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)
10% 10%
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

  1. Specified rate as per the act
  2. 20%
  3. Rate in force
206AB TDS on non-filers of Income tax return NA Rate higher of:

  1. 5%
  2. Twice the mentioned rate in provision
  3. Rate in force

*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.

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