Employee Income Tax Payments (Payroll) in Tally ERP 9

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To process the income tax payment

  1. Go to Gateway of Tally > Accounting Vouchers > F5:  Payment.

  2. Press F2 to change the voucher date.

  3. Press A: Payroll Auto Fill.

  4. Select the Income Tax Challan in Process for field

  5. Enter the From and To dates

  6. Enter the Voucher Date

  7. Select the appropriate Employee Category.

  8. Select the Employee/Group from the List of Employees/Group.

  9. Select the appropriate Bank/Cash Ledger from the List of Ledger Accounts.

  10. Select the appropriate Payroll Ledger from the List of Ledger Accounts.

Payment autofill

  1. Press Enter to show the income tax payment values for all employees.

  2. Select Yes in Provide Details field, if you wish to print the payment details in Income Tax Challan.

  3. In the Payment Details screen, enter the Cheque/DD No., Cheque/DD Date, Challan Date, Bank & Branch Code.

Income tax payment  vocuher

  1. Press Enter to save.

Income Tax (ITNS Challan 281) Challan

To print the income tax challan, press No in the above screen, and press Alt+P.

In the Print Configuration screen,

  • Select Yes in the Print Challan field

Print Challan

  • Press Yes to print the Income Tax Challan

Income Tax Challan

The income tax challan displays the total tax paid by the employer during the given month.

Accounting for Interest, Penalty and Late Fee

When there is a delay in paying the tax, a penalty maybe charged. In Tally.ERP 9 there is provision to account for the same.

To account for penalties

  1. Go to Gateway of Tally > Accounting Vouchers > F5:  Payment.

  2. Press A: Payroll Auto Fill.

  3. Select the Income Tax Challan in Process for field.

  4. Enter the From and To dates.

  5. Enter the Voucher Date.

  6. Select the appropriate Employee Category.

  7. Select the Employee/Group from the List of Employees/Group.

  8. Select the appropriate Bank / Cash Ledger from the List of Ledger Accounts.

  9. Select the appropriate Payroll Ledger from the List of Ledger Accounts.

  10. In the Accounting Voucher Creation screen, select Penalty (or any other expense ledger) from the List of Ledgers.

Accounting Voucher Creation

On selecting the expense ledger, the following screen appears:

Payment type

  1. Select Penalty, and save the payment voucher.

Note: Similarly Interest and Late Fee can be accounted for using the same procedure.

Challan for TDS with Penalty Charges

The penalty charges that have been recorded will appear in the challan as follows:

Income_challan-10

Accounting for Interest, Penalty and Late Fee Without the TDS Ledger

Interest, penalty, and late fFee can be accounted independently without the TDS ledger.

  1. In the Payment Auto-fill screen, against Payroll Ledger field, select Not Applicable.

Payment Auto-fill screen

In the Payment Voucher, select Interest Account or any other expense ledger from the List of Ledgers.

Payment Voucher

In the Payment Type sub-screen, select interest

Payment type subscreen

  1. Enter the amount, and similarly amounts can be accounted for Late Fee and Penalty in the same voucher.

  2. Press Enter to save.

Challan for  Penalty Charges without TDS Ledger

The interest charges recorded without the TDS ledger will appear in the challan as follows:

TDS Challan

Similarly, the effect of interest, penalty and late fee will reflect in the respective statutory reports namely Challan, 24Q, e-TDS 24Q.

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