In this article, we will see how to download Form 16B. To download Form 16B first you need to register as a taxpayer on the traces portal and activate your account.
To register at TRACES, the Taxpayer needs to click on “Register as New User-Taxpayer”.
The taxpayer needs to provide PAN Number, Date of Birth, Name (First, Middle and Surname) after verifying the same from www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in.
The taxpayer is required to fill details in either Option 1 , Option 2 or Option 3 or Option 4
In Option 1 details can be filled from 26AS and Form 16/16A provided by the deductor
Now in Option 2: details can be filed from the challan paid by the Taxpayer for Self Assessment Tax, Advance Tax, and TDS on property.
Option 3: details can be filled from 26AS and correction ID/ Request ID will be provided by the current buyer, this option can be used for Seller / Buyers registration for approval in 26QB correction
In Option 4 Using Aadhar.
After completion of all the above steps, the Taxpayer will receive an activation link followed by activation codes on
registered email id and mobile number, which can be used for activation of the account.
After activation of the account, the user will be able to Login in TRACES.
Now after login you need to request for downloads. After successful request submission, you can download Form 16B (Within 1 working day).
To Download Form 16B:
Visit TRACES Portal you will get the popup click on the continue button. Click on the “Login” button select the option “Taxpayer/PAO”.
Enter the PAN as a user ID and enter the password (used at the time of registration) after that click on the login button as below shown.
Tick the checkbox and click on the proceed button. Now hover on the downloads menu and click on the requested downloads.
After that select one of the below Search Options. If you don't know the date on which the request was made click on the "View ALL" option.
Now click on the available and below HTTP Download will be enabled click on that and ZIP file will be downloaded.
Extract that and enter the password to open this file is the date of birth of the buyer in dd/mm/yyyy format.