In this post, we will see how to download and import Form 26AS to Saral Income Tax software for Income Tax return Filing process.
Form 26AS is the Tax Credit Statement made available at the Income Tax Department Website (TRACES) for all Tax Payers. This statement consists of the details of Tax Deducted/Collected at Source (TDS / TCS), any Advance /Self – Assessment Tax paid the Assessee as well as any Refund received and default processing status.
In Saral Income Tax, Form 26AS can be downloaded and imported for considering the above mentioned taxes during the computation of Income Tax and return filing of Income Tax.
In order to download Form 26AS through Saral Income Tax, go to e-Transaction menu and select the required browser type i.e. Internet Explorer or Google Chrome. Under this option select on Tax Credit Statement (Form 26AS) and select the required option (Download/View)
Here, the selection is made under Google chrome to Download.
On selecting the required option, the login credentials for the ITD website will be auto picked from Assessee Master. Click on Continue to proceed to ITD website.
On continue, you will be asked to enter the Captcha Code. You need to enter
Then, the screen will be redirected to TRACES – Form 26AS page via ITD website. Here, the required details will be auto selected and a ZIP file containing Form 26AS details will be downloaded.
Parallelly, all the details will be auto taken to Saral Income Tax.
Next, click on Export to Computation button to import all the fetched details to the software. On successful import, the details fetched will be made available in the Prepaid Tax Section of Tax Meter.
In case, if Form 26AS is externally downloaded, then to import the details to Saral Income Tax, go to Import Form 26AS under Utilities menu.
In the displayed window, select the downloaded ZIP file and click on Import.
The details in Form 26AS will be fetched from the ZIP file. Now, verify the details and click on Export to Computation button to import all the fetched details to the software.
On successful import, the details fetched will be made available in the Prepaid Tax Section of Tax Meter.
This completes the process of Download and import Form 26AS to Saral Income Tax