Union Finance Minister Shri P. Chidambaram, will dedicate the Centralized Processing Cell for Tax Deducted at Source, CPC (TDS) to the nation
February, 25th 2013
PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
FM TO DEDICATE CENTRALIZED PROCESSING CELL FOR TAX DEDUCTED AT
SOURCE, CPC (TDS) TOMORROW
New Delhi: Phalguna 3, 1934
February 22, 2013
The Union Finance Minister Shri P. Chidambaram, will dedicate the Centralized Processing Cell
for Tax Deducted at Source, CPC (TDS) to the nation tomorrow.
The CPC (TDS) will be situated at Aayakar Bhawan, Sector-3, Vaishali, Ghaziabad (UP). It will
provide the tax deductors, taxpayers and the Assessing Officers, a wide range of online services related
to TDS through a functionality designated TDS Reconciliation, Analysis and Correction Enabling
TRACES through its portal (https://www.tdscpc.gov.in) will provide a bouquet of services like
viewing and downloading of Form 26AS by taxpayers, downloading of Consolidated Files for filing of
correction statements. The facility of downloading of TDS Certificates in Form 16 and 16A by tax
deductors is a measure of convenience for the deductees. This will facilitate proper reconciliation
between credit of taxes paid by deductors and claimed by deductees. E-Tutorials for tax deductors
would be immensely useful for educating tax deductors for enhancing compliance.
Further, TRACES will also enable multiple modes of communication to reach out to the
deductors and deductees for immediate correction, reconciliation and matching of TDS payments.
Banks, being the most important Tax Deductors will now have the facility to file correction statements
online to minimize the difficulties faced by Tax Deductees in claiming credit of Tax Deducted at
source. It is expected that this facility will, to a large extent, ameliorate the problem faced by Tax
Payers of mismatch in credit of Tax deducted and claimed in the Return of Income.
A toll free Call Centre (Toll Free No.1800 103 0344) is functional for the convenience of
deductors/ deductees. Instant communication by way of E-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) and SMS
alerts are other unique features of the CPC(TDS).
The Revenue Secretary and other Secretaries from Ministry of Finance, Chairperson (Central
Board of Direct Taxes) and other dignitaries from Central Board of Direct Taxes and Central Board of
Excise and Customs will also grace the occasion.