PANning on your financial movement
Bank Fixed Deposits: If you open a fixed deposit with your bank for an amount exceeding Rs 50,000, a copy of PAN card needs to be given. In absence of PAN, the bank will deduct TDS of 20 per cent or at the prevailing rate, whichever is higher (instead of the normal 10 per cent). Further, the bank will not issue TDS certificate. Form 15G/15H and other exemption certificates will be invalid in this case.
Payment in hotels and restaurants: You may asked to submit a copy of your PAN if you pay cash in hotels or restaurants against bills for an amount exceeding Rs 25,000
Payment to travel agents: Cash payment more than Rs 25,000 for travel to any foreign country (fare or purchase of foreign currency) in a single payment requires you to produce your PAN copy.
Rent agreements: Nowadays, landlords demand a copy of the PAN card of tenants, as the primary ID proof while
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