If you are a deductor, you can file Statement Form 15G and Form 15H on the income tax department website.
- To file the Statement of Form 15G and Form 15H, you should have a valid TAN and you should be registered as Tax Deductor & Collector on the income tax department website. (Read : how to apply for a TAN – here)
- If not already registered, register yourself first as Tax Deductor & Collector to proceed.
- Go to https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
- Click on ‘e-file’ and then ‘Prepare & Submit Online Form (Other than ITR)’
- Click on FORM 15G/FORM 15H (Consolidated) and prepare the xml zip file.
- DSC(Digital Signature Certificate) is Mandatory to file FORM 15G/15H
- Generate signature for the zip file using DSC Management Utility
- Now Login on incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in through TAN
- Go to e-File -> Upload Form 15G/15H
- Select the Form Name either Form 15G or Form 15H, Financial Year, Quarter and the Filing Type. Click Validate.
- Once the details are validated, the following screen is displayed.
- Browse and attach the ZIP file and Signature file.
- ZIP file and Signature file can be generated from the DSC Management Utility.
- Download the DSC Management Utility from the button provided.
- Click Upload. On successful upload, the success message is displayed on the screen.
- To view the status of uploaded file, Go to My account –>View Form 15G/15H.
- Once uploaded the status of the statement shall be “Uploaded”.
- The uploaded file shall be processed and validated.
- Upon validation the status shall be either “Accepted” or “Rejected” which will reflect within 24 hours from the time of upload.
- Accepted statements shall be sent to CPC-TDS for further processing.
- In case the status is “Rejected”, the rejection reason shall be available and the corrected statement can be uploaded.
Keep in mind
- Only one original submission will be accepted for combination of TAN, Financial Year, Form and quarter.
- TAN, Filing Type, Quarter and Financial Year entered in XML should match with the TAN, Quarter, Financial Year and Filing Type in upload screen.
- UIN should be unique for the TAN and financial year.
- Financial year and TAN in the UIN should match with the TAN and Financial Year for which the statement is being uploaded.