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Apply for TAN online 


What is TAN ?

Tax Deduction or collection Account Number is also known as TAN is a number that is to be obtained by all persons responsible for deduction or collection of tax u/s 203A of the Income Tax Act.

TAN is a 10 digit alphanumeric number that is provided by the Income Tax department after filing the application in Form 49B. 

How the TAN can be applied?

TAN applications can be submitted online at or the physical form can also be submitted at tin facilitation centres [TIN FC] of NSDL. 

Is TAN mandatory for filing TDS returns or challans?

It is mandatory to quote TAN during the filing of various TDS returns such as Form 24Q, 26Q, 27Q, 27EQ etc. 

Also, the TDS payment can not be made without the TAN number. The challan should contain TAN for the payment to be made. 

What are the documents required for filing the TAN application?

Presently, no documents are required to be attached to the TAN application. The personal details of the applicant such as name, address, PAN, mobile and E-mail ID, etc. are only required. The form has to be physically signed by the applicant. 


In the case of an online application also, after filling the form online and payment, the printed form should be signed physically and submitted to the TIN center at Pune. It can be sent by post or courier. 


How many days the TAN is generally allotted?


If the application is complete, the TAN is generally allotted within 10 days from submission of the application. 

The status of the TAN application can also be checked at


Are there fees for filing TAN?

The Govt. fees for TAN application is Rs.65/-. However, if you wish to avail of our services, our charges will be Rs.399/-. 


Can the particulars of TAN be corrected?


Yes there is a TAN correction form also which can be filed to change the particulars in TAN (if there are some errors that are to be rectified) 



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