Exercising option for deduction of TDS under old and new  rates of Income Tax for F.Y. 2020-21 – Ministry of Labour Circular

Exercising option for deduction of TDS under old and new  rates of Income Tax for F.Y. 2020-21 – Ministry of Labour Circular

Exercising option for deduction of TDS under old and new  rates of Income Tax for F.Y. 2020-21 – Ministry of Labour Circular

 

No. 24/06/2020-Cash (MS)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA/BHARAT SARKAR
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
CASH SECTION (MS)

New Delhi, dated the 25th June, 2020

CIRCULAR

Exercising option for deduction of TDS under old and new rates of Income Tax for the Financial Year 2020-21

The Government of India has notified new tax structure w.e.f. the financial year 2020-21 (assessment year 2021-22), wherein the total taxable income shall be computed without any exemption/deduction such as Standard Deduction, HRA Exemption, loss from house property, deductions granted under the provisions of Chapter VI-A (except deduction under sub section (2) of Section 80CCD).

S.No.  Taxable income Tax Rate  Tax rate (New Scheme)
1Up to Rs. 2,50,000

Nil

Nil

2From Rs. 2,50,001 to Rs. 5,00,000

5%

5%

3From Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs. 7,50,000

20%

10%

4From Rs: 7,50,001 to Rs. 10,00,000

20%

15%

5From Rs. 10,00,001 to Rs. 12,50,000

30%

20%

6From Rs. 12,50,001 to Rs. 15,00,000

30%

25%

7Above Rs. 15,00,000

30%

30%

The income tax rates prevailing in the financial year 2019-20 will continue to exist and the official has to choose between old rates and new rates for the purpose of monthly Income Tax recovery from pay and allowances. In the old tax rates, all the existing deductions and exemptions are allowed.

Therefore, all the officials are required to exercise their option, in writing or through email to [email protected] to choose between old or new income tax structure for the financial year 2020-21 (assessment year 2021-22) for the purpose of monthly income tax deduction from pay and allowances. This option should be forwarded to Cash Section (MS) latest by 10-07-2020. If no option is received by the prescribed date, it will be presumed that the official is opting for the old tax structure and income tax recoveries will be regulated accordingly.

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It may also be noted that the option so exercised will be final and cannot be modified during the present financial year.

(C.S. Rao)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

  1. All Officers/Officials of MOLE
  2. NIC – for uploading on website.

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