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Sep 25, 2012

New return preparation utility RPU version 3.1 for e-tds

Tin.nsdl has released new return preparation utility RPU version 3.1 for e-tds/tcs. Return preparation utility is used for preparing regular quarterly statements for e-tds/tcs. This new rpu version 3.1 has many new features which will be very easy for the users for import of challan file as well as preparing regular and corrective statement. So the new features of rpu 3.1 are as follows.

·         Incorporation of File Validation Utility (FVU) as below:

FVU version
Applicable from FY 2010-11 onwards.
Applicable upto FY 2009-10.

·         Aforementioned FVU version will be mandatory w.e.f October 16, 2012.
·         Import of challan file (.csi file): Import of challan file downloaded from the TIN website (Challan Status Inquiry) has been made mandatory at the time of validating the quarterly TDS/TCS statement, if the TDS/TCS is deposited through challan. This will be applicable in case of regular statement and for correction statement in the scenarios as below:

o   Update of challan (C2 correction).
o   Deductee/ Collectee and corresponding challan is updated (C3 correction).
o   Addition of challan (C9 Correction).
·         Incorporation of sections codes in quarterly TDS/TCS statements as below:

Section code
Section code to be quoted in Quarterly TDS/TCS Statement
Applicable to TDS/TCS statement Form No.
Applicable from FY 2011-12 onwards
Applicable from FY 2012-13 onwards
Applicable from FY 2012-13 onwards
Applicable from FY 2012-13 onwards

·         Separate flag “O” has been incorporated for reporting salary details of “Super senior citizen” (individual above the age of 80 years) at Form no. 24Q. This categorization is applicable from FY 2011-12 onwards.

Separate flag “S” for categorizing software vendor transaction (as per ITD notification dated 21/2012) in Non salary TDS statements (Form 26Q – Section code 194J and 27Q –Section code 195). This categorization is applicable from FY 2012-13 onwards.
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