Any person who requires to deduct tax while making payment needs file an application to obtain TAN (Tax Deduction Account Number). A person can apply for a new TAN on the TIN-NSDL portal. Furthermore, there are two types of TAN applications, they are as follows:
- Allotment of TAN (Form 49B)
- Request for New TAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in TAN data
The TAN is a 10-digit alphanumeric number. Moreover, a deductor can apply online or submit a physical TAN application to any TIN-Facilitation Center (TIN-FC).
Steps to file an Application Form for TAN on the TIN-NSDL Portal
Follow these steps to file an online application for the TAN on the TIN-NSDL portal.
- Visit the Tin-NSDL portal.
Click on the Services > TAN option from the dashboard on the TIN-NSDL portal.
- Select the “New TAN” option
From the “Apply Online” drop-down list.
- Go to “Apply for New TAN” section and select the “Category of Deductors” from the drop-down list.
Select the applicable category.
- Click on the “Select” option
After selecting the “Category of Deductors”
- Enter all the details in TAN Application Form 49B
Click on the “Submit” option.
- click on the “Confirm” option.
Enter the captcha code from the given image to complete the verification process of the registration.
- Click on the “Agree” option below the “Terms and Conditions” section.
Go through Terms and Conditions before you agree.
- Choose the appropriate option the payment to complete the registration process.
Payment can be done through Card or Net Banking.
- Download the TAN Application Acknowledgement
It will be available to you in the PDF format which can be downloaded or printed if required.
You can also track the status of the TAN application from the TIN-NSDL portal.
TAN is allotted by the Income Tax Department (ITD) on the basis of the application submitted online at the NSDL e-Gov -TIN website or to TIN-FCs managed by NSDL e-Gov. NSDL e-Gov will intimate the TAN to the applicant at the address provided.
No documents are required to be submitted when you apply for a new TAN. However, is you have applied online, the signed acknowledgment should be forwarded to NSDL e-Gov.
No, the TAN allotted for Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) can be used for the purpose of TCS. However, if no TAN has been allotted, a duly filled in the TAN application Form 49B, along with the fees should be submitted at any TIN-FC.
A fee of INR 55 + Goods and Service Tax (GST) (as applicable) should be paid as a processing fee at the TIN-FC at the time of submitting TAN application Form 49B. If you are applying for TAN online, then the payment can be made via cheques, demand draft or credit card as per the guidelines that are given in the NSDL e-Gov -TIN website.