tds return due date

The due date for filing TDS (Tax Deducted at Source) returns in India is as follows:

TDS Return Due Dates:

  1. Quarter 1 (April to June):

    • Due Date: 31st July
  2. Quarter 2 (July to September):

    • Due Date: 31st October
  3. Quarter 3 (October to December):

    • Due Date: 31st January
  4. Quarter 4 (January to March):

    • Due Date: 31st May


  • The above due dates apply to both government and non-government deductors.

  • It’s crucial for entities deducting TDS to file their TDS returns within the specified due dates to avoid penalties and late fees.

  • The due dates may be subject to change, and it’s advisable to check for any updates or notifications from the Income Tax Department.

  • The TDS return is filed using different forms such as 24Q, 26Q, 27Q, and 27EQ, depending on the nature of deductees and transactions.

  • For the most accurate and up-to-date information, taxpayers should refer to official notifications or consult with tax professionals.