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Download Tax Profit and Loss report from Zerodha

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Aakash (Quicko Customer Success Representative)

F&O Trading
P&L Statement
Last updated on April 15th, 2021

Zerodha allows you to download your Profit and Loss Report online. It is the same as a Tax P&L report, and it is an essential document to calculate taxes on trading income. Traders have a “Trading Statement” that consists of a list of transactions undertaken by the person in various segments during a specific period. It consists of details such as:

  1. Date
  2. Time
  3. Script Name
  4. Purchase price
  5. Sale price
  6. Segment
  7. Quantity, etc.

These details then help determine the Tax liability.

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Steps to download Profit and Loss Report from Zerodha

  1. Visit Zerodha Console

    You can use this link

  2. Log in with your Kite credentials

    Enter your username and passwordZerodha console login

  3. Click on Reports > Tax P&L

    After logging into Zerodha ConsoleZerodha reports

  4. Select the specific Financial Year and quarter timeline

    (Q1-Q4) of the FY tax P&L statement, you wish to download.Zerodha reports detail

  5. Your reports Page will open up

    Next, click on the option “Download Tradewise Tax P&L for all segments” located at the bottom of the page.Download Tradewise Tax P&L Zerodha

  6. Lastly, click on “Download Tradewise Tax P&L for all segments

    An excel sheet will be downloaded into your systemZerodha excel sheet

  7. Now, you can view your downloaded Tradewise Tax P&L report from Zerodha account

    You can access this from downloads on your PC


Where can I download my P&L reports from Zerodha account?

You can log into your Zerodha console account. Click on “Reports” but now instead of clicking on “Tax P&L” simply click on “P&L”. Thereafter, when the P&L reports open you can download it.

Is tax audit compulsory for F&O loss?

Tax Audit is required when the turnover of a taxpayer exceeds Rs. 1 cr in a particular Financial year. It is also applicable if the net profit from such transactions is less than 6% / 8% of the turnover. Additionally, a tax Audit report can only be filed by a CA.

Is Trading Turnover same as Contract Turnover?

No. Contract Turnover is the sum of the purchase value and sales value. It is not applicable for income tax purposes. Trading Turnover or Business Turnover is the absolute profit i.e. sum of positive and negative differences. This turnover is to determine the applicability of the tax audit and the applicable ITR form. Therefore, Trading Turnover is different from Contract Turnover.

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Hey @TeamQuicko

    Thanks for the blog! Just one quick question - Why do we have to report a quarterly breakdown of Dividend Income under IFOS?

    Thank you!

  2. I had received dividend recently but I had noticed that TDS had been deducted. any idea as to why has it happened and is there a way I can claim this TDS?

  3. Hey @HarshitShah

    After the introduction of Budget 2020, dividend income is now taxable in the hands of the shareholder; and is also subject to TDS at 10% in excess of INR 5000 u/s 194 & 194K. Foreign Dividend is taxable at slab rates. TDS is not applicable to such dividends. The taxpayer should report such income under the head IFOS in the ITR filed on the Income Tax Website.

    Hope this helps!

  4. Hi @ameyj

    The amount of TDS deducted shall reflect in your Form 26AS only and it will also reflect the name of the deductor.
    Using the name of the deductor you can find out on which share you have received the dividend and you can also cross-check the same in your bank statement.

    Yes, you are right, TDS is to be deducted when the dividend paid exceeds 5000 INR in a financial year. However, the 5,000 INR limit pertains to all the dividends an individual gets in a year, or the total dividend per shareholder that a company pays out in a year, is left to interpretation, and hence registrars and share transfer agents (RTA) are not taking any chances and are deducting TDS even on small amounts.

    Hope this helps :slightly_smiling_face:

  5. Hi @TeamQuicko

    Consider that I have 10 shares each of 10 different Indian companies. Each of the 10 companies are declaring a dividend of INR 100 before the FY ends. Now I will be recieving 1000 as dividend from each company, thereby a total of 10,000.

    The 5,000 dividend limit, is it applicable to each company / total dividend recieved by me in a year. If it is applicable to each company, then I would not attract TDS of 10% for dividend.

    Also pl clarify, how would the company B know that I have got shares of Company A,C,D,E so on…

  6. Hey @Abdul_Kaleem_shah

    As per sec.194 of income tax act, TDS liability will arise when the amount of such dividend or the aggregate of the amounts of such dividend distributed or paid or likely to be distributed or paid during the financial year by the company to the shareholder, exceeds 5000 Rs.

    Here, the term company not includes aggregate companies and hence limit of 5000 Rs. should be applicable to each company.

    Here, you can read below article covering TDS on dividend income:

    Since, it is purely based on interpretation and ambiguous as opinion vary from experts.

  7. Hey @TeamQuicko

    I tried to file ITR-3 via Quicko’s integration with Zerodha. While filing the ITR, I got an option to switch to the New Tax regime to save additional taxes.
    Since I had some turnover from intraday and FnO (speculative/ business), am I eligible to switch to the new regime through Quicko while filing?
    How do I fill the Form 10-IE? If I haven’t filled the form, would the portal preent me from filing returns altogether?
    Also, once I get rebate (if opted for new regime) / pay dues (if opted for old regime), do I need to go through the hassles of replicating it on the new ITR portal (i.e manually answering the schedule sections)?

    Kind regards

  8. Hi @ChinmayB,

    Yes, you can opt for the new tax regime. However, keep in mind in case a taxpayer has business income and they opt for the new tax regime, they can switch to the old tax regime only once.

    If you opt for the new tax regime, you need to file Form 10-IE before filing the ITR

    Here’s how you can file the Form 10-IE

    When filing your ITR through Quicko, you do not need to enter details on the new ITR portal, since Quicko is a ERI (e-return intermediary) registered with the Income Tax Department.

    Note: ITR filing will be enabled on Quicko in the coming week. So stay tuned for more exciting features!

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