02 August 2010
please tell me the date from which TDS rates are been made flat i.e no education cess is applicable.
yes , e cess & she cess only applicable for tds on salary.
Undermentioned provisions are applicable for Financial Year 2009-10 (A.Y. 2010-11) and w.e.f. 01.04.2009.
No Surcharge on TDS in case of payment is made to Resident or Domestic Company
No Surcharge on TDS in case of payment is made to Non Resident other than Foreign Company
2.5% Surcharge on TDS if the recipient is a foreign company and amount exceeds Rs. 1 Crore.
2. Education Cess
No EC or SHEC on TDS in case of payment is made to Resident or Domestic Company [Other than Salary]
3% EC and SHEC (2% + 1%) on TDS in case of Salary
3% EC and SHEC (2% + 1%) on TDS in case of payment is made to Non Resident
Except in case of TDS on salary u/s 192, TDS to be deducted at flat rate (without surcharge & E.cess) with effect from 01-10-2009.
New rates of TDS were made applicable from 1st Oct., 2009.
Edu.Cess or S.&Hi.Edu.Cess on TDS was discontinued on payments made to Residents or Domestic Company, except in the case of salary payments.
Except Under section 192, TDS rate was made flat w.e.f 01/10/2009
All rates applicable w.e.f. 1-4-2009 in my view, although finance (No.2) Act approval date is 19th, Aug 2009.
CLICK ON BELOW LINK FOR SUPPORTING NO ED CESS ON TDS FROM 1ST APIRL 2009.
AMENDED TDS RATE ARE APPLICABLE FROM 1ST OCT 2009, BUT PROVISION FOR NO CESS & H.E.CSS IS FROM 1ST APIRL 2009.