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.
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.
To Furnishing Form 26QB (Click Here)
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What is Form 16B?
Form 16B is the TDS certificate to be issued by the deductor (Buyer of property) to the deductee (Seller of property) in respect of the taxes deducted and deposited into the Government Account.
From where will I get the Form 16B?
Form 16B will be available for download from the website of Centralized Processing Cell of TDS (CPC-TDS) www.tdscpc.gov.in