New Section 194Q – TDS on Purchase of Goods

In the Budget for FY 2021-22, a new section 194Q has been introduced which is related to payment of certain sum for purchase of goods.

As per this section, any person, being a buyer who is responsible for paying any sum to any resident for purchase of any goods of the value or aggregate of such value exceeding INR 50 lakhs in any previous year, shall, deduct TDS @0.1% on the total value of the transaction.

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Submitting Tax Saving Proofs to Employer

Why Employers Ask for Tax Saving Investment Proofs?
Employers are responsible to deduct income tax (TDS – Tax deduction at source) from salary paid to its employees and deposit the same to income tax department. But income tax is complicated and the final tax depends on the tax saving investments a person makes or if the person lives on rent or if he has a house. So to compute your taxes correctly your employer asks for a declaration at the start of financial year (in April). The TDS is deducted based on this declaration. Continue reading “Submitting Tax Saving Proofs to Employer”

Equalization Levy

The digital economy in India is growing at a rapid pace by each passing year. Till recently, most of the Non Resident companies, which form an integral part of providing digital services did not have to pay any tax in India. Neither were they subjected to any withholding taxes, since the performance for the services were not executed in India. Moreover, as they do not have a Permanent Establishment in India, their revenue cannot be attributed to the operations in India. Hence, no tax applies on the same. Continue reading “Equalization Levy”