Article explains how to Request for Nil/Lower Deduction/Collection Certificate (Form 13) by Resident (Covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962), Resident (Not Covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962), Non Resident and Non Ordinarily Resident. Article also explains about Form 13 Submission with Mobile OTP. It further includes Important Information of Request for Form 13, Brief Steps of Request for Form 13- Resident, Description for requested status ‘Request for Form 13, Pictorial guide of Request for Form 13, Pictorial guide of Request for Form13, Pictorial guide of ‘Request for Form 13- with E-Verified” (Internet Banking), Pictorial guide of Track Request for Form 13 and Pictorial guide for download 197 Certificate (Taxpayer Login).

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A. Resident(Covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules,1962)

1. Important Information of “Request for Form 13-Resident (Covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962)”.

Form 13: An application for nil deduction of Tax Deduction at source (TDS) under section 197 is required to be submit by the taxpayer.

  • Form 13 application can be submitted through TRACES from FY 2018-19
  • DSC (Digital Signature Certificate )of Authorized person or E- Verification (Through Internet Banking) validation is required for submission of Form.

Note: If DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) is not registered at TRACES, kindly register your DSC.

  • After submission of Form 13 on TRACES, request will be sent to Jurisdictional Assessing Officer (AO) for approval.

Note: Jurisdictional Assessing Officer (AO) for approval will be decided on the basis of State and District provided by the applicant in original application of Form 13.

  • Please upload Self/ Authorized person certificate estimated income computation for which financial year certificate is sought for Form 13 in case of original application .
  • Please upload details of income claimed to be exempt and not included in the total income.
  • Please upload self/ Authorized person certificate computation of estimated income for any of the four previous year preceding year to the previous year in case return has not been filed for form 13 in case of original application.
  • Please upload assessment year orders taxguru.in if assessed, for the last four assessment years in case of original of Form 13.
  • Please upload return of Income for any of the four previous years has been filed in paper form in case of Form 13 if any, where application is original.

2. Brief Steps of Request for Form 13- Resident (Covered under Rule 28AB of the Income Tax Rules, 1962).

Step 1 : Login to TRACES website with your “User ID”, “Password”, “PAN for the Taxpayer” and the “Verification Code”. Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 2 : Go to ‘Statement/Forms’ tab and click on ‘Request for Form 13′ to initiate request. Pop-Up window will display (whether DSC is registered or not ) . Click on Yes to proceed further.

Step 3 : Select the residential status as ‘Resident’. A popup will appear on the screen. Click on Yes‟ button in case of Taxpayer covered under Rule 28AB of the Income Tax Rules, 1962.

Step 4: Check List for 197 will appear on the next screen. Click on Proceed‟ button

Step 5: Enter Financial Year then click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 6: Select option “With (TAN & Amount)- Deductor TANs & Amount”. Pop up on the screen to select the number of entries.

Select on ‘Less than or equal to 50 (Online)’ option.

Note : Offline mode for uploading annexure in case of more than 50 entries will be available subsequently.

Step 7 : User need to basic fill details which needs to be furnished in Form -13, some of the details are auto-populated on the basis of Traces profile.

Step 8: After filling up the basic details Annexure-I will open to fill the annexure details.

Step 9: User need to upload and fill the Estimated Income Computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought. Click on ‘Browse’ to select a file and then click on ‘Upload’ to upload the document in tiff, .pdf, .zip,. JPEG formats only.

Note: Size of file should not be larger than 5MB. Kindly upload password free file.

Click on ‘Template’ button to fill Computation of Estimated Income of Financial Year for which certificate is sought then submit. Details saved successfully message will appear on screen.

Note: Template is mandatory to fill.

Following document are required to be upload:

1. Upload & Fill Estimated Income Computation for which F.Y certificate is sought.

2. Upload & Fill computation of estimated total income any of the four previous year preceding to the previous year for which return of income has not been filed.

3. Upload registration /exemption Certificate incase of certain entities covered under section 11 or 12.

4. Upload registration /exemption Certificate incase of certain entities covered under section 139(4C).

5. Upload Assessment Orders if assessed, for the last four assessment years.

6. Upload return of income for any of the four previous year has been filed in paper form.

7. Upload Details of income claimed to be exempt and not included in the total income: If amount is provided in column of basic details then this will be enabled & mandatory.

8. Upload any other document.

Step 10: After submitting declaration, click on Preview & Submit‟ button to review the form details.

Step 11 : A pop up on the next screen to validate the Form request through DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) or E Verification (Through Internet Banking).

Click on ‘Proceed’ after selecting available validating option. After validation, request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully. an e-mail and SMS will be sent for submission of Form -13.

User can check the status under ‘Track Request Form-13′ option available under ‘Statement/Forms’ tab. User can cancel the request if status is ‘Submitted to ITD’ or  ‘Clarification required by AO’.

3. Description for requested status ‘Request for Form 13-Resident (Covered under Rule 28AB of the Income Tax Rules, 1962)’.

Status Description
In Progress Request Form-13 is in progress, user need to click on status In Progress‟ to start work.
Submitted to ITD Status will be “Submitted to ITD” after final submission of Form-13.
Pending with AO Status will be “Pending with AO” for approval.
Clarification Required by AO Status will be Clarification Required by AO, if AO wants some clarification from the user .
Approved Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13 and 197 certificate will be available to download..
Approved with Partial Rejection Status will be Approved with partial rejection, if request is partially rejected for some TANs . Approved 197 certificate will be available to download.
Cancelled Status will be cancelled if request is cancelled by the user before Approval.
Rejected Status will be Rejected if request is rejected by AO or TDS CPC.

4. Pictorial guide of Request for Form 13- Resident(Covered under Rule 28AB of the Income Tax Rules, 1962)

Step 1 : Login to TRACES website with your “User ID”, “Password” and the “Verification Code”.

Step 1 Login to TRACES website

Step 1 (Contd.) : Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 1 (Contd.) Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 2: Go to ‘Statement/Forms’ tab and click on ‘Request for Form 13’ tab to initiate request.

Step 2 Go to „Statement Forms‟ tab and click on „Request for Form 13‟ tab to initiate request.

Step 2 (Contd.) : Pop-Up window will display (whether DSC is register or not registered).

Step 2 (Contd.) Pop-Up window will display (whether DSC is register or not registered).

Step 3: Select the residential status as ‘Resident’.

Step 3 Select the residential status as „Resident‟

Step 3 (Contd.) : A popup will appear on the screen. Click on ‘Yes’ button in case of Taxpayer covered under Rule 28AB of the Income Tax Rules, 1962.

Step 3 (Contd.) A popup will appear on the screen

Step 4: Checklist for 197 will appear on the next screen. Click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 4 Checklist for 197 will appear on the next screen. Click on 'Proceed' button.

Step 5: Form No. (Form-13), Request Type will be auto-populated and select Financial Year from drop down then click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 5 Form No. (Form-13), Request Type will be auto-populated

Step 6: Select option ‘With (TAN & Amount )- Deductor TAN(s) & amount both are available

Step 6 Select option „With (TAN & Amount )- Deductor TAN(s) & amount both are available

Step 6 (Contd.) : A window will pop up on the screen to select the number of entries. Select on ‘Less than or equal to 50 (Online)’ option.

Step 6 (Contd.) A window will pop up on the screen to select the number of entries. Select on 'Less than or equal to 50 (Online)' option.

Note: Offline mode for uploading annexure in case of more than 50 entries will be available subsequently.

Step 7: Details will be populated as per profile information available in TRACES on screen.

Step 7 Details will be populated as per profile information available in TRACES on screen.

Step 7 (Contd.) : Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES.

Step 7 (Contd.) Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES.

Step 7 (Contd.) : Please save the changes before proceeding. Click on ‘Save’ button then click on ‘Next’ button to proceed further.

Step 7 (Contd.) Please save the changes before proceeding.

Step 8: Declaration page basic detail page: User need to enter details like TAN number , Section Code & Estimate amount of Income.

Step 8 Declaration page basic detail page User need to enter details like TAN number , Section Code & Estimate amount of Income

Step 8 (Contd.): Declaration page basic detail page: User need to enter details like TAN number , Section Code & Estimate amount of Income.

