Is it mandatory to issue Form-16 even for Nil income tax deduction?

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    If the salary of an employee is less than the taxable limit and no TDS has been deducted for income tax, is it still mandatory for the employer to issue Form-16 for Nil TDS deduction?

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    Form-16 is issued for TDS deduction. If there is no TDS deduction, there is no necessity of issuing a Nil TDS Form-16 to the employee concerned by the employer. However, if an employer (optionally) decides to issue a Forum-16 for Nil TDS deduction to an employee, there may be nothing wrong in it. But, it is not necessary under law to issue a Nil TDS Forum-16 if there is no TDS deduction for an employee.

         


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