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What is a Tax Account Number?

Tax Account Number is commonly referred as Tax Deduction Account Number or Tax Collection Account Number, or simply TAN. TAN registration leads to a generation of 10 digits alpha-numeric code that is issued by the Income Tax Department of India. As the name suggests, it is obtained by the person responsible for deduction or collection of tax at source (TDS or TCS). Businesses while deducting the salaries of employees must obtain and mention the number. Specified criteria to collect and deduct tax at source are already prescribed by the Government. Also, it is compulsory to quote TAN of the assessee in TDS/ TCS statements and challan for payment of TDS/ TCS.

Requirements of Tax Account Number

Documents Requirement for TAN Application

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Structure of TAN

For unique identification, a specified structure of 10 digit code is provided

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TAN Application Process

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Frequently Asked Questions

Once applied generally, it takes 7-10 working days for TAN allotment by NSDL. However, receipt of a physical TAN letter may take time depending upon the processing time by the department. Once the application for TAN number is made, it is always possible to know your TAN status.

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.

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 every month.

TDS Return should be filed quarterly on the 31st 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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