Sharekhan: Create an account and Log in, Download ledger, Tax P&L Report and Contract note

To understand your trading activity and the income tax compliances, you need certain documents like Tax P&L, Contract notes, Holding Statement, etc. But, before you get any of these documents you first need to have a Sharekhan Demat account and log in.

This article will guide you through the following:

How to Create and Log in to Sharekhan?

  1. Visit the Sharekhan website

    Click on Open an account. You can access it here.

  2. Click on Open trading account

    As seen below:

  3. After that, fill in your details

    Including:
    -Name
    -Email id
    -Mobile number
    -Location
    -Pincode

  4. Next, click on Open trading account

    As seen below:

  5. Online process of account opening is completed

    Finally, the process is offline from here.

  6. A sales representative will shortly contact you

    After that, will require documents such as:
    -Self-attested PAN
    -Self-attested Aadhaar
    -Passport size photo
    -Canceled cheque or bank passbook to link with your account

  7. Finally, once your documents get processed, your account will get activated.

    You will receive a notification for the same.

8. Sharekhan login

Once your account is activated, navigate to the website and enter your user id and password and click on login.

How to download Ledger for Sharekhan traders?

Here’s how you can download the ledger from your account:

  • Step 1: Log in to Sharekhan portal
  • Step 2: Click on Reports
  • Step 3: Select the ledger of any segment that you want to view. Eg: Equity Ledger Summary
  • Step 4: From the options, click on Equity Ledger Summary
  • Step 5: Select the necessary filters. Click on Show. You can now view your Ledger summary.
  • Step 6: Click on the excel sheet to download the ledger. You can view it from your PC

How to download Tax Profit and Loss Report?

  • Step 1: Log in to the Sharekhan portal and login to your account.
  • Step 2: Search for Scrip summary. You can do this from the search bar. You can view the scrip summary separately for all the segments i.e Equity or F&O.
  • Step 3: Now you can now view your Scrip summary from the dashboard
  • Step 4: Click on the Excel sheet. Click on download your scrip summary

How to download Contract notes for Sharekhan traders?

  • Step 1: Visit the Sharekhan portal and click on the “Login/Trade” option
  • Step 2: Next, you will be redirected to the login page. Enter the login ID/e-Mail ID and click on the “Next” option. Then fill in the “Membership Password” in the respective field.
  • Step 3: After you log in, click on the “Reports” option and select this from the dashboard
  • Step 4: Next, click on the “Contract Tracker” option from under the particular column. Select which Contract Note you wish to view/download.

FAQs

How does the Tax profit and Loss Statement help me?

This statement is used to calculate your Tax liability. Therefore, it is needed to file ITR 3.

What is the difference between Trading and Demat account?

A Demat account holds securities and certificates of stocks, shares, etc electronically while a Trading account lets you buy or sell those securities in the stock market.

Is Trading Turnover same as Contract Turnover?

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

How to File ITR for Sharekhan?

A Sharekhan Trader has to file ITR based on the income they have from trading in equity, mutual funds, or derivatives. Sharekhan provides a Tax P&L Report to all its traders aggregating the trading transactions done during the financial year. Using the Tax P&L Report, the trader can determine which ITR Form to file and also determine the applicability of the Tax Audit. If you are a Sharekhan Trader and looking to file your ITR (Income Tax Return), you can also refer to the detailed process below.

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Tax P&L Statement of Sharekhan Explained

Therefore, as you can see from your image, your statement provided by the portal is not a consolidated one. Therefore, you have to download the statements for the different segments separately. Given below is the break down of the tabs mentioned from the above statement:

  • Holding Period – It is the return on an asset or portfolio over the whole period during which it was held. It is one of the simplest and most important measures of investment performance
  • Realized Gain/Loss – It refers to profit or loss on a completed trade
  • Short Term Transaction -It refers to those trading strategies in stock market or futures market in which the time duration between entry and exit is within a range of few days to few weeks
  • Long Term Transactions – Transactions involving capital assets you held more than 1 year are generally long-term
  • Speculation Transaction – It means a transaction in which a contract for the purchase or sales of any commodity including stocks and shares is periodically or ultimately settled otherwise than by the actual delivery or transfer of the commodity or scrips

Which ITR Form is Applicable to Sharekhan?

To file an ITR is an annual process for Sharekhan traders. Based on the income situation, the taxpayer needs to file the prescribed ITR Form. The taxpayer should report incomes, calculate and pay taxes, claim TDS Credits and request refund for the overpayment of taxes while filing their ITR. The income tax department has also notified ITR Forms based on different income situations. To know which ITR Form is applicable to you, you can use the below calculator. 

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Taxpayers having income from trading need to file ITR-2 or ITR-3 based on the nature of income from trading. In the case of Capital Gains Income, file ITR-2 and in case of Business Income, file ITR-3.

Due Date of Filing ITR for Sharekhan

Income Tax Return(ITR) filing is done after the completion of a financial year. Due dates for ITR filing are as per section 139 of the income tax act. Therefore, due dates for different category of taxpayers are as follows:

Category

Due Date

Individuals to whom audit is not applicable

31st July of the Assessment Year

Companies

30th September of the Assessment Year

Individuals to whom audit is applicable

30th September of the Assessment Year

Individuals/ HUF who are partners in a firm and firm’s accounts are subject to audit

30th September of the Assessment Year

To add, the above due dates can be extended by the IT Department via order.

