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CPC(TDS) reminder communication to Banks: Closure of defaults in Quarterly TDS Statements from Financial Year 2007-08 to Financial Year 2016-17 (Q3)

Date of communication: 19/04/2017

The Principal Officer

Name: XXXXXXX

TAN: XXXXXXXXXXXX

Please refer to the earlier CPC(TDS) Communication regarding defaults in TDS Statements for different TAN’s associated with your PAN.

The Centralized Processing Centre (TDS) has observed from its records that there are Defaults in Quarterly TDS Statements submitted by different TANs associated with your PAN.

The details of the TANs and outstanding Defaults against them as per Financial Year have been provided as annexed with this letter. Furthermore, Financial Year, Form Type and Quarter wise breakup of the default details are also available for online view on the web-portal TRACES (www.tdscpc.gov.in) under “Aggregated TAN compliance Report”.

Please note that:

  • Order u/s 201/Intimation u/s 200A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 intimating the outstanding demand for different years has already been sent by Income Tax Department on registered email addresses of your TANs and also by post, at the addresses, mentioned in their relevant TDS Statements.
  • This information is being provided to you for further necessary action for closure of Defaults at the earliest.
  • This would be helpful for you in complying with the provisions of section 40(a)(ia) of Income Tax Act, 1961 and to ensure that correct information is disclosed in paragraph 21(b) of Tax Audit Report(Form 3CD) u/s 44AB of the Income Tax Act.

Actions to be taken by the TAN holders associated with you:

  • Download “Aggregate TDS Compliance Report” from TRACES portal for the details of defaults against each TAN associated with your PAN.
  • Quarter-wise Justification Reports can be downloaded by the referenced TANs from TRACES portal for the details of defaults.
  • Please use Challan ITNS 281 for payment of TDS in case of insufficient total balance available in the challans.
  • Online Correction facility provided by TRACES should be used for closing the above defaults by suitably moving deductee rows/ matching/ tagging of challans. However, functionality of adding or modifying deductee details available from FY 2013-14 onwards.

For any assistance, you can write to Corporate_connect@tdscpc.gov.in or call on +91 120 4816103.

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

Kailash V Gautam

Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax

Centralized Processing Cell- TDS

Source: TRACES

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CBDT issues PAN and TAN within 1 day to improve Ease of Doing Business

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Central Board of Direct Taxes

PRESS RELEASE

New Delhi, 11th April, 2017

CBDT issues PAN and TAN within 1 day to improve Ease of Doing Business

In order to improve the Ease of Doing Business for newly incorporated corporates, CBDT has tied up with Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) to issue Permanent Account Number (PAN) and Tax Deduction Account Number (TAN) in 1 day.

Applicant companies submit a common application form SPICe (INC 32) on MCA portal and once the data of incorporation is sent to CBDT by MCA, the PAN and TAN are issued immediately without any further intervention of the applicant. The Certificate of Incorporation (COI) of newly incorporated companies includes the PAN in addition to the Corporate Identity Number (CIN). TAN is also allotted simultaneously and communicated to the Company.

Till 31st March 2017, 19,704 newly incorporated Companies were allotted PAN in this manner. During March, 2017, of the 10,894 newly incorporated companies, PAN was allotted within 4 hrs in 95.63% cases and within 1 day in all cases. Similarly, TAN was allotted to all such companies within 4 hrs in 94.7 % cases and within 1 day in 99.73% cases.

CBDT’s initiative in starting of a business is expected to significantly improve the ranking of India in the Ease of Doing Business Study conducted by World Bank by reducing the number of processes of registration before various authorities under law, reducing the time taken for allotment of the registration number (CIN, PAN, TAN) and making the entire registration process for new companies much simpler.

CBDT has also introduced the Electronic PAN Card (E-PAN) which is sent by email, in addition to issue of the physical PAN Card, to all applicants including individuals where PAN is allotted. Applicant would be benefited by having a digitally signed E-PAN card which they can submit as proof of identity to other agency electronically directly or by storing in the Digital Locker (https://digilocker.gov.in).

 (Meenakshi Goswami)

Commissioner of Income Tax

(Media & Technical Policy)

Official Spokesperson, CBDT.

Source: Income Tax

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Budget 2017: Paying rent over Rs 50,000 a month? Get ready to deduct 5% TDS

Individuals and HUFs paying rent of Rs 50,000 or more per month will now have to deduct 5% tax at source i.e TDS at the rate of 5%, as per Budget 2017 proposals. This move is aimed at ensuring that recipients of large rental incomes come into the tax net as they would be forced to report the full rental income in their tax returns in order to claim benefit of the TDS amount. This change is proposed to be made effective from 1.6.2017.

The existing provisions of section 194-I of the Act provide for TDS at the time of credit or payment of rent to the payee beyond a threshold limit. Currently, this provision is applicable to Individuals or Hindu undivided family (HUF) which is liable for tax audit under section 44AB.

However, Individuals and HUF other than those liable for tax audit were not liable to deduct tax at source under this section i.e. section 194-I of the Act. In order to widen the scope of tax deduction at source, it is proposed to insert a new section 194-I B in the Act to provide that Individuals or an HUF (other than those covered under 44AB of the Act), paying to a resident, rent of over Rs 50,000 per month, shall deduct tax at source of 5%.

However, to make this rule tax -payer friendly and easy to comply with, it is proposed that the payer need not obtain a TAN and is required to deduct the tax only once in a financial year.

It is proposed that tax shall be deducted at the time of credit of rent, for the last month of the financial year or the last month of tenancy if the property is vacated during the year to the account of the payee.

Source: The Economic Times

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Avail the Benefit of CPC(TDS) Analytics for Correction of PANs in your TDS Statements

Date of Communication: 03/01/2017

Dear Deductor, TAN (XXXXXXXXXX)

Centralized Processing Cell (TDS) has observed from its records that you have reported “Structurally Correct, however Invalid PANs” in your TDS Statement filed for Quarter 2 of Financial Year 2016-17. To correct such errors, CPC (TDS) Analytics provides facility of correct PAN suggestions for the Deductees, while submitting Online PAN Corrections based on your statement filing history.

Action to be taken:

  • “Online Correction” facility of TRACES can be used with Digital Signatures for correction of PANs. To avail the facility, you are requested to “Login to TRACES” and navigate to “Defaults” tab to locate “Request for Correction” from the drop-down menu. For assistance, please refer to the e-tutorial available on TRACES.
  • While submitting PAN Corrections, CPC (TDS) Analytics identifies the above referred errors for you and provides suggestions for Valid PANs. This will reflect as follows while submitting corrections:

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Implications, if Errors are not corrected:

Deductor would not have been able to generate TDS Certificates for deductees with such incorrect PANs. In case, you have issued TDS Certificates outside TRACES, they will not be valid. In view of CBDT circulars 04/2013 dated 17.04.2013, No. 03/2011 dated 13.05.2011 and No. 01/2012 dated 09.04.2012, TDS Certificates downloaded only from TRACES Portal will be valid. Certificates issued in any other form or manner will not comply to the requirements referred in the Income-tax Act 1961 read with relevant Rules and Circulars issued in this behalf from time to time.

  • Correct TDS Credits in 26AS statements to such taxpayers will not be available and they will not be able to avail the same, while filing their Income Tax Returns.
  • As per section 206AA of the Income Tax Act, tax is to be deducted at a higher rate, in case of “Not Available/ Invalid PANs”. Therefore, default of Short Deduction, including Interest is charged on the deductor, if the tax has not been deducted at higher rate, as per the provisions of section 206AA.

Therefore, to avoid generation of defaults against you and to avoid any inconvenience to your deductees, please make full use of the above referred facility.

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

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

CPC (TDS) TEAM

Source: TRACES

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