What is Form 26AS?
A1Form 26AS is a consolidated tax statement issued under Rule 31 AB of Income Tax Rules to PAN holders. This statement with respect to a financial year will include details of:
a) tax deducted at source (TDS);
b) tax collected at source (TCS); and
c) advance tax/self assessment tax/regular assessment tax etc. deposited in the bank by the taxpayers (PAN holders).
Form 26AS will be prepared only with respect to Financial Year 05-06 onwards. [Source : Income Tax India Website]
The information will be useful when filing taxes online.