Procedure for application for Accounts Office Identification Number (AIN) for Government offices required to file Form 24G
The Pay and Accounts Office (PAO)/ District Treasury Office (DTO)/ Cheque Drawing and Disbursing Office (CDDO) are required to file Form 24G as per Income-tax Department Notification no. 41/2010 dated May 31, 2010. In case of an office of the Government, where tax has been paid to the credit of Central Government without the production of a challan associated with deposit of the tax in a bank, the PAO / CDDO / DTO is required to file Form 24G. For filing Form 24G each PAO / CDDO / DTO is required to have an AIN. AIN is the identification of the PAO / CDDO / DTO for the purpose of filing Form 24G. It is mandatory for each PAO / CDDO / DTO to have an AIN.
How to Apply
Where to get the physical application forms
Allotment of AIN
Download of AIN application
Deductors who do not have a AIN can apply for one by submitting a duly filled and signed AIN application form to jurisdictional CIT (TDS).