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TAN Registration

TAN registration is required for making tax deduction or tax collection at source, remittance of TDS payments and issuance of TDS certificates.

TAN or Tax Deduction and Collection Number (TAN) is mandatory 10 digit alpha number required to be obtained by all persons who are responsible for Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) or Tax Collection at Source (TCS) on behalf of the Government. Tax deducted at source (TDS) ensures that the Government’s collection of tax is proponed and the responsibility for paying tax is diversified. The person deducting the tax at source is required to deposit the tax deducted to the credit of Central Government – quoting the TAN number. Individuals who are salaried are not required to obtain TAN or deduct tax at source. However, a proprietorship business and other entities (i.e., Private Limited Company, LLP, etc.,) must deduct tax at source while making certain payment like salary, payments to contractor or sub-contractors, payment of rent exceeding Rs.1,80,000 per year, etc. On deducting tax at source, the entity registered for TAN will issue a TDS Certificate as proof of collection of tax.

To obtain TAN, application must be made for allotment of TAN in Form 49B along with the required supporting documents. Based on the application, the TAN will be allotted to the entity and the entity must quote the TAN in all TDS/TCS returns, TDS/TCS payment challans and all TDS/TCS Certificates. MyLegalBook can help you obtain your TAN registration quickly and hassle-fee. IndiaFilings is an authorized TAN Facilitation Center.

TAN – Tax deduction Account Number

PAN is a 10 character alpha-numeric code issued by the Income Tax Department for persons responsible for deducting or collecting tax at source. All most all for-profit entities and not-for-profit entities are required to obtain TAN.

TDS Payments

Tax Deducted at Source must be paid into authorised bank, quoting the TAN and using Challan 281. TDS during the preceding month must be paid before the 7th day of the following month.

Proprietorship Require TAN

Salaried individuals are not required to deduct tax at source. However, individuals running a proprietorship are required to obtain TAN and deduct tax at source when required.

TAN Facilitation Center

MyLegalBook is a authorized TAN facilitation center. Therefore, MyLegalBook can help you obtain TAN hassle-free and quickly. Just send the TAN application along with the supporting documents and we will help you get your TAN quickly.


Once a TAN is issued, it is valid for lifetime. However, TDS Filings must be made quarterly on the 15th day of July, October, January and May. Non-filing of TDS filings within the due date will attract a penalty.

How we help with TAN registration

MylegalBook.com can help your business obtain TAN Registration in 7 to 12 days, subject to Government processing time.

Application Preparation

A MylegalBook Tax Expert will prepare your TAN Application and obtain your signature in the format along with the necessary supporting documents.

Application Processing

Once the application is prepared, MylegalBook will submit the TAN Application to the Tax Department. MylegalBook is a TAN Facilitiation Center.

TAN Allotment

Once the application and the attached supporting documents are verified, the Tax Department will allot a TAN Number for your business.