how to revise tds return

To revise TDS (Tax Deducted at Source) returns in India, you can follow these steps:

Online Procedure:

  1. Access the TRACES Portal:

  2. Login to TRACES:

    • Log in to your TRACES account using the credentials provided during registration.
  3. Go to “Defaults” > “Request for Correction”:

    • Navigate to the “Defaults” tab and select “Request for Correction.”
  4. Select the Appropriate Correction Type:

    • Choose the correction type based on the type of error you need to rectify. Options include “Challan Correction,” “PAN Correction,” “Name Correction,” etc.
  5. Fill in the Required Details:

    • Enter the required details related to the correction you want to make. Provide correct details in place of incorrect ones.
  6. Upload Supporting Documents:

    • Upload supporting documents as required for the correction.
  7. Submit the Correction Request:

    • After filling in the details, submit the correction request.
  8. Download the Justification Report:

    • Download the Justification Report from the TRACES portal. This report contains details of the corrections and the status of the correction request.


  • The TRACES portal is the official platform for TDS correction requests.

  • Ensure that you have the latest version of the File Validation Utility (FVU) for the correction.

  • The correction process may involve various forms depending on the type of correction needed, such as Form 24Q for salary TDS, Form 26Q for non-salary TDS, etc.

  • It’s advisable to consult with a tax professional if you encounter difficulties or have specific questions about the correction process.