TAN or Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number is a 10 digit alpha numeric number required to be obtained by all persons who are responsible for deducting or collecting tax. Under Section 203A of the Income Tax Act, 1961, it is mandatory to quote Tax Deduction Account Number (TAN) allotted by the Income Tax Department (ITD) on all TDS returns.
Two Types of TAN Application
Application for issuance of new TAN (Form 49B) - Regular
This application form should be used when the deductor has never applied for a TAN or does not have a TAN.
Form for Change or Correction in TAN data for TAN Allotted - Correction
This application form should be used by the deductors in case they want a Change or Correction in data associated with their TAN
A deductor may either make an online application through this website or submit physical TAN Application to any TIN-Facilitation Center (TIN-FC) of.Alankit.
Applicants may obtain the application forms from TIN-FCs, any other vendors providing such forms or can freely download the same from this website.
These applications are digitized by Alankit and forwarded to NSDL.
NSDL issues the TAN letter to the applicant as per the TAN allotted to it through ITD
Fee: The processing fee for the both the applications (new TAN and change request) is Rs. 62 (including service taxes).