To know your TAN (Tax Account Number)
1. Enter name,
2. Select Category
3. Select State
4. Verify Mobile number using OTP
5. To get your TAN
How to find TAN using the name?
Use know your TAN to find the TAN (Tax Account Number) using Tax deductor details like:
2. Category of Tax Deductor
4. and Verify the mobile number using OTP
How is the TAN different from PAN?
While PAN means Permanent Account Number, TAN stands for Tax Deduction Account Number. PAN must be possessed by every assessee under the Income Tax Act to file his Income Tax Return. TAN must be possessed by only those assessees who are liable to deduct TDS or collect TCS as per the Income Tax Act. Thus, an assessee may have both PAN and TAN.
You can use know your TAN tool to find the TAN using name, and use Know your PAN tool to find PAN using name and date of birth.
Why is TAN necessary?
As per the Income Tax Act, 1961 tax must be deducted or collected at the time of payment. In such cases, the tax deductors are required to deduct file TDS / TCS return while and pay the TDS collected. TAN is used as identification while filing TDS returns. Failure to apply for TAN or not quoting the same in the specified documents attracts a penalty of Rs. 10,000.
If you forgot your TAN Number, then you can use know your TAN tool by entering Tax deductor details.
How to know TAN of my employer?
To know the TAN of your employer:
1. enter name of your employer
2. select category
3. select state
4. verify mobile number using OTP