcontractors (section 194C).
If any contract value exceeds Rs 20,000 or Rs. 50,000 in the aggregate during the financial year, you must deduct TDS at 1 % of the payment if recipient is an individual or HUF and 2% in other cases.
No TDS need to be deducted in case of person carrying business of plying, hiring or leasing goods carriages if the contractor furnishes PAN. The payer may be required to furnish information as may be prescribed.
The section 194C is applicable only when the contract is either a "work contract" or a "contract for supply of labour for works contract". The expression "work" includes advertising, broadcasting and telecasting including production of programmes, carriage of goods and passengers by any mode of transport other than by railways, and catering. From October 1, 2009, the expression “work” also includes Contractor manufacturing:
» This is defined as manufacturing or supplying a product according to the requirement or specification of a customer by using material purchased from such customer, but does not include manufacturing or supplying a product according to the requirement or specification of a customer by using material purchased from a person, other than such customer.
» If the invoice mentions value of material separately then such value will be excluded for calculation of TDS, in all other cases TDS will apply to total invoice value.When Tax has to be Deducted at Source.
Tax is to be deducted either at the time of credit of such sum to the account of the payee, or at the time of payment thereof, whichever is ealier. Even when the account is by any other name in the books of account of payer, it is treated as credit of such income to the account of the payee.Payment made to a travel agent /or an airline.
This payment is not subject to TDS (section 194C(1)). However, provisions of section 194C apply when a plane or bus or any other mode of transport is chartered by one of the entities mentioned in section 194C.Professional and Technical Services to a resident (section 194J).
If the payment by way of fees for professional services, or fees for technical services or royalty exceeds Rs. 20,000 in a financial year, the payer must deduct TDS rate is 10%.
(As per CBDT notification dated 21/8/08, in relation to the sports activities, Sports Persons, Umpires and Referees, Coaches and Trainers, Team Physicians and Physiotherapists, Event Managers, Commentators, Anchors and Sports Columnists provide Professional Services for the purpose of section 194J).Interest other than interest on securities (section 194A).
If aggregate amount of interest payable or creditable during the financial year exceeds Rs. 5000 (or Rs. 10,000 in case paid by a banking company, cooperative society engaged in banking or post office on notified deposit schemes), you must deduct TDS at 20% if payment to a domestic company or at 10% for resident other than domestic company. Interest on securities (section 193).
If aggregate amount of interest payable or creditable during the financial year exceeds Rs 5,000, you must deduct TDS at 20.6% if payment to domestic company (10% for others
From June 1, 2008, tax will not be deductible at source under the provisions of section 193 if the interest is payable on any security issued by a company and if the security is in dematerialized form and is listed in a recognised stock exchange in India issued by a company.Insurance Commission to a resident (section 194D).
If aggregate sum payable during the year exceeds Rs 5,000, you must deduct TDS at 20% if payment to domestic company (10% for others). Commission on sale of lottery tickets (section 194G).
If the payment to a resident or non-resident exceeds Rs 1,000, you must deduct TDS at 10% of commission. Commission and brokerage to a resident (section 194H).
You must deduct TDS at 10% of commission and brokerage. Income in respect of Units.
You must deduct TDS at 10%.Dividend to a resident (section 194).
Where payments or distributions by a company to its shareholders are deemed as dividends (under section 2(22)(e)), payment exceeds Rs. 1000, you must deduct TDS at 20%..
For any other dividend TDS rate is nil.Payment to a non-resident sportsman or sports association (section 194E).
You must deduct TDS at 10%.Dates for Depositing of the TDS
Tax has to be deposited within one week from the last day of the month of deduction. Tax has to be deposited within one week from the date of deduction in case of TDS on Salary, Dividends, Winnings from lottery or Crossword Puzzles or Repurchase of units by Mutual Funds or UTI. The quarterly statement of TDS is filed on computer media CD/floppy (in case of a company, government deductor, deductor to be audited under section 44AB and deductor with 50 or more deductees in a quarter) and using Form 24Q (TDS salary) and 26Q (TDS other) with acknowledgement form Form 27A. The due dates are 1st Quarter - July 15, 2nd Quarter October 15, 3rd Quarter Jan 15 and 4th Quarter June 15. The TDS returns are accepted by only TIN centres and not by Income Tax Department.Interest and Penalty on Late deposit of TDS
If the TDS amount is not deposited by the required date, then for each month you must add an interest equal to 1% of the TDS amount. Even if the delay is by one day, you will pay one month's interest. If the TDS return is not filed by the due date, there is a penalty of Rs. 100 per day subject to maximum limit equal to the TDS amount.OctroTalk -- For Nokia S60 3rd ed. (Symbian OS) mobile phone, Window Mobile Smartphone and Pocket PC and Widnows Desktop. This powerful mobile phone application has instant messaging, peer to peer file transfer, Voice over IP, audio call through SIP provider, video chat/video conference and live video streaming to web. Free Download http://www.octro.com/