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CPC (TDS) notice to deductors for payment of outstanding demands including late fees u/s 234E

As per the records of Centralized Processing Cell (TDS), the TDS Statement(s) for some of the quarters have not been submitted within the prescribed due date.

Intimation u/s 200A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 intimating an outstanding demand for the relevant quarters, including demand under section 234E towards Fee for delayed filing of TDS Statement(s), have already been sent by CPC (TDS) on registered email address and by post, at the address, as mentioned in the relevant TDS Statement.

Your attention is hereby drawn towards the provisions of section 234E of the Act, which reads as follows:

Levy for Late filing of TDS Statement (Section 234E of Income Tax Act)

1) Without prejudice to the provisions of the Act, where a person fails to deliver or cause to be delivered a statement within the time prescribed in sub-section (3) of section 200 or the proviso to sub-section (3) of section 206C, he shall be liable to pay, by way of fee, a sum of two hundred rupees for every day during which the failure continues.

2) The amount of fee referred to in sub-section (1) shall not exceed the amount of tax deductible or collectible, as the case may be.

3) The amount of fee referred to in sub-section (1) shall be paid before delivering or causing to be delivered a statement in accordance with sub-section (3) of section 200 or the proviso to sub-section (3) of section 206C.

4) The provisions of this section shall apply to a statement referred to in sub-section (3) of section 200 or the proviso to sub-section (3) of section 206C which is to be delivered or caused to be delivered for tax deducted at source or tax collected at source, as the case may be, on or after the 1st day of July, 2012

You are advised to pay the outstanding demand at an early date to avoid Penal Interest u/s 220(2) of the Act apart from intimation of other recovery proceedings as per Income Tax Act, 1961. If the demand has already been paid, you are requested to file a Correction Statement by tagging the challan and the Justification report can be verified for closure of demand, if the revision has already been submitted and processed.

How to pay the demand:

The following steps shall help you analyze and pay the demand:

  • Download the Justification Report from our portal TRACES to view your latest outstanding demand.
  • Use Challan ITNS 281 to pay the above with your relevant Banker or use any other Challan, which has adequate balance available
  • Download the Conso File from TDSCPC portal.
  • In case of payment towards late filing fee, please Tag the challan towards the payment, in the “Fee” column” (Column Number 305 for 24Q, 404 for 26Q, 706 for 26Q) using RPU Ver. 3.8, mentioning appropriate amount in such column and validate to generate the FVU.
  • Submit the Correction Statement at TIN Facilitation Centre.
  • The demand can also be paid by using the Online Correction facility.

For any further assistance, you can also write to or call our toll-free number 1800 103 0344.

CPC (TDS) is committed to provide the best possible services to you.




Surrender of additional PAN number(s)

An assessee may have been allotted multiple PAN Card. The multiple PAN card may have been allotted to the Assessee for many reasons i.e. he may have applied multiple times for allotment of PAN and every time he has been allotted a PAN card or may have inadvertently allowed multiple PAN card by Income tax Department , NSDL or UTI. Assessee who have more than one PAN should immediately Apply for surrender of additional PAN number(s) allotted to them as having more than one PAN may make them liable to a penalty of Rs. 10,000/-

Assessee can apply for surrender of PAN card by two methods.

1. Manually:

a. Write a letter to this effect to the assessing officer under whose jurisdiction you have been filing your returns. The letter must contain details such as your name, contact details, details of the PAN card to be retained, details of the duplicate PAN card(s) which you need to surrender, etc. Keep  the acknowledgement copy of the letter that you have filed with the I-T department, stating that you are surrendering your additional PAN. That is sufficient as proof of surrender and no additional confirmation from the I-T authorities is required. On receipt of the acknowledgement, there is no need for you to wait for intimation from the income tax department considering that the PAN submitted has now been cancelled by them. The acknowledgment copy of the letter submitted will more than solve the purpose.

b. Manually fill the Form No. 49A for change/Correction in correction in PAN and submit the same at your nearest UTI pan centers or NSDL TIN facilitation centers.

2. Online:

a. Visit the following link and fill the detail in the online form given at the link and following the instructions

b. You can also surrender the pan online  by filing a application “change in pan data ” through UTI pan centers or NSDL TIN Facilitation centers.In application fill spare pan number in Last row of the Form.


PAN Application Procedure Changed Wef 3.2.14 – Original Proofs Mandatory

The procedure for PAN allotment process will undergo a change w.e.f.03.02.2014. From this date onwards, every PAN applicant has to submit self attested copies of
1. Proof of Identity (POI),
2. Proof of Address (POA) and
3. Date of Birth (DOB) documents

Further person is also required to produce original documents of such POI/POA/DOB documents, for verification at the counter of PAN Facilitation Centres.

The copies of Proof of Identity (POI), Proof of Address (POA) and Date of Birth (DOB) documents attached with PAN application form, will be verified vis a vis their original documents at the time of submission of PAN application at PAN Facilitation Centre.

Original documents shall not be retained by the PAN Facilitation Centres and will be returned back to the applicant after verification.

(Rekha Shukla)
Commissioner of Income Tax (M&TP)
Official Spokesperson, CBDT

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