Proper and Timely Filing of TDS Returns

Deductors are advised to file TDS statements timely and properly to avoid infructous demands and other complications/ litigations.

In cases where there is a mismatch between the figures in Form 26AS and the figures in TDS returns, it is useful to download the justification report from
A justification report is a document which serves as an annexure to the intimation to be sent to the deductor. Intimation will be sent to the deductor through mail/post but a justification report will have to be downloaded from the portal.(Hyper link to TRACES FAQ, Q. No. 227 to 231).A justification report contains the reasons for the demands that have been raised by the TDS Wing in the case of an assessee.

For any query related to down loading from TRACES (TDS Reconciliation Analysis and Correction Enabling System) website, i.e. following helpline numbers may be dialed: