What is TAN?
TAN or Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number is a 10-digit alpha numeric number required to be obtained by all persons who are responsible for deducting or collecting tax. Under Section 203A of the Income Tax Act, 1961, it is mandatory to quote Tax Deduction Account Number (TAN) allotted by the Income Tax Department (ITD) on all TDS returns.
What is TDS/TCS?
Tax deduction at source or tax collection at source is a form of withholding a tax. This can be done by person holding a ten digit alpha numeric number called TAN.
How to Apply
TAN can be obtained by making an online application through this website or submit physical TAN Application to any TIN-Facilitation Center (TIN-FC) of NSDL in Form 49B along with the required supporting documents. Based on the application, the TAN will be allotted to the entity and the entity must quote the TAN in all TDS/TCS returns, TDS/TCS payment challans and all TDS/TCS Certificates.
For deducting or collecting tax TAN is required to be obtained by all persons otherwise it may results in following consequences:
We will collect the details & document required for TAN application from you.
After collecting details, we will prepare your application based on the information provided & submit the application form to NSDL/TAN Facilitations Centre on your behalf.
Once the application and the attached supporting documents are verified, the Tax Department will allot a TAN Number for your business.
No,TAN application can be made only on 49B.
No document required to submit along with TAN application.
No. TAN which was allotted for Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) can be used for the purpose of TCS.
You can inquire the status of your application by accessing NSDL e-Gov -TIN website at the "Status track" option and quoting your unique 14-digit acknowledgement number after three days of your application date. .