Friends, Some new flags have been inserted in TDS RPU. The deductors who prepare TDS return himself should read below detailed information regarding FLAG's used in TDS return. In case deductor do not enter below codes or entered wrong codes in TDS return, Income Tax Department will raise demand for the same. For example if flag wrongly selected as C and TDS deducted @ 2%,1% or 10% etc. Income Tax Department will charge higher rate @ 20% (due to selection of Flag C) and will issue demand for the balance amount .
Presently as on 02.10.2013 the following codes or Flags are being used in the column REMARKS (REASON FOR NON-DEDUCTION / LOWER DEDUCTION / HIGHER DEDUCTION / THRESHOLD)
1. Flag A
2. Flag B
3. Flag C
4. Flag T
5. Flag Y
6. Flag S
7. Flag Z
Whether PAN mandatory
In case of lower deduction/no deduction on account of certificate under section 197
In case of no deduction on account of declaration under section 197A. Allowed only for section 194, 194A, 194EE and 193
In case of deduction of tax at higher rate due to non-availability of PAN
In case of Transporter transaction and valid PAN is provided
Transaction where tax not been deducted as amount paid/credited to the vendor/party has not exceeded the threshold limit (as per the provisions of income tax act). Applicable for sections 193,194, 194A, 194B, 194BB, 194C, 194D, 194EE, 194G, 194H, 194I, 194J, 194LA.
For software acquired under section 194J (Notification 21/2012). Applicable from FY 2012-13 onwards.
In case of no deduction on account of payment under section 197A (1F). Applicable from FY 2013-14 onwards