Revised Return Sec 139(5) : TDS Mismatch in ITR and Form 26AS

author portrait

Sakshi Shah

139(5)
143(1)(a)
Form 26AS
Income Tax Filing
IT Notice

Once the assessee files the Income Tax Return, the income tax department may issue a notice for various reasons. One of these reasons is the difference in the amount of TDS as per Income Tax Return and TDS as per Form 26AS. Moreover, it reflects the gross amount of income, amount of TDS deducted and the section under which TDS is deducted. When there is a difference in the amount of income as per ITR and gross amount as per the Tax Credit Statement Form, you will receive a notice for the mismatch. The assessee should rectify the TDS mismatch and file a Revised Return under section 139(5).

Review Income Tax Notice
Take help of an expert to review income tax notice and submit response on income tax e-filing portal
View Plan
Review Income Tax Notice
Take help of an expert to review income tax notice and submit response on income tax e-filing portal
View Plan

Example

Notice sec 143(1)(a)(vi)
Notice sec 143(1)(a)(vi) - Form 26AS
Notice sec 143(1)(a)(vi) - ITR Form

Prepare and file Revised Return u/s 139(5) for TDS mismatch

  1. Download Utility

    Therefore, download the latest java or excel utility of the applicable ITR form the income tax e-filing website.

  2. Open the .XML file

    Open the .xml file of the original return in the utility.

  3. Tab – Part A General

    Under the tab ‘Part A – General’, move to section ‘Filing Status’. Enter the following details:
    a. Filed u/s – Select 139(5)-Revised Return
    b. If revised/defective/modified enter Receipt No – Enter the Acknowledgement Number of ITR-V of the Original Return
    c. Date of filing original return (DD/MM/YYYY) – Enter the date on which the original return was filed

  4. Schedule Salary

    Under the tab ‘Schedule S’, enter the Salary details with the breakdown of Basic Salary, Allowances, Perquisites, Exempt Allowances, Entertainment Allowance and Professional TaxNotice sec 143(1)(a)(vi) - Edit Salary Schedule

  5. Schedule TDS

    Under tab ‘TDS’, move to sections TDS1 i.e. Details of Tax Deducted at Source from Salary [As per Form 16 issued by Employer(s)]. Edit the details of TDS – enter the gross amount as per the Tax Credit Statement in column 4 (income chargeable under Salaries)

  6. Recalculate and Save

    Click on ‘Recalculate’ in the top row and then click on ‘Save’ to generate the XML.

  7. Upload XML

    Upload the XML on income tax website to file Revised Return u/s 139(5). Login to your account on income tax portal.
    Go to e-File > Income Tax Return, enter the required details, upload the XML and submit.

Revise Return Sec 139(5): Process to e-file on incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Steps to e-file Revised Return on Income Tax Website
Read More
Revise Return Sec 139(5): Process to e-file on incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Steps to e-file Revised Return on Income Tax Website
Read More

FAQs

1. What happens if I don’t respond to my income tax notice?

There is no way to reply after the time limit is over. The link for e-proceedings gets closed. If you do not respond to the notice within the allowed time limit, the income tax department will process the return after making an adjustment of the demand raised with the TDS credit available. They may also issue another notice to pay the outstanding demand.
The assessee can submit a Condonation Request on the income tax portal to borrow time for filing Revised Return. They need to provide a valid reason for the delay in filing ITR.

2. How do I correct a tax credit mismatch?

In case you received a notice from the Income Tax Department regarding a Tax Credit Mismatch, you will need to respond to it through the e-Filing portal by choosing the ‘Taxpayer is correcting data for Tax Credit Mismatch only’ under the options and fill in the relevant details.

3. When can I file a revised return under section 139(5)?

Revised Income Tax Return can be filed u/s 139(5) before the end of the relevant Assessment Year.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Close Bitnami banner
    Bitnami