No physical submission! File TDS / TCS Return Online using Aadhaar


No physical submission! File TDS / TCS Return Online using Aadhaar

At your office, without any visit or documents forwarding, one can file the TDS/TCS return now. Everything is getting system driven and paperless.

A system has been introduced whereby one can file TDS & TCS Returns, both regular as well as Correction Statements, through the Income Tax e-Filing portal through Aadhaar authentication. This system is already there while filing income tax returns where nothing is required to be submitted physically now.

What are the Pre-requisites for availing this facilities:

  1. The E-Returns are to be filed online at
  2. TAN has to be registered at TRACES site i.e., wherein linking the Aadhaar of the authorized person is required.
  3. Aadhaar should be linked with the mobile number as the OTP is forwarded on the Adhar Registered mobile number.

How to do It:

  1. Prepare the .FVU which is required to be uploaded.
  2. Login to using the TAN, Password, etc.
  3. After successful login for the TAN, deductor has to provide the following information:
    a) FVU Version No. – make sure the Return is validation with the latest version of FVU failing which the Return will not be accepted
    b)FA Year i.e., Financial Accounting Year
  4. c)Form Number i.e., one need to select the TDS / TCS Form type (24Q, 26Q, 27Q, 27EQ)
  5. d)Quarter i.e., Select the quarter for which Return is being filed
  6. e)Upload Type i.e., whether the return is Regular or Correction (please select)
  7. f)RRR No. (Original & Previous) i.e., it need to be provided only for Correction Statement
  8. g)Select the .FVU from its location that needs to be uploaded
  9. h)Once the form is complete, click to generate the OTP No. This will be delivered as a SMS on the registered mobile of the authorized person of the TAN.
  10. i)Enter the OTP correctly and proceed for completing the submission / filing process

One has to ensure that the .FVU file matches all the information as specified. Error will result in rejection at the time of submission.