50 transactions reported in Annual Information Statement (AIS)

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In order to promote transparency and simplifying the tax return filing process, CBDT amended Form 26AS. The new Form 26AS is an Annual Information Statement or AIS which will provide a complete profile of the taxpayer for a particular year. Let us see the list of 50 transactions reported in Annual Information Statement (AIS).

Annual Information Statement (AIS)

AIS is a comprehensive view of information for a taxpayer displayed in Form 26AS. It shows both reported value and modified value (i.e. value after considering taxpayer feedback) under each section (i.e. TDS, SFT, Other information)

The key objective of Annual Information Statement (AIS) are –

  • Display complete information to the taxpayer
  • Promote voluntary compliance and enable seamless prefiling of return
  • Deter non-compliance

Silent Features of Annual Information Statement (AIS)

Salient Features of new AIS are as under:

  • Inclusion of new information (interest, dividend, securities transactions, mutual fund transactions, foreign remittance information etc.)
  • Use of Data Analytics to populate PAN in non-PAN data for inclusion in AIS.
  • Deduplication of information and generation of a simplified Taxpayer Information Summary (TIS) for ease of filing return (pre-filling will be enabled in a phased manner).
  • Taxpayer will be able to submit online feedback on the information displayed in AIS and also download information in PDF, JSON, CSV formats.
  • AIS Utility will enable taxpayer to view AIS and upload feedback in offline manner.
  • AIS Mobile Application will enable taxpayer to view AIS and upload feedback on mobile.

50 transactions reported in Annual Information Statement (AIS)

I hope now you understood the importance of the Annual Information Statement (AIS). Hence, it is important for you also to know what transactions are ported in the Annual Information Statement (AIS).

1. Salary Income

Employer submits detailed breakup of salary, perquisites, profits in lieu of salary etc paid to the employee in Annexure II of the TDS statement (24Q) of the last quarter. This information is also provided by the employer to the employee (taxpayer) in Part B (Annexure) of Form 16.

Employer submits TDS quarterly statement (Form 24Q) with details of amount paid to employee and amount of tax deducted from the employee. All salary reported in TDS quarterly statement is provided by the employer to the employee (taxpayer) in Form 16.

2. Rental Income

Tenant (Individual/HUF) paying a rent of more than 50,000 is liable to deduct tax while making payment to the landlord. Tenant reports details of rent paid amount paid/credited, property details, date of payment and tax deduction details etc. pertaining to rent paid in Form26QC.

In the case of HRA, PAN of the landlord is reported by the employee to the employer if the exemption is claimed under section 10(13A). Employer reports PAN of the landlord to whom rent is paid by an employee in Annexure-II of the TDS statement (24Q).

3. Dividend Income

Dividend paid/declared by all companies (reporting entity) is reported under Statement of Financial Transactions (SFT). Company paying/distributing dividend is liable to deduct TDS from the amount paid subject to the threshold applicable in the act and report through form 26Q (quarterly statement). This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

4. Interest Income from Savings Account

Bank at the time paying/crediting interest on deposits is liable to deduct tax from deposit holder paid subject to the threshold applicable in the act. This information is reported by the Bank/deductor in form 26Q (quarterly statement). This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

5. Interest from Deposit

Bank at the time paying/crediting interest on deposits is liable to deduct tax from deposit holder paid subject to the threshold applicable in the act. This information is reported by the Bank/deductor in form 26Q (quarterly statement). This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

6. Interest from others

Interest paid/credited/accrued on others (other than savings account, term deposit, recurring deposit) is reported under Statement of Financial Transactions (SFT).  Bank/deductor at the time paying/crediting other interest (interest on securities) is liable to deduct tax from deposit holder paid subject to the threshold applicable in the act. This information is reported by the Bank/deductor in form 26Q (quarterly statement). This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A

7. Interest from Income Tax Refund

Interest received on Income Tax Refund in the financial year is liable to be taxed as Income from other sources.

