Question: Is TDS And Income Tax Same?

What is the difference between TDS and income tax?

Here is simple difference between Income Tax and TDS: 1) Income tax is levied on all individuals or corporates for the income earned above the tax limit for that particular period.

TDS is tax deducted at source.

TDS is deducted in cases such as from salary income, fixed deposits, etc..

Do I need to pay tax after TDS?

Irrespective of whether your employer has deducted tax at source (TDS) on your salary or you have paid tax on your own, you should file your income tax return (ITR) if you fit certain criteria.

How is TDS calculated?

The employer deducts TDS on salary at the employee’s ‘average rate’ of income tax. It will be computed as follows: Average Income tax rate = Income tax payable (calculated through slab rates) divided by employee’s estimated income for the financial year.

What is the TDS percentage?

The TDS rates to be applicable on income for the current year is updated in the TDS rates chart for FY 2020-21. TDS stands for Tax Deducted at Source….TDS Deduction Rate.Taxable IncomeTax RateUp to Rs. 2,50,000NilRs. 2,50,000 to Rs. 5,00,0005%Rs. 5,00,000 to Rs. 10,00,00020%Above Rs. 10,00,00030%

Can TDS be refunded?

TDS Refund On Salary: If the deductee fails to submit the required certificates on time, to claim various deductions under Section 80C, the deductor may deduct TDS in excess of the liability. You can easily claim a refund while filing the ITR and provide your bank details to expedite the refund process.

What does TDS mean in income tax?

tax deducted at sourceTDS stands for tax deducted at source. As per the Income Tax Act, any company or person making a payment is required to deduct tax at source if the payment exceeds certain threshold limits. TDS has to be deducted at the rates prescribed by the tax department.

What is TDS and TCS in income tax?

Tax Deducted at Source and Tax Collected at Source are both incurred at the source of income. TDS is the tax which is deducted on a payment made by a company to an individual, in case the amount exceeds a certain limit. TCS is the tax which is collected by sellers while selling something to buyers.

Who is eligible for TDS?

The concept of TDS was introduced with an aim to collect tax from the very source of income. As per this concept, a person (deductor) who is liable to make payment of specified nature to any other person (deductee) shall deduct tax at source and remit the same into the account of the Central Government.

What is the limit for TDS deduction?

Section 192- TDS on Salaries: TDS on salaries is deducted at the rate of the income tax slab for the relevant year. For the assessment year 2020-2021 the exemption limit for an individual is Rs 2,50,000.