The Form 26AS is an Annual Information statement under Income Tax. The Form 26AS shows various data details like Tax Deducted and Collected at Source, Advance Tax, and Self – Assessment Tax. Similarly, it also displays the specified financial transactions like demand, Refund Pending, and completed Proceedings for a taxpayer’s PAN as per the Income-tax database.
A taxpayer may pay tax in the form of Tax Deducted at Source (TDS), Tax Collected at Source (TCS), or Advance Tax or Self-Assessment Tax. Therefore, it becomes necessary to go through form 26as before initiating filing your income tax return.
How to download Form 26AS from the Income Tax site?
In order, to download the form 26as from the new income tax site, follow the below steps.
Time needed: 5 minutes
- Visit www.incometax.gov.in
- Log in with your user-id
You can enter PAN, Aadhaar number, or Other User ID. You may need to register, if already not registered.
- Enter your password on the next screen
- Click on “e-file” >> Income Tax Return >> View form 26AS
You will get to see this menu once you reach your dashboard after successful login.
- Read the Disclaimer and click on “Confirm” to visit the TRACES portal
After clicking on the confirm, the system will take you to the TDS-CPC Portal.
- In the TDS-CPC Portal, Click on Agree to the acceptance of usage. Click ‘Proceed
In the TDS-CPC Portal, Click on Agree to accept the usage. Click ‘Proceed
- Click the View Tax Credit (Form 26AS)’ link
You will find this link at the bottom of the page
- Select the ‘Assessment Year’ and ‘View type’ (HTML, Text, or PDF)
- Click ‘View / Download’
To export the form 26as in PDF, view it as HTML > click on ‘Export as PDF’.
You may also, see the below video taken from youtube and download your form 26as as shown in the above steps.
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