If your client or employer has deducted TDS then only you need to worry about how to check tds deducted. TDS is an advance tax companies deduct from total invoice amount and deposit with government. Read on to know how to check tds deducted by company.
Why TDS is deducted
Why TDS is deducted is interesting question because with TDS government automatically gets tax paid without even you filing the return. Government keeps this amount secured until you do all required tax compliance. If a company is doing all tax related compliance and there are no liabilities left, you can claim refund for this amount. This happens with companies who do not fall under tax bracket.
How to check tds deducted by all your customers
To know how to check tds deducted follow the steps mentioned here and use images as reference. This is important because if you know exact amount of tds deducted then only you can claim refund.
First of all sign in with your company’s user name and password on www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Click on View 26AS (Tax Credit) link under “My Account” and you will reach to another page.
Click on “Confirm” button. This will open a new tab with pop confirmation.
Select “I Agree” check box and click on “Proceed” button to complete the process.
Now you should be able to see TDS deducted by companies for complete one year. Check out image below for reference.