Step 8 (Contd.) Declaration page basic detail page

Step 8 (Contd.): Declaration page basic detail page: User need to upload the mandatory documents.

Step 8 (Contd.) Declaration page basic detail page User need to upload

Note :

  • Upload Button enables only when users browse all the files successfully. After that user need to click on ‘Upload’ button to upload all the browse files ,once all the files have been uploaded, Success Message will be displayed “Files uploaded successfully “and “Upload” button will be disabled again.
  • If user wants to change/remove attachment/s then user need to click on ‘Files Uploaded’ button then select the required file and click on ‘Remove upload’. User can browse new files again. Upload the document in tiff, .pdf, .zip,. JPEG formats only.
  • Size of file should not be larger than 5MB. Kindly upload password free file.

Step 8 (Contd.): User can remove the uploaded filed by clicking on ‘Files Uploaded’ button then select the required file and click on ‘Remove upload’.Step 8 (Contd.) User can remove the uploaded filed by clicking on 'Files Uploaded' button then select the required file and click on 'Remove upload

Step 8 (Contd.): After clicking on ‘Template’ button a window will be displayed to fill Computation of Estimated Income of Financial Year for which certificate is sought.

Step 8 (Contd.) After clicking on 'Template' button a window

Note: Total Tax Payable should not be greater than Gross Receipt/ Turnover/ (GR/TO)

Step 8 (Contd.) : User need to give the declaration to proceed further. Click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the submitted details for Form-13

Step 8 (Contd.) User need to give the declaration to proceed further

Step 9: After submitting declaration, click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the form details.

Step 9 After submitting declaration

Form 13 details will appear

Form 13 details will appear

Step 9: (Contd.) User need to click on “Submit “ for final submission

Step 9 (Contd.) User need to click on “Submit “ for final submission

Step 10: Validation pop up will appear for request submission

Step 10 Validation pop up will appear for request submission

5. Pictorial guide of “Request for Form13-Resident‟(Covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962) with DSC (Digital Signature Certificate)”. 

Step 1 : Click on “DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)” option if user wants to validate the request with DSC.

Step 1 Click on “DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)” option if user wants to validate the request with DSC

Step 2: After validating DSC(Digital Signature Certificate), Click on ‘Submit’.

Step 2 After validating DSC(Digital Signature Certificate), Click on 'Submit

Step 3: Request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully message will display on screen.

Step 3 Request for Form 13 will be submitted successfully message will display on screen

  • E-Verified Service link is available at banks website:
  • User has to log in to Bank Website and select option “Click of view26AS”.
  • It gets navigated to a new page which shows link “E-Verified services on TRACES”.
  • Click on “E-Verified services on TRACES”, user gets navigated to the TRACES website with the pre populated User name and PAN of Taxpayer.
  • This facility helps taxpayers to get Verified through Internet Banking.
  • This can be used for “Submitting Request for Form 13” request without Digital Signature.

This Option is not available for NRI Website: www.nriservices.tdscpc.gov.in .

6. Pictorial guide of ‘Request for Form 13-Resident’ (Covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962) with E-Verified” (Internet Banking).

Step 1 : User need to Click on E-Verify (Net Banking) option

Step 1 User need to Click on E-Verify (Net Banking) option

Step 2 : To E-Verify Request for Form -13, please login to your Bank Website and click on link “View 26AS”.

Step 2 To E-Verify Request for Form -13

Step 3 :User will log in to Bank website and selects option “Click of view 26AS” then It gets navigated to a new page which shows link “E-Verified services on TRACES”.

Step 3 User will log in to Bank website and selects option

Step 4: User need to Click on “E-Verified Services on Traces” under “E- Verified Services Tab”.

Step 4 User need to Click on “E-Verified Services on Traces”

Step 5 : After clicking on E-Verified Services on Traces, user gets navigated to the TRACES website with the Pre populated Username PAN. User can login and continue.

Step 5 After clicking on E-Verified Services on Traces

Step 6 : Go to “Track Request Form-13” option under “Statements/Forms” tab and initiate the request

Step 6 Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under

Step 6(Contd.) : Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under “Statements/Forms” tab and initiate the request. Click on “In Progress” status to continue.

Step 6(Contd.) Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under

Step 7: Form-13 details will appear on screen. User need to submit the details. Request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully to ITD , Success message will display on screen and Request number will be generated.

Step 7 Form-13 details will appear on screen.

7. Pictorial guide of Track Request for Form 13- Resident (Covered under Rule 28AB of the Income Tax Rules, 1962)

Status “ Submitted to ITD”

Status “ Submitted to ITD”

User can check submitted request status under “Track Request Form-13” option under “Statement/Forms”. If user want to cancel the request , request can be cancelled at :submitted to ITD” status .

Status: Status will be Pending with AO for the approval.

Status Status will be Pending with AO for the approval

Status “Clarification required by AO”

Status Clarification required by AO

After click on “Clarification required by AO”, user can give clarification with supported documents.

After click on Clarification required by AO

Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13 and 197 certificate will be available to download.

Status will be Approved if AO has approved

Status : Approved with partial Rejection

Status Approved with partial Rejection

Status : Approved with partial Rejection (Contd.)

Status Approved with partial Rejection (Contd.)

Status Approved with partial Rejection (Contd.) 2

8. Pictorial guide for download 197 Certificate(Taxpayer Login)

Step 1: After log in on TRACES. Go to ‘Downloads’ tab and click on Download 197, 206C Certificate.Step 1 After log in on TRACES. Go to 'Downloads'

Step 2: User need to select Financial Year & enter Form No. , then click on “Proceed”.

Step 2 User need to select Financial YearNote: Registered Deductor can also download 197 Certificate on TRACES login from Downloads or Inbox

Sample of Certificate u/s 197

Sample of Certificate us 197

B. Resident(Not Covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules,1962)

1. Important Information of ‘Request for Form13-Resident’ (Not covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962)

Form 13: An application for nil/ lower deduction of Tax Deduction at source (TDS) and Lower Collection of Tax Collection at Source (TCS) under section 197/206C(9) is required to be submit by the taxpayer on TRACES.

  • Form can be submitted through TRACES from Financial year 2018-19 Onwards.
  • DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) of authorized person or E- Verification (Through Internet banking) validation is required for the submission of Form 13.

Note: If DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) is not registered at TRACES, kindly register your DSC.

  • After submission of Form 13 on TRACES, request will be sent to Jurisdictional Assessing Officer (AO) for approval.

Note : Jurisdictional Assessing Officer (AO) will be decided on the basis of State and District provided by the applicant in original application of Form 13.

  • Please upload Self/Authorized person certified estimated income computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought for Form 13 in case of original application.
  • Please upload the details of income claimed to be exempt and not included in the total income.
  • Please upload Self/Authorized person certified estimated income for any of the four previous year preceding the previous year in case return has not been filed for Form-13 in case of original application.
  • Please upload Assessment Orders, if assessed for the last four assessment years in case of original application of Form 13.
  • Please upload return of income for any of the four previous year has been filed in paper form in case of Form 13 if any, where application is original.

2. Brief steps of ‘Request for Form 13-Resident’ (Not covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962)

Step 1 : Login to TRACES website with your “User ID”, “Password” and the “Verification Code”. Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 2: Go to ‘Statement/Forms’ tab and click on ‘Request for Form 13′ to initiate request. Pop-Up window will display (whether DSC is registered or not ) . Click on Yes to proceed further.

Step 3: Select the residential status as ‘Resident’. A popup will appear on the screen. Click on ‘No’ button in case of Taxpayer not covered under Rule 28AB of the Income Tax Rules, 1962.

Step 4: Check list for 197/ 206C(9) will appear on the next screen. Click on ‘Proceed’ button.
Step 5: Enter Request Type and Financial Year then click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 6: Select option with TAN- Deductor TAN(s) available (Annexure I & III is applicable)’. Pop up will appear on the screen to select the number of entries. Select on ‘Less than or equal to 50 (Online)’ option.

Step 7: User need to fill details which needs to be furnished in Form -13, some of the details are auto-populated on the basis of Traces profile.

