Procedure to View and Download Form 26AS ?

What is Form 26AS?

Your Tax Credit Statement or Form 26AS is an important document for tax filing. Gone are the days when one has to manually download Form 26AS for filing your IT Returns. Now, you can directly import the Form 26AS information, while filing Income Tax Returns.

Form No 26AS mentions details about :

  • Details of tax deducted on your income by deductors
  • Details of tax collected by collectors
  • Advance tax paid by the taxpayer
  • Self-assessment tax payments
  • Regular assessment tax deposited by the taxpayers (PAN holders)
  • Details of refund received by you during the financial year
  • Details of the High-value Transactions in respect of shares, mutual fund etc.

Viewing Form NO. 26AS :

There are two ways of viewing Form 26AS – TRACES portal Form 26AS can be downloaded from TRACES (see below for the step-by-step guide on how to download Form 26AS) This income tax Form 26AS is linked with your PAN The password for opening Form 26AS is your Date of Birth (in DDMMYYYY format) You can view Form 26AS from FY 2008-09 onwards – Via netbanking of your bank account The facility is available to a PAN holder having a net banking account with any authorized bank. You can View Tax Credit Statement (Form 26AS), only if your PAN number is linked to that particular account. This facility is available for free.List of banks registered with NSDL for providing view of Tax Credit Statement (Form 26AS) are as below:

  • Axis Bank Limited
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Citibank N.A.
  • Corporation Bank
  • City Union Bank Limited
  • ICICI Bank Limited
  • IDBI Bank Limited
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited
  • Karnataka Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • State Bank of India
  • State Bank of Mysore
  • State Bank of Travancore
  • State Bank of Patiala
  • The Federal Bank Limited
  • The Saraswat Co-operative Bank Limited
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India

There may be some more banks which may have applied for this service, do check with your bank if they provide this facility.

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