Browser settings for Income Tax e-filing website

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Browser Settings

Income Tax Department recommends that you use the following browser specifications for the best view of https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in website. You may still be able to use the e-filing website using other browsers and versions, but the pages may not display properly or you may experience difficulties to use all of the functionality.

  • Mozilla Firefox ( versions 11.0, 12.0, 13.0 )
  • Google Chrome ( versions 19.0.x, 20.0.x, 21.0.x)
  • Internet Explorer ( version 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 )
  • Safari ( versions 3.0, 4.0, 5.0)

Enable Java script in Mozilla Firefox:

  • From the menu bar, select Tools >> Options.
  • From the Options window, select the Content icon. Check the “Load images automatically”,”Enable JavaScript” and “Enable Java” checkboxes.
  • Click OK button.

To delete cookies in Mozilla Firefox:

  • From the menu bar select Tools >> Clear Recent History.
  • From “Clear All History” window select the checkboxes for the types of information that you want to remove.
  • Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. Select “Everything”.
  • Click on “Clear Now”.

Enable Java script in Google Chrome:

  • Select Customize and control Google Chrome (the icon with 3 stacked horizontal lines) to the right of the address bar.
  • From the drop-down menu, select Settings.
  • At the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings.
  • Under Privacy, select the Content settings.
  • Under the JavaScript heading, select the “Allow all sites to run JavaScript” radio button.

To delete cookies in Google Chrome:

  • Select Customize and control Google Chrome (the icon with 3 stacked horizontal lines) to the right of the address bar.
  • Select Tools.
  • Select “Clear browsing data”.
  • In the dialog that appears, select the checkboxes for the types of information that you want to remove.
  • Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. Select beginning of time to delete everything.

Enable JavaScript in Microsoft Explorer:

  • Click on the gear icon on the Internet Explorer Browser (top right corner).
  • Select “Internet Options”.
  • Next click “Security” tab.
  • Then select “Custom level”.
  • Scroll down for Scripting section.
  • Enable Active Scripting.
  • Click OK.

To delete cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer:

  • Click on the gear icon on the Internet Explorer Browser (top right corner).
  • Select “Tools”.
  • In the “General” tab, Select “Delete browsing history”.
  • Select the “Cookies” check box, and then click “Delete”.

Enable Java Script in Safari:

  • Click on the gear icon on Safari Browser (top right corner).
  • Select “Preferences”.
  • Select “Security”.
  • Then select Enable Java Script from Web content.

To delete cookies in Safari:

  • Click on the gear icon on Safari Browser (top right corner).
  • Select “Preferences”.
  • Select “Privacy tab”.
  • Click on “Remove All Website Data”.
  • Click on “Remove Now”.
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Form 16,16A, 24Q, 26Q, 27C, 27D, 27Q, 27EQ Amended Notification 11/2013

TDS related forms and rules regarding digital singnature of TDS return has been changed through INCOME-TAX (SECOND AMENDMENT) RULES, 2013 – AMENDMENT IN RULES 31A & 31AA; SUBSTITUTION OF RULES 31ACB, 37J and FORM NOS.15G, 15H, 16, 16A, 24Q, 26Q, 27C, 27D, 27Q & 27EQ and INSERTION OF FORM NO. 26B, notification no 11/2013 date 19.02.2012. Though the changes in the forms are not major but we have to use new forms.

Form 16: (Certificate under section 203 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 for tax deducted at source on salary): Changes has been made to incorporate new deduction section 80TTA but no specific column has been made for 80CCG.

Form 16A: (Certificate under section 203 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 for tax deducted at source): No major change, further we should not bother about it as we have to download form 16A from TRACES website and they will amend form where ever required.

Form 24Q: (Quarterly Statement of deduction of tax under sub-section (3) of section 200 of the Income-tax Act in respect of salary):

  1. Columns in challan sheet has been rearranged.
  2. Surcharge column has been deleted as surcharge is not applicable in case of tds from salaried employees.
  3. In challan sheet new column has been added to fees payment for delay in etds return under section 234E .
  4. Whether TDS deposited by book entry? Yes/No has been changed to deposited by challan write (C) and by book entry write (B).
  5. Minor Head column has been inserted (312) in challan sheet (200 or 400).
  6. In deductee sheet a column to provide certificate number for less deduction of income tax under section 197(1).
  7. Section code 92A,92B ,92C has been interested.

Form 26Q: (Quarterly Statement of deduction of tax under sub-section (3) of section 200 of the Income-tax Act in respect of other than salary): In this Form in challan sheet new column has been added to fees payment for delay in etds return under section 234E .

