NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited (NSDL) launched an online upload of e-TDS/TCS return facility enabling entities to directly furnish (upload) their e-TDS/TCS returns (Form 24Q, 26Q, 27Q and 27EQ only) to the TIN central system through the Internet on July 10, 2004.
Online upload of electronic statement facility can be used for upload of quarterly e-TDS/TCS statements (F.Y. 2007-08 Onwards) and Annual Information Return (AIR) (F.Y. 2004-05 Onwards). This facility is available only for entities who possess a valid reformatted 10-digit TAN. Entities having old TAN or who have not yet been allotted a reformatted 10-digit TAN cannot upload their e-TDS/TCS statements directly to the TIN central system through the internet.
An entity desirous of using this facility has to register itself online as an organisation and can associate its multiple TAN(s) to this organisation. These TANs should belong to the same legal entity for example ABC Bank and its branches (with different TANs) can register as one entity. Registration shall be in the name of ABC Bank and TAN of its different branches can be associated with it.
Entities intending to avail of this facility should have a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) (Class II or Class III) from any of the CCA approved Certifying Authority specified by NSDL for the purpose of digitally signing the registration and subsequent logins to the TIN central system and upload of statements.
The DSC can be procured from the following Certifying Authorities (CA) / Sub Certifying Authorities.
- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
- Institute of Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT)
- Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL)
- (n)Code Solutions
Sub Certifying Authorities
- Emasters Net Pvt. Ltd.
- Logitech Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
In order to use the new components for digital signing and verification, Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) based users are required to comply with the following pre-requisites with respect to the system configuration of the client machines:
- JRE version : Oracle JAVA (32-bit) 1.6 update 29 or above
- Client Operating system : Windows XP Professional service Pack 3 , Windows 7
- I.E browser version supported : 7,8,9 and 10.
- SafeNet e-Token drivers used should be the latest (if applicable).