Article explains How to Download TRACES PDF Generation Utility, Procedure to install TRACES PDF Generation Utility and Procedure to convert text file into PDF. Article also provides link from where such Utilities can be downloaded. Article explains how TRACES PDF Generation Utility should be used to convert text file for Form 16 / 16A into individual PDFs. Through utility such Certificate can also be digitally signed.
How to Download / Install TRACES PDF Generation Utility & Procedure to convert text file into PDF
Download TRACES PDF Generation Utility
Deductor can download TDS Certificate (Form 16 (Part A) and Form 16A) from TRACES. The file will be provided in text format and will contain certificate details for all requested PANs. Text file is password protected and password will be ‘<TAN>’.
Deductor will have to convert the text file into PDF using TRACES PDF Generation Utility. This utility will convert the text file into individual PDFs for each PAN. The same utility can be used to convert text file for Form 16 / 16A.
Procedure to install TRACES PDF Generation Utility
- Download the PDF Generation Utility by logging in to TRACES. Click on ‘Requested Downloads’ under ‘Downloads’ menu then click on ‘TRACES PDF Generation Utility’ link
- Unzip and save the utility on your desktop
- Double-click on the utility (exe) and click on ‘Run’
- Utility will be installed on your desktop
- Go on below link for installation procedure –