If you're a salaries person, then you very well know that every month your employer deducts some amount from your salary and submit it to income tax department. This is called Tax Deducted at Source (TDS). But this is not the only case. There are many rules in services / business where one has to deduct TDS before giving payment to other.
The most important rule is that your must submit your correct PAN number to your employer / tax deducter
At the end of financial year, you can seek refund of TDS from income tax department, if you're eligible as per income
tax rules and regulations by showing Form 26AS as a proof.
One needs to be very careful here. What if your employer told you that he had deducted TDS from your salary but did not submitted to income tax department? In that case, it's a problem for you.
So, it's better to keep checking your your TDS amount in income tax department. In this article, we'll discuss how to check your TDS amount and Form 26AS online.
There are 3 ways to do so.
Visit the official website of Income tax department at https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/
You'll get screen like this:
Now, click on "Register Yourself" link given at the top right side of the screen.
Registration process is simple, self-explanatory and takes just couple of minutes. Keep your PAN number handy in this step.
Now, login to your account and click on "View Tax Credit Statement (From 26AS)" in "My account". You can see your Form26AS there.
You can see Form26AS by using NetBanking account of your bank. Many authorized banks show link to see your TDS / Form26AS when you login to your account in bank. There is no need for separate registration / login.
List of banks registered with NSDL for providing view of Tax Credit Statement (Form 26AS) are as below:
You can get updated list of bank at https://www.tin-nsdl.com/view-tax-credit/panregistration-viewtaxcredit.php
You can also register yourself on TRACES website at http://contents.tdscpc.gov.in/ and view your Form26AS. This information is also free of cost.
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