Zerodha allows you to download your Tradebook/Ledger from their trading portal. A Ledger/Tradebook contains all the transactions made in the stock market from a trading account. Therefore, this applies to all the segments i.e Equity, Futures, Options, etc. Trading ledger is the same as a Tradebook. One also uses Ledgers to prepare a Profit & Loss statement for a particular Financial Year while filing Income Tax from Trading.
Steps to download the Ledger/Tradebook from Zerodha
- Visit Zerodha Console
You can do it from here
- Log in with your Kite credentials.
Enter the user name and password
- Go to Reports
- Select the necessary filters
Click on View
- Your transaction details will be shown
On the screen
- Click on Download XLSX | CSV
To download your trade book
- An excel sheet will be downloaded in your PC
This is how your trade book will look
Tax Audit is applicable if the turnover of a taxpayer exceeds Rs. 1 cr in a particular Financial year. It is also applicable if the net profit is less than 6%/8% of the turnover. Filing Tax Audit report is compulsory in order to file ITR. The tax Audit report can only be filed by a CA.
When an order is placed in the stock market, the details of the order, quantity of the order, price of the order and its unique order number is recorded in the order book. While when an order is executed in the stock market, its execution status and trade number get recorded in the trade book.
Most of the time, orders get executed immediately, therefore, order book and trade book reflects the same.
In order to download your Tax P&L report from Zerodha, you have to log into your Zerodha console account. Click on “Reports” > “Tax P&L”. Thereafter, when the Tax P&L reports open you can download it.
To download a Contract note from Zerodha, you have to log into your Zerodha console account. Click on “Reports” > “Downloads”. Finally, select contract notes and download them.