Applicability of Section 194LC –
The Indian Company or a business trust paying interest income to a non-resident, not being a company, or to a foreign company is liable to deduct TDS.
Interest is related with money borrowed by the Indian Company or the business trust in foreign currency from a source outside India by way of issue of rupee denominated bond before 1stJuly 2020.
Time of TDS deduction –
The Deductor is liable to deduct TDS within earlier of the below mentioned dates –
- At the time of payment thereof in cheque or cash or draft or any other mode of payment; or
- At the time of credit of interest income to the account of the payee.
Rate of deduction of TDS –
The Deductor is liable to deduct TDS @ 5% on gross Interest.