Filing e-TDS and e-TCS returns just got simpler with HostBooks TDS!

HostBooks e-TDS Software

Keeping in view the Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) issues that the taxpayers go through, HostBooks e-TDS software paves way for a smooth e-TDS return filing process. It offers a cost-effective approach to filing TDS returns by reducing the compliance time significantly. Being an NSDL approved e-TDS service provider, you can completely rely on HostBooks e-TDS cloud solution.

e-TDS Return Filing Simplified with HostBooks TDS

Whether you generate forms 24Q, 26Q, 27Q & 27EQ or print TDS certificates in Form 16/16A, HostBooks TDS simplifies the process from the beginning till the end. In addition, it facilitates easy corrections in the e-TDS returns already filed. Hence, HostBooks TDS will always be at your service and help you battle your TDS struggles.

TDS Return Filing Software

A quick look at e-TDS return filing process with HostBooks

  • Login to HostBooks TDS
  • Create a New Deductor
  • Create a New TDS Return
  • Download Tax Deductions Annexure I
  • Import/Upload Data from Excel
  • Generate File Validation Utility (FVU)

Some Added Benefits…

  • Preparation of Form 16 and 16A
  • Verification of challans with OLTAS
  • Quick import and export of data
  • Facilitates the validation of Certificate 197
  • Add multiple users as and when required
Online Tax Accounting Verification

Why choose HostBooks TDS?


NSDL Listed e-TDS service provider

HostBooks TDS has been listed on TIN-NSDL as an e-TDS service provider. It provides you with TDS return filing services you can completely rely on. HostBooks TDS is an authentic TDS service provider and ensures a smooth delivery of services.


Cloud-Based software

HostBooks TDS in association with Amazon Web Services (AWS) enables you to access your accounts anytime and anywhere. Also, it ensures 99.99999 SLA uptime and minimal latency.


Automated Processes

With the automation feature, HostBooks TDS makes the online filing of TDS returns absolutely effortless. It automates almost 80% of the work. Hence, it reduces the manual efforts to a great extent and guarantees accuracy.


Cost-effective approach

HostBooks TDS aims at reducing the compliance time significantly which will consequently cut down the cost by half. Simply put, it increases your proficiency to a great extent.


Bank Grade Security

The TLS 1.2 Transport Security with AES 256 bit encryption (Https at SSL Level) provides you with bank-grade security. Hence, HostBooks TDS keeps your data safe, secure, and intact.


Automatic PAN validation

The Automatic PAN Validation feature validates the PAN details right away. So, in case you enter a wrong PAN, you need not worry at all as it will be automatically validated and highlighted.


Easy Corrections

HostBooks TDS helps you with the correction of TDS statements by detecting the errors right in the beginning for you to make the necessary changes as when required.



The Auto-Calculation feature saves your valuable time by instantly calculating the amount of e-TDS or e-TCS. Hence, HostBooks TDS helps you get rid of the complex manual calculation and redefines precision.


File Validation Utility (FVU)

The File Validation Utility (FVU) ensures that the structure of the file is accurate and in compliance with the guidelines laid down by Income Tax department.


TRACES Integration

HostBooks TDS provides you with an easy access to all the vital TRACES links like Justification Report, Request for Correction, Request for Conso file, and Requested Downloads.


Rich User Interface

With HostBooks TDS at your service, experience a simplified approach to filing online TDS returns. It provides you with a phenomenal user experience.


Online Remote Support

The 24*6 availability of experts and online remote support ensure a smooth flow of services. Our support team would be at your service right away. Believe us we are just a call away!

FAQs related to TDS

1 What is TRACES?
TDS Reconciliation Analysis and Correction Enabling System helps the deductors and the deductees by efficient and effective administration of the taxation system. It aims at improving the end-user satisfaction by providing timely and appropriate web services.
2 Due dates for filing TDS/TCS for all forms
Form 24Q, Form 26Q, Form 27Q, Form 27EQ
QuarterPeriodTDS for Government/Non-Government DeductorsTCS
Q11 Apr - 30 June31st July15th July
Q21 July - 30 Sept31st Oct15th Oct
Q31 Oct - 31 Dec31st Jan15th Jan
Q41 Jan - 31 Mar15th May15th May
3 What is the penalty for delay or non-filing of TDS?

Delay in filing TDS:

As per section 234E w.e.f. July 1, 2012, if a person fails to submit TDS return on the due date, then a penalty of Rs. 200/- per day is charged till the default continues. However, the amount should not exceed the total tax amount.

Non-filing of TDS/Furnishing incorrect info:

Penalty is also levied in case of non-filing or if some incorrect information has been furnished. The amount should not be less than Rs. 10,000/- and not more than Rs. 1,00,000/- u/s 271H of the IT Act, 1961.

4 Forgot your password?
  • Password for Form 16/16A, transaction based report and Form 27D zip files is TAN of deductor.
  • Password for conso file is 'TAN_' (eg. ABCD12345E_67890). Request number should be of one of the requests submitted.
  • sword to unzip Justification Report is 'JR__
    __', eg. JR_AAAAA1235A_24Q_Q3_2010-11.
5 How to convert Justification Report into excel file?
  • Download the zip file from 'Requested Downloads' screen and save it in your system.
  • Unzip the file using Winzip. Password to unzip is 'JR____', eg. JR_AAAAA1235A_24Q_Q3_2010-11. This will save the justification report as an excel file.
  • Download the macro utility for Justification Report from the screen.
  • Double-click on utility, excel sheet will open.
  • Click on enable content in the warning message to enable macros.
  • Select the Justification Report text file and the folder to save the output excel file and click on the button 'Generate TDS CPC Justification Report'.
  • The text file will be converted into excel spreadsheet and saved in the selected folder.
  • Open the Justification Report excel file from the concerned folder.
6 As per Fourth Character, identify the right status by collecting the PAN (Permanent Account Number) for Assessee

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