FY 2021-22: TDS section, nature of payments, threshold, and applicable TDS rates

TDS Rates For FY 2021-22


In FY 2020-21, the government has announced a package of Rs. 20 Lakhs crore in which TDS rates were revised and cut by 25%. For this, the effective dates were 14 May 2020 till 31st March 2021. Now the TDS rates for FY 2021-22 have revised, which are given here.

TDS Rates for FY 2021-22


TDS section, nature of payments, threshold, and applicable TDS rates for FY 2021-22 are as follow-

Section of the Income Tax Act Nature of Payment TDS Rates Threshold Limit
192 Salary Income Slab rates based on old and new tax regime Income Tax Slab
192A EPF- Premature Withdrawal 10% (In case of no PAN @ 30%) Rs. 50,000
193 Interest on Securities (except debenture) 10% Rs. 10,000
193 Interest on Debenture 10% Rs. 5,000
194 Dividend (other than listed companies) 10% (No TDS on div payouts by REITs/InvITs) Rs. 5000
194A Interest other than interest
on securities by bank post/office
10% Rs. 40,000 (Rs. 50,000 for senior citizens)
Interest other than on securities by others 10% Rs. 5,000
194B Winning from lotteries/puzzle/game 30% Rs. 10,000
194C Payment of Contractors
and sub-contractors
1% (For Ind/HUF) and 2% for Others Rs. 1,00,000
194D Insurance Commission 5% (Individuals) and 10% (Companies) Rs. 15,000
194DA Payment in respect of life
insurance policy
5% Rs. 1,00,000
194E Payment to non-resident sportsmen/sports association 20%
194EE Payments in respect of
deposits under National
Savings Scheme (NSS)
10% Rs. 2,500
194F Payments on account of
re-purchase of Units by
Mutual Funds or UTI
194G Commission, prize etc.,
on sale of lottery tickets
5% Rs. 15,000
194H Commission or brokerage 5% Rs. 15,000
194-I(a) Rent for plant and machinery 2% Rs. 2,40,000
194-I(b) Rent for land, building and furniture 10% Rs. 2,40,000
194-IA Payment for acquisition
of immovable property (other than agriculture land)
1% Rs. 50 Lakhs
194-IB Payment of rent by individual or HUF 5% Rs. 50,000 per month
194-IC Payment for Joint Development Agreements 10%
194J Fee for Professional or
Technical Services (FTS),
Royalty, etc.
2% (For FTS, certain royalties, call centre and 10% for others) Rs. 30,000
194K Payment of dividend by
Mutual Funds as per sec. 10 (23D)
10% Rs. 5,000
194 LA Payment of compensation on acquisition of immovable property 10% Rs. 2,50,000
194 LB Interest from Infrastructure Bond to NRI 5%
194 LD Interest on certain bonds and Govt. securities 5% NA
194M Payment for contract work completed and professional work by Individual and HUF 5% Rs. 50,00,000
194N Cash Withdrawal during the P/Y 2% Exceeds Rs. 1 Crore
194O TDS on e-commerce participants 1% Rs. 5 Lakh
194Q Purchase of goods (Applicable w.e.f. 01.07.2021) Rs. 50 Lakh .10% or Rs. 5% in case of no PAN of seller
TDS Rates For FY 2021-22

Also Read- Section 206AB: Higher Rate of TDS for non-filers of Income Tax Return

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Compiled by- CA Chirag Agarwal (Practicing Chartered Accountants)

This post was last updated on May 13, 2021 4:18 PM

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