Verifying Form 26AS essential before filing ITR. Here’s how to get it

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With June 2018 coming to an end you must be preparing for income tax return (ITR) filing for the assessment year 2018-19. The last date for filing income tax return for FY 2017-18 is July 31. Before filing your ITR, you should ensure that the TDS details mentioned in your Form16 matches with the details mentioned in Form26AS. If not, then you have to report this discrepancy to your employer. Here is what Form 26AS is and how to download it.

What is Form 26AS

This form is basically your tax credit statement. This form contains the details of tax deducted against your PAN by different deductors, details of tax collected by the collectors and Advance tax paid by the taxpayer. It also contains details of refund received by the taxpayer during the financial year. Details of High-value transactions are also mentioned on the form.

How to download and view Form 26AS

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