Tax Audit Applicability for Sharekhan

Stock Traders trade in shares, securities, commodities and currency through online trading platforms. Additionally, income from trading in Equity Intraday, Equity F&O, Commodity Trading, and Currency Trading is considered as a Business Income. Thus, it is important to determine the applicability of Tax Audit as per the provisions of Income Tax Act.

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The limit for turnover under Sec 44AB is Rs. 1 Cr. Under Budget 2020, the turnover limit under Sec 44AB has been increased from Rs. 1 Cr to Rs. 5 Cr if the following conditions are satisfied:

  1. Cash Payments do not exceed 5% of the Total Payments in the financial year
    AND
  2. Cash Receipts do not exceed 5% of the Total Receipts in the financial year

Calculation of Trading Turnover for Sharkehan

Any person having income from trading in shares and securities should report it as income from business and profession. To determine the applicability of Tax Audit as per the Income Tax Act, we should calculate Trading Turnover for such income. It is also important to note that tax liability does not depend on Turnover. The trading turnover should be calculated only when the share trading income is considered as a business income and not when it is considered as capital gains income.

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FAQs

How to download the Tax P&L Statement from the Sharekhan portal?

You can download the Tax P&L Statement from the Sharekhan portal by navigating to Scrip Summary > Equity Scrip Summary (or any other Scrip Summary) section from the dashboard.

Is Trading Turnover the same as Contract Turnover?

No. Trading Turnover is different than Contract Turnover.
Contract Turnover is the sum of the purchase value and sales value. Hence, it is not considered for income tax purposes. Trading Turnover or Business Turnover is the absolute profit; that is the sum of positive and negative differences. This turnover is considered to determine the applicability of the tax audit and the applicable ITR form.

I am a trader. Which ITR Form do I need to file for my Income Tax Return?

Taxpayers having income from trading need to file ITR-2 or ITR-3 based on the nature of income from trading. Therefore, in the case of Capital Gains Income, file ITR-2, and in the case of Business Income, file ITR-3.

Open a trading account online on Sharekhan

You can open a Sharekhan account completely online. Recently, stock markets are transformed from an open outcry system to an Electronic system. Trading accounts acts as an investment account that holds your cash or securities electronically and also lets you buy or sell those securities in the stock market. Stock Traders trade many instruments, for example, shares, securities, commodities, and currency through online trading platforms. For Income Tax on trading, Equity Intraday, Equity F&O, Commodity Trading, and Currency Trading is considered as a Business Income.

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Steps to open a trading account online on Sharekhan

  1. Visit the Sharekhan website

    Click on Open an account. You can access it here.

  2. Click on Open trading account

    As seen below:

  3. After that, fill in your details

    Including:
    -Name
    -Email id
    -Mobile number
    -Location
    -Pincode

  4. Next, click on Open trading account

    As seen below:

  5. Online process of account opening is completed

    Finally, the process is offline from here.

  6. A sales representative will shortly contact you

    After that, will require documents such as:
    -Self-attested PAN
    -Self-attested Aadhaar
    -Passport size photo
    -Canceled cheque or bank passbook to link with your account

  7. Finally, once your documents get processed, your account will get activated.

    You will receive a notification for the same.

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FAQs

What is the difference between Trading and Demat account?

A Demat account holds securities and certificates of stocks, shares, etc. electronically while the Trading account lets you buy or sell those securities in the stock market.

Can I have 2 trading accounts?

Yes. An Individual can have as many trading accounts as they want. Additionally, you can link the same bank account with different trading accounts. However, you can’t have multiple accounts linked with the same broker.

What is 3 in 1 account?

3 in 1 account refers to as an Individual opening a Bank account, Demat account, and Trading account simultaneously with the same bank.

Download Contract Note for Sharekhan traders

Sharekhan sends a contract note for all transactions executed on the stock exchange. The trader can Download Contract Note for Sharekhan traders from their portal. Contract Note is a legal obligation of every stockbroker.

In conclusion, it is the confirmation of trade, done on a particular day on behalf of a client on a stock exchange. It is generally sent by End of day. Additionally, this document is available in a digitally signed electronic format. Moreover, to view the details of segment-wise profit and loss, the taxpayer can download the Tax P&L Statement from their Sharekhan portal. Which is usually used for filing Income Tax on trading activity.

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Steps to Download Contract Note for Sharekhan traders

  1. Visit the Sharekhan portal

    Click on the “Login/Trade” option

  2. Next, you will be redirected to the login page.

    Enter the login ID/e-Mail ID and click on the “Next” option. Then fill in the “Membership Password” in the respective field.

  3. After you log in, click on the “Reports” option

    Select this from the dashboard

  4. Next, click on the “Contract Tracker” option from under the particular column

    Select whose Contract Note you wish to view/download.

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FAQs

For what duration would the digitally signed contract notes be available on the website?

You can view the Digitally signed contract notes on the website for up to 3 months from the trade date.

What do I do with the digital contract received through email?

The ZIP file mailed will be having two files, one is the HTML file which is the Contract Note and second the SIG file which is the signature file to verify the contract note. You can save these files in a specified folder as per your requirement. By default, the files will be unzipped in the folder \Endosor\mailer\ folder.

Where can I download the Tax P&L Statement from the Sharekhan portal?

You can download the Tax P&L Statement from the Sharekhan portal under the “Scrip Locator” option present above the dashboard.

How to enable Electronic Contract Note?

In order to activate your account for receiving contract notes in digital form, you will have to fill in the Mandate form attached herewith and submit the same in physical form to any of the nearest branches. Once the request is received, your account will be activated for digital contracts within 7 working days, post which contract notes for any trades done executed in the account will be sent on the registered email ID.