Key Features – File Validation Utility (FVU) version 7.2

New File Validation Utility has been released by NSDL for filing of 26Q, 27Q and 27EQ and the same is effective from 1st October 2021. Following are the changes

A. Addition of new Section code 194P for Form 24Q
194P: Deduction of tax in case of specified senior citizens
This section will be applicable for regular and correction statements pertaining to FY 2021-22 onwards.

B. Addition of new Section code 196D(1A) for Form 27Q
196D(1A): Income of specified fund from securities referred to in clause (a) of subsection (1) of section 115AD (other than interest income referred to in section 194LD).
This section will be applicable for regular and correction statements pertaining to FY 2020-21 Q3 onwards where date of payment is on or after 01/11/2020.

C. Addition of new Section code 194Q Form 26Q
194Q: Payment of certain sums for purchase of goods
This section will be applicable for regular and correction statements pertaining to FY 2021-22 Q2 onwards.

D. Addition of new remark values for Form 27Q

  1. Remark I: In case of no deduction is in view of sub-section (2) of section 196D in respect
    of income of the nature of capital gains on transfer of securities referred to in section
    115AD paid or payable to a Foreign Institutional Investor
    This remark will be applicable for section codes 196D & 196D(1A) only.
  2. Remark H: If no deduction is in view of proviso to sub-section (1A) of section 196D in
    respect of an income paid to a specified fund which is exempt under clause (4D) of
    section 10
    This remark will be applicable only for section 196D(1A)
  3. Remark J: If deduction is at higher rate in view of section 206AB for non-filing of return
    of income by the non-resident having a permanent establishment in India
    This remark will be applicable to all section codes except 192A, 194LBC, 194N and
    194NF

E. Addition of new remark values for Form 26Q

  1. Remark P: In case of No deduction is on account of payment of dividend made to a
    business trust referred to in clause (d) of second proviso to section 194 or in view of any
    notification issued under clause (e) of the second proviso to section 194
    This remark will be applicable only for section 194
  2. Remark Q: In case of No deduction in view of payment made to an entity referred to in
    clause (x) of sub-section (3) of section 194A
    This remark will be applicable only for section 194A
  3. Remark U: If the deduction is on higher rate in view of section 206AB for non-filing of
    return of income
    This remark will be applicable to all section codes except 192A, 194B, 194BB, 194LBC,
    194N and 194N

F. Addition of remark value in Form 27EQ
Remark I: If collection is at a higher rate in view of section 206CCA
This remark will be applicable to all applicable to all collection codes
These changes will be applicable for regular and correction statements pertaining to FY 2021-22 Q2 onwards

G. Change in validation related to section code 196D in Form 27Q
Existing remark value “C” will be applicable for this section with their existing validations in case of non-availability of PAN.
Newly added remark “I” and existing remark “G” will also be applicable to this section code for no deduction.
Remark “I” will be applicable in case of nil challan return.
These changes will be applicable for regular and correction statements pertaining to FY 2021-22 onwards

H. Changes in validations of Section 194K of Form 26Q
Existing Remark “B” (In case of no deduction on account of declaration under section
197A) will also be applicable to section for this section
These changes will be applicable for regular and correction statements pertaining to FY 2021-22 onwards.

This version of FVU is applicable with effect from October 01, 2021 onwards.

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