Step 8: Select the type of annexure from dropdown and click on ‘Proceed’ button. User has to select ‘Annexure-I for No/Lower Deduction’ in case of Tax deduction at Source (TDS) or Annexure-III for Lower Collection‟ in case of Tax Collection at Source (TCS).

Step 9: User need to upload and fill the Estimated Income Computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought. Click on Browse‟ to select a file and then click on Upload‟ to upload the document in tiff, .pdf, .zip,. JPEG formats only.

Note: Size of file should not be larger than 5MB. Kindly upload password free file.

Click on ‘Template’ button to fill Computation of Estimated Income of Financial Year for which certificate is sought then submit. Details saved successfully message will appear on screen.

Note: Template is mandatory to fill.

Following document are required to be upload:

1. Upload & Fill Estimated Income Computation for which F.Y certificate is sought.

2. Upload & Fill computation of estimated total income any of the four previous year preceding to the previous year for which return of income has not been filed.

3. Upload Assessment Orders if assessed, for the last four assessment years.

4. Upload return of income for any of the four previous year has been filed in paper form.

5. Upload Details of income claimed to be exempt and not included in the total income: If amount is provided in column of basic details then this will be enabled & mandatory.

6. Upload any other document

Step 10: After submitting declaration, click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the form details.

Step 11: A Pop up will appear on screen to validate the Form request through DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) or E Verification (Through Internet Banking).

Click on ‘Proceed’ after selecting available validating option. After validation, request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully, an e-mail and SMS will be sent for submission of Form -13.

User can check the status under ‘Track Request Form-13′ option available under ‘Statement/Forms’ tab. User can cancel the request if status is ‘Submitted to ITD’ and ‘Clarification required by AO’.

3. Description for requested status Request for Form13Resident‟ (Not covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962)

Status Description
In Progress Request Form-13 is in progress, user need to click on status In Progress‟ to start work.
Submitted to ITD Status will be “Submitted to ITD” after final submission of Form-13.
Pending with AO Status will be “Pending with AO” for approval.
Clarification Required by AO Status will be Clarification Required by AO, if AO wants some clarification from the user .
Approved Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13 and 197 certificate will be available to download..
Approved with Partial Rejection Status will be Approved with partial rejection, if request is partially rejected for some TANs . Approved 197 certificate will be available to download.
Cancelled Status will be cancelled if request is cancelled by the user before Approval.
Rejected Status will be rejected if request is rejected by AO or TDSCPC.

4. Pictorial guide of ‘Request for Form13-Resident’ (Not covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962)

Step 1 : Login to TRACES website with your “User ID”, “Password” and the “Verification Code”.

Step 1 Login to TRACES website

Step 1 (Contd.) : Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 1 (Contd.) Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 2: Go to ‘Statement/Forms’ tab and click on ‘Request for Form 13’ tab to initiate request.

Step 2 Go to „Statement Forms‟ tab and click on „Request for Form 13‟ tab to initiate request.

Step 2 (Contd.) : Pop-Up window will display (whether DSC is register or not registered).

Step 2 (Contd.) Pop-Up window will display (whether DSC is register or not registered).

Step 3: Select the residential status as ‘Resident’.

Step 3 Select the residential status as „Resident‟

Step 3 (Contd.) : A popup will appear on the screen. Click on „No‟ button in case of Taxpayer not covered under Rule 28AB of the Income Tax Rules, 1962.

Step 3 (Contd.) A popup will appear on the screen

Step 4: Check List for 197/ 206c(9) will appear on the next screen. Click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 4 Checklist for 197 will appear on the next screen. Click on 'Proceed' button.

Step 5: Enter Request Type and Financial Year then click on ‘Proceed’ button.Step 5 Form No. (Form-13), Request Type will be auto-populated

Step 6: Select option ‘with TAN- Deductor TAN(s) available (Annexure I & III is applicable)’.

Step 6 Select option with TAN- Deductor TAN(s) available (Annexure I & III is applicable)

Step 6 (Contd.) : A pop up will appear on the screen to select the number of entries. Select on ‘Less than or equal to 50 (Online)’ option

Step 6 (Contd.) A window will pop up on the screen to select the number of entries. Select on 'Less than or equal to 50 (Online)' option.

Note: Offline mode for uploading annexure in case of more than 50 entries will be available subsequently.

Step 7: Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES.

Step 7 Details will be populated as per profile information available in TRACES on screen.

Step 7 (Contd.) : Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES.Step 7 (Contd.) Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES.

Step 7 (Contd.) : Click on ‘Save’ button then click on ‘Next’ button to proceed further.

Step 7 (Contd.) Click on 'Save' button then click on 'Next' button to proceed further.

Step 8: Select the type of annexure from dropdown and click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 8 Select the type of annexure from dropdown

Step 8 (Contd.): Provide rate in requested rate table before proceeding to Annexure-I No/Lower Deduction.

Step 8 (Contd.)Provide rate in requested rate table before

Step 8 (Contd.) : Click on ‘Add Row’ button to add transaction details in Annexure-I (No/Lower Deduction).

Step 8 (Contd.) Click on 'Add Row' button to add transaction details

Step 8 (Contd.) : Provide rate in requested rate table before proceeding to Annexure-III Lower Collection.

Step 8 (Contd.) Provide rate in requested rate table before proceeding

Step 8 (Contd.): Click on ‘Add Row’ button to add transaction details in Annexure-III Lower Collection.

Step 8 (Contd.) Click on 'Add Row' button to add transaction

Step 9 : Upload files and fill the Estimated Income Computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought.

Step 9 Upload files and fill the Estimated Income Computation for which Financial Year certificate is soughtNote :

  • Upload Button enables only when users browse all the files successfully. After that user need to click on ‘Upload’ button to upload all the browse files ,once all the files have been uploaded, Success Message will be displayed “Files uploaded successfully “and “Upload” button will be disabled again.
  • If user wants to change/remove attachment/s then user need to click on ‘Files Uploaded’ button then select the required file and click on ‘Remove upload’. User can browse new files again. Upload the document in tiff, .pdf, .zip,. PEG formats only.
  • Size of file should not be larger than 5MB. Kindly upload password free file.

Step 9 (Contd.): User can remove the uploaded filed by clicking on ‘Files Uploaded’ button then select the required file and click on ‘Remove upload’.

Step 9 (Contd.) User can remove the uploaded filed by clicking

4. Pictorial guide of ‘Request for Form13-Resident’ (Not covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962)

Step 9 (Contd.) : After clicking on on ‘Template’ button a pop up will displayed to fill Computation of Estimated Income of Financial Year for which certificate is sought.

Step 9 (Contd.) After clicking on on 'Template' button a pop

Note: Total Tax Payable should not be greater than Gross Receipt/ Turnover/ (GR/TO)

Step 9 (Contd.) : User need to give the declaration to proceed further. Click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the submitted details for Form-13

Step 9 (Contd.) User need to give the declaration to proceed further.

Step 10: After submitting declaration, click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the form details.

Step 10 After submitting declaration, click on Preview & Submit

Form 13 details will appear on screen

Form 13 details will appear on screen

Form 13 details will appear on screen 2

Step 11: A pop will appear on screen to validate the Form request through DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) or E Verification (Through Net Banking).

Step 11 A pop will appear on screen to validate the Form request through DSC

5. Pictorial guide of ‘Request for Form13-Resident’ (Not covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962) with DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)”.

Step 1 : Click on “DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)” option if user wants to validate the request with DSC.

Step 1 Click on “DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)” option if user wants to validate the request with DSC

Step 2: After validating DSC(Digital Signature Certificate), Click on ‘Submit’.

Step 2 After validating DSC(Digital Signature Certificate), Click on 'Submit'.

Step 3: Request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully message will display on screen.

Step 3 Request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully

6. Procedure of „Request for Form13-Resident‟ (Not covered under Rule 28AB of Income Tax Rules, 1962) with E- verified (Internet Banking).

  • E-Verified Service link is available at banks website:
  • User has to log in to Bank Website and select option “Click of view26AS”.
  • It gets navigated to a new page which shows link “E-Verified services on TRACES”.
  • Click on “E-Verified services on TRACES”, user gets navigated to the TRACES website with the pre populated User name and PAN of Taxpayer.
  • This facility helps taxpayers to get Verified through Internet Banking.
  • This can be used for “Submitting Request for Form-13” request without Digital Signature.
  • This Option is not available for NRI Website www.nriservices.tdscpc.gov.in .

