Once a person's eTDS or eTCS return file is complete, the TIN facilitation centre issues a Provisional Receipt along with a 15-digit number identified as the Provisional Receipt number.
The Provisional Receipt number is imperative for numerous reasons in India. The major instances are listed below:
The Provisional Receipt Number is required for the following reasons:
Preparation of correction Form 24G Statement: while preparation of the Correction Form 24G statement, one necessarily requires the original Provisional Receipt Number and the Provisional Receipt Number from the last Correction Form 24G.
Submission of Correction Form 24G statement: While submitting the correction of form 24G statement through TIN Facilitation Centre, one requires the copy of Provisional Receipt Number. The copy should be sent along.
Case 1: If the Form 24G statement is filed through TIN Facilitation Centre, the accounts office makes an appeal to the NSDL to reward the detailed procedure to obtain the copy.
Case 2: If Form 24G is filed online by AO account, then download the Provisional Receipt Number in AO account under the option 'View status' in the form 24G.
In order to avail a copy of Provisional Receipt Number in India, the following details are required to be submitted:
NSDL mails the copy of Provisional Receipt Number on the Email id stated in 24G form statements.