TRACES intimation about outstanding TDS Demand for Asstt. Year 2015-16

As per the records of the Centralized Processing Cell (TDS), there are number of unconsumed challans in your accountin different years from 2007 onwards.These challan may have remained unconsumed mainly on account of :-
  • Mismatch in challan particulars as quoted in TDS statement with the challan particulars as per OLTAS, AND
  • Incomplete reporting of TDStransactions in TDS statements filed by you, OR
  • Non filing of TDS statements.
Table below shows year wise outstanding demand on account TDS defaults as on October 23rd 2014. Intimation u/s 154 read with section 200A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 intimating the outstanding demand for different address, as mentioned in the relevant TDS Statement to the relevant deductors (TANs).

You are requested to close the short payment default through “tagging” of correct challan using “online  correction” facility at TRACES portal ( In case of any clarification; you may contact your accessing officer and also send e-mail

It is to inform that while downloading TDS certificate (Form 16/16A), you would be prompted to first close the  ‘short payment’ default on account of ‘challan mismatch’, if any. As the next due date for download of form 16A is 31st January, you are requested to close your defaults well in advance to avoid any issue in downloading of TDS certificates for third quarter of 2014-15.

In case, the unconsumed challans in your account are on account of incomplete reporting of TDS transactions in  the quarterly TDS statements, you are advised to file correction statements on immediate basis to close the issue.

For any assistance, you can write to or call our toll-free number 1800 103 0344.

CPC (TDS) is committed to provide best possible services to you.


Source: TRACES

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