In India, a Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number (TAN) is a 10 digit  number issued to persons who are required to deduct or collect tax on payments made by them under the Indian Income Tax Act, 1961.
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Persons Liable to Apply for TAN
- Every person liable to deduct tax at source or collect tax at source is required to obtain TAN.
- However, a person required to deduct tax under section 194-IA can use PAN in place of TAN as such person is not required to obtain TAN. Further, a person required to deduct tax under section 194-IB shall not be required to obtain tax deduction account number (TAN).
- As per section 194-IB (as inserted by Finance Act, 2017), any individual or HUF [whose books of account are not required to be audited under section 44AB] is liable to deduct tax at the rate of 5% while making payment of rent of any land or building or both to a resident person if amount of rent exceeds Rs. 50,000 for a month or part of a month.