Form 16 is the TDS (Tax deducted at source) certificate issued by the employer to an employee at the end of a financial year. It confirms that the Customer has paid the taxes they withheld from employees' pay to the government on the employee's behalf.
When will I receive my Form 16?
Form 16 is available at the end of the financial year.
In India, it's typically issued between May 25th and July 31st of the following financial year. Once it becomes available, Form 16 can be found under the Documents tab in your Remote dashboard.
Components of Form 16
Form 16 is divided into two parts: Part A and Part B
Part A of Form 16 presents quarterly TDS deductions by a Customer for an employee. It includes:
- The employee's name and address
- Remote's (as the employer in EOR) name and address
- Employee's PAN
- Remote's (as the employer in EOR) PAN and TAN
- Assessment year
- Part B of Form 16 is provided by Remote, detailing an employee's salary, allowances, and deductions.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get my Form 16 if I'm already off-boarded and no longer have the Remote platform access?
Former employees receive Form 16 through email rather than it being uploaded to their profile. If you are a past employee, make sure to check the personal email linked to your Remote profile
What should I do if there are mistakes in my Form 16?
If you come across any errors in your Form 16, please contact us at email@example.com. Please note that it may take 7–10 days for the portal to reflect the changes and provide you the corrected forms.
My form 16 is being corrected, but the tax deadline is approaching – what should I do?
If the deadline to file your Income Tax Return is approaching, and your form is still under review, you can use your income statements for the tax filing process. We recommend proceeding with filing your income tax using these provided statements to ensure timely submission.
Can Remote help file my taxes?
Employees are responsible for completing tax filing and ensuring regulatory compliance. Remote, as your employer, withholds taxes in alignment with income tax regulations.