8. Rent on plant and machinery

Tenant paying rent is liable to deduct tax at the applicable rate as per the Act from rent paid. Details of rent on Plant & Machinery is reported by the deductor in TDS form 26Q. Tenant furnishes the details of rent paid on a quarterly basis. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

9. Winning from lottery or crossword puzzle

Payer is liable to deduct tax at applicable rate as per act from winnings from lottery or crossword puzzle etc. Information about winnings is reported by payer in TDS form 26Q. Information is reported on quarterly basis. Income is taxable at special rate. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

10. Winning from horse race

Payer is liable to deduct tax at applicable rate as per act from winnings from lottery or crossword puzzle etc. Information about winnings is reported by payer in TDS form 26Q. Information is reported on quarterly basis. Income is taxable at special rate. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

11. Receipt of accumulated balance of PF from employer

Employer/recognised provided fund reports information about accumulated balance due to an employee in form 26Q. Information is reported on quarterly basis and is chargeable to tax at special rate. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

12. Interest from infrastructure Debt Fund

Information relating to interest paid is reported by payer in form 27Q. Information is reported on quarterly basis and is chargeable to tax at special rate. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

13. Interest from specified company by NRI

Information relating to interest paid is reported by payer in form 27Q. Information is reported on quarterly basis and is chargeable to tax at special rate. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

14. Interest on bonds and government securities

Information relating to interest paid is reported by payer in form 27Q. Information is reported on quarterly basis and is chargeable to tax at special rate. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

15. Income in respect of units of non-resident u/s 115A(1)(a)(iiab)

Information about income in respect of units of Non Resident is reported by payer in form 27Q. Information is reported on quarterly basis and is chargeable to tax at special rate. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

16. Income and long-term capital gain from units by an offshore fund u/s 115AB(1)(b)

Information about income and long-term capital gain from units payable to an off shore fund is reported by payer in form 27Q. Information is reported on quarterly basis and is chargeable to tax at special rate. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

17. Income and long-term capital gain from foreign currency bonds or shares of Indian companies u/s 115AC

Information about income and long-term capital gain from foreign currency bonds or shares of Indian companies is reported by payer in form 27Q. Information is reported on quarterly basis and is chargeable to tax at special rate. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

18. Income of foreign institutional investors from securities u/s 115AD(1)(i)

Information about income of foreign institutional investors from securities is reported by payer in form 27Q. Information is reported on quarterly basis and is chargeable to tax at special rate. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

19. Insurance commission

Information about insurance commission received is reported by the payer in Form 26Q on a quarterly basis. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

20. Receipts from life insurance policy

Receipts from life insurance policy are exempt under section 10(10D) subject to conditions specified therein. If such conditions are not met, the receipts become taxable and tax is also deducted u/s 194DA. The information is reported by the payer in Form 26Q on a quarterly basis. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

21. Withdrawal of deposits under national savings scheme

Withdrawals from NSS are taxable. Tax is also deducted on such withdrawals and reported in Form 26Q by the payer on a quarterly basis. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

22. Receipt of commission etc. on sale of lottery tickets

Commission on lottery business is subject to tax deduction under section 194G. The payer reports such information in Form 26Q on a quarterly basis. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

23. Income from investment in securitization trust

Income from investment made in securitization trust is subject to tax deduction. The payer reports such information in Form 27Q on a quarterly basis. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

24. Income on account of repurchase of units by Mutual Funds

Receipt of income on account of repurchase of units by MF/UTI is subject to tax deduction under section 194F. The payer reports such information in Form 26Q on a quarterly basis. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

25. Interest or dividend or other sums payable to government

Income from interest or dividend or other sums payable is not subject to tax deduction. The payer reports such information in Form 26Q on a quarterly basis. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A

26. Payment to non-resident sportsmen or sports association u/s 115BBA

Information pertaining to amount paid to non-resident sportsmen or sports association is reported by deductor in form 27Q. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

27.  Sale of land or building

Sales consideration of immovable property transferred is reported under Statement of Financial Transactions (SFT). The information will be shown in AIS of all sellers to enable submission of feedback. Sale of immovable property is also reported in Form 61 where PAN is not furnished by the transacting party. PAN is populated based on aadhaar and other attributes of the person. Information related to receipts under specified agreement is reported by person making payment for specified agreement entered into. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A.

