TDS on payment of Insurance Commission [194D] | AY 2019-20 onwards

Last udpated: Jan. 11, 2019, 5:25 p.m.

Applicability of TDS under section 194D

Section 194D casts responsibility on any person responsible for paying to a resident any income by way of remuneration or reward, whether by way of commission or otherwise, for soliciting or procuring insurance business (including the business relating to the continuance, renewal or revival of policies of insurance) to deduct tax at source.

Rate of TDS under section 194D

Such person is required to deduct income-tax at the rate of 5%.

Time of deduction

The deduction is to be made at the time of the credit of the income to the account of the payee or at the time of making the payment (by whatever mode) to the payee, whichever is earlier.

Threshold limit

The tax under this section has to be deducted at source only if the amount of such income or the aggregate of the amounts of such income credited or paid during the financial year to the account of the payee exceeds Rs 15,000.

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