How to view or download Form 26AS?

By Hiral Vakil on February 27, 2020

Form 26AS is a consolidated “Tax Credit Statement” for a given financial year. A taxpayer can view or download Form 26AS from his/her Income Tax e-filing account.

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Form 26AS contains the following information

Step-by-Step process to download Form 26AS from Income Tax Website

You can view or download your Tax Credit Statement (Form-26AS) from your efiling account on Income Tax Website. Follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Click on “View Form 26AS (Tax Credit)” from Quick Links

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Step 3: Enter the User ID (PAN), Password and Captcha code to log in

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Step 4: Navigate to My Account > View Form 26AS (Tax Credit)

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Step 5: You will be redirected to TDS-CPC (TRACES) site. Please Confirm.

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Step 6: Click View Tax Credit (Form 26AS) to view your Form 26AS.

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Step 7: Choose Assessment Year & View as HTML.

Step 8: Step Click on View/Download  

Step 9: Export as PDF option will be enabled

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Sample Form 26AS

View or Download Form 26AS
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1. Can I download Form 26AS of the previous year?

Yes, you can download the Form 26AS of the previous years as well. Follow the steps mentioned above and while selecting Assessment Year select the previous Assessment Year.

2. What is the password to open Form 26AS?

The password to open Form 26AS is the Date of Birth of a taxpayer in DD/MM/YYYY format. For example, if your date of birth is 18th Feb 1956 then your password is 18021956.