Income Tax Rates for Foreign Companies (FY 2020-21/ AY 2021-22)

Income tax rates for companies other than domestic companies (i.e. foreign companies) in respect of FY 2020-21/ AY 2021-22, as per the Finance Act, 2020, are as under:

Nature of IncomeIncome Tax Rate
Royalty received from Government or an Indian concern in pursuance of an agreement made with the Indian concern after 31/03/1961, but before 01/04/1976, or fees for rendering technical services in pursuance of an agreement made after 29/02/1964 but before 01/04/1976 and where such agreement has, in either case, been approved by the Central Government50%
Any other income40%

In other words, in the case of a company other than a domestic company, royalties received from Government or an Indian concern under an approved agreement made after 31/03/1961 but before 01/04/1976, shall be taxed at 50%.

Similarly, fees for technical services received by such company from Government or Indian concern under an approved agreement made after 29/02/1964 but before 01/04/1976 shall be taxed at 50%.

On the balance of the total income of such company, the tax rate shall be 40%.

In addition, Surcharge and Health & Education Cess (HEC), are applicable as under:

a) Surcharge: At the rate of 2% where total income of such company exceeds Rs. 1 Crore but is upto Rs. 10 Crores and at the rate of 5% where total income of such company exceeds Rs. 10 Crore, subject to provisions relating to marginal relief.

b) HEC: At the rate of 4% of the aggregate amount of the Income Tax and Surcharge, in all cases.

c) MAT

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