- It's a simple and step-by-step process to figure if your TDS has been paid for
A common cause of worry for taxpayers is the lack of clarity about the tax deducted by employers and also if they are actually being paid. There have been instances when in the name of TDS, the deduction was never actually paid or paid with delays. The worry over someone making a mistake with your PAN number at the time of paying TDS is also an issue that bothers taxpayers. Here is an easy process of checking if the TDS has actually been deducted and reflecting against your name.
Following are the steps to check TDS Credit in Form 26AS:
Step 1: Go to https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/
Step 2: Register and Login to the portal
Step 3: Go to ‘My Account’ tab and click on view Form 26AS (Tax Credit)
Step 4: Select year and PDF format to download the file and proceed further.
Step 5: Open the downloaded file.
The password to open this file is your date of birth mentioned on you PAN, e.g. if your birth date is 1st January, 1990 then your password will be 01011990
Step 6: After opening Form 26 AS you will get information regarding total income on which TDS is deducted and TDS credited to your account
: If you have internet banking facility and your PAN is linked to it, then you can use your bank’s net banking portal to check your TDS online.