TDS Rate on Payments to non-resident sportsmen or sports associations under section 194E of Income Tax Act

TDS Rate of 20% on payment made to a non-resident sportsman (including an athlete) or an entertainer, who is not a citizen of India or a non-resident sports association or institution.

Reference: Section 194E of the Income Tax Act, 1961

Payments to non-resident sportsmen or sports associations

194E. Where any income referred to in section 115BBA is payable to a non-resident sportsman (including an athlete) or an entertainer, who is not a citizen of India or a non-resident sports association or institution, the person responsible for making the payment shall, at the time of credit of such income to the account of the payee or at the time of payment thereof in cash or by issue of a cheque or draft or by any other mode, whichever is earlier, deduct income-tax thereon at the rate of twenty per cent.

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