Entities (both corporate and non-corporate deductors) making payments (specified under Income Tax Act) to third parties (deductees) are required to deduct tax at source (Tax Deducted at Source -TDS) from these payments and An Individual or a Hindu Undivided Family whose total sale, gross receipts or turnover from business or profession carried on by him exceeds the monetary limits under Clause (a) or (b) of Sec.44AB during the preceding financial year shall also be liable to deduct tax u/s.194A,194C,194H, 194I & 194J. All persons deducting or collecting Tax at source are required to apply for and obtain a Tax Deduction/Collection Account Number (TAN)and Quarterly return will be filed.
Quarterly return will be filed online with user id & password with Digital signature of Authorized person and we can also file return online and then submit Form 27 & 27A to the department by physically signing the form.
The due dates for filing TDS quarterly Returns are:
Non Payment leads to Interest@ 1.50% p.m. or 18% p.a. from the date on which tax is deducted to the date of its payment. Failure to file quarterly TDS Returns in time late fee @ Rs. 200/- per day maximum of TDS amount) Section 234E.
The certificate in Form 16 & 16A should be issued within one month from the end of the month/Year in which the return is filled
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