Section 194M – TDS on payment to resident contractors and professionals

  • An individual and/or Hindu undivided family (HUF) has to deduct tax at source under Section 194M. Such individuals and HUF must not be required to get their books of accounts audited. Books of Accounts are required to be audited if total turnover or receipts of a business exceed Rs 1 crore or where receipts of a profession exceed Rs 50 lakh.
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Income Declaration Scheme, 2016

Govt. extends time-limit for making tax payments under IDS till 31st January, 2020.

CBDT notifies 31st Jan 2020 as the Last date for payment of pending amount under Income Declaration Scheme (IDS) 2016. Govt. notifies that persons who have made declaration under the Income Declaration Scheme, 2016, but have not made payment of tax, surcharge, penalty payable there under on or before the due dates, may now make the payments on or before the 31st January, 2020, along with interest at the rate of 1% p.m; States that this notification shall be deemed to have come into force with effect from the 1st June, 2016.

It is hereby certified that no person is being adversely affected by giving retrospective effect to this notification.

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Sec 194N- TDS on Cash Withdrawal of more than 1 Crore

As newly inserted section in the chapter of TDS requires tax to be deducted at source if any specified person withdraws Rupees more than 1 Crore from any banking company, co-operative bank or post office. This section came in force on September 1st, 2019 in order to discourage cash transactions and move towards cash-less economy.

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Rent Free Accommodation?

What is Rent Free Accommodation? What is it taxability? How is it different from House Rent Allowance? Sometimes the employer provide houses to its employees for residential purposes and do not charge anything from them and in some cases to some extent. RFA i.e. Rent Free Accommodation is a part of perquisites that are considered as additional benefits getting from your employer received in kind and it is taxable as per the provisions of Income Tax Act. RFA is a perquisite whereas HRA is an Allowance.
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