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TAN Registration (For TDS & TCS)
TAN (Tax Deduction Number) is required for filing TDS & TCS returns, As you need PAN for Income Tax Return Filing in the same way Tax Deduction Number is required to file TDS Return:
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Note down the Required Documents
✍ Only an application is required to be made in Form 49B, TaxRodo Team will prepare that & you will need to sign that application and send back to us.
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Know about TAN
Tax Deduction Number Registration in India – Tan Number is a ten-digit alphanumeric number which is allotted to by NSDL to tax deductors. This is unique number allotted for the purpose of TDS related accounting by the income tax department in India. This alphanumeric number is required to be obtained by all the individuals who are liable to deduct or collect the tax. Moreover, it is also obligatory to quote TAN in all TDS/TCS certificates, returns, and payment challans. It is to be noted that each tax deductor is separately recognized by a TAN and the first three characters represent the state or city where the Tax Deduction Number has been issued.
TAN number is simply the tax accounting number, also known as tax deduction number. In order to apply for Tax Deduction Number an application in form no. 49B is to be made by the tax deductor and needs to be signed by the proprietor in case of proprietorship firm, by any partner of a firm or any designated partner in case of LLP, by any director in case of a company. It can be applied only after permanent account number (PAN) is allotted to the applicant. Hence before an application for allotment of tan number is made the assesses must get his pan card made. There is no card which department issues but sends a letter quoting ten-digit tan number to the assesses.
Section 203A of the Income-tax Act 1961 makes it mandatory for all assesses who is liable to deduct TDS to acquire the TAN number and use the same for all communication related to tax deduction number. Any non-compliance with section 203A invites a penalty of ₹ 10,000/-
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1. What is a TAN number?
TAN is a 10 digit alpha numeric number for Tax Deduction and Collection. It is used by the Income Tax Department to track all payments and filing of persons or entities required to deduct tax at source and pay it to the Government.
2. Why is it important to have TAN?
Because it needs to be quoted in all the TDS/TCS returns, all TDS/TCS payment challans and all TDS/TCS certificates that are to be issued. Failure in quoting and non-acceptance of challans for TDS/TCS payments by banks do not allow the TDS/TCS returns to be received. Apart from this, not applying or not quoting it in the prescribed documents leads to the penalty of Rs. 10,000/-.
3. TAN number is required by whom?
TAN number is mandatory for business entities to deduct tax at the source and pay the same to the government. It is quoted in all the TDS Certificates and TDS Filings.
4. How many days does it take get a TAN number?
It takes 5-10 days to get a TAN number from the date of the application along with the required documents.
5. Can a PAN be used instead of TAN?
No, a PAN cannot be used instead of TAN. Therefore, it is mandatory for those deducting tax at source.