We all sometimes face this issue tat after paying TDS, we realised that there is a mistake at the time of payment and now correction is required. But how to do that? Is it possible to change the details of the challan? Hence today I am covering this topic to enlighten you regarding correction in TDS payment challan.

1. Can I update a TDS challan?

Yes. You can update a challan.

2. How can I correct the details of a TDS challan?

There are two types of correction, which are as under:

  1. OLTAS challan correction
  2. Online Challan Correction

The in depth steps to be followed are as under:

i. OLTAS challan correction

OLTAS Challan Correction is the functionality provided by TDSCPC to the deductor for correction of the Unclaimed and Matched Challans .

Assessing Officer approval is not required if OLTAS Challan Correction is made through website for change in the following fields mentioned below :

  • Financial Year-Y. can be corrected upto the Financial Year relating to Date of Deposit of challan.E.g., if challan is of F.Y. 2008-09 and Date Of Deposite is 20-06-2016, F.Y. cannot be greater than 2016-17.
  • Minor Head Code (200 and 400) – Minor Head 200 and 400 is allowed for correction through OLTAS Challan Correction available on TRACES.
  • Major Head Code (20/21)- Correction in Major Heads- 20 (Company) and 21(Non-Company) canmbe corrected through OLTAS Challan Correction available on TRACES.
  • Section Code – Correction in Section code except Section Code-195 is possible through

OLTAS Challan Correction available on TRACES.

Note:- For correction/changes in Section Code – 195 deductor needs to contact Jurisdictional assessing Officer.

Brief Steps for OLTAS Challan Correction

  • Login to TRACES website
  • Go to “ Request for OLTAS Correction” under “Statement Payment Tab“
  • User can Select any correction type mentioned below:

 – Financial Year

 – Minor Head Code (200 and 400)

 – Major Head Code (20/21)

 – Section Code

  • Enter the challan (CIN) details and challan amount. Challan should be unclaimed or matched.
  • If the details of challan entered are valid ,then user can proceed to edit the challans details.
  • Updated values will be displayed in the summary table.
  • Click on “Submit correction request” and confirmation screen will be displayed.
  • User validates the details and click on confirm details view the verification details.
  • Request ID details will be displayed
  • Email goes to deductor’s registered E-mail ID on submission of Oltas Challan Correction.

ii. Online Challan Correction

This feature enables deductor to match the unmatched challans by tagging it with CIN/BIN

detail from OLTAS/G-OLTAS. For CIN relaxation of +/- 1 Year is given by the department

However BIN’S can be utilized for a particular Quarter only

  • Step 1 : Login to TRACES website
  • Step 2 : Go to “Request for correction” under “ Defaults“ by entering relevant Quarter,

Financial Year, Form Type , Latest Accepted Token number

  • Correction category should be “Online”
  • Request number will be generated
  • Step 3 : Request will be available under “ Track Correction Request”
  • When request status become “Available” click on Available / In progress status to proceed with the correction
  • Provide information of Valid KYC
  • Step 4 : Select the type of correction category from the drop down as “Challan Correction”
  • Step 5 : Make the required corrections in the selected file
  • Step 6 : Click on “Submit for Processing” to submit your correction (Only Available to Admin User)
  • Step 7 : 15 digits token number will be generated and mailed to Registered e-mail ID

Status of Online Correction Requests:

  • Requested – When user submits request for correction.
  • Initiated – Request is being processed by TDS CPC
  • Available – Request for correction is accepted and statement is made available for correction. User can start correction on the statement. Clicking on the hyperlink will take user to validation screen. Once user clicks on request with ‘Available’ status, status of request / statement will change to ‘In Progress’
  • Failed – Request cannot be made available due to technical error. User can re-submit request for same details
  • In Progress – User is working on a statement. Clicking on the hyperlink will take user to validation screen
  • Submitted to Admin User – Sub-user / Admin User has submitted correction statement to Admin User
  • Submitted to ITD – Admin User has submitted correction statement to ITD for processing
  • Processed – Statement has been processed by TDS CPC (either for Form 26AS or for defaults)
  • Rejected – Statement has been rejected by TDS CPC after processing. Rejection reasons will be displayed in ‘Remarks’ column

3. Can I add a TDS challan?

Yes. You can add a challan.

4. How can I add a TDS challan?

This feature enables deductor to Add challan in the already filed statement , Add challan functionality is disabled through offline correction. In case statement is not processed by TRACES, please file C1 ( Personal Information ) through Conso file then you will be able to proceed with online correction on TRACES

Brief Steps for Add TDS Challan to Statement

  • Step 1 : Login to TRACES website
  • Step 2 : Go to “Request for correction” under “ Defaults“ by entering relevant Quarter,

Financial Year, Form Type , Latest Accepted Token number

  • Correction category should be “Online”
  • Request number will be generated
  • Step 3 : Request will be available under “ Track Correction Request”
  • When request status become “Available” click on Available / In progress status to proceed with the correction
  • Provide information of Valid KYC
  • Step 4 : Select the type of correction category from the drop down as “Add Challan”
  • Step 5 : Make the required corrections in the selected file
  • Step 6 : Click on “Submit for Processing” to submit your correction (Only Available to Admin User)
  • Step 7 : 15 digits token number will be generated and mailed to Registered e-mail ID.

5. Can I delete a TDS challan?

No. You cannot delete a challan.

6. Can I rectify the details of a TDS challan if the status of the same on the NSDL website is displayed as ‘Booked’?

Once the challan is updated with status ‘Booked’ modifications or rectifications to the details of the said challan are not allowed. As a result any correction TDS/TCS statement with modifications/rectifications on a booked challan will get rejected at the TIN central system.

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7 Comments

  1. Sandeep says:

    Dear Sir
    Can i revise the return of 3rd qtr 2008-09, i didnt have any data of that quarter except some Pan no’s and their TDS detail , How can i do that..

  2. Bijoy Kumar Mohanty says:

    Dear Sir, Kindly request to know about How can I add challan in RUP 1.3 ver. Now I have faced a problem to correction my TDS ereturn for the F’Y 2010-11, QTR 2. Previously I have entered 2 challans ampount in one challan number, so some default demand shows in my TRACES ID. I can not correction of etds return for this period. Kindly request to tell How can I add that challan in RUP latest version.

    Thanks for your response.
    Bijoy Kumar Mohanty
    Bhubaneswar, Odisha

  3. PURSHOTTAM AGRAWAL says:

    sir maine apni ek govt tds return me challan ki value 7000.00 ki jagah 5000.00 hi claim kiya tha jisko m update karna chahta hu.please sir help me.

    thanks!

  4. Vinod says:

    Dear Sir,

    mai ek tds correction ki return upload karna chahta hu lekin usme jo challan details hai challan ko booked batata hai pan correction ke bad jaise hi mai usako creat karta hu to errar likh ke aa jata hai kyoki challan details me book entry ko yes ya no ka option nahi deta hai jiski wajah se yah errar aata hai so please help me ki kaise booked challan me book entry ko yes ya no kar sakte hai.

    Please answer send in this e-mail id – ravi_sankar@rocketmail.com

    Thanks & Regards

  5. PMA Nooruddin says:

    Sir,

    I have forgot to add one challan and uploaded my TDS Returns for Q3 for FY 12-13
    Now i have downloaded the Consolodiated File, do i have to just add the challan details only or i have to add the deductee entries as well

    Please let me know ASAP

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