TDS on Sale of Property. As per Finance Bill of 2013, TDS is applicable on sale of immoveable property wherein the sale consideration of the property exceeds or is equal to Rs 50,00,000 (Rupees Fifty Lakhs). Sec 194 IA of the Income Tax Act, 1961 states that for all transactions with effect from June 1, 2013, Tax @ 1% should be deducted by the purchaser of the property at the time of making payment of sale consideration. Tax so deducted should be deposited to the Government Account through any of the authorised bank branches.
TDS on Sale of PropertyFacility for furnishing information regarding the transaction of sale of immoveable property and payment of TDS thereof is available on this website. Detailed procedure, user friendly e-tutorial, list of Bank branches authorised to accept TDS and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are available on this website for reference.
Points to be remembered by the Purchaser of the Property:
- Deduct tax @ 1% from the sale consideration.
- Collect the Permanent Account Number (PAN) of the Seller and verify the same with the Original PAN card.
- PAN of seller as well as Purchaser should be mandatorily furnished in the online Form for furnishing information regarding the sale transaction.
- Do not commit any error in quoting the PAN or other details in the online Form as there is no online mechanism for rectification of errors. For the purpose of rectification you are required to contact Income Tax Department.
Points to be remembered by the Seller of the Property:
- Provide your PAN to the Purchaser for furnishing information regarding TDS to the Income Tax Department.
- Verify deposit of taxes deducted by the Purchaser in your Form 26AS Annual Tax Statement.
Online form for furnishing TDS on property (Form 26QB)
E-tax payment on subsequent date
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What is TDS on property?The Finance Bill 2013 has proposed that purchaser of an immovable property (other than rural agricultural land) worth Rs 50 lakh or more is required to pay withholding tax at the rate of 1% from the consideration payable to a resident transferor
Who is responsible to deduct the TDS on sale of Property?According to rules in respect of tax deducted at source, buyer of the property would have to deduct the TDS and deposit the same in Government treasury.
The Buyer of the property (deductor of tax) has to furnish information regarding the transaction online on the TIN website. After successfully providing details of transaction deductor can:
- Either make the payment online (through e-tax payment option) immediately;
- Or make the payment subsequently through e-tax payment option (net-banking account) or by visiting any of the authorized Bank branches. However, such bank branches will make e-payment without digitization of any challan. The bank will get the challan details from the online form filled on www.tin-nsdl.com
What is Form 26QB?The online form available on the TIN website for furnishing information regarding TDS on property is termed as
b)Taxpayer can also click the option ‘View Acknowledgment’ hosted on the TIN website. Taxpayer needs to enter PAN of the Buyer and Seller, Total Payment and Assessment Year (as mentioned at the time of filing the Form 26QB) to retrieve the Acknowledgment Number.
What is Form 16B?
From where will I get the Form 16B?
What is Fee in Form 26QB and when is it applicable?
How to make tax payment towards Fee in Form 26QB?
TDS is to be deducted on the amount paid/credited to the seller. In the above e.g. the deduction will be on total amount i.e. on 70 Lakhs.