TRACES means TDS Reconciliation Analysis and Correction Enabling System. It is the online portal for administration and implementation of TDS (Tax Deducted at Source) and TCS (Tax Collected at Source). When a buyer of an immovable property makes payment to the seller for a sale value exceeding Rs.50 lacs, he/she deducts TDS u/s 194IA. The buyer files Form 26QB and issues Form 16B to the seller. The TDS Return i.e. Form 26QB is processed by CPC-TDS. If the Statement Status of Form 26QB is ‘Processed with Default’, the buyer should:
- View ‘Form 26QB – Default Summary’ on TRACES – to view a summary of defaults or errors made in Form 26QB filed
- Download ‘Form 26QB – Justification Report’ on TRACES – to download the details of errors or defaults in Form 26QB filed
- File ‘Form 26QB – Correction Statement’ on TRACES – to file a correction statement to rectify the errors made in Form 26QB filed
The Tenant registered on TRACES can submit Correction Request for Form 26QB from FY 2013-14 onwards.
Steps for Form 26QB Correction on TRACES using E-Verify (Internet Banking)
- Log in to your Internet banking account
Login to your Internet Banking account on the website of Bank. Click on ‘View 26AS.’ The taxpayer is navigated to a new page. Click on ‘E-Verified Services on TRACES‘
- Log in to the TRACES account
The taxpayer is navigated to the TRACES website. The User Id and PAN of the Taxpayer are auto-populated. Login to the account and continue with Form 26QB Correction
- Navigate to Request for Correction
Go to Statements / Forms > Request for Correction
- Form 26QB
Select Form Type – 26QB to submit the Correction Request
- Review the checklist
Review the checklist and click on ‘Proceed‘
- Enter the required details
Select the ‘Assessment Year‘, ‘Acknowledgement Number‘ and ‘PAN of Seller‘ click on ‘File Correction’
- Success message
Success page will appear on the screen. A Request Number is generated. You can track the correction request under the tab ‘Statements / Forms’
- Navigate to Track Correction Request
Go to Statements / Forms > Track Correction Request
- Enter the Request Number/Date
Enter the Request Number or Request Date or View All. Click on ‘View Request’. A list of requests pertaining to the search criteria will appear. Select the relevant row and if the status is ‘Available‘, you can start the correction.
Note: If the status is ‘Submitted’, please wait for 24 to 48 hours for the status to change to ‘Available’
- Enter Challan details
Enter Challan Details of any challan paid while filing Form 26QB. Click on ‘Proceed.’
1. BSR Code
2. The date on which tax is deposited – enter in dd-mm-yyyy format eg: 10-Jan-2019
3. Challan Serial Number – 5 digit number eg: 00025
4. Challan Deposit Amount – enter the amount with decimal places eg: 1569.00
- Correct the details
Details as per Form 26QB filed will appear on the screen. Click on ‘Edit’ for correcting the details
- Fields that can be edited
The taxpayer can make changes in the following fields:
1. PAN of Buyer
2. PAN of Seller
3. Financial Year
4. Amount Paid or Amount Credited
5. Date of Payment or Date of Credit
6. Date of Deduction
7. Property Details – Complete Address of the Property
8. Property Value – Total Value of Consideration
Note: If your DSC is not registered on TRACES or if you don’t have e-verification (internet banking), the correction request for the fields listed below would require the approval of AO i.e. Assessing Officer.
- Submit the changes
Make the required correction. Click on ‘Save‘. Click on the ‘Submit Correction Statement‘ once you make all the corrections.
- Financial Year and Tax Applicable
You can change Financial Year and Type of Applicable Tax under this tab
- Buyer Details
You can change PAN, Name, Address or Contact details of the buyer
- Seller Details
You can change PAN, Name, Address or Contact details of the seller
- Property Details
You can change the type of property and address of the property
- Amount Paid / Credited
You can make corrections in the amount paid or amount credited for purchase of property, date of sales agreement, date of payment or credit or date on which tax was deducted. If amount paid or amount credited is updated, correction submitted will require Seller’s approval
- Confirmation screen
Confirmation Screen will appear. The updated details are highlighted in yellow colour. You should review the updated details and click on ‘Confirm the Details‘
- Download the 26QB Acknowledgement
Once you submit the request using any of the above options, a success message will appear on the screen. You can track the correction request under the tab ‘Statements / Forms’. Click on ‘View / Download Acknowledgement’. Download the 26QB Acknowledgement to submit to the Assessing Officer (AO)
- Types of status
Go to Statements / Forms > Track Correction Request. Here are the types of status of the Correction Statement.
1. Pending for PAN Approval – If Correction Statement is submitted for approval of Tenant or Landlord
2. Pending for AO Approval – If Correction Statement is pending for approval from the Assessing Officer. User can check AO details in the column ‘Assessing Officer Details’
3. Submitted to ITD – If Correction Statement has been approved by AO or Tenant or Landlord and is now submitted to the Income Tax Department
4. Processed – If Correction Statement is processed by TDS CPC
5. Canceled – If Correction Statement is canceled by Tenant
6. Rejected – If Correction Statement is rejected by Tenant, Landlord, AO or TDSCPC
NRI i.e. Non-Resident Indian Taxpayer does not have an option to make Form 26QB Correction using E-Verified (Internet Banking) Service. An NRI taxpayer can make Form 26QB Correction only using DSC or with the approval from Assessing Officer.
Step 1: View ‘Form 26QB – Default Summary’ on TRACES – to view a summary of defaults or errors made in Form 26QB filed
Step 2: Download ‘Form 26QB – Justification Report’ on TRACES – to download the details of errors or defaults in Form 26QB filed
Step 3: File ‘Form 26QB – Correction Statement’ on TRACES – to file a correction statement to rectify the errors made in Form 26QB filed
Form 26QB is a return-cum-challan form for the payment of Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) to the government for deductions made under Section 194-IA of the Income Tax Act.
Taxpayers or deductee cannot directly download form 16/form16A, the option to download Form 16/ 16A has been given to the Deductor. So, if you need Form 16 / 16A for TDS deducted by your current or previous employer or deductor you will have to contact them for the same. There is no option available on TRACES whereby you can download it yourself.
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Yes, individuals can still register as a taxpayer on TRACES even if they do not have TAN of the deductor by providing:
• Assessment Year
• Challan Serial Number and
• Amount of tax you have paid
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In my Justification Report it shows an interest payable error whereas I’ve already paid the interest for that particular month According to the regulations what could be the reason for this?
According to regulations, interest payment default/errors may arise due to error in challan details , short deduction, short payment, late deposit of TDS amount. Here, you can file correction statement and revise the return.
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26QB is the challan cum return statement. As soon as you file the form, TDS amount paid by you gets utilized. There are few corrections that are allowed in form 26QB. You can refer to the article below. You cannot get the refund of the taxes paid through an online method. You can contact concerned Assessing Officer (AO) of the Income Tax Department (ITD).
You can also contact Aaykar Sampark Kendra (ASK) on Toll Free No. 1800-180-1961 to ask for help.
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Yes, you can file 26QB correct request with registering a DSC and file te new request.
Here’s a read for your reference on TRACES: Form 26QB Correction DSC/ AO Approval - Learn by Quicko
Yes, that’s true, refund of unclaimed challan is not possible. If there is any error noticed, you can file a correction request.
Here’s a read on Form 26QB : TDS on Sale of Property - Learn by Quicko for your reference.
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