What is Annual Information Statement (AIS)?
Annual Information Statement (AIS) is comprehensive view of information for a taxpayer displayed in Form 26AS. Taxpayer can provide feedback on information displayed in AIS. AIS shows both reported value and modified value (i.e. value after considering taxpayer feedback) under each section (i.e. TDS, SFT, Other information). The objectives of AIS are: Display complete information to the taxpayer with a facility to capture online feedback Promote voluntary compliance and enable seamless prefilling of return Deter non-compliance (“For more info. navigate to AIS under Services Menu after login”)
Difference between AIS and Form 26AS?
AIS is the extension of Form 26AS. Form 26AS displays details of property purchases, high-value investments, and TDS/TCS transactions carried out during the financial year. AIS additionally includes savings account interest, dividend, rent received, purchase and sale transactions of securities/immovable properties, foreign remittances, interest on deposits, GST turnover etc. AIS also provides the taxpayer the option to give feedback on the transactions reported. Further, the aggregation of transactions on information source level is also reported in TIS.
How can I view the Annual Information Statement?
Step 1: Login to URL https://www.incometax.gov.in/
Step 2: Click on “Annual Information Statement (AIS)” under “Services” tab from the e-filing portal after successful login on e-filing portal.
Step 3: Click on AIS tab, on the homepage. Advertisement
Step 4: Select the relevant FY and click on AIS tile to view the Annual Information Statement. (“For more info. navigate to AIS under Services Menu after login”. More details on AIS can be found in Annual Information Statement User Guide available in “Resources” section at AIS Homepage.)
Components of Annual Information Statement (AIS)
General Information Part-A displays general information pertaining to you, including PAN, Masked Aadhar Number, Name of the Taxpayer, Date of Birth/ Incorporation/ Formation, mobile number, e-mail address and address of Taxpayer. Advertisement
TDS/TCS Information: – Information related to tax deducted/collected at source is displayed here. The Information code of the TDS/TCS, Information description and Information value is shown.
SFT Information: – Under this head, information received from reporting entities under Statement of Financial transaction (SFT) is displayed. The SFT code, Information description and Information value is made available.
Payment of Taxes: – Information relating to payment of taxes under different heads, such as Advance Tax and Self-Assessment Tax, is shown.
Demand and Refund: –You will be able to view the details of the demand raised and refund initiated (AY and amount) during a financial year. (Details related to Demand will be released soon)
Other Information: – Details of the information received from the other sources, such as data pertaining to Annexure II salary, Interest on refund, Outward Foreign Remittance/Purchase of Foreign Currency etc., is displayed here. (“For more info. navigate to AIS under Services Menu after login”)
What does “General information” part contains under AIS?
General information displays the general information pertaining to you, including PAN, Masked Aadhar Number, Name of the Taxpayer, Date of Birth/ Incorporation/ Formation, mobile number, e-mail address and address of Taxpayer.
How to track the Activity history in AIS?
you can track the activity history in AIS by clicking on the Activity history button on AIS homepage. You will be provided a summary view of activity performed on the AIS functionality. System generated Id (Activity ID) will be created for each performed activity, Activity date, Activity description and detail will be displayed under this tab.
Taxpayer Information Summary (TIS) contain under AIS
Taxpayer Information Summary (TIS) is an information category wise aggregated information summary for a taxpayer. It shows processed value (i.e. value generated after deduplication of information based on pre-defined rules) and derived value (i.e. value derived after considering the taxpayer feedback and processed value) under each information category (e.g. Salary, Interest, Dividend etc.). The derived information in TIS will be used for prefilling of return, if applicable.