Cir. Memo No. D4/1381/2019 (Comp.No.1280137) Dt.19/11/2020 Pensions - T&A Dept. -Instructions on obtaining of savings particulars from the pensioners for IT purpose during the current Financial Year 2020-21 - Issued - Reg.
Personal attention of Deputy Directors of all (13) District Treasuries & ATO, APCRT is drawn to the above subject.
All the Deputy Directors of District Treasuries in the state including all pension disbursing officers are well aware that it is mandatory to effect TDS from the pensioners and they are requested to obtain savings/exemptions from the pensioners for IT purpose during the current Financial Year 2020-21 during the period from 20th November to 15th December and the details of savings/exemptions shall be fed through ESS login to Pension Disbursing Authorities. If the pensioner is unable to submit the deduction plan, the Pension disbursing authority can submit the plan through OBOS option before 25-12 2020, so as to effect TDS from the pensioners from the pension payable on 1st January, 14 February and 1st March of 2021 respectively, to avoid statutory notices from the IT Department,
In view of the above circumstances, all Deputy Directors of District Treasuries in the state are requested to follow the above instructions scrupulously duly following the existing IT rules, without giving scope for inconvenience to the pensioners and to mitigate notices from the IT Department.
In case of any further doubts in the matter, the Treasury officer may consult the local IT officer or charted accountant and take a decision in the matter as Treasury officer is competent authority for deduction of TDS.
A copy of IT guidelines issued by DGA (Central), Chennai, Kochi Branch office is enclosed herewith for reference, if any.