Income Tax TDS

Section 89(1) Relief on Salary Arrears and Salary in Advance

Relief is provided under section 89(1), if salary pertaining to another period is received in advance/ or in arrears during a financial year, leading to additional tax liability. What is meant by Salary Arrears? Arrears refer to “money that is owed and should have been paid earlier”. Salary received now for an earlier period is […]

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Section 194N – TDS on Cash Withdrawals

In an endeavor to reduce cash payments/withdrawals the Budget of 2019 introduced Section 194N; which states that TDS shall be deducted by the payer in case of cash withdrawal above a given threshold. Applicability: Applies in case of cash withdrawals of more than Rs 1 crore during a financial year. Applies to sum of money […]

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File Validation Utility (FVU) Version 7.3 – Summary

The Income Tax Department released FVU Version 7.2 on 1st October 2021. Owing to some technical issue, it released the revised FVU Version 7.3 effective from 13th October 2021 without any fundamental change. Over the last few months, there has been quite a few changes in the TDS / TCS that was announced. These changes […]


New FVUs Version 7.3 & 2.169 released by NSDL on 12th Oct 2021

Due to some technical issues in the earlier file validation utility release (7.2 & 2.168), Department has released the updated versions of FVUs on 12/10/2021. Applicability: From October 13th, 2021 onwards Revised File Validation Utility versions are as below: · FVU Version 7.3 :– Applicable for quarterly e-TDS/TCS statement pertaining to FY 2010-11 onwards. · […]