Step – I
The data structure (file format) in which the e-TDS / e-TCS return is to be prepared has been notified in https://www.tin-nsdl.com/services/etds-etcs/etds-rpu.html
Step – II
e-TDS/e-TCS return in accordance with the file formats is to be prepared in clean text ASCII format with ‘txt’ as filename extension. e-TDS/e-TCS return can be prepared using Return Preparation Utility provided by NSDL or any other third party software
Step – III
Once the file has been prepared as per the file format, it should be verified using the File Validation Utility (FVU) provided by NSDL
Step – IV
In case the file has any errors the FVU will give a report of the errors. Rectify the errors and verify the file again through the FVU.
Step – V
Generated .fvu file can be submitted at TIN-FC or uploaded at https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/ website. The link below takes you to a user manual which guides you to Upload the return.
For Online upload of TDS/TCS Return, registration of organisation at https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/ is mandatory