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TDSCPC : TRACES Online Verification TDS Certificate, Correction

Name of the Organisation : TDS Centralized Processing Cell (
Type of Announcement : TRACES Online Verification of TDS Certificate, PAN Correction

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Online Verification of TDS Certificate:
Online Verification of TDS Certificate has been enabled on TRACES
Users can verify the TDS Certificate on click of ‘Verify TDS Certificate’ link on
‘View TDS / TCS Credit’ page
‘View Form 26AS’ page

Online Correction:
Online Correction has been enabled on TRACES for FY 2013–14 for Deductors with valid Digital Signature
Deductors can file correction for PAN Errors Correction and Challan Correction
Deductors can navigate to ‘Defaults’ -> ‘Request for Correction’

Refunds of challans has been enabled on TRACES
Deductors can navigate to ‘Statement / Payments’ -> ‘Request for Refund’

Digital Signature:
Registration of Digital Signature has been enabled on TRACES for deductors. Deductors can register their Digital Signature in PROFILE after registration

PAO registration has been enabled on TRACES
PAO can view their Dashboard, Profile and Statement Status after registration

Justification Report:
Justification Report has been enabled now for FY 2012-13 and Form Type 24Q
Deductors facing issues with justification report conversion are requested to download the latest justification report utility and submit the request again
Deductors can submit request for downloading Justification Request from FY 2007-08 onwards

Form 16B:
Buyer of immovable property can download Form 16B after registering on TRACES as Tax Payer

Form 16 / 16A:
TDS certificate in Part A of Form 16 shall be generated only for those PANs that have been reported in Annexure II of 24Q statement for 4th Quarter. The deductors are, therefore, advised to ensure that they provide salary details of their employees employed for whole or part of the year in Annexure II of Quarterly TDS Statement for 4th Quarter

Form 26AS:
The tax deducted and paid under section 194IA of I T Act can be viewed online by the seller of the immovable property in their Form 26AS (Tax credit statement) from 22nd July, 2013 onwards

Default Processing:
Intimations u/s 200A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 for the statements filed during the Financial Year 2012-13 are being sent from TDS CPC
Levy u/s 234E of the Income Tax Act, 1961 is a statutory levy and cannot be waived
Deductors are advised that the demand raised in the intimation u/s 200A can be closed by making payment and filing the corresponding correction statement

Conso File :
New file format for Conso File is available in ‘Conso File Formats’ under ‘Quick Links’

While generating Form16 / 16A, if you are getting a message as “0 PDF files generated successfully”, please download the updated version of the PDF converter utility 1.3L

For any type of correction in challan, contact your respective Jurisdictional Assessing Officer

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PAN Verification/PAN Error :
What is PAN verification?
This functionality helps deductor in verifying whether the PAN provided by the deductee (Tax Payer) is valid as per Income Tax Department database.

About The Portal :
TRACES is a web-based application of the Income Tax Department that provides an interface to all stakeholders associated with TDS administration. It enables viewing of challan status, viewing of statement status, submitting Refund request, downloading of Conso File, Justification Report and Form 16 / 16A as well as viewing of annual tax credit statements (Form 26AS).

Deductors / Collectors, PAOs and Tax Payers will have to register on TRACES to create their account and view functionalities enabled for each user. Deductors / collectors will be able to view the status of challans. TRACES also enables deductors / collectors to view TDS / TCS credit and verify PAN of Tax Payers linked to the deductor / collector.

Tax Payers will be able to view the annual tax credit for their PAN for the TDS / TCS amount deducted by deductors (Form 26AS). Tax Payers can also view if deductor has filed statement for a particular FY and Quarter and whether their PAN is included in the statement filed by deductor and download Form 16B as buyer.

PAOs will be able view statement status of statements filed by the DDOs mapped along with the dashboard view of the 24G statements details filled by them and the statements details filed by DDOs mapped.

The portal is intended for use by the following types of users:
Deductors / Collectors
Tax Payers
Pay Account Office (PAO)

Users will be able to login to TRACES after successful registration. The detailed procedure for registration and login is laid out in FAQ section.

The portal aims to improve the overall service levels for deductors and tax payers by providing an interface with a range of online services accessible by users anytime, anywhere. We would appreciate your valuable feedback on the portal to help us improve our services.

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  1. Challan correction for f.y. 2012-13 difficult for me. Please explain me in details.

  2. Viewing of 26AS form is very difficult for me. Please explain me in details.

    1. TRACES enables a PAN holder to register and view tax credit (Form 26AS) online. You have to register first and then need to login to TRACES.
      Once you login you can,
      1. View and edit profile.
      2. View form 26 AS

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