Income Tax

3 ways to check how much income tax is paid by you

It is important to check the income tax paid by you during the financial year. You can check the income tax paid by you by looking at your Form 26AS. Form 26 AS is your annual tax statement available on the e-filing portal. You can view it on the income tax department’s e-filing website. Form 26AS shows information related to income tax deducted at source on your PAN number during the financial year, taxes paid by you in form of advance tax, tax collected at source, demand, and refund. It helps in reducing errors at the time of filing ITR. You can view Form 26AS in the following three ways.

1) Through logging in at the e-filling portal

2) Through Net Banking Account

3) Through login to TRACES portal

Here are the steps to view or download your Form 26AS under each of the three ways:

1) Through logging in at the e-filling portal

Step 1: Log in to the e-filing portal of the income tax website

Step 2: Go to ‘My Account’

Step 3: View Form 26AS (Tax Credit)

Step 4: Confirm to redirect to ‘TDS Traces CPC website’

Step 5: Click on ‘View Tax Credit Form 26AS’

Step 6: Select Assessment Year and Download Format

Step 7: Click to ‘View/ Download’

2) Through Net Banking Account

Step 1: Log in to your Net banking Account

Step 2: Click on ‘Tax Credit (View Form 26AS)

Step 3: Confirm your PAN details

STEP 4: Click on ‘ View Form 26AS’

3) Through login to TRACES portal

Step 1: Log in to Traces website at

Step 2: Create your login credentials and Register as a new user and Choose Taxpayer

Step 3: Log in to your TRACES account using the above credentials

Step 4: Enter your login details

Step 5: Click on the ‘View/Verify Tax Credit’ tab

Step 6: Click on ‘ View your Form 26AS.

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