Form 16 Password – Know your Password Here

Form 16 is a certificate of tax deduction at source issued by the employer on behalf of the employee on those of tax deduction. This certificate contains information about the TDS as well as transactions between the deductor and the deductee.

What is Form 16 Password?

  1. Form 16 is similar to a password-protected TDS certificate.
  2. The password format for Form 16 PDF is fixed.
  3. The Form 16 password is a combination of your PAN number and your date of birth.
  4. It is the first five characters of the PAN Number in uppercase and the employee’s Date Of Birth in DDMMYYYYY format.
  5. For example, if your PAN is BCGDF0789Z and your birthday is October 16, 1983, your Form 16 password is BCGDF16101983.

What is your Form 16 Password Format – How to Know

  1. Above already informed the Password includes PAN number and your bate of birth.
  2. That means if your PAN number is SWASI0456Z and your date of birth is 23rd July 1988, then your password for Form 16 would be SWASI23071988.

How to open the Form 16 Password?

  1. Download your Form 16 and open it through Adobe Reader or Google Chrome.
  2. The Software asks for the Secure Password of the Pdf file.
  3. Enter your password as per the above guide.
  4. The Pdf file is opened if you have entered it in the correct format.

Now you have seen the complete information about your Form 16. Advised to make print and save as a Pdf option to save without password security for future purposes.

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