Form 26AS - How to View and Download Form 26AS Last Updated : 05 Jun 2020

Form 26AS, or your tax credit statement is one of the most important documents when it comes to filing your taxes. You can now view and download Form 26AS from the TRACES website in a convenient and hassle-free manner.

What is Form 26AS?

Form 26AS includes all the details pertaining to the tax deducted at source, information regarding the tax collected by your collectors, the advance tax you have paid, self-assessment tax payments, information regarding the refund you have received over the course of a financial year, regular assessment tax that you have deposited, and information regarding high-value transactions so far as mutual funds, shares, etc. are concerned.

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Latest update for Form 26AS

The Income Tax Department (ITD) has announced on 28 May 2020 that the Form 26AS which contains the details of tax collected or deducted at source has been revised. As per the latest revision, the Form 26AS will now also contain the information of transactions in regard to the property and shares.

The form has undergone a revamp wherein it acts as an ‘Annual Information Statement’ now. To help implement this new revision, the Budget 2020-21 had introduced the Section 285BB in the Income Tax Act. As per the statement released by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the revised Form 26AS will be effective from 1 June 2020.

How to Download Form 26AS

You can visit the TRACES website to download Form 26AS. Alternatively, you can visit, log in with your user ID and password and download your tax credit system. You can also download Form 26AS using the net banking facility of the banks mentioned above.

Here is a step-by-step procedure to download Form 26AS using your income tax department account:
  1. Go to and key in your PAN number along with the password before entering the captcha code. Next, click on ‘Login’.
  2. Login
  3. You will be redirected to a new page where you will have to drag the cursor to ‘My Account’, and from the drop-down menu that appears, select ‘View Form 26AS’.
  4. View Form 26AS
  5. Hit ‘Confirm’ on the screen and you will be taken to the TRACES website.
  6. Confirm
  7. Once you enter the TRACES website, check the box that appears on your screen before clicking on ‘Proceed’.
  8. Proceed
  9. A link called ‘Click View Tax Credit (Form 26AS) to view your Form 26AS’ will appear at the bottom of the page, click on it to proceed.
  10. Click View Tax Credit (Form 26AS)
  11. You will be redirected to the next page where you will have to select the assessment year for which you wish to view your tax credit statement. You will also have to choose the format in which you wish to view the statement. ‘HTML’ can be selected if you wish to view Form 26AS online, and the form can be downloaded as a PDF. Once you make the aforementioned selections, key in the ‘Verification Code’ before clicking on ‘View/Download’.
  12. View/Download
  13. Your Form 26AS will be downloaded. To open it, you will have to enter a password which is basically your date of birth in the DD/MM/YYYY format.

How to View Form 26AS

Form 26AS can be checked on the TRACES portal. It is linked with your PAN, and you can check Form 26AS from FY 2019-20 till the previous financial year, through your net banking account. The banks that have registered with NSDL to enable users to view Form 26AS include the following:

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

Different parts of Form 26AS

Form 26AS has 7 parts, viz. Part A, Part B, Part C, Part D, Part E, Part F, and Part G. Here are the different parts of Form 26AS:

  • Part A: Information regarding TDS

Part A of your tax credit statement contains information regarding TDS on your salary, pension income, interest income, prize winnings, etc. It also contains the deductor’s Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number (TAN) as well as the amount of TDS that was subtracted and deposited.

  • Part A1: Information regarding TDS for Form 15G/Form 15H

Part A1 of Form 26AS contains information regarding your income where TDS has not been subtracted when you have submitted Form 15G/Form 15H. The status of TDS deduction can be verified if you have submitted the aforementioned form. ‘No transactions present’ will be displayed on this section in case you have not furnished Form 15G/Form 15H.

  • Part B: Information regarding TCS

Part B of Form 26AS contains information pertaining to the tax collected at source by the seller. Entries will be made in Part B only if you are a seller who has collected tax at source.

  • Part C: Information regarding tax paid (apart from TDS and TCS)

In case you have made any tax deposits yourself, details regarding the same will appear in Part C of Form 26AS. Information regarding self-assessment tax and advance tax will also be present in this part of Form 26AS. It will also include details regarding the challan used to deposit tax.

  • Part D: Information regarding paid refund

Part D of Form 26AS will contain details regarding refunds, if any. It will also contain information regarding the assessment year that is pertinent to the refund, the mode of payment, the amount as well as the interest paid along with the date on which the payment was made.

  • Part E: Information regarding AIR Transaction

High-value transactions are expected to be reported by banks and financial institutions to the tax authorities. Part E of Form 26AS will contain information regarding purchases of high-value mutual funds, purchase of high-value corporate bonds, property purchases, etc.

