Increasing rate of TCS of certain remittances-Budget 2023
Section 206C of the Act provides for TCS on business of trading in alcohol, liquor, forest
produce, scrap etc. Sub-section (1G) of the aforesaid section provides for TCS on foreign
remittance through the Liberalised Remittance Scheme and on sale of overseas tour
In order to increase TCS on certain foreign remittances and on sale of overseas tour
packages, amendment is proposed in sub-section (1G) of section 206C of the Act.
The current and proposed TCS rates are tabulated as under:
|S.No.||Types of remittance||Present rate*||Proposed rate*|
|(1)||For the purpose of any education, if the amount being remitted out is a loan obtained from any financial institution as defined in section 80E.||0.5% of the amount or the aggregate of the amounts in excess of Rs. 7 lakh.||No change.|
|(2)||For the purpose of education, other than (i) or for the purpose of medical treatment.||5% of the amount or the aggregate of the amounts in excess of Rs. 7 lakh.||No change.|
|(3)||Overseas tour package||5% without any threshold limit.||20% without any threshold limit.|
|(4)||Any other case||5% of the amount or the aggregate of the amounts in excess of Rs. 7 lakh.||20% without any threshold limit.|
- In the table above, the present rate and the proposed rate of TCS are on the amount or the
aggregate of the amounts being remitted by the buyer in a financial year.
This amendment will take effect from 1st July, 2023.