How to download Form 16C?

By Hiral Vakil on May 6, 2019

What is Form 16C?

Form 16C is newly introduced TDS Certificate to be issued by the tenant of property to the landlord of the property if rent paid per month is more than Rs. 50,000.

Form 16C is required to be furnished by the tenant within 15 days from the due date of furnishing of Form 26QC.

What is Form 26QC

How to download Form 16C?

Once form 26QC is processed, request for download of Form 16C can be made from TRACES.

Following are the steps to download Form 16C:

  • Click on ‘Login’ button and select ‘Taxpayer’,
  • If you are not registered on TRACES then  click on ‘Register as New User’ and finish the registration process, How to register as a taxpayer on TRACES
  • After you login to your account, go to downloads and click on Form 16C,
  • Add details like Form type, Assessment Year, Acknowledgement Number of Form 26QC, PAN of Landlord and click on proceed.
TRACES form 16B/16C Download
  • On next page, click on download,
TRACES form 16C TDS Challan
  • Click on ‘submit request’ to submit request for download of Form 16C. Confirmation of the request will also be shown upon successful submission.
TRACES form 16C TDS details to be printed
  • Go to downloads after 24 to 48 hours of request submission and click on ‘Request Downloads’ to track request status. Once status changes to Available click on ‘HTTP Download’ to  download Form 16C zip file.
TRACES form 16C TDS dowanload

What details are present in Form 16C?

Following are the details present in Form 16C:

  • Certificate Number,
  • Name, PAN and Address of tenant and landlord,
  • Financial Year of deduction,
  • Amount Paid/ Credited as rent,
  • Date of Payment/ Credit,
  • Amount of tax deducted and deposited,
  • Details of Challan through which tax was deposited.
TRACES form 16C TDS Format Form No. 16C