What is TAN?
Monday, May 8, 2017, 3:55 PM
TAN stands for Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number. It is a unique 10 digit alpha numeric number allotted by the Income Tax Department (ITD) of India. TAN number is to be obtained by all persons who are responsible for deducting or collecting the tax. It is compulsory to quote TAN in TDS / TCS return, any TDS / TCS payment challan and TDS/TCS certificates.