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TIN, a repository of a nationwide Tax related information

Updated on 24 April 2021


Tax Information Network (TIN), a repository of nationwide Tax related information

About TIN


Tax Information Network (TIN), a repository of nationwide Tax related information, has been established by National Securities Depository Limited on behalf of Income Tax Department of India (ITD). TIN is an initiative by ITD for the modernisation of the current system for collection, processing, monitoring and accounting of direct taxes using information technology.

TIN system:


TIN has three key sub-systems:

  • Electronic Return Acceptance and Consolidation System (ERACS) which consists of an infrastructure for interface with the taxpayers (a nation wide network of TIN-Facilitation Centres i.e. TIN-FC) and a web-based utility for upload of electronic returns of Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) & Tax Collection at Source (TCS) and Annual Information Return (AIR) to the central system of TIN.
  • Online Tax Accounting System (OLTAS) for daily upload to the central system, the details of tax deposited in various tax collecting branches across the country.
  • Central PAN Ledger Generation System (CPLGS) which is the central system that consolidates for each PAN:
    1. details of tax deducted/collected on its behalf (TDS/TCS) which is obtained by matching the TDS/TCS returns submitted by the deductors/collectors with the tax deposit (challan) information from the banks;
    2. details of the tax deposited (advance tax/self assessment tax) directly by the taxpayer with the bank;

Services through TIN-FC:

Through its network of TIN-Facilitation centres all over the country, TIN offers the following services:

Online Services:

TIN provides the following Online Services through this website:

View Annual Tax Statement (Form 26AS)

Quarterly Statement Status:

Besides this, a deductor can also check:

Acceptance of returns/statements:

e-tax payment:

OLTAS Challan Status enquiry:






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