Form 27A: e-TDS Verification Form

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By Hiral Vakil on March 9, 2019

Form 27A is a simple form containing summary of quarterly e-TDS/TCS return. It is to be signed and filed in paper form by deductor along with return at nearest TIN Facilitation Center. It has particulars of deductor/collector, total amounts of tax deducted/ collected and total tax deposited against the total number of deductees or party records.

Form 27A is generated by TDS/TCS File Validation Utility (FVU) after successful validation of the return. For each e-TDS/TCS statement a separate Form 27A is to be filed.

Instruction to fill Form 27A

While submitting Form No. 27A, one should ensure that:

  • ​Form 27A is generated by TDS/TCS FVU (File Validation Utility).
  • There is no overwriting/striking on Form No. 27A. If there is any, Please make necessary changes in the file, validate and generate new Form 27A from File Validation Utility (FVU).
  • Name and TAN of deductor and control totals of ‘amount paid’ and ‘income tax deducted at source’ mentioned on Form No. 27A should match with the respective totals in the e-TDS/TCS return.
  • All the fields of Form No. 27A are duly filled. The Form 27A needs to be signed by the responsible person.

FAQs:

1. Who should sign Form-27A?

Form 27A is the summary of the TDS/TCS return. It has to be signed by the responsible person who is designated to sign the same.

2. How to verify TDS return using Form-27A?

Form-27A must be signed and filed in paper form by deductor along with return at nearest TIN Facilitation Center.