The Payer/Deductor can use the 14-digit acknowledgment number to check TAN status on TIN NSDL. The status of the TAN application reflects after 3 days of submitting the Application for the TAN.
There are 3 ways to view the status on TIN NSDL:
- Using the track status facility of TIN NSDL,
- By Calling the TIN-FC Call Center,
- By sending an SMS to the TIN NSDL number.
Steps to View TAN Application status on TIN NSDL Portal
- Visit the TIN-NSDL portal
Select the “TAN” option from the “Services” drop-down list on TIN-NSDL Portal dashboard.
- Select the “Know Status of Your Application“
Choose the “Know Status of Your Application” from under the “TAN” Section.
- Select the “TAN – New/Change Request” option from the “Application Type” drop-down list
Enter the 14-digit acknowledgment number in the respective field.
- Click on the “Submit” option
Enter the captcha code from the given image before submitting.
Hence, once you click on the “Submit” option, you will be shown the status of your TAN.
No. PAN should never be quoted in the field where TAN is required to be quoted. PAN and TAN have different purposes. TAN is a unique identification number allotted to persons who are deducting or collecting tax at source on behalf of the Income Tax Department. PAN is a unique number allotted to assessees like individuals, companies, etc for filing their ITR and paying tax in their income.
Quoting of TAN is mandatory in all TDS/TCS/Annual Information returns, whether filed in paper or electronic format. The return, whether in paper or electronic format, will not be received in case the correct TAN is not quoted.
Yes. The branched of Bank/ Company can have different TAN to deduct and deposit TDS to the government. They need to apply for separate TAN for each branch that will be deducting TDS.