  • Part F: Information regarding tax deduced on the sale of immovable property

Part F of Form 26AS contains information regarding the TDS you have deducted and deposited in case you have purchased a property.

  • Part G: Information regarding TDS defaults

Part G of Form 26AS contains information regarding the processing of statements.

Form 26AS FAQs

  1. What comes under Form 26AS?
  2. This form contains all information on the tax deducted on your income. It includes the details of the tax collected by collectors, self-assessment tax payments, advance tax paid by you, assessment tax deposited by you, and the details of the refund received.

  3. What are the TDS related forms that I need to submit?
  4. In Part A1 of this form, you will have information about your income where TDS has not been deducted when you have submitted Form 15G/Form 15H.

  5. What is the importance of Form 26AS?
  6. This form is an annual credit statement (consolidated) that is issued with regards to your PAN. It is crucial that you compare Form 16 which is received from your employer with Form 26AS.

  7. What do I do if the amount of advance tax paid in the bank is wrongly reflected in Part C of my Form 26AS?
  8. The reason for this may be that the bank has made an error in its data entry. You will have to take up this issue with your bank and rectify the amount.

  9. Can I make changes to the address and name of the PAN holder which is there in Form 26AS?
  10. Yes, if the details of the PAN holder are incorrect, you can always update this. You should submit an application through the ‘Request for new PAN card or/and changes or correction in PAN data’ option on the official website.

News About Tax Form 26AS

  • CBDT notifies the revision of Form 26AS which will now include real estate and share transaction details

    The Income Tax department (ITD) has recently notified that it has revised the Form 26AS which will contain the details of tax collected or deducted at source along with the information in regard to property and share transactions.

    The Form 26AS has now been revamped with an ‘Annual Information Statement’ which will be added along with the TDS or TCS details and comprehensive details of the specified financial transactions, payment of taxes, demand or refund and pending or completed proceedings which have been undertaken by a taxpayer in a particular financial year.

    29 May 2020

  • Indian Income Tax Dept to adopt a no-nonsense policy towards non-salaried

    The employee class (government or private) entails almost half of the overall 4.33 crores e-tax filers in our country. This saves rest of the e-filing taxpayers from similar scrutiny. A lot of bogus claims regarding Leave and Travel Allowance and House Rent Allowance have come into their notice. Hence taxpaying citizens are expected to submit proofs for these to their employers. The name, contact details as well as PAN Card Number of the house owner must be given if your rent per annum is more than INR 1 lakh. The department has made praiseworthy efforts to remove the trend of tax evasion. Their next aim is to put a stop to these kinds of leakages from non-salaried people. Non-salaried taxpayers are mostly entrepreneurial or having income from other sources. IT Dept has already issued a standardized Form 12BB to the salaried. Same will be applicable to non-salaried class as well. Many instances of leakages were resolved through Form 26AS, which, matches the earnings and tax payment.

    11 May 2016

  • Declare Interest Income in ITRs: I-T Department

    The Central Board of Direct Taxes has urged taxpayers to declare all their interest income in their IT Returns. It wants everyone to re-file and make corrections to their returns from FY 2013-14 onwards.

    The declaration should include the interest incomes where Form 15 G/H have been filed and the total is more than Rs. 2.5 lakh. You may leave out interest income up to Rs. 10,000 that is exempted under Section 10 of the IT Act. This has to be done before March 31, 2016, or pay a penalty of Rs. 5,000.

    The department can track your deposits and interest payments received without tax deduction through information collected from banks and financial institutions.

    18 April 2016

  • Filing of Interest Information

    Taxpayers would need to review and correct the information that they have provided. As per the Form 26AS, only the tax that has been deducted will be indicated and that necessitates that such financial information be provided down to the best details.

    The details that are to be provided would be for the financial year 2014-15 and need to be furnished before March 31, 2016. Non-filing of such information may lead to penalty under Section 271F.

    28 March 2016

  • Avoid Penalties on your Taxes, be extra Diligent

    When it comes to taxes you really need to be extra diligent, if you have been and submitted all required proofs to your employer and tax payable is always a surprise. TDS is a very acceptable way of paying tax. But what if it’s not enough? TDS is deducted at a rate of 10%, and sometimes even higher taxes are included in their total income. Make sure you have paid all taxes under all sections of the IT Act 1961. If in your interest income tds has been deducted, then you can see a field in form 26as and you can reproduce the same in your bank statement.

    2 March 2016

  • The New Tax Forms will be released for the FY 2014-15

    Before filing your taxes, you will need to review your important documents, the most important one is your Form 26AS. The all the details of your TDS deducted from your income, will be mentioned in the Form 26AS. The details of tax directly paid as well as, the advance tax or self assessment tax. You can be see your Form 26AS with TRACES.

    18 February 2016

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