A brief description on the fields that appear in the Company TDS Deductor Details screen
(i) Tax Assessment Number: Enter the Tax Assessment Number (TAN) in this field. The Tax Assessment Number (TAN) is a ten-digit alphanumeric number, issued by the Income Tax Department (ITD) to the deductors.
Only one TAN is required for different types of deductions. TAN must be quoted properly on all Challans such as: Payment for TDS, Returns, All Certificates - Issue in Form No.16/16A and correspondence with the Income-tax Department.
The format of TAN is something like this: BLRA07884F
BLR indicates the location code of the TAN allotment centre (eg: BLR for Bangalore)
A indicates the first alphabet of the deductor name
07884 is the number within each location
F is the check digit for security and verification
(ii) Income Tax Circle/Ward (TDS): Enter the Income Tax Circle/Ward (TDS). The Income Tax Department issues Income Tax Circle/Ward (TDS).
(iii) Deductor Type: Depending on your organisation, you may select the Deductor Type (Government or Others) from the list.
(iv) Name of person responsible: Enter the name of the authorised person responsible for filing the TDS returns of your company.
Note: In case Tally.ERP 9 is security feature enabled, this field will be automatically filled with the user name.
(v) Designation: Enter the designation of the authorised person filing the TDS returns.