New versions of e-TDS/TCS Return Preparation Utility (RPU) and File Validation Utilities (FVUs) will be made available at TIN website applicable from November 26, 2016 at the following URL https://www.tin-nsdl.com/etds-etcs/eTDS-download-regular.php.
1. RPU Version 1.8 (Java based): This is used for preparing and validating e-TDS/TCS Statement(s) and also contains inbuilt FVUs.
2. FVU Version 5.3: Applicable for quarterly e-TDS/TCS Statement(s) pertaining to FY 2010-11 onwards.
3. FVU Version 2.149: Applicable for quarterly e-TDS/TCS Statement(s) from FY 2007-08 up-to FY 2009-10.
Key features of new version of RPU and FVUs are as given below:-
♦ Newly added fields for Form 27Q i.e. ‘Email ID of deductee’, ‘Contact number of deductee’, ‘Address of deductee in country of residence’ & ‘Tax Identification Number /Unique identification number of deductee’ are applicable only for below mentioned nature of remittances.
♦ Change in the encryption certificate present in the FVUs.
Since existing encryption certificate present in FVUs is expiring on November 30, newly procured encryption certificate by NSDL e-Gov. will be incorporated in FVUs.