Tax Deducted at Source, or TDS under the Income Tax act of 1961, is a system of collecting taxes in India at the time when the income is generated, rather than at a later date. In this system, a person or entity responsible for making payments, such as an employer or a bank, deducts a certain percentage of tax from the income of the recipient and remits it to the government on behalf of the recipient.
This blog gives an overview of how to check TDS status through a PAN card online. Read to know more!
TDS return is a statement filed by the person or entity who has deducted tax at source, on behalf of the recipient of income. It is a summary of all the transactions made during a particular quarter or financial year for which TDS has been deducted.
Every person or entity who is required to deduct TDS is required to file a TDS return with the Income Tax Department on a quarterly basis. The TDS return contains details of the tax deducted, the name and PAN of the deductee, the nature of the payment, and the amount of the payment.
The due date for filing TDS returns is 31st July for the first quarter, 31st October for the second quarter, 31st January for the third quarter, and 31st May for the fourth quarter of the financial year. Failure to file TDS returns on time can attract penalties and interest.
Filing of TDS returns is mandatory for all persons or entities who have deducted tax at source, even if no tax has been deducted during the quarter. It is an important compliance requirement under the Indian Income Tax Act, of 1961.
Additionally, the deductor has to fill out the following forms depending on the type of TDS deduction:
In order to check TDS status go to TDS CPC (TDS Central Processing Cell) it is an online portal of the Income Tax Department providing various online TDS facilities. Also called the TRACES (TDS Reconciliation Analysis and Correction Enabling System), it allows both deductors and payers to view their TDS paid, and reconcile them when filing ITR (income tax return) or seeking refunds.
To check TDS status by Pan Card follow these simple steps:
Individuals who already have an account on the Income Tax e-filing website can check their TDS status by following the steps below:
Step 1: Login to Income Tax e-filing by entering your personal credentials like username and password.
Step 2: Select the “View Form 26AS” option in “My Account.”
Step 3: Select this form option after which you will be redirected to the TRACES portal
Step 4: Individuals must then select the appropriate fiscal or assessment year and format for viewing the file.
Step 5: Individuals can view their TDS status on the following page and print or download it for future reference. Individuals must, however, provide their respective PAN numbers when downloading a file in order to access the password-protected file.
Here are some important TDS statements that each individual needs to be aware of:
TDS status can be checked online using your PAN Card in three ways: TDSCPC, Income Tax e-filing website, and net banking. You will need to provide the PAN of whoever deducted TDS from payments as well as the TAN of the deductor for all of these.
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Employers issue Form 16 as a certificate for payment of TDS on salary. Banks and other financial institutions issue Form 16A for deduction from fixed deposits. Form 16C is the TDS certificate for rent payments, while Form 16B is for TDS on sale of properties.
If you deduct TDS in the month of July, you must deposit this amount by August 7 of the same year. For TDS deductions in March, you can deposit the same by April 30. The due date is 30 days from the date of TDS deduction for TDS on rent payments and purchase of properties.
Under Section 234E of the Income Tax Act, you have to pay a penalty of Rs. 200 per day for late filing of TDS. You have to pay this amount for every day of delay till you deposit the TDS or until the amount is equal to the TDS amount.
The liability of deducting TDS is on the person making payments subject to tax deductions. Such persons have to deduct TDS from the payment as per the Income Tax Act. For example, an employer has to deduct TDS before paying monthly salaries to employees.
Yes, under Section 201(A), you have to pay interest on the TDS amount for late deposits after deduction. You have to pay interest at a rate of 1.5% per month from the date of deduction to the day on which you actually deposit it.
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