Step 1 : User need to Click on E-Verify (Net Banking) option.

Step 1 User need to Click on E-Verify (Net Banking)

Step 2 : To E-Verify Request for Form -13, please login to your Bank Website and click on link “View 26AS”.

Step 2 To E-Verify Request for Form -13, please login to your Bank

Step 3 :User will log in to Bank website and selects option “Click of view 26AS” then It gets navigated to a new page which shows link “E-Verified services on TRACES”.

Step 3 User will log in to Bank website and selects option

Step 4: User need to Click on “E-Verified Services on Traces” under “E- Verified Services Tab”.

Step 4 User need to Click on “E-Verified Services on Traces”

Step 5 : After clicking on E-Verified Services on Traces, user gets navigated to the TRACES website with the Pre populated Username and PAN. User can login and continue.

Step 5 After clicking on E-Verified Services on Traces,

Step 3 (Contd.) : Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under “Statements/Forms” tab and initiate the request.

Step 3 (Contd.) Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under “

Step 3 (Contd.) : Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under “Statements/Forms” tab and initiate the request. Click on “In Progress” status to continue.

Step 3 (Contd.) Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under “StatementsForms”

Step 3 (Contd.) : Form-13 details will appear on screen. User need to submit the details. Request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully to ITD , Success message will display on screen and Request number will be generated.Step 3 (Contd.) Form-13 details will appear on screen. User need to submit the details.

7. Pictorial guide of Track Request for Form 13- Resident (Not Covered under Rule 28AB of the Income Tax Rules, 1962)

Status: Submitted to ITD

Status Submitted to ITD

User can check submitted request status under “Track Request Form-13” option under “Statement/Forms”. “. If user want to cancel the request , he can cancel the same at :submitted to ITD” status .

Status: Status will be Pending with AO for the approval.

Status Status will be Pending with AO

Status: Clarification required by AO:

Status Clarification requiredNote: User can check submitted request status under “Track Request Form-13” option under “Statement/Forms”. If user do not want to give clarification or if clarification is not available with the user he can cancel this request at “Clarification required by AO” status.

After click on “Clarification required by AO”, user can give clarification with supported documents

After click on Clarification required

Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13 and 197 certificate will be available to download..

Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13

Status : Approved with partial Rejection

Status Approved with partial

Status : Approved with partial Rejection (Contd.)

Approved with partial Rejection (Contd)

Status Approved with partial Rejection (Contd.) 2

8. Pictorial guide for download 197 Certificate(Taxpayer Login)

Step 1: After log in on TRACES. Go to „Downloads‟ tab and click on Download 197, 206C Certificate.

Step 1 After log in on TRACES. Go to „Downloads‟ tab and click on Download 197, 206C Certificate.

Step 2: User need to select Financial Year & enter Form No. , then click on “Proceed”.

Step 2 User need to select Financial Year & enter Form No. , then click on “Proceed”.

Note: Registered Deductor can also download 197 Certificate on TRACES login from Downloads or Inbox

Sample of Certificate u/s 197

Sample of Certificate us 197

C. Non Resident

1. Important Information of ‘Request for Form 13- Non Resident’

Form 13: An application for nil/ lower deduction or lower collection of Tax Deduction/Collection at source (TDS/TCS) under section 197/ 206 C (9) is required to be submit by the taxpayer on TRACES.

  • Form can be submitted through TRACES from Financial year 2018-19 Onwards.
  • DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) of authorized person or E- Verification (Through Internet banking) validation is required for the submission of Form 13.

Note:

1. If DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) is not registered at TRACES, kindly register your DSC.

2. If user is accessing TRACES website from outside India then E-Verification option will not be applicable for the validation for the submission of Form-13

  • After submission of Form 13 on TRACES, request will be sent to Jurisdictional Assessing Officer (AO) for approval.

Note : Jurisdictional Assessing Officer (AO) will be decided on the basis of State and District provided by the applicant in original

application of Form 13.

  • Please upload Self/Authorized person certified estimated income computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought for Form 13 in case of original application.
  • Please upload the details of income claimed to be exempt and not included in the total income in case of From-13.
  • Please upload Self/Authorized person certified estimated income for any of the four previous year preceding the previous year in case return has not been filed for Form-13 in case of original application.
  • Please upload Assessment Orders, if assessed for the last four assessment years in case of original application of Form -13.

Please upload return of income for any of the four previous year has been filed in paper form in case of Form -13 if any, where application is original.

2. Brief steps of ‘Request for Form 13- Non Resident’

Step 1 : Login to TRACES website with your “User ID”, “Password” and the “Verification Code”. Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 2: Go to ‘Statement/Forms’ tab and click on ‘Request for Form 13’ to initiate request. Pop-Up window will display (whether DSC is registered or not ) . Click on ‘Yes’ to proceed further.

Step 3: Select the residential status as ‘Non Resident’.

Step 4: Check list for 197/ 206C(9) will appear on the next screen. Click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 5: Select Form No. as ‘Form- 13’, Financial Year and Application Type as ‘Online’ (Request Type will be auto populated) .Then click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 6: User need to fill details which needs to be furnished in Form -13, some of the details are auto-populated on the basis of Traces profile.

Step 7: Select the type of annexure from dropdown and click on ‘Proceed’ button. User has to select ‘Annexure-I for No/Lower Deduction’ in case of Tax deduction at Source (TDS) or ‘Annexure-III for Lower Collection’ in case of Tax Collection at Source (TCS).

Step 8: User need to upload and fill the Estimated Income Computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought. Click on ‘Browse’ to select a file and then click on ‘Upload’ to upload the document in tiff, .pdf, .zip,. JPEG formats only.

Note: Size of file should not be larger than 5MB. Kindly upload password free file.

Click on ‘Template’ button to fill Computation of Estimated Income of Financial Year for which certificate is sought then submit. Details saved successfully message will appear on screen.

Note: Template is mandatory to fill.

Following documents are required to be uploaded:

1. Upload & Fill Estimated Income Computation for which F.Y certificate is sought.

2. Upload & Fill computation of estimated total income any of the four previous year preceding to the previous year for which return of income has not been filed.

3. Upload Assessment Orders if assessed, for the last four assessment years.

4. Upload return of income for any of the four previous year has been filed in paper form.

5. Upload Details of income claimed to be exempt and not included in the total income: If amount is provided in column of basic details then this will be enabled & mandatory.

6. Upload any other document.

Step 9: After submitting declaration, click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the form details.

Step 10: A Pop up will appear on screen to validate the Form request through DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) or E Verification (Through Internet Banking).

Click on ‘Proceed’ after selecting available validating option. After validation, request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully, an e-mail and SMS will be sent for submission of Form -13.

User can check the status under ‘Track Request Form-13’ option available under ‘Statement/Forms’ tab. User can cancel the request till status is ‘Submitted to ITD’ and ‘Clarification required by AO’.

Note: E Verification (EVC) option is not available on NRI website www.nriservices.tdscpc.gov.in

3. Description for requested status ‘Request for Form13- Non Resident’

Status Description
In Progress Request Form-13 is in progress, user need to click on status ‘In Progress’ to start work.
Submitted to ITD Status will be “Submitted to ITD” after final submission of Form-13.
Pending with AO Status will be “Pending with AO” for approval.
Clarification Required by AO Status will be Clarification Required by AO, if AO wants some clarification from the user.
Approved Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13 and 197 certificate will be available to download..
Approved with Partial Rejection Status will be Approved with partial rejection, if request is partially rejected for some TANs .

Approved 197 certificate will be available to download.

Cancelled Status will be cancelled if request is cancelled by the user before Approval.
Rejected Status will be rejected, If request for Form-13 is rejected by AO or TDSCPC.

4. Pictorial guide of ‘Request for Form13- Non Resident’

Step 1 : Login to TRACES website with your “User ID”, “Password” and the “Verification Code”.

Step 1 Login to TRACES website with your User ID, “Password” and the “Verification Code.

Step 1 (Contd.) : Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 1 (Contd.) Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 2: Go to ‘Statement/Forms’ tab and click on ‘Request for Form 13’ option to initiate request.

Step 2 Go to ‘Statement Forms’ tab and click on ‘Request for Form 13’ option to initiate request.

Step 2 (Contd.) : Pop-Up window will display (If DSC is not registered).

Step 2 (Contd.) Pop-Up window will display (If DSC is not registered).

Note: E-Verification option is not available on NRI TRACES website : www.nriservices.tdscpc.gov.in

Step 3: Select the residential status as ‘Non Resident’.

Step 3 Select the residential status as ‘Non Resident’.

Step 4: Check List for 197/ 206c(9) will appear on the next screen. Click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 4 Check List for 197 206c(9) will appear on the next screen. Click on ‘Proceed’ button

Step 5: Select Form No. as Form- 13, Financial Year and Application Type (Request Type will be auto populated) then click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 5 Select Form No. as Form- 13, Financial Year and Application Type (Request Type will be auto populated) then click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 6: Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES.

Step 6 Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES.

Step 6 (Contd.) : Click on ‘Save’ button then click on ‘Next’ button to proceed further.

Step 6 (Contd.) Click on ‘Save’ button then click on ‘Next’ button to proceed further.

Step 7: Select the type of annexure from dropdown and click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 7 Select the type of annexure from dropdown and click on Proceed button

Step 7(Contd.): Provide rate in requested rate table before proceeding to Annexure-I No/Lower Deduction.

Step 7(Contd.) Provide rate in requested rate table before proceeding to Annexure-I No Lower Deduction

Note: User need to mention Requested Rate in requested rate table and rate must be less than Section Rate.

Step 7 (Contd.) : Click on ‘Add Row’ button to add transaction details in Annexure-I (No/Lower Deduction).

Step 7 (Contd.) Click on ‘Add Row’ button to add transaction details in Annexure-I (No Lower Deduction)

Step 7 (Contd.) : Provide rate in requested rate table before proceeding to Annexure-III Lower Collection.

Step 7 (Contd.) Provide rate in requested rate table before proceeding to Annexure-III Lower Collection.

Note: Requested rate of collection should be greater than 0 but should not be equal to or more than section rate.

Step 7 (Contd.): Click on ‘Add Row’ button to add transaction details in Annexure-III Lower Collection.

Step 7 (Contd.) Click on ‘Add Row’ button to add transaction details in Annexure-III Lower Collection

Step 8 : Upload files and fill the Estimated Income Computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought.

Step 8 Upload files and fill the Estimated Income Computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought

 

Note :

  • Upload Button enables only when users browse all the files successfully. After that user need to click on ‘Upload’ button to upload all the browse files ,once all the files have been uploaded, Success Message will be displayed “Files uploaded successfully” and “Upload” button will be disabled again.
  • If user wants to change/remove attachment/s then user need to click on ‘Files Uploaded’ button then select the required file and click on ‘Remove upload’. User can browse new files again. Upload the document in tiff, .pdf, .zip,. JPEG formats only.
  • Size of file should not be larger than 5MB. Kindly upload password free file.

Step 8(Contd.): User can remove the uploaded filed by clicking on ‘Files Uploaded’ button then select the required file and click on ‘Remove upload’.

Step 8(Contd.) User can remove the uploaded filed by clicking on ‘Files Uploaded’ button then select the required file and click on ‘Remove upload’

Step 8 (Contd.) : After clicking on on ‘Template’ button a pop up will displayed to fill Computation of Estimated Income of Financial Year for which certificate is sought.

Step 8 (Contd.) After clicking on on ‘Template’ button a pop up will displayed

Note: Total Tax Payable should not be greater than Gross Receipt/ Turnover/ (GR/TO).

Step 8 (Contd.) : User need to give the declaration to proceed further. Click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the submitted details for Form-13

Step 8 (Contd.) User need to give the declaration to proceed further

Step 9: After submitting declaration, click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the form details.

Step 9 After submitting declaration, click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the form details.

Form 13 details will appear on screen

Form 13 details will appear on screen

Form 13 details will appear on screen -Pictorial guide of ‘Request for Form13- Non Resident

Step 10: A pop will appear on screen to validate the Form request through DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) or E
Verification (Through Internet Banking).

Step 10 A pop will appear on screen to validate the Form request through DSC

Note: E- Verification (EVC) option is not available on NRI website www.nriservices.tdscpc.gov.in

5. Pictorial guide of ‘Request for Form13- Non Resident ’ with DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)

Step 1 : Click on “DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)” option if user wants to validate the request with DSC.

Step 1 Click on “DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)” option if user wants to validate the request with DSC

Step 2: After validating DSC(Digital Signature Certificate), Click on ‘Submit’.

Step 2 After validating DSC(Digital Signature Certificate), Click on ‘Submit’

Step 3: Request for Form -13 submitted successfully message will display on screen.

Step 3 Request for Form -13 submitted successfully message will display on screen.

6. Procedure of ‘Request for Form13- Non Resident’ with E- verified (Internet Banking)

  • E-Verified Service link is available at banks website:
  • User has to log in to Bank Website and select option “Click of view26AS”.
  • It gets navigated to a new page which shows link “E-Verified services on TRACES”.
  • Click on “E-Verified services on TRACES”, user gets navigated to the TRACES website with the pre populated User name
    and PAN of Taxpayer.
  • This facility helps taxpayers to get Verified through Internet Banking.
  • This can be used for “Submitting Request for Form-13” request without Digital Signature.
  • This Option is not available for NRI TRACES website : www.nriservices.tdscpc.gov.in

Step 1 : User need to Click on E-Verify (Net Banking) option.

Step 1User need to Click on E-Verify (Net Banking) option.

Step 2 : To E-Verify Request for Form -13, please login to your Bank Website and click on link “View 26AS”.

Step 2 To E-Verify Request for Form -13, please login to your Bank Website and click on link “View 26AS”

Step 3 :User will log in to Bank website and selects option “Click of view 26AS” then It gets navigated to a new page which shows link “E- Verified services on TRACES”.

Step 3 User will log in to Bank website and selects option “Click of view 26AS”

Step 4 : User need to Click on “E-Verified Services on Traces” under “E- Verified Services Tab”.

Step 4 User need to Click on “E-Verified Services on Traces” under “E- Verified Services Tab”

Step 5 : After clicking on E-Verified Services on Traces, user gets navigated to the TRACES website with the Pre populated Username and PAN. User can login and continue.

Step 5 After clicking on E-Verified Services on Traces, user gets navigated to the TRACES website with the Pre populated Username and PAN. User can login and continue

Step 5 (Contd.) : Go to Track Request Form-option under “Statements/tab and initiate the request.

Step 5 (Contd.) Go to Track Request Form-option under “Statements tab and initiate the request

Step 5 (Contd.) : Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under “Statements/Forms” tab and initiate the request. Click on “In Progress” status to continue.

Step 5 (Contd.) Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under “Statements

Step 5 (Contd.) : Form-13 details will appear on screen. User need to submit the details. Request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully to ITD , Success message will display on screen and Request number will be generated.

Step 5 (Contd.) Form-13 details will appear on screen.

7. Pictorial guide of Track Request for Form 13- Non Resident

Status: Submitted to ITD

7. Pictorial guide of Track Request for Form 13- Non Resident

User can check submitted request status under “Track Request Form-13” option under “Statement/Forms”. If user
want to cancel the request , he can cancel the same at “submitted to ITD” status .

Status: Status will be Pending with AO for the approval.

Status Status will be Pending with AO for the approval

Status: Clarification required by AO:

Status Clarification required by AO

After clicking on “Clarification required by AO”, user can give clarification with supported documents

After clicking on Clarification required by AO

Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13 and 197 certificate will be available to download..

Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13

Status : Approved with partial Rejection

Status Approved with partial Rejection

Status : Approved with partial Rejection (Contd.)

Status Approved with partial Rejection (Contd.)

Status Approved with partial Rejection (Contd.) 2

Status : Rejected

Status Rejected

8. Pictorial guide to download 197 Certificate(Taxpayer Login)

Step 1: After log in on TRACES. Go to ‘Downloads’ tab and click on Download 197, 206C Certificate.

Step 1 After log in on TRACES. Go to ‘Downloads’ tab and click on Download 197, 206C Certificate

Step 2:User need to select Financial Year & enter Form No. , then click on “Proceed”.

Step 2 User need to select Financial Year & enter Form No. , then click on “Proceed”.

Note: Registered Deductor can also download 197 Certificate on TRACES login from ‘Downloads’ or ‘Inbox’

Sample of Certificate u/s 197

Sample of Certificate

D. Non Ordinarily Resident

1. Important Information of Request for Form13- Not Ordinarily Resident

Form 13: An application for nil/ lower deduction of Tax Deduction at source (TDS)/Tax Collection at source(TCS) under section 197/206 C(9) is required to be submit by the taxpayer on TRACES.

Form can be submitted through TRACES from Financial Year 2018-19 Onwards.

DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) of authorized person or E- Verification (Through Internet banking) validation is required for the submission of Form 13.

Note:

> If DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) is not registered at TRACES, kindly register your DSC.

> After submission of Form 13 on TRACES, request will be sent to Jurisdictional Assessing Officer (AO) for approval.

Note : Jurisdictional Assessing Officer (AO) will be decided on the basis of State and District provided by the applicant in original application of Form 13.

  • Please upload Self/Authorized person certified estimated income computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought for Form 13 in case of original application.
  • Please upload the details of income claimed to be exempt and not included in the total income.
  • Please upload Self/Authorized person certified estimated income for any of the four previous year preceding the previous year in case return has not been filed for Form-13 in case of original application.
  • Please upload Assessment Orders, if assessed for the last four assessment years in case of original application of Form 13.
  • Please upload return of income for any of the four previous years has been filed in paper form in case of Form 13 if any, where application is original.

2. Brief steps of Request for Form13- Not Ordinarily Resident

Step 1 : Login to TRACES website with your “User ID”, “Password” and the “Verification Code”. Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 2: Go to ‘Statement/Forms’ tab and click on Request for Form 13’ to initiate request. Pop-Up window will display (If DSC is not registered ) . Click on ‘Yes’ to proceed further.

Step 3: Select the residential status as ‘Not Ordinarily Resident’.

Step 4: Check list for 197/ 206C(9) will appear on the next screen. Click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 5: Select Financial Year then click on ‘Proceed’ button.(Form Number , Request Type and Application Type will be auto populated).

Step 6: User need to fill details which needs to be furnished in Form -13, some of the details are auto-populated on the basis of Traces profile.

Step 7: Select the type of annexure from dropdown and click on ‘Proceed’ button. User has to select ‘Annexure-I for No/Lower Deduction’ in case of Tax deduction at Source (TDS) or ‘Annexure-III for Lower Collection’ in case of Tax Collection at Source (TCS).

Step 8: User need to upload and fill the Estimated Income Computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought. Click on ‘Browse’ to select a file and then click on ‘Upload’ to upload the document in tiff, .pdf, .zip,. JPEG formats only.

Note: Size of file should not be larger than 5MB. Kindly upload password free file.

Click on ‘Template’ button to fill Computation taxguru.in of Estimated Income of Financial Year for which certificate is sought then submit. Details saved successfully message will appear on screen.

Note: Template is mandatory to fill.

Following document are required to be upload:

1. Upload & Fill Estimated Income Computation for which F.Y certificate is sought.

2. Upload & Fill computation of estimated total income any of the four previous year preceding to the previous year for which return of income has not been filed.

3. Upload Assessment Orders if assessed, for the last four assessment years.

4. Upload return of income for any of the four previous year has been filed in paper form.

5. Upload Details of income claimed to be exempt and not included in the total income: If amount is provided in column of basic details then this will be enabled & mandatory.

6. Upload any other document.

Step 9: After submitting declaration, click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the form details.

Step 10: A Pop up will appear on screen to validate the Form request through DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) or E Verification (Through Internet Banking).

Click on ‘Proceed’ after selecting available validating option. After validation, request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully, an e-mail and SMS will be sent for submission of Form -13.

User can check the status under ‘Track Request Form-13’ option available under ‘Statement/Forms’ tab. User can cancel the request if status is ‘Submitted to ITD’ and ‘Clarification required by AO’.

3. Description for requested status Request for Form13- Not Ordinarily  Resident

Status Description
In Progress Request Form-13 is in progress, user need to click on status ‘In Progress’ to start work.
Submitted to ITD Status will be “Submitted to ITD” after final submission of Form-13.
Pending with AO Status will be “Pending with AO” for approval.
Clarification Required by AO Status will be Clarification Required by AO, if AO wants some clarification from the user.
Approved Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13 and 197 certificate will be available to download..
Approved with Partial Rejection Status will be Approved with partial rejection, if request is partially rejected for some TANs . Approved 197 certificate will be available to download.
Cancelled Status will be Cancelled if request is cancelled by the user before Approval.
Rejected Status will be Rejected if request is rejected by AO or TDSCPC

4. Pictorial guide of Request for Form13- Not Ordinarily Resident

Step 1 : Login to TRACES website with your “User ID”, “Password” and the “Verification Code”.

Step 1 Login to TRACES website with your User ID, “Password” and the “Verification Code.

Step 1 (Contd.) : Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 1 (Contd.) Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 2: Go to ‘Statement/Forms’ tab and click on Request for Form 13’ tab to initiate request.

Step 2 Go to ‘Statement Forms’ tab and click on Request for Form 13’ tab to initiate request

Step 2 (Contd.) : Pop-Up window will display ( If DSC is not registered).

Step 2 (Contd.) Pop-Up window will display (If DSC is not registered).

Step 3: Select the residential status as ‘Not Ordinarily Resident’.

Step 3 Select the residential status as ‘Not Ordinarily Resident’.

Step 4: Check List for 197/ 206c(9) will appear on the next screen. Click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 4 Check List for 197 206c(9) will appear on the next screen. Click on ‘Proceed’

Step 5: Select Financial Year and Application Type then click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 5 Select Financial Year and Application Type then click on ‘Proceed’

Step 6: Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES.

Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES

Step 6 (Contd.) : Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES.

Step 6 (Contd.) Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES

Step 6 (Contd.) : Click on ‘Save’ button then click on ‘Next’ button to proceed further.

Step 6 (Contd.) Click on ‘Save’ button then click on ‘Next’ button to proceed

Step 7: Select the type of annexure from dropdown and click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 7 Select the type of annexure from dropdown and click on ‘Proceed’ button

Step 7 (Contd.): Provide rate in requested rate table before proceeding to Annexure-I No/Lower Deduction.

Step 7 (Contd.) Provide rate in requested rate table before proceeding to Annexure-I No Lower Deduction

Note: User need to mention Requested Rate in requested rate table and rate must be less than Section Rate.

Step 7 (Contd.) : Click on ‘Add Row’ button to add transaction details in Annexure-I (No/Lower Deduction).

Click on ‘Add Row’ button to add transaction details in Annexure-I (No Lower Deduction).

Step 7 (Contd.) : Provide rate in requested rate table before proceeding to Annexure-III Lower Collection.

Step 7 (Contd.) Provide rate in requested rate table before proceeding to Annexure-III Lower Collection.

Note: Requested rate of collection should be greater than 0 but should not be equal to or more than section rate.

Step 7 (Contd.): Click on ‘Add Row’ button to add transaction details in Annexure-III Lower Collection.

Step 7 (Contd.) Click on ‘Add Row’ button to add transaction details in Annexure-III Lower

Step 8 : Upload files and fill the Estimated Income Computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought.

Step 8 Upload files and fill the Estimated Income Computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought

 

Note :

  • Upload Button enables only when users browse all the files successfully. After that user need to click on ‘Upload’ button to upload all the browse files ,once all the files have been uploaded, Success Message will be displayed “Files uploaded successfully “and “Upload” button will be disabled again.
  • Same file(name & Format) couldn’t be upload twice.
  • If user wants to change/remove attachment/s then user need to click on ‘Files Uploaded’ button then select the required file and click on  ‘Remove upload’. User can browse new files again. Upload the document in tiff, .pdf, .zip,. JPEG formats only.
  • Size of file should not be larger than 5MB. Kindly upload password free file.

Step 8(Contd.): User can remove the uploaded filed by clicking on ‘Files Uploaded’ button then select the required file and click on ‘Remove upload’.Step 8 (Contd.) User can remove the uploaded filed by clicking on 'Files Uploaded' button then select the required file and click on 'Remove upload

Step 8 (Contd.) : After clicking on on ‘Template’ button a pop up will displayed to fill Computation of Estimated Income of Financial Year for which certificate is sought.

Step 8 (Contd.) After clicking on on ‘Template’ button

Note: Total Tax Payable should not be greater than Gross Receipt/ Turnover/ (GR/TO)

Step 8 (Contd.) : User need to give the declaration to proceed further. Click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the submitted details for Form-13

Step 8 (Contd.)User need to give the declaration to proceed further.

Step 9: After submitting declaration, click on ‘Preview & Submit’ button to review the form details.

Step 9 After submitting declaration, click on ‘Preview & Submit

Form 13 details will appear on screen

Form 13 details will appear on screen

Form 13 details will appear on screen 2

Step 10: A pop will appear on screen to validate the Form request through DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) or E
Verification (Through Net Banking).

Step 10 A pop will appear on screen to validate the Form request

5. Pictorial guide of Request for Form 13- Not Ordinarily Resident with DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)

Step 1 : Click on “DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)” option if user wants to validate the request with DSC.

Step 1 Click on “DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)” option if user wants to validate the request

Step 2: After validating DSC(Digital Signature Certificate), Click on ‘Submit’.

Step 2 After validating DSC(Digital Signature Certificate)

Step 3: Request for Form -13 submitted successfully message will display on screen.

Step 3 Request for Form -13 submitted successfully message

6. Procedure of Request for Form13- Not Ordinarily Resident with E- verified (Internet Banking)

  • E-Verified Service link is available at banks website:
  • User has to log in to Bank Website and select option “Click of view26AS”.
  • It gets navigated to a new page which shows link “E-Verified services on TRACES”.
  • Click on “E-Verified services on TRACES”, user gets navigated to the TRACES website with the pre populated User name
    and PAN of Taxpayer.
  • This facility helps taxpayers to get Verified through Internet Banking.
  • This can be used for “Submitting Request for Form-13” request without Digital Signature.
  • This Option is not available for NRI TRACES website : www.nriservices.tdscpc.gov.in

Step 1 : User need to Click on E-Verify (Net Banking) option.

Step 1 User need to Click on E-Verify

Step 2 : To E-Verify Request for Form -13, please login to your Bank Website and click on link “View 26AS”.

Step 2 To E-Verify Request for Form -13, please login to your Bank Website and click on link “View 26AS

Step 3 :User will log in to Bank website and selects option “Click of view 26AS” then It gets navigated to a new page which shows link “E- Verified services on TRACES”.

Step 3 User will log in to Bank website and selects option “Click of view 26AS” then It gets navigated to a new page which shows link “E-Verified services on TRACES”

Step 4 : User need to Click on “E-Verified Services on Traces” under “E- Verified Services Tab”.

Step 4 User need to Click on “E-Verified Services

Step 5 : After clicking on E-Verified Services on Traces, user gets navigated to the TRACES website with the Pre populated Username and PAN. User can login and continue.

Step 5 After clicking on E-Verified Services

Step 5 (Contd.) : Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under “Statements/Forms” tab and initiate the request.

Step 5 (Contd.) Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under

Step 5 (Contd.) : Go to “ Track Request Form-13” option under “Statements/Forms” tab and initiate the request. Click on “In Progress” status to continue.

Step 5 (Contd.) Go to “ Track Request

Step 5 (Contd.) : Form-13 details will appear on screen. User need to submit the details. Request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully to ITD , Success message will display on screen and Request number will be generated.

Step 5 (Contd.) Form-13 details will appear on screen.

7. Pictorial guide of Track Request for Form 13- Not Ordinarily Resident

Status: Submitted to ITD

Status “ Submitted to ITD”User can check submitted request status under “Track Request Form-13” option under “Statement/Forms”. If user
want to cancel the request , he can cancel the same at “submitted to ITD” status .

Status: Status will be Pending with AO for the approval.

Status Status will be Pending with AO for the approval

Status: Clarification required by AO:

Status Clarification

After click on “Clarification required by AO”, user can give clarification with supported documents

After click on “Clarification required by AO”, user can give clarification with supported documents

Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13 and 197 certificate will be available to download..

Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13 and 197 certificate will be available to download

Status : Approved with partial Rejection

Status Approved with partial Rejection

Status : Approved with partial Rejection (Contd.)

Status Approved with partial Rejection (Contd.)

Status Approved with partial Rejection (Contd.) 2

Status : Rejected

Status Rejected

8. Pictorial guide to download 197  Certificate(Taxpayer Login)

Step 1: After log in on TRACES. Go to ‘Downloads’ tab and click on Download 197, 206C Certificate.

Step 1 After log in on TRACES. Go to ‘Downloads’ tab and click on Download 197, 206C

Step 2: User need to select Financial Year & enter Form No. , then click on “Proceed”.

Step 2 User need to select Financial Year & enter Form No. , then click on “Proceed”.

Note: Registered Deductor can also download 197 Certificate on TRACES login from Downloads or Inbox

Sample of Certificate u/s 197

Sample of Certificate us 197

E. Form 13 Submission with Mobile OTP

1. Important information of “Request for Form 13- Resident with Mobile OTP

Form 13: An application for nil deduction of Tax Deduction at source (TDS) under section 197 is required to be submit by the taxpayer.

  • Form 13 application can be submitted through TRACES from FY 2018-19 onwards.
  • DSC (Digital Signature Certificate )of Authorized person or E- Verification (Through Internet Banking) and Mobile OTP validation is required for submission of Form.

Note: If DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) is not registered at TRACES, kindly register your DSC.

  • After submission of Form 13 on TRACES, request will be sent to Jurisdictional Assessing Officer (AO) for approval.

Note: Jurisdictional Assessing Officer (AO) for approval will be decided on the basis of State and District provided by the applicant in original application of Form 13.

  • Please upload Self/ Authorized person certificate estimated income computation for which financial year certificate is sought for Form 13 in case of original application .
  • Please upload details of income claimed to be exempt and not included in the total income.
  • Please upload self/ Authorized person certificate computation of estimated income for any of the four previous year preceding year to the previous year incase return has not been filed for form 13 incase of original application.
  • Please upload assessment year orders if assessed, for the last four assessment years in case of original of Form 13.
  • Please upload return of Income for any of the four previous years has been filed in paper form incase of Form 13 if any, where application is original.

2. Brief Steps of Request for Form 13- Resident with Mobile OTP.

Step 1 : Login to TRACES website with your “User ID”, “Password”, “PAN for the Taxpayer” and the “Verification Code”. Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 2 : Go to Statement/Forms‟ tab and click on Request for Form 13‟ to initiate request. Pop-Up window will display (whether

DSC is registered or not ) . Click on Yes to proceed further.

Step 3 : Select the residential status as Resident‟. A popup will appear on the screen. Click on Yes‟ button in case of Taxpayer

covered under Rule 28AB of the Income Tax Rules, 1962.

Step 4: Check List for 197 will appear on the next screen. Click on Proceed‟ button

Step 5: Enter Financial Year then click on Proceed‟ button.

Step 6: Select option “With (TAN & Amount)- Deductor TANs & Amount”. Pop up on the screen to select the number of entries.

Select on Less than or equal to 50 (Online)‟ option.

Note : Offline mode for uploading annexure in case of more than 50 entries will be available subsequently.

Step 7 : User need to basic fill details which needs to be furnished in Form -13, some of the details are auto-populated on the basis of

TRACES profile.

Step 8: After filling up the basic details Annexure-I will open to fill the annexure details.

Step 9: User need to upload and fill the Estimated Income Computation for which Financial Year certificate is sought. Click on Browse‟ to select a file and then click on Upload‟ to upload the document in tiff, .pdf, .zip,. JPEG formats only.

Note: Size of file should not be larger than 5MB. Kindly upload password free file.

Click on Template‟ button to fill Computation of Estimated taxguru.in  Income of Financial Year for which certificate is sought then submit. Details saved successfully message will appear on screen.

Note: Template is mandatory to fill.

Following document are required to be upload:

1. Upload & Fill Estimated Income Computation for which F.Y certificate is sought.

2. Upload & Fill computation of estimated total income any of the four previous year preceding to the previous year for which return of income has not been filed.

3. Upload registration /exemption Certificate incase of certain entities covered under section 11 or 12.

4. Upload registration /exemption Certificate incase of certain entities covered under section 139(4C).

5. Upload Assessment Orders if assessed, for the last four assessment years.

6. Upload return of income for any of the four previous year has been filed in paper form.

7. Upload Details of income claimed to be exempt and not included in the total income: If amount is provided in column of basic details then this will be enabled & mandatory.

8. Upload any other document.

Step 10: After submitting declaration, click on Preview & Submit‟ button to review the form details.

Step 11 : A pop up on the next screen to validate the Form request through DSC (Digital Signature Certificate), E – Verification (Through Internet Banking) or Mobile OTP.

Click on ‘Proceed’ after selecting available validating option. After validation, request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully. an e-mail and SMS will be sent for submission of Form -13.

User can check the status under ‘Track Request Form-13′ option available under ‘Statement/Forms’ tab. User can cancel the request if status is Submitted to ITD‟ or ‘ Clarification required by AO’.

3. Description for requested status ‘Request for Form 13-Resident with Mobile OTP

Status Description
In Progress Request Form-13 is in progress, user need to click on status In Progress‟ to start work.
Submitted to ITD Status will be “Submitted to ITD” after final submission of Form-13.
Pending with AO Status will be “Pending with AO” for approval.
Clarification Required by AO Status will be Clarification Required by AO, if AO wants some clarification from the user .
Approved Status will be Approved if AO has approved the request of Form-13 and 197 certificate will be available to download..
Approved with Partial Rejection Status will be Approved with partial rejection, if request is partially rejected for some TANs . Approved 197 certificate will be available to download.
Cancelled Status will be cancelled if request is cancelled by the user before Approval.
Rejected Status will be Rejected if request is rejected by AO or TDS CPC.

4. Pictorial guide of Request for Form 13- Resident with Mobile OTP

Step 1 : Login to TRACES website with your “User ID”, “Password” and the “Verification Code”.

Step 1 Login to TRACES website with your User ID, “Password” and the “Verification Code.

Step 1 (Contd.) : Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 1 (Contd.) Landing page will be displayed on Screen.

Step 2: Go to ‘Statement/Forms’ tab and click on ‘Request for Form 13’ tab to initiate request.

Step 2 Go to „Statement Forms‟ tab and click on „Request for Form 13‟ tab to initiate request.

Step 2 (Contd.) : Pop-Up window will display (whether DSC is register or not registered).Step 2 (Contd.) Pop-Up window will display (whether DSC is register or not registered).

Step 3: Select the residential status as ‘Resident’.

Step 3 Select the residential status as „Resident‟

Step 3 (Contd.) : A popup will appear on the screen. Click on „Yes‟ button in case of Taxpayer covered under Rule 28AB of the Income Tax Rules, 1962.

Step 3 (Contd.) popup will appear on the screen

Step 4: Checklist for 197 will appear on the next screen. Click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 4 Checklist for 197 will appear on the next screen. Click on 'Proceed' button.

Step 5: Form No. (Form-13), Request Type will be auto-populated and select Financial Year from drop down then click on ‘Proceed’ button.

Step 5 Form No. (Form-13), Request Type will be auto-populated

Step 6: Select option ‘With (TAN & Amount )- Deductor TAN(s) & amount both are available

Step 6 Select option „With (TAN & Amount )- Deductor TAN(s) & amount both are available

Step 6 (Contd.) : A window will pop up on the screen to select the number of entries. Select on ‘Less than or equal to 50 (Online)’ option.

Step 6 (Contd.) A window will pop up on the screen to select the number of entries. Select on 'Less than or equal to 50 (Online)' option.

Note: Offline mode for uploading annexure in case of more than 50 entries will be available subsequently.

Step 7: Details will be populated as per profile information available in TRACES on screen.

Step 7 Details will be populated as per profile information available in TRACES on screen.

Step 7 (Contd.) : Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES.

Step 7 (Contd.) Some of the details will be populated as per profile information available on TRACES.

Step 7 (Contd.) : Please save the changes before proceeding. Click on ‘Save’ button then click on ‘Next’ button to proceed further.Step 7 (Contd.) Please save the changes before proceeding. Click on 'Save' button then click on 'Next' button to proceed further

Step 8: Declaration page basic detail page: User need to enter details like TAN number , Section Code & Estimate amount of Income.

Step 8 Declaration page basic detail page User need to enter details like TAN number , Section Code & Estimate amount of Income

Step 8 (Contd.): Declaration page basic detail page: User need to enter details like TAN number , Section Code & Estimate amount of Income.

Step 8 (Contd.) Declaration page basic detail page

Step 8 (Contd.): Declaration page basic detail page: User need to upload the mandatory documents.

Step 8 (Contd.) Declaration page basic detail page User need to upload

Note :

  • Upload Button enables only when users browse all the files successfully. After that user need to click on „Upload‟ button to upload all the browse files ,once all the files have been uploaded, Success Message will be displayed “Files uploaded successfully “and “Upload” button will be disabled again.
  • If user wants to change/remove attachment/s then user need to click on „Files Uploaded‟ button then select the required file and click on „Remove upload‟. User can browse new files again. Upload the document in tiff, .pdf, .zip,. JPEG formats only.
  • Size of file should not be larger than 5MB. Kindly upload password free file.

Step 8 (Contd.): User can remove the uploaded filed by clicking on ‘Files Uploaded’ button then select the required file and click on ‘Remove upload’.

Step 8 (Contd.) User can remove the uploaded filed by clicking on 'Files Uploaded' button then select the required file and click on 'Remove upload

Step 8 (Contd.): After clicking on ‘Template’ button a window will be displayed to fill Computation of Estimated Income of Financial Year for which certificate is sought.

Step 8 (Contd.) After clicking on 'Template' button a window

Note: Total Tax Payable should not be greater than Gross Receipt/ Turnover/ (GR/TO)

Step 8 (Contd.) : User need to give the declaration to proceed further. Click on “Preview & Submit” button to review the submitted details for Form-13

Step 8User need to give the declaration to proceed further

Step 9: After submitting declaration, click on „Preview & Submit‟ button to review the form details.

Step 9 After submitting declaration, click on „Preview & Submit‟ button to review the form details

Form 13 details will appear

Form 13 details will

Step 9: (Contd.) User need to click on “Submit “ for final submissionUser need to click on “Submit “ for final submission

Step 10: Validation pop up will appear for request submission

Validation pop up will appear for request submission

Note: If DSC is not registered on TRACES, Taxpayer will not get DSC option for validation of Form-13 Request submission ( Only E-Verify (Net Banking) and Mobile OTP options will be visible).

Step 11: User need to choose Mobile OTP option for Form-13 Validation

Step 11 User need to choose Mobile OTP option for Form-13 Valid

Note: OTP will be received on the registered Mobile Number in case user choose Mobile OTP option

Step 12 : Click on Request OTP, OTP will be sent on registered mobile no. and Enter OTP Pop-up will be open

Click on Request OTP, OTP will be sent on registered

Step 13 : Enter OTP received on Registered mobile number

Step 13 Enter OTP received on Registered mobile number

Step 14: Click on “Update Mobile no.” to Update mobile no., then Profile Page will be open to change registered mobile no. in Profile

Step 14 Click on “Update Mobile no

Step 14 (Contd..) : Taxpayer can change Registered Mobile Number to get OTP on Updated Mobile Number

Taxpayer can change Registered Mobile Number

Note: After updating the registered Primary mobile no. in Profile , user need click on “In Progress” status under Track Request For Form-13 then Taxpayer can submit of Form-13 request after entering OTP received on updated Mobile Number

Step 14 (Contd..) : Resend OTP Button will be disabled until 1 minute from click on Request OTP Button

Resend OTP Button will be disabled until 1 minute

Step 14 (Cond..) Request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully to ITD , Success message will display on screen and Request number will be generated.

Request for Form -13 will be submitted successfully to ITD

Source- https://contents.tdscpc.gov.in
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