Step 1: Fill up the form 49 B which is available on the official portal and send it to any TIN Facilitation Centre of NSDL.
Step 2: After this, an acknowledgement slip consisting of the name of the applicant, applicant status, a 14-digit acknowledgement number, contact details, payment details and space for the signature wills pop-up on the screen.
Step 3: The print of the acknowledgement along with the documents is to be submitted at the NSDL at – NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited.
The number acts as a mediator for detecting and depositing taxes on behalf of the government
It is also useful during other deductions such as interest, dividends, and salary
It enables easy identification
It gives clarity regarding the amount of payable tax