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GST: new TDS guidelines to come into force from Oct. 1

Those deducting TDS should have to make applications on the common portal

The guidelines pertaining to TDS under Section 51 of the Goods and Services Tax Act will come into force on October 1, according to a press release by Joint Commissioner of State Tax (Vijayawada 2nd division) V. Raghunath.

Those deducting TDS should have to make applications on the common portal in Form GST Reg-07 from the above date.

The deductors include all Central and State government departments, regional authorities like municipal corporations and village panchayats, government agencies and government undertakings.

A 2% tax has to be deducted at source at the time of payment of bills to contractors for sums exceeding ₹2.50 lakh and the same has to be remitted to the government in GSTR-7.

Returns pertaining to tax deducted in a month have to be filed before the 10th of the subsequent month and a penal interest of 18% will be imposed on remittances not made before the stipulated dates.

Non-filing of returns will attract a late fee.

 

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