  1. Columns in challan sheet has been rearranged.
  2. Surcharge column and education cess column has been deleted as surcharge/cess is not applicable in case of tds other than salary.
  3. In challan sheet new column has been added to fees payment for delay in etds return under section 234E.
  4. Whether TDS deposited by book entry? Yes/No has been changed to deposited by challan write (C) and by book entry write (B).
  5. Minor Head column has been inserted (312) in challan sheet (200 or 400).
  6. In deductee sheet a column to provide certificate number for less deduction of income tax under section 197.
Form 15G
Declaration under section 197A(1) and section 197A(1A) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 to be made by an individual or a person (not being a company or firm claiming certain receipts without deduction of tax
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Form 15H
Declaration under section 197A(1C) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 to be made by an individual who is of the age of sixty years or more claiming certain receipts without deduction of tax.
76.09 KB Download
Form 16
Certificate under section 203 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 for tax deducted at source on salary
113.14 KB Download
Form 16A
Certificate under section 203 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 for tax deducted at source
132.26 KB Download
Form 24Q
Quarterly Statement of deduction of tax under sub-section (3) of section 200 of the Income-tax Act in respect of salary (quarterly)
483.32 KB Download
Form 26Q
[See sections 193, 194, 194A, 194B, 194BB, 194C, 194D, 194EE, 194F, 194G, 194H, 194-I, 194J, 194LA, and rule 31A] Quarterly statement of deduction of tax under sub-section (3) of section 200 of the Income-tax Act in respect of payments other than salary
353.62 KB Download
Form 27C
Declaration under sub-section (1A) of section 206C of the Income-tax Act, 1961 to be made by a buyer for obtaining goods without collection of tax
105.5 KB Download
Form 27D
Certificate under section 206C of the Income-tax Act, 1961 for tax collected at source
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Form 27EQ
Quarterly statement of collection of tax at source under section 206C of the Income-tax Act
372.94 KB Download
Form 27Q
Quarterly statement of deduction of tax under sub-section (3) of section 200 of the Income-tax Act in respect of payments other than salary made to non-residents
374.06 KB Download
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Centralized Processing Cell for TDS, CPC (TDS)

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FM to Dedicate Centralized Processing Cell for Tax Deducted at Source, CPC (TDS) Today

The Union Finance Minister Shri P. Chidambaram, will dedicate the Centralized Processing Cell for Tax Deducted at Source, CPC (TDS) to the nation today.

The CPC (TDS) will be situated at Aayakar Bhawan, Sector-3, Vaishali, Ghaziabad (UP). It will provide the tax deductors, taxpayers and the Assessing Officers, a wide range of online services related to TDS through a functionality designated TDS Reconciliation, Analysis and Correction Enabling System (TRACES).

TRACES through its portal (https://www.tdscpc.gov.in) will provide a bouquet of services like viewing and downloading of Form 26AS by taxpayers, downloading of Consolidated Files for filing of correction statements. The facility of downloading of TDS Certificates in Form 16 and 16A by tax deductors is a measure of convenience for the deductees. This will facilitate proper reconciliation between credit of taxes paid by deductors and claimed by deductees.  E-Tutorials for tax deductors would be immensely useful for educating tax deductors for enhancing compliance.

Further, TRACES will also enable multiple modes of communication to reach out to the deductors and deductees for immediate correction, reconciliation and matching of TDS payments. Banks, being the most important Tax Deductors will now have the facility to file correction statements online to minimize the difficulties faced by Tax Deductees in claiming credit of Tax Deducted at Source. It is expected that this facility will, to a large extent, ameliorate the problem faced by Tax Payers of mismatch in credit of Tax deducted and claimed in the Return of Income.

A toll free Call Centre (Toll Free No.1800 103 0344) is functional for the convenience of deductors/ deductees.  Instant communication by way of E-mail (contactus@tdscpc.gov.in) and SMS alerts are other unique features of the CPC(TDS).

The Revenue Secretary and other Secretaries from Ministry of Finance, Chairperson (Central Board of Direct Taxes) and other dignitaries from Central Board of Direct Taxes and Central Board of Excise and Customs will also grace the occasion.


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New Form 26B to claim excess TDS deposited by Deductor Notification 11/2013

Income Tax rules regarding refund of excess deposit of TDS by deductor has been amended in notification 11/2013 dated 19.02.2013. In this notification deductor can claim refund of excess TDS by filing the return electronically on New form 26B with digital signature only .New rule 31A(3A) has been inserted under rule 31A. Further Director general of Income Tax systems has been authorised to set the procedure to claim the refund.New form 26B is provided here under for download.

“(3A) A claim for refund, for sum paid to the credit of the Central Government under Chapter XVII-B, shall be furnished by the deductor in Form 26B electronically under digital signature in accordance with the procedures, formats and standards specified under sub-rule (5).”;

“(5) The Director General of Income-tax (Systems) shall specify the procedures, formats and standards for the purposes of furnishing and verification of the statements or claim for refund in Form 26B and shall be responsible for the day-to-day administration in relation to furnishing and verification of the statements or claim for refund in Form 26B in the manner so specified.”.

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 1. 26b.xls

37 KB

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 2. Form26B.pdf
Form to be filed by the deductor, if he claims refund of sum paid under Chapter XVII-B of the Income-tax Act, 1961

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