Important Note:

From now onwards New Challan Creation is DISCONTINUED !!! in correction software

This means the Correction Category C9 is no longer available.

Kindly note, you would have received intimations earlier from TRACES discouraging using C9 correction for addition of NEW challans.

For genuine concern if you need to add new challan, login to TRACES portal/website.

FVU 4.8 and FVU 2.144 released by NSDL

The Income Tax Department has released the following new File Validation Utilities:

  • FVU version 4.8 – For statement pertaining to FY 2010-11 onwards.

Key Features – File Validation Utility (FVU) version 4.8

  1. Section code 192A:

In addition to Form no. 26Q, this section will also be applicable for Form no. 27Q where the date of payment to deductee is on or after 01/06/2015.

  1. Discontinuation of C9 Correction Statements:

As directed by Income Tax Department (ITD), C9 correction i.e. addition of new Challans in Correction Statement(s) has been discontinued.

  1. Removal of nature of remittance (applicable only in case of Form no. 27Q):

As directed by ITD, below mentioned nature of remittances has been removed from the list.

  • Commission
  • Payments to sports person & artists
  • Winning from horse races
  • Winning from lotteries, crossword puzzles, card games and other games of any sort
  1. This version of FVU will be applicable with effect from September 29, 2015.
  • FVU version 2.144 – For statement pertaining to FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10.

Key Features – File Validation Utility (FVU) version 2.144

  1. Discontinuation of C9 Correction Statements:

As directed by Income Tax Department (ITD), C9 correction i.e. addition of new Challans in Correction Statement(s) has been discontinued.

  1. This version of FVU will be applicable with effect from September 29, 2015.