28. Receipts from transfer of immovable property

Information related to receipts from transfer of immovable property is reported by buyer of property in Form 26QB. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16B.

29. Sale of vehicle

Sale of motor vehicle is reported in Form 61 where PAN is not furnished by the transacting party. PAN is populated based on aadhaar and other attributes of the person.

30. Sale of securities and units of mutual fund

In the SFT reporting of depository transactions, the estimated sale consideration for the debit transaction is determined on the best possible available price of the asset with the depository (e.g. end of day price). The taxpayer will be able to modify the sales consideration and other related information before filing the return. In the SFT reporting of depository transactions, the estimated sale consideration for the debit transaction is determined on the best possible available price of the asset with the depository (e.g. end of day price). The taxpayer will be able to modify the sales consideration and other related information before filing the return.

31. Off market debit transactions

In the SFT reporting of depository transactions, the depository reports details of off market debit transactions. The value of transaction is computed on the basis of end of day price of the security. In case, the consideration is available, the same is also shown.

32. Off market credit transactions

In the SFT reporting of depository transactions, the depository reports details of off market credit transactions. The value of transaction is computed on the basis of end of day price

33. Business receipts

Information pertaining to amount paid to contractor is reported by contractee in form 26Q. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A. Information pertaining to amount paid to the service provider is reported by recipient of services in form 26Q. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A

34. Business expenses

Information pertaining to purchase of alcoholic liquor is reported by tax collector in TCS form 27EQ (quarterly statement). This information is provided by the collector to the taxpayer in Form 27D.

35.  Rent payments

Information is reported by person making payment in form 26QC. This information is provided by the deductor to the taxpayer in Form 16C.

36. Miscellaneous payments

Information is reported by person making payment in form 26QD. This information is provided by the deductor to the taxpayer in Form 16D. Purchase of bank drafts or pay orders may be reported in Form 61 if PAN is not furnished by the transacting party. PAN is populated based on aadhaar and other attributes of the person

37. Cash deposits

Information pertaining to cash deposits in an account other than current account is reported by reporting entity in form 61A. The information will be shown in AIS of all account holders to enable submission of feedback. Information pertaining to cash deposits in current account is reported by reporting entity in form 61A. The information will be shown in AIS of all account holders to enable submission of feedback.

38. Cash withdrawals

Information pertaining to Cash withdrawals from current account is reported by reporting entity in form 61A. The information will be shown in AIS of all account holders to enable submission of feedback. Sometimes, cash withdrawals from accounts other than current account are reported by the Reporting Entity in SFT-004. The information will be shown in AIS of all account holders to enable submission of feedback. Information pertaining to Cash withdrawals is reported by reporting entity through TDS statement 26Q. This information is provided by the deductor to the taxpayer in Form 16A.

39. Cash payments

Information pertaining to Cash payments for goods and services is reported by reporting entity in form 61A. Information pertaining to Purchase of bank drafts or pay orders or banker’s cheque in cash is reported by reporting entity in form 61A. Information pertaining to Purchase of prepaid instruments in cash is reported by reporting entity in form 61A.

40. Outward foreign remittance/purchase of foreign currency

Information of outward foreign remittance is reported by authorised dealer in form 15CC. Information about Remittance under LRS for educational loan taken from financial institutions mentioned in section 80E (Third proviso to Section 206C(1G)) is reported by authorised dealer through TCS form 27EQ for specified foreign remittances made by remitter PAN.Information about Remittance under LRS for purpose other than for purchase of overseas tour package or for educational loan taken from financial institution (Section 206C(1G(a))) is reported by authorised dealer through TCS form 27EQ for specified foreign remittances made by remitter PAN.

