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Re: Indian TDS Tax Withholding on Upwork Earnings

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Nitin Kumar S Member Since: Jun 9, 2014
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  1. Why can't Upwork pay this within the big fat 20% or 10% they are earning from us?
  2. Is there any clarification on how the Upwork earnings come under foreign e-commerce operators? I mean it makes sense for purchasing connects, purchasing membership etc. How exactly is working for a client an e-commerce transaction? 
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Kundan K Member Since: Sep 19, 2017
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Nitin in my opinion you are right. The TDS should not be applicable for freelancers. We are earning forign exchanges. The new tax rule is applicable for transations where one pays to foriegn e-commerce companies in Indian rupee which is converted to foreign currency. This is applicable for any purchases eg from amazon.us or google us and similar.

 

Upwork needs to look into it in more detail and take more consultation.

 

Here is more details from bloomberg https://prnt.sc/uhu8o7 

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Aman A Member Since: Feb 12, 2018
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My name on upwork profile is Aman**Edited for community guidelines**

but on PAN CARD has name as Aman**Edited for community guidelines**

and bank account name as Aman**Edited for community guidelines**

Everything is 100% as per indian Income Tax rules and Bank laws. no issue for this.

 

But Now my question is how should I fill it in First Name and Last Name in upwork because it doesn't have any Middle name field. Is below correct to update ? 

First Name : Aman 

Last Name :**Edited for community guidelines**

 

Please reply me for this question ASAP, so I can fill in my pan card details.

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Joanne Marie P Moderator Member Since: Nov 26, 2017
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Hi Aman,

 

You may enter your PAN or Aadhaar number in the “Tax Info” section under “Settings. Please fill in the requested information accordingly. 


-Joanne
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Aman A Member Since: Feb 12, 2018
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Hi Joanne,

 

I want to update my name in upwork, that what I am asking to. I want to update my upwork profile name to same as PAN number, can I do that?

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Aleksandar D Moderator Member Since: Mar 23, 2019
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Hi Aman,

 

One of our team members will reach out to you directly via a support ticket to assist you further.

Thank you.

~ Aleksandar
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Rajiv K Member Since: Oct 15, 2018
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Deleted. Inappropriate content/question.

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Joanne Marie P Moderator Member Since: Nov 26, 2017
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Hi Rajiv,

 

You may enter your PAN or Aadhaar number in the “Tax Info” section under “Settings.”


-Joanne
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Sahil B Member Since: Sep 26, 2017
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Hi Goran, I file as a company in India. I want to use Company name under Legal Busines Name of W8-Ben, and PAN Card section. Could you please advise if that is okay ? Thanks

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Joanne Marie P Moderator Member Since: Nov 26, 2017
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Hi Sahil,

 

I'll go ahead and ask our team about this. I'll update you here once I have more information. Thank you. 


-Joanne
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