16 October 2012
Form 26AS is an Annual Tax Statement under section 203AA.
Section 203AA requires that the income-tax authority should prepare and deliver to every tax payer a statement in the prescribed form specifying the amount of tax deducted or paid for the relevant year.
Form 26AS is this consolidated tax statement issued under Rule 31 AB to PAN holders.
With respect to a financial year, it includes details of:
a) tax deducted at source (TDS)
b) tax collected at source (TCS)
c) tax paid other than TDS and TCS such as advance tax/ self assessment tax/ regular assessment tax etc.
Income Tax department facilitates a PAN holder to view/ access his Tax Credit Statement (Form 26AS) online:
1) from efiling website https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
2) from bank site through net banking facility
3) from TIN website
Download Form 26AS.pdf (16.69 kb)