Procedure for online TDS payment


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Procedure for online TDS payment

Tax deducted at source is the tax that a payer deducts from the employees’ salaries and other vendor payments as per the rules of the IT Act.

Due date for payment of TDS will be 7th of Every subsequent month. However, for the TDS deducted in the month of March alone, due date will be April 30th.

To make the payment of TDS, please follow the following procedure.

Step 1: Visit

Step 2: Under the ‘Services’ tab select ‘e-Payment’. Alternatively, click here

Step 3: On the displayed window, click the relevant challan or Form 26 QB as applicable

Step 4: Fill in the mandatory details like PAN/TAN

Step 5: Upon validation of the PAN and TAN details, the taxpayers will be allowed to fill up other challan details like accounting head under which the payment is being made, name and address of TAN and also the bank through which the payment is to be made, etc.

Step 6: Once the entered information is accepted, a confirmation screen will be displayed. If PAN / TAN is valid as per the ITD PAN / TAN master, then the full name of the taxpayer as per the master will be displayed on the confirmation screen.

Step 7: Next, the net banking window will be displayed wherein the user id and password for banking need to be entered.

Step 8: When the payment is successful, a Challan Identification Number or CIN containing the payment details will be displayed. This serves as proof for the e-payment.

Storing TDS return’s token number

Once the TDS returns are filed, the taxpayer will get a confirmation statement which contains a 15-digit token number or also called as the provisional receipt number that has to be stored securely. The reason being it is required for downloading Form 16 or Form 16A through TRACES; downloading the consolidated file from TRACES, and most importantly the number has to be mentioned in the next quarter’s regular TDS return.

How to avail a copy of the Provisional Receipt number

  • If the Form 24G statement is filed offline through the Accounts Office, then the Account Office’s Identification number
  • If the Form 34G is filed online through Accounts Office, then the provisional receipt number of the statement in TIN website
  • A Purpose letter of the copy of provisional receipt number that is duly signed and stamped by authorized professional. Also, the date of the receipt should be mentioned.

Read more about Tax Deducted at Source.

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