Does Indian Law permits digitally signing of Form 16s/TDS certificates? Manual signing of Form 16s is causing a problem for organizations with large number of employees. Do we have a solution to this problem?

From India
Indian Law has not just permitted but also encouraged digitally signing form 16s. This saves lot of costs and time required for this process. There are some digital signature softwares in the market currently, you may check one such software here: E-Lock Form16 Digital Signing solution in India

From India
Hi Kapil,
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We also assist our clients in getting digitally signed Form 16.
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Digitally Signed Form 16 comes with lots of ease and saves lot of productive time.
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From India, Bangalore
As per the Indian IT Act 2000, digital signature certificates are accepted at par with handwritten signatures. Any electronic document that has been digitally signed, is legally valid, and is treated at par with the physically signed paper document. Therefore, Digitally Signed Form 16 has the same legal validity as a physically signed Form 16.
The Income Tax Circular No. 2/2007 dated 21/5/2007 provides details on signing form 16 with Digital Signatures, which can be viewed here: law.incometaxindia.gov.in/dittaxmann/circular/cir2_2007.htm
ACE Technology provides a userfriendly software - FileSigner Pi, which provides facility to Sign Form 16 with Digital Signature Certificates, in bulk, in a very easy to configure and easy to use way. For more infomration or free demo, you may contact ACE Technology on acetechnology.co.in or 022 - 2876 3744 who issue legally valid Digital Signatures and software.

From India, Mumbai
SAI DIGITAL SIGNATURES, BANGALORE will offers you Pan Encrypted Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) as Licensed Registration Authority (LRA), of (n) code solutions, MTNL , E-Mudra and Safe Script for distribution of Digital Signature Certificate. The (n) code solutions, ( Certifying Authority Services being provided by GNFC, a Government of India Undertaking ) is licensed Certified Authority authorized by Controller of Certifying Authority (CCA), Government of India, to issue various types of Digital Signature Certificates (DSC).
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From India, Bangalore
You can also try this software, Its FREE and You can also join Form-16 Part-A & Part-B, password protect, digitally sign and email them automatically.
Please see here :
Relativity Digital Form - 16
Thanks, Akash

From India, Madras

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