How to Access TDS Login on TRACES

Updated on: May 31st, 2024


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TRACES is the website for the TDS reconciliation and correction enabling system. An undertaking of the Income Tax Department, the website enables easy filing of TDS/TCS correction statements by deductors. TDS deductors can register on TRACES and easily file online correction statements. For taxpayers, TRACES is useful in viewing and downloading their Form 26AS. Here is how you can log in to your TRACES account.

Step 1: Go to and you will come across a pop-up. At the bottom of the pop-up, you will see a Continue button. Click on it.

TRACES website login

Step 2: Once you’re on the homepage, click on the Login link at the top of the left navigation bar.


Step 3: You will be taken to a page where you need to fill out the login credentials.

login with credentials to TDS

You will need to register with the TRACES website if you haven’t before.

Steps for Registration on TRACES by Deductor

  • Go to the TRACES website
  • Click on ‘Register as New User’
  • Select ‘Deductor’ as type of User
  • Provide applicable details to register on TRACES as a deductor

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to open the TDS file from TRACES?

The password to open the TDS file is the TAN_request number. Remember you have to enter the password in capital letters.

Will my TRACES account be cancelled?

If you have not used your account for two consecutive quarters then chances are your account might get cancelled.

Can I check my TDS payments on the TRACES website?

Yes, you can find the TDS payments that have been deducted.


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