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Easy Way To Upload TDS Returns on The Income Tax Portal

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The tiresome and troublesome process of navigating and uploading a TDS return on the TRACES portal has been simplified by the Income Tax Department. Now the IT dept has provided its own website/portal for uploading the return effortlessly. We are further trying to bolster the ease to an extent that a few clicks and your work is done and so we are presenting a step by step guidance.

Prerequisites for uploading TDS returns:

Before you actually begin with the procedure of uploading the return, make sure you have the following:

  • Valid TAN which is registered for e-filing

  • TDS statements which is prepared and validated via Return Preparation Utility (RPU) and File Validation Utility (FVU) respectively

  • Valid DSC registered for e-filing (If you want to upload using DSC)

  • The principal contact's bank account / Demat account details

  • Or The principal contact's PAN linked with Aadhaar (If you wish to upload using EVC)

Procedure to upload TDS statements on Income Tax Portal

Step 1: Go to > click → 'Login Here'.

Step 2: Fill your login details > click → 'Login'. Fill TAN as your user ID.

Step 3: After log in > click on → the 'Upload TDS' option available under the TDS tab.

Step 4: A form will be displayed > Select the correct details > Click → Validate.


  • TDS statements can be uploaded only from FY 2010-11

  • Only the regular statements can be uploaded on the Income Tax portal

Step 5: Validation of the returns through the following ways:

  • Using DSC or Digital Signature Certificate.

  • Using EVC or Electronic Verification Code.

Validate using DSC or Digital Signature Certificate.

Step 1: Upload the TDS zip file > attach the digital signature file > click on Upload.

Step 2: Ensure that you have received a success message on the screen and a confirmation mail in your registered email ID.

Validate using EVC or Electronic Verification Code.

Step 1: Upload the TDS zip file > click → 'Click here to E-verify'.

Step 2: Select an appropriate option among “EVC already generated' or “Generate a new EVC' which will be displayed on the next screen.

Step 3: Enter the EVC > Click → 'Submit'. 

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