41. Receipt of foreign remittance

Information relating to payment of royalty or fees for technical services etc., paid to non- residents is reported by deductor in form 27Q. This information is provided by the deductor to the deductee (taxpayer) in Form 16A. Information is reported by authorised dealer in form 15CC for foreign remittances made by remitter PAN. Information of receipt of foreign remittance by a remittee is reported by authorised dealer in form 15CC.

42. Foreign travel

Information is reported by deductor in TCS form 27EQ (quarterly statement). This information is provided by the collector to the taxpayer in Form 16D. Payment in connection with travel to any foreign country may be reported in Form 61 if the PAN is not furnished by the transacting party. PAN is populated based on aadhaar and other attributes of the person.

43. Purchase of immovable property

Information relating to immovable property is reported by the Property Registrar through SFT. The information will be shown in AIS of all buyers to enable submission of feedback. Buyer at the time of making payment towards purchase of property is liable to deduct tax from the amount paid to the seller subject to the threshold applicable. This information is reported in form 26QB. Seller of property reports the details of property buyer in schedule CG of ITR. Payment for purchase of immovable property may be reported in Form 61 if the PAN is not furnished by the transacting party. PAN is populated based on aadhaar and other attributes of the person.

44. Purchase of vehicle

Information is reported by deductor in TCS form 27EQ (quarterly statement). This information is provided by the collector to the taxpayer in Form 16D. Payment for purchase of motor vehicle may be reported in Form 61 if the PAN is not furnished by the transacting party. PAN is populated based on aadhaar and other attributes of the person.

45. Purchase of time deposits (Fixed Deposits)

Information relating to Purchase of Time deposits is reported by reporting entity (such as the bank) in the Statement of Financial Transaction (SFT). Information pertaining to investment in Time deposit is reported in Form 61 where PAN is not furnished by the transacting party. PAN is populated based on aadhaar and other attributes of the person.

46. Purchase of securities and units of mutual funds

Information is reported by reporting entity in the Statement of Financial Transaction (SFT). Purchase of shares (including share application money). Information is reported by reporting entity in the Statement of Financial Transaction (SFT). Information is reported by reporting entity (such as mutual fund companies) in the Statement of Financial Transaction (SFT).

47. Credit/Debit card

Information pertaining to application for issuance of credit/debit card is reported in Form 61 where PAN is not furnished by the transacting party. PAN is populated based on aadhaar and other attributes of the person.

48. Balance in Bank Accounts

Details of bank account other than saving and time deposits opened during the year , as reported in Form 61. Bank account with balance exceeding 50,000 at the closing of Financial year, as reported in Form 61.

49. Income distributed by business trust

Information relating to income from units of a business trust is reported by payer in form 27Q. Information is reported on quarterly basis and is chargeable to tax at special rate.

50. Income distributed by investment fund

This information is reported by the deductor in Form 26Q on a quarterly basis. Support our journalism by subscribing to Taxscan AdFree. Follow us on Telegram for quick updates.

Conclusion :- This seems to be exhaustive list and going forward many more to be added. However, the intention is right and we all have to appreciate this effort of Government.

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  1. AIS is giving incorrect purchase price of scrips allotted in IPO or if there is any corporate action. Eg: 0 cost price of IPO scrip. Not sure whether IT dept will be using that for calculating capital gains since that will be incorrect

    1. Dear Ganesh,
      Just wait for few more days to actually see the full implementation. If you feel the error persists, then you can contact them and ask them to correct.

  2. It is really good to all in general and to senior citizens in particular as we can’t remember all our annual transactions.AIS will help us in correct calculation of our income tax.

  3. highly transparent system in India for the first time.our CBDT is great.
    what about small shopkeepres?
    how they will be handled?

  4. Sir,
    Good informative article.

    One question –
    All these transactions will be reported in AIS only if TDS deducted or even without TDS, it can be reported ?
    (For example, If form-15H or 15G is submitted then TDS will not be deducted. In this case, will these be reported in AIS ?)

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