CBDT has recently vide Circular No. 3/2011 permitted issue of certificate for tax deducted at source (TDS certificate) with digital signature for TDS from income other than salary income (non-salary TDS) in Form 16A. The Deductors exercising this option need to download Form 16A from the Tax Information Network (TIN) website.
The new facility is available for issue of Form 16A from financial year 2010-11 onwards. The Circular states that Companies, Banks & Deductors engaged in banking business will need to mandatorily issue Form 16A downloaded from the TIN website from FY: 2011-12.
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