How to View / Download Form 26AS

What is Form 26AS ?

Form26AS is an important tax document in India, that every tax payer need to refer at the time of Income Tax Filing

Form 26AS contain the details of
  1. Tax deducted at source on Salary, Interest Income or Other Income
  2. Tax Collected at Source by Seller
  3. Advance Tax Paid / Self-Assessment tax during the Financial Year
  4. Refund received during the year and other related information

The various ways to view / download Form 26AS are as follows
  1. Through https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
  2. and, through Net Banking.

Through Income Tax India e-Filling Portal


Step 1.

Go to https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and click on login. If you don’t have account, please click on register and create an account.

Income Tax Trace 26AS
Income Tax Trace 26AS

Step 2.


Enter the User Id (Your PAN number), Password, date of birth/incorporation and captcha. Now click on login.

Step 3.


After login, the following screen will appear. Go to my account and click on View Form 26AS (Tax Credit) in the drop-down menu.

Income Tax Trace 26AS
Income Tax Trace 26AS

Step 4.


Click on confirm so that you will be re directed to TDS-CPC (Traces) website to view your form 26AS.

Step 5.


Now you are on the Traces Website(TDS-CPC). Select the box and proceed.

Income Tax Trace 26AS
Income Tax Trace 26AS

Step 6.


Click on the link View Tax credit (Form 26AS) at the bottom of the page to view form 26AS.

Step 7.


Select the Assessment year, format (HTML /pdf/text) in which you want to see your Form 26AS, enter verification code and click on view /download.

(i) If you want to see the form 26AS in online, select the format as HTML..

(ii) If you want to download the 26AS, select the format as pdf /text.

Income Tax Trace 26AS

Step 8.

The password for opening your form 26AS is your date of birth in ddmmyyyy format.



View Form 26AS through Internet banking:

A tax payer who has internet banking access with a bank authorised by the Income Tax Department to show tax credit can use this facility.

  1. A Tax payer can view his Form 26AS only if his PAN number is mapped to that bank account.
  2. Login to internet banking and click on view form 26AS.