TAN Application Form 49B

TAN application Form 49B is the form through which individuals can apply for a new Tax Deduction and Collection Number (TAN). The form is available at any TIN facilitation centre, which are set up for receiving e-TDS returns. A new TAN application courtesy Form 49B can be made either by visiting the Income Tax department or by making online application at the Income Tax official website.

Online Procedure For TAN Application:

The online procedure involved in applying for a new TAN involves the following steps:

  • Visit https://tin.tin.nsdl.com/tan/
  • Scroll down and find ‘Apply for New TAN’.
  • Choose the appropriate option under ‘Category of Deductors’ and click ‘Select’.
  • The page redirects to Form 49B.
  • The applicant is required to fill in the details in Form 49B.
  • The details in the form need to be provided correctly and submitted.
  • On doing so, a confirmation screen with all the details filled in is displayed.
  • The applicant needs to double check the details entered prior to submitting the form.
  • If any edits are required, the applicant can make the changes.
  • However, if no edits are to be made in the form, he/she can click on ‘Confirm’ and submit the form.
  • On confirmation, an acknowledgement screen is displayed.
  • The acknowledgement consists of a unique 14-digit acknowledgement number, status of the applicant, name of the applicant, contact and payment details as well as space for signature of the applicant.
  • The applicant is required to save the acknowledgement and get a printout of it.
  • On the printout, the applicant must sign or put the left thumb impression in the box provided. In case, the left thumb impression is used , it should be attested by a Magistrate or a notary Public or Gazetted Officer, under official seal and stamp.
  • Next, the acknowledgement slip is required to be sent to NSDL along with the necessary documents.

Guidelines For Filling Application Form 49B

As Form 49B has a lot of sections, the applicant needs to fill the form carefully for the TAN application to be accepted.

Listed below are some important points that the applicant needs to keep in mind while filling form 49B:

  • Form 49B is to be filled only in English and in capital letters so that the entries are legible.
  • While filling the form, every text box should have one letter in it for better readability and clarity.
  • Details of assessing officer need to be furnished by the deductor or collector of tax. These details can be accessed from the Income Tax Office, in case they are not available.
  • The details pertaining to area, area code, district, etc., also needs to be furnished by the tax collector or deductor. The Income Tax Office may be consulted to know the details prior to filling up Form 49B.
  • In case, the left hand thumb impression is used for signing the form, the same should be attested by a gazetted officer, a notary or a magistrate.
  • Only individuals who apply for TAN can put in their left thumb impression. Those who apply under other ‘category of deductors’ need to sign the printout of the acknowledgement slip.
  • Form 49B should be filled up completely. Any blank or pending sections are not considered.
  • The person who is responsible for filing and submission of tax should list down his/her designation mandatorily.
  • The address provided by the applicant needs to be an Indian address.

Once form 49B is filled and submitted, the Income Tax Department verifies the submitted details. In case the application looks good and correct, NSDL will intimate the new TAN details at the address indicated in form 49B or will send across an email with TAN information if the application was made online.

TAN Acknowledgment

After the TAN application is submitted successfully, the acknowledgement slip is required to be sent to NSDL. The acknowledgement slip duly signed by the applicant should be sent to -

NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited

5th Floor, Mantri Sterling

Plot No.341, Survey No.997/8,

Model Colony

Near Deep Bungalow Chowk

Pune - 411016

The acknowledgement slip along along with the necessary documents must reached the NSDL office within 15 days from the date of online application. Only after the receipt of the duly signed acknowledgement and the realization of payment is the TAN application processed.

Payment For Availing TAN

To apply for a new TAN, applicants are required to make a payment. The fee for processing TAN application is Rs.65 (Rs.55 application charge + 18% of Goods and Services Tax). The payment of the requisite fee can be made by the applicants through the following modes:

  • Demand draft
  • Cheque
  • Credit card/Debit card
  • Net banking

If the payment of the processing fees is made through Demand draft or Cheque, it should be in favour of NSDL-TIN. The demand draft shall be payable at Mumbai. The name of the applicant and the acknowledgement number must be mentioned on the backside of the demand draft and sent to NSDL office along with the acknowledgement slip on the address mentioned above.

In case, the payment is made using a cheque, the applicant is required to deposit a local cheque (drawn on any bank) with any HDFC bank branch across the country with the exception of Dahej branch. While depositing the cheque, the applicant making the payment needs to mention ‘TANNSDL’ on the deposit slip.

With regard to the payment of the processing fee for TAN application through credit card/debit card/net banking options, the facility is not available for applicants who applied under the following categories:

  • Central Government/State Government
  • Statutory/Autonomous Bodies

Those who are authorized to make credit card/debit card/net banking payments for applicants who applied under different categories are listed below:

Category of Applicant Authorized person whose credit card/debit card/net banking can be used for making the payment
Company/Branch/Division of a company Any Director of the Company
Individual (Sole Proprietorship) / Branch of individual business Self
Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) Karta
Firm / Branch of firm Any partner of the firm
Association of Persons/Body of Individuals/ Association of Persons (Trusts)/Artificial Juridical Person Authorized signatory covered under section 140 of Income Tax Act, 1961

Required Documents for TAN Application

The applicant is not required to submit any documents while making an application for TAN. The only thing they are required to submit is the acknowledgement slip along with the Demand draft only if the application for a new TAN is made through online mode.

Contact Us

For more information, applicants can get in touch with NSDL officials through the following mediums:

  • Call PAN/TDS Call Centre at 020-27218080 or Fax at 020 - 27218081
  • Email at tininfo@nsdl.co.in
  • SMS NSDLTAN acknowledgement number and send to 57575 to obtain status of the TAN application
  • Write to : NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited

    5th Floor, Mantri Sterling

    Plot No.341, Survey No.997/8,

    Model Colony

    Near Deep Bungalow Chowk

    Pune - 411016

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