TDS Section 194Q for purchase of goods

Yarab A 2021-07-01 09:46:59


Who should deduct TDS u/s 194Q?

You should deduct TDS under provision 194Q if the annual turnover of your business exceeds Rs 10 crore in the previous financial year.

What types of purchases you need to deduct TDS u/s 194Q?

You need to deduct TDS if you purchase goods worth more than Rs 50 lakhs from a single vendor in the same financial year. Apart from this, there are other conditions such as purchases should be from a resident and TDS has not been deducted under any other provisions of the Income Tax Act

What is the time or point at which TDS needs to be deducted?

TDS is required to be deducted at the time of credit of such sum to the account of the seller or at the time of payment whichever is earlier.  In other words, if you are making payments to the party or while booking the purchase invoice, whichever is earlier, you have to deduct TDS and pay the remainder of the amount to the seller.

What is the rate of TDS?

You need to deduct TDS at 0.1% if the seller has a PAN, or at 5%, if the seller does not have a PAN.

Is TCS applicable if TDS is deductible by the buyer of the goods?

No. Section 194Q clarifies that if a buyer is liable to deduct TDS on a purchase transaction, the seller shall not collect TCS on the same transaction.


Scenarios of TDS deduction u/s 194Q

Details in a financial year

Use Case-1



Use case-4

(PAN not Available)

Turnover of Buyer

15 Cr

20 Cr

8 Cr

14 Cr

Sale Value or consideration

60 Lakhs

8 Lakhs

20 Lakhs

70 Lakhs

TDS deduction by buyer





Taxable value

10 Lakhs



20 Lakhs

Rate of TDS





*Taxable value refers to the value more than 50 lakhs i.e., the remaining amount of purchase after 50 lakhs. In cases where the buyer is not eligible to deduct TDS, the seller can collect tax on meeting threshold criteria.

Steps to manage TDS on purchase u/s 194Q in TallyPrime

For ease of recording TDS on purchases u/s 194Q in TallyPrime, follow the steps mentioned below. To know step-by-step by details to configure and recording translations, please read Record TDS on Purchase of Goods (Under Section 194Q)

Creation of TDS nature of payment

Create two ‘TDS Nature of Payments’ and configure one above the Threshold Limit (of Rs 50 lakhs) and one below the limit as shown in the images below. You can name the nature of payment accordingly for easy identification. Also, mention the rate as 0.10% with PAN and 5% in case of without PAN.

To create, navigate from Gateway of Tally > Create > type or select TDS Nature of Payments. Alternatively, press Alt+G (Go To) > Create Master > type or select TDS Nature of Payments.

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Purchase ledger and GST ledgers configuration

Configure the purchase ledger and GST ledgers to ensure that both GST and TDS is applicable, and set the TDS Nature of Payment to ‘Any’.

Recording transactions

While recording the purchase transaction, you have to select the relevant nature of payment in the ‘TDS Nature of Payment’ details sub-screen.

  • If the total value of purchases from a party crosses the Threshold Limit across transactions, you have to select the nature of payment configured above the Threshold Limit
  • if the total value of purchases from a party continues to be below the Threshold Limit, you have to select the nature of payment configured below the Threshold Limit

Read Record TDS on Purchase of Goods (Under Section 194Q) to know more on managing advance TDS payment,  adjust TDS in purchase as per advance payment, purchase return/cancellation and TDS exemption for government-listed seller