Tan Surrender

The alphanumeric number is allotted by the Income Tax (IT) Department under Section 203A of the Income Tax Act, 1961. It is required to be mandatorily quoted on all TDS returns.

TAN Cancellation

Cancellation of TAN is done in 2 situations

When duplicate TAN has been allocated and the deductor has to cancel the 'Duplicate- Unused TAN.

When the Allocated TAN is no more required by the deductor.

What is duplicate TAN?

Duplicate TAN is a TAN which Has been inadvertently obtained by a person who is responsible for deducting / collecting tax and who already has TAN allotted to him. It is illegal to possess or use more than one TAN. Different branches/divisions of an entity may, however, have separate TANs

In case duplicate TAN has been allotted, which TAN should be used?

In case duplicate TAN has been allotted, the TAN which has been used regularly should be continued to be used. The other TAN/s should be surrendered for cancellation using ‘Form for Changes or Correction in TAN’ which can be downloaded from NSDL-TIN website or may be procured from TIN-FCs or other vendors.

What should I do if I have been allotted a duplicate TAN by oversight?

Fill the Form Apply for Changes or Correction in TAN.

For cancellation of duplicate TAN, this form can be downloaded from website of TIN-NSDL.

For cancellation of TAN, Fill all mandatory fields in the form, enter TAN to be cancelled in item no. 6 of the Form and select check box on left margin.

TAN to be cancelled should not be same as TAN (the one currently used) mentioned at the top of the Form.

This application can be made physically and online as well.

Pricing

Coming Soon

SEND US A MESSAGE

Start Here

Upload Documents

Upload Documents

Fill Form

Filling up form (for 10 percent additional discount)

Payment Gateway

Payment Gateway

Incorporation Process Initiate

Incorporation Process Initiate

Start Here

Upload Documents
Filling up form (for 10 percent
additional discount)
Payment gateway
Incorporation process initiate

Frequently Asked Questions

What is duplicate TAN?

Duplicate TAN is a TAN which has been inadvertently obtained by a same person who is responsible for deducting/collecting tax and who already has a TAN allotted to him earlier. In other words, more than one TAN issued to a person is called duplicate TAN. It is illegal to possess or use more than one TAN. Different branches/divisions of an entity may, however, have separate TAN.

In case duplicate TAN has been allotted, which TAN should be used?

In case duplicate TAN(s) have been allotted to a person, then the TAN which has been used regularly should be used. The other TAN(s) should be surrendered for cancellation by using "Form for Changes or Correction in TAN" which can be downloaded from the website of NSDL.

What do we have to do if we have been allotted a duplicate TAN by oversight?

In case duplicate TAN has been allotted, an application should be made for cancellation of the TAN which has not been used. Application for cancellation of TAN is to be made in the "Form for Changes or Correction in TAN" which can be downloaded from the website of NSDL ( https://www.tin-nsdl.com ) or obtained from any other source. The application is also available at TIN Facilitation Centers.

How can any change in address or details on the basis of which TAN was allotted be rectified?

If there is any change in the data provided in the application for allotment of TAN (i.e. data provide at the time of allotment of TAN), then such change is to be communicated to the Income Tax Department by intimating the change in , the "Form for Change or Correction in TAN data". Duly filed form should be submitted to the TIN Facilitation Centers or an online application can be made at https://www.tin-nsdl.com.

Can an e-TDS return be filed without TAN or in case TAN has not been allotted?

Quoting of TAN is mandatory in TDS and TCS returns, whether filed in paper or electronic format. The returns, whether in paper or electronic format, will not be received in case TAN is not quoted.