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Significance of the ‘REMARKS’ in TDS Returns

For the different payment types, as per applicability, standard TDS rates are specified. Under certain provisions of the Act, there could be deviation from this standard deduction rate. The ‘Remarks’ column in the TDS Return is used when; either higher or lower deduction is applicable. If standard rate is being used, the ‘Remarks’ column normally […]


TDS / TCS Compliance Reminder for August 2022

7th August 2022 – Due date for TDS/TCS payment for deductions/collections during July 2022 15th August 2022 – Due date for issuing  TDS certificate for Quarter 1 of Financial Year 2022-2023 *Please ensure timely compliance to avoid interest and/or penalties Use TDSMAN Software to file seamless & error-free TDS/TCS returns, without any professional help. Allocation of Interest in TDS Returns

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Allocation of Interest in TDS Returns

For delayed payment of TDS or delayed deduction, the deductor needs to pay interest for these delays. The interest is paid in through Challan / Book Entry similar to TDS payments. While preparing TDS Returns, one needs to ‘allocate’ the interest component from each Challan. Unless this is explicitly not allocated / specified, the Department […]

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Section 193 – TDS on Interest on Securities

Section 193 – TDS shall be deducted on interest paid on securities by the interest payer Time of Deduction- TDS to be deducted at the time of credit or payment, whichever is earlier. Deductee- The interest receiver needs to be a Resident TDS Rate- TDS at a flat rate of 10% shall be applicable. If […]

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New FVUs Version 7.8 & 2.174 released by NSDL on 23rd July 2022

Owing to some bug in last released TDS / TCS File Validation Utility, new versions of File Validation Utility (FVUs) for e-TDS/TCS statements has been released on 23rd  July 2022. FVU Version 7.8 – Applicable for quarterly TDS/TCS statement pertaining to FY 2010-11 onwards. FVU Version 2.174 – Applicable for quarterly TDS/TCS statements from FY 2007-08 up to […]

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Procedure of preparing e-Returns for TDS / TCS

E-Returns for TDS / TCS was first introduced in 2002-03 and it has come a long way ever since. Currently, less than 1% are still on manually filed Returns. The generic procedure of preparing E-Return for fundamental understanding is summarized as below: Step – I The Income Tax Department has specified a data format in […]

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