TAN Number is a 10 Digit Alphanumeric Number abbreviation used for Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number. Every Assessee liable to deduct TDS is required to apply for TAN and shall quote this number in all TDS Returns,TDS payments and any other communications regarding TDS with Income Tax Department.
Failure to do so may attract a heavy penalty of up to Rs.10,000. TDS Returns and Payments will not be received by the Banks if TAN is not quoted. LegalRaasta can help you obtain your TAN registration online quickly.