The Full Form of TDS is an Tax Deducted at Source.
TDS is one of the tax collecting method used in India. It is governed under the Indian Income Tax Act 1961 and managed by Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
It is a part of department of revenue managed by Indian Revenue Service (IRS). In a company, the Company’s employer collects taxes from their employee and send it directly to the income tax department.
This tax has to be deposited in treasury of Indian Government within a specified time. There is not a uniform rate of deduction for this tax. It may be ranged from 1% to 30% or more, depending on the entity on which it is applicable.
Deductor: The deductor is a person or a company who is responsible for deducting the money (taxes) before the payment is made.
Deductee: The deductee is the person who is liable to pay the tax or from whom the tax is deducted.