Download of Form 26AS

Posted: 25/03/2011 in TDS/TCS

Assessment Year wise transaction details of Form 26AS can be viewed as well as downloaded in text format by accessing ‘Form 26AS’ account. The text file containing delimited data can be downloaded with maximum transactions up to 20,000.

The aforementioned text file contains Part wise transaction details as given below:

  • Part A: Details of Tax Deducted at Source (TDS)
  • Part B: Details of Tax Collected at Source (TCS)
  • Part C: Details of Tax Paid other than TDS or TCS.
  • Refund details: Consisting of Refund received during the AY

For more than 20,000 transactions in a given Assessment Year, TAN wise and status wise (matching status) summary can be viewed.
For more than 20,000 transaction in Form 26AS, transaction wise details will be provided by e-mail on request raised by PAN holder. E-mail will be send within 24 hour of request on email id provided at the time of registration.
The e-mail will be sent part wise i.e., separate mail for Part A, Part B, Part C and Refund details. Examples of the files with file name will be as below:


Details in the text file downloaded/e-mailed will be in the format as below:

In case transactions are large in numbers, , it may not be possible to incorporate it in a single file, In such case, it will be split into parts owing to restriction of email size.
Text file is password protected. To open the TXT file please use your date of birth in case of individual PAN holder and date of incorporation for non-individual PAN holder in DDMMYYYY format.

  • Date of birth/ date of incorporation should be same as printed on PAN card.
  • Example: If your date of birth / incorporation is January 21, 1985 then the password will be 21011985.

For extraction of files use WinZip version 9.0 and above, WinRaR version 3.90 and above and 7-Zip version 4.65 and above.

Source: Tax Information Network(TIN).


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