Important due dates of eTDS and eTCS returns

Important due dates in the month of March 2014 has been given below: 

Due date to deposit tax deducted (TDS) in March 2014 – 30.04.2014

eTDS return due date for salary Q4 (01.01.2014 to 31.03.2014) (form 24 Q) – 15.05.2014

 eTDS return due date for other than salary Q4 (01.01.2014 to 31.03.2014) (26Q) – 15.05.2014

Due date for form 16(salary) FY 2013-14 – 31.05.2014

Due date for Form 16A quarter four (01.01.2014 to 31.03.2014) – 30.05.2014

Due dates for eTDS returns (Form 24Q for salary and 26Q for contractors others, 27Q for non-resident for Financial Year 2014-15 

Due date eTDS return 24Q, 26Q 27Q and Form16, Form 16A

Sl. No.

Quarter ending

 For Govt offices 

For other deductors

Etds return Form 16A Etds return Form 16A


30th June 31st July 15th August 15th July 30th July


30th September 31st October 15th November 15th October 30th October


31st December 31st January 15th Feburary 15th January 30th January


31st March 15th May  30th May        (31st May   for form 16) 15th May 30th May   (31st May for form 16)

Due date for TCS (Tax collection at source ), eTCS return (27EQ), TCS certificate (27D) for March 2014 

TCS payment: 07.04.2014  (rule 37CA)

eTCS return (27EQ): 15.05.2014 (Rule 31AA)

Form 27D: 30.05.2014 (Rule 37D)

6 thoughts on “Important due dates of eTDS and eTCS returns


    Dear Sir,
    I am a govt. deductor but our office tds deposit by challan , not a book entry system.

    so please confirm me that my f.y. 2014-15 quarter – III ,etds quarterly return due date 15.10.2014 or 31.10.2014

    Thanks Regards
    Pankaj Jain

  2. Vikas Kumar

    if tds on interest due from 1.4.2014 to 31.3.2015)

    what is applicable interest rate & what due date of tds deposit

  3. Pawan


    We have tds deducted on salary and the same deposited within due date ,but form 16 is not downloaded from traces for Q1,Q2,Q3 whether penalty leviable if form 16 is downloaded after the above mentioned due date for the same

    Please clarify it


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