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Frequently Asked Questions


What is a TAN number?

TAN is Tax Deduction and Collection Number. TAN is a 10 digit alpha numeric number.  TAN is used by the Income Tax Department to track all payments and filings of persons or entities required to deduct tax at source and pay it to the Government.

TAN number is required by whom?

TAN number is mandatory for business entities to deduct tax at the source and pay the same to the government. It is quoted in all the TDS Certificates and TDS Filings.

Which documents are required to get a TAN?

To obtain TAN, application must be made in Form 49B at any of the authorized TAN Facilitation Center.

What rate the tax has to be deducted at source?

Tax deduction at source happens at different rate based on the transaction. TDS for salary is determined based on the employees' salary and tax payable by the employee. TDS rate of 10% is adopted for rent of land, building or furniture if the annual rent exceeds Rs.1,80,000/-

How many days does it take get a TAN number?

It takes 5-10 days to get a TAN number from the date of the application along with the required documents.

Can a PAN be used instead of TAN?

No, a PAN cannot be used instead of TAN, PAN and TAN serve two different purposes. Therefore, it is mandatory for those deducting tax at source to obtain a TAN

How and when the TDS must be deposited?

Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) must be deposited through banks using Challan 281 quoting the TAN number of the entity. The deadline for payment of TDS is the 7th day of each month.

What are the due dates to file TDS Returns?

TDS Return should be filed quarterly on the 15th day of July, October, January and May. The TDS return filed on these months will correspond to the transaction of the preceding three months


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TAN or Tax Deduction and Collection Number (TAN) is mandatory 10 digit alpha number required to be obtained by all persons who are responsible for Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) or Tax Collection at Source (TCS) on behalf of the Government. Mostly proprietorship business owners, LLP, Private ltd companies etc. deduct their tax at source while making payments  to contractor or rent payments exceeding Rs.1,80,000 per year, employee salary etc. The person deducting the tax at source is required to deposit the tax deducted to the credit of Central Government stating the TAN number. On deducting tax at source, the entity registered for TAN will issue a TDS Certificate as proof of collection of tax. Hence obtaining a TAN number is very essential. At LegalWiz, we cater to customers who are looking for a better, faster and affordable online service to apply for TAN registration online in India. We guarantee highest quality standard backed by 100% customer satisfaction. Our team of qualified professionals, chartered accountants and company secretaries are always at your service to handle all the matters relating to TAN application filing, putting you and your company at ease. We would see to it that all the legal and administrative aspects of TAN application filing are taken care of. To file for TAN number online you need to spare less than 15 minutes. All you need to do is provide answers to a few simple questions and documents related to your company and the registration and filing process of your documents with the Tax Department will be taken care by the LegalWiz team. Subject matter experts are available on call or via email to answer your queries. We also provide a full spectrum of post registration services related to filing VAT & CST Registration, Professional Tax Registration, Shop & Establishments Registration, Importer Exporter Code, TDS Return Filing, Service Tax Return Filing etc. We offer services through an online model and a network of trusted affiliates across all major cities in India including Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Vadodara, Kolkata, Chennai, Noida, Gurgaon and others.

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