TDS (Tax Deducted at Source) is a type of tax introduced by the Income Tax Department of India to minimise tax evasion. It is applicable on various payments ranging from contractor payments, salary, commission and more.
The TDS rates are Predecided by the Government under the Income Tax Act.
In this blog, we share the Latest TDS rate chart for the Financial Year 2023-24 and Assessment Year 2024-25 to help you calculate and pay TDS error-free.
TDS Rate Chart for FY 2023-24
|Section||Nature of Payment||Threshold (Rs.)||Individual / HUF TDS Rates (%)||Others
TDS Rate (%)
|192||Salaries||Rs. 2,50,000||Slab Rates||Slab Rates|
|192A||Premature EPF withdrawal*||Rs. 50,000||10%||10%|
|193||– TDS on interest on securities***||Rs. 10,000||10%||10%|
|194||Payment of dividend||Rs. 5,000||10%||10%|
|194A||Interest issued by banks or post offices on deposits||Rs. 40,000
Rs. 50,000 (For senior citizens)
|194A||Interest by others apart from on securities||Rs. 5,000||10%||10%|
|194B||Amounts that someone has won through lotteries, puzzles, or games||Aggregate of Rs. 10,000**||30%||30%|
|194BB||Amounts that someone has won from horse races||Rs. 10,000||30%||30%|
|194C||Payments to contractor or sub-contractor – Single Payments||Rs. 30,000||1%||2%|
|194C||Payments to contractor/sub-contractor – Aggregate Payments||Rs. 1,00,000||1%||2%|
|194D||Payment of insurance commission to domestic companies||Rs. 15,000||NA||10%|
|194D||Payment of insurance commission to companies other than domestic ones||Rs. 15,000||5%||NA|
|194DA||Maturity of Life Insurance Policy||Rs. 1,00,000||5%||5%|
|194EE||Payment of an amount standing to the credit of an individual under NSS (National Savings Scheme)||Rs. 2500||10%||10%|
|194F||Payment of repurchase of unit by UTI (Unit Trust of India) or any mutual fund||No Limit||20%||20%|
|194G||Payments or commission on sale of lottery tickets||Rs. 15,000||5%||5%|
|194H||Commission or brokerage||Rs. 15,000||5%||5%|
|194I||Rent of land, building, or furniture||Rs. 2,40,000||10%||10%|
|194I||Rent of plant and machinery||Rs. 2,40,000||2%||2%|
|194IA||Payment for transfer of immovable property other than agricultural land||Rs. 50,00,000||1%||1%|
|194IB||Rent payment that is made by an individual or HUF not covered under payment 194I||Rs. 50,000 (per month)||5%||NA|
|194IC||Payment that are made under Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to Individual/HUF||No Limit||10%||10%|
|194J||Fees paid for professional services||Rs. 30,000||10%||10%|
|194J||Amount paid for technical services||Rs. 30,000||2%||2%|
|194J||Amounts paid as royalty for sale/distribution/exhibition of cinematographic films||Rs. 30,000||2%||2%|
|194K||Payment of income for units of a mutual fund, for example- dividends||Rs. 5,000||10%||10%|
|194LA||Payment made for compensation for acquiring certain immovable property||Rs. 2,50,000||10%||10%|
|194LB||Payment of interest on infrastructure bonds to Non-Resident Indians||NA||5%||5%|
|194LBA(1)||Certain income distributed by a business trust among its unit holder||NA||10%||10%|
|194LD||Payment of interest on rupee-denominated bonds, municipal debt security, and government securities||NA||5%||5%|
|194M||Amounts paid for contract, brokerage, commission or professional fee (other than 194C, 194H, 194J)||Rs. 50,00,000||5%||5%|
|194N||In case cash withdrawal over a certain amount takes place from the bank, and ITR is filed||Rs. 1,00,00,000||2%||2%|
|194N||In case cash withdrawal takes place from a bank and one does not file ITR||Rs. 20,00,000||2%||2%|
|194O||Amount paid for the sale of products/services by e-commerce service providers via their digital platform||Rs. 5,00,000||1%||1%|
|194Q||Payments made for the purchase of goods||Rs. 50,00,000||0.10%||0.10%|
|194S||TDS on the payment of any crypto or other virtual asset||NA||1%||1%|
|206AA||TDS for non-availability of PAN||NA||At a rate higher of
|206AB||TDS on non-filers of Income tax return||NA||Rate higher of:
*Applicable TDS rate for EPF withdrawals without a PAN number is now 20%, from the previous 30%
** Essentially means there is no limit
*** From FY 2023-24, interest on debentures issued by listed companies is also included
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FAQ on TDS rates
1. Is TDS mandatory for companies?
Yes, the deduction of tax at source (TDS) on salary is compulsory under section 192 of the Income Tax act. An employer who pays wages to his/her employee must deduct TDS from the salary if the total income exceeds a certain threshold.
2. What is the TDS rates for contractors?
TDS Rate for Contractors is 1% in case the payment is made to an individual or HUF and 2% for others.
3. What is the TDS rate on salary?
TDS rate on salary means that tax has been deducted by the employer at the time of depositing the salary into the employee’s account.