We know that Due date for TDS is 7th of next month

However for March,TDS Due date is 30 April

If deposited late,we have to pay interest @ 1.5%


TDS Challan Due dates.jpg

 

If  TDS is deposited late

Interest is payable from

Date of Deduction (and not Last Date of Challan)

to

Actual Date of Deposit

@ 1.5%

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Changes in Interest Rate due to lockdown, If TDS Late Deposit

However,Due to Lockdown,Government has temporarily reduced Rate by 50%

 

  Current Rate New Rate (Temporary)
Interest Rate on Late Deposit of TDS 1.50% 1.5%*50%=0.75%

 

 

Due between 20 Mar 2020 to 29 June 2020,

if paid by 30 June 2020

 

Example 1

Bill of 20 October received of 50000 of Maintenance Charges

Payment made on 24 Oct of 49000(50000-2% tds)

What is Date of Deduction?

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What is date of Deposit?

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Suppose TDS Actually deposited on 8 November

What is Interest to be paid?

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Note

If TDS of March late deposited,then 3 Months Interest Payable

1.5%*3=4.5%

Example 2

Bill of 29 March received of 50000 of Maintenance Charges

Payment made on 30 March of 49000(50000-2% Tds)

What is Date of Deduction?

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What is date of Deposit?

View Answer

Suppose TDS Actually deposited on 1 May

What is Interest to be paid?

View Answer
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