Saturday, August 21, 2010

8 Digit Receipt Number on Form 16A

                 Now, Receipt number of  8 digits will also be placed in form 16A alongwith Provisional Receipt Number.  It is new addition for creation of form 16A.   Earlier only Provisional Receipt number was mandatory on form 16A.  Receipt number is available while viewing Quarterly Return Status after submition of  etds/etcs file.  Picture view is given as under :-

Receipt number to be quoted in Form 16/16A will be generated by TIN. Receipt number will be generated for the quarterly TDS/TCS statements pertaining to FY 2010-11 and onwards uploaded to TIN. Receipt number generated will be of eight digits (alphabets) and will be applicable only for statements pertaining to FY 2010-11 and onwards. Eight digit receipt number can be obtained by viewing the status of the quarterly TDS/TCS statement at under Quarterly Statement Status feature available at TIN website (

Receipt number provided by TIN is in addition to the provisional receipt number provided on acceptance/upload of quarterly TDS/TCS statement. Provisional receipt number will be referred as Token no for the statements pertaining to FY 2010-